• Current Wait Time for ER: 30 Minutes - 1 hour.

Wait times subject to change without notice. Please call before coming to the hospital.

Emergency Services

South Bay Animal

Hospital & Emergency

Vets examining digital X-ray

Emergency Services Available 24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week

Emergency Services

At South Bay Animal Hospital & Emergency, we know that pet emergencies cannot be scheduled. When they happen, it is crucial to have access to a veterinarian who offers emergency and critical care services.

We are here for you at times when your primary veterinarian may not be open due to late hours or holiday schedules. We provide 24-hour care, seven days a week, every day of the year, so we are always available and prepared for you when your pet has any issue requiring immediate care.

Fully Equipped Facility for Emergency and Critical Care

Our facility is fully equipped to handle any emergency surgery or service your pet may need.

With a DVM on site at all times, South Bay Animal Hospital & Emergency can address any pet emergency quickly, efficiently, and carefully. In-house results from our full diagnostic lab are always available, and we also have X-ray and on-site radiologist interpretation available 24/7.

Emergency Surgery and Services

  • Ex-lap
  • Gastric Dilation and Volvulus (GDV) Care
  • Hemoabdomen Treatment
  • Cystotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Emergency Neurology
  • CT and Cardiac Echo
  • Emergency Endoscopy
  • Foreign Body Retrieval
  • Oxygen Cage CCU

Our team is experienced in all emergency services and knows how stressful these issues can be for pet owners. Pets are a part of our families, and we pride ourselves on our ability to provide comprehensive emergency services while maintaining a compassionate approach to care throughout every step of the process.

Regardless of the situation, we will address your pet’s needs quickly, develop a care plan, monitor their health, and keep you updated on their status.

Vets examining dog's eye

Our Commitment to Quality Care

Our clients and patients are our primary focus, always remaining at the heart of everything we do. You can trust that we will always strive to deliver the best possible service for the diverse needs of your pet.

Emergencies involving pets can be scary, and we know the stresses associated with finding a veterinary facility that offers emergency services on a walk-in basis. This is why we are so dedicated to providing high-quality care and maintaining a practice that can address any medical emergency at any time.

Our commitment to quality care and compassionate service is reflected in our:

  • State-of-the-art Veterinary Facilities
  • Compassionate Approach to Care
  • Quality Service for Pet Owners
  • Minimal Wait Times
  • Criticalist Consultations – Same Day Visits can be accommodated upon availability

Need Emergency Pet Care?
Call Us Today!

If your pet is experiencing an emergency, or you believe they have an issue requiring immediate attention, do not wait!

Every second counts in emergencies, and our team is available to help you and your pet with whatever crisis occurs. We can provide immediate care for emergencies with no appointment necessary.

If the situation allows, please call us at 408-899-4791, and we will be ready for you. While South Bay Animal Hospital & Emergency accepts emergency patients on a walk-in basis, it always helps to call with an expected arrival time, if possible, so that we can prepare for your specific situation ahead of your arrival.

Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Phone: 408-899-4791

Address: 5188 Moorpark Ave., San Jose, CA 95129