Urgent Care Pet Clinic

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8915 Towne Centre Dr Suite 110, San Diego, CA 92122, USA


Monday: 5:00 – 11:00 PM

Tuesday: 5:00 – 11:00 PM

Wednesday: 5:00 – 11:00 PM

Thursday: 5:00 – 11:00 PM

Friday: 5:00 – 11:00 PM

Saturday: 5:00 – 11:00 PM

Sunday: Closed

How to Save Money at Urgent Care Pet Clinic

Schedule Regular Vet Visits

One of the best ways to save on vet bills is to prevent expensive health issues before they develop. By scheduling regular wellness checkups, your vet can detect health issues early, helping you to avoid costly treatments and surgeries down the road.

Price Shop for Pet Prescriptions

Oftentimes our fur babies are prescribed human drugs off-label. Your vet is apt to charge more for these medications than you would pay at your local pharmacy. In fact, big-box or chain pharmacies can offer steep discounts. So it’s best to price shop.

Pet Insurance

Most pet insurance providers will pay between 80% and 90% of the vet bill. You can even get coverage for routine care and things like vaccinations and dental cleanings. If you do the math, you’ll most likely find that pet insurance makes financial sense in the long run as well as gives you peace of mind.

How Do You Choose the Right Pet Insurance Provider?

Pet Insurance Review makes it incredibly easy for pet parents to select an insurance provider they feel good about. You can use our handy comparison tool to get the gist of what a company offers. We’ve also collected over 150,000 reviews of insurance companies from real pet parents like you to rank the top providers in the market. Here is the current ranking of each:

Top Pet Insurance Providers of 2024
Rating Provider Total Review
4.4 AKC 889
4.7 ASPCA 11,435
4.9 Embrace 14,288
4.9 Fetch 2,137
4.4 Figo 2,596
4.7 Hartville 164
4.9 Healthy Paws 7,485
4.9 Lemonade 786
3.2 ManyPets 2,168
4.6 MetLife 501
4.8 Nationwide 21,393
4.3 Pet Assure 12
4.7 PetPartners 110
4.5 Pets Best 7,200
4.3 Pumpkin 1,172
4.7 Spot 5,410
4.9 Trupanion 60,323
4.8 Prudent Pet 125

Or, you can simply get a fast quote from multiple providers and go from there.

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Getting to Know Your New Vet: Essential Questions to Ask

Choosing a new veterinarian is an important decision for any pet owner. You want to find someone who is competent, compassionate, and a good fit for you and your fur baby. To help you get the most out of your first appointment, here's a list of essential questions to ask your new vet:

Tell me about your experience with [pet type].

Different vets have different areas of specialization. Some are experts with cats, some dogs, some pocket pets, and some horses. Knowing that your vet has vast experience treating your specific type of pet can bring you peace of mind.

How do you handle emergencies?

You must know what to do in case of a pet medical emergency. Inquire what after-hours policy the clinic has, whether they have on-site emergency care available, and if they have a relationship with any nearby emergency animal hospitals.

How do you communicate with pet owners?

Good communication is key to building a trusting relationship with your vet. Ask how they prefer to communicate (phone calls, emails, online portal) and how often you can expect to hear from them.

Are there any breed-specific health concerns I should be aware of?

Some breeds are predisposed to certain health conditions. Knowing what to watch out for can help you catch problems early and get your pet the treatment they need.

Do you have any questions for me about my pet?

This is a great question to ask because the answer will show that the vet is interested in getting to know your pet as an individual and is willing to listen to your concerns.

Bonus question: Can I take a tour of your facility?

Getting a feel for the clinic's environment can help you and your pet feel more comfortable during your visits. Remember, you’re not just looking for a veterinarian, you’re looking for a partnership. Do not be afraid to ask these questions and any others you can think of. Any vet worth their salt will be happy to answer them. Because the more informed you are, the better equipped you'll be to make decisions about your pet's care! And that should be every vet’s top priority.

Reviews from Google

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Loretta Melendez-Hiriart

We had a great experience here. The whole staff was very kind and professional - they gave my very sick kitten, Boots, excellent care and he is healthy again! I can confidently say that this has been the best vet care we have received and I would recommend this place to anyone who needed emergency vet care. Thank you for your help!!

posted: 08/14/2023

Elizabeth Benson

It is so hard to find Veterinarians you trust. I needed someone highly skilled that could help me understand what was happening to our dog. Someone that had empathy for our family understanding how much anxiety and grief we were processing but also truly cared for Noodle. Dr. Pandi was just perfect and embodied all of that for us. She helped Noodle through emergencies and end of life hospice care. She was a blessing to him and all of us.

posted: 05/12/2023

sarah c

Urgent Care Pet Clinic is the only after hours urgent care Veterinarian I trust my fur babies with. Our big older Doberman mix got into our neighbor’s trash and became severely dehydrated from vomiting and diarrhea. He was very painful, lethargic and having trouble moving around, eating and even drinking water. At one point, we thought we might have lost him. After taking him to Dr. Pandi and her staff at Urgent Care Pet Clininc, he’s just about back to his normal self 12 hours later. They performed abdominal X-rays on him and a complete exam. Everything looked good on his X-rays and they gave him fluids, antibiotics and sent him home with us. After twelve hours, his ears are perky, tail is wagging constantly (like normal) and he’s voluntarily eating and drinking water. Thank you so much, Dr. Pandi and staff for helping to get our big boy healthy again!!!

posted: 07/07/2023

Amanda Ortega

Dr. Pandi and the entire team at the clinic are amazing. I was so worried about my dog, and worried that I wouldn't be taken seriously even though I knew something was wrong with her. Dr. Pandi was so kind and gentle with my dog and was able to pinpoint the issue all most immediately. The whole team at the clinic took great care of my dog, and made me feel like she was safe and comfortable there. Also, this happened at the end of the night so the team stayed extra late to help us out. I've never had such a great vet experience. Highly highly recommend. Thank you Dr. Pandi and team!!!

posted: 09/24/2023

Erica Au

My dog sprained his front paw wrestling with a friend and he refused to walk home, so I knew it was painful for him. I called the urgent care clinic and they were able to get us in within 30 minutes. We went over there, were promptly checked in and the vet saw us almost immediately. Dr. Pandi was very thorough with her exam and worked quickly. My dog is fine but I'm glad we got a professional opinion. The cost was not alarming, either.

posted: 09/05/2023