Your Pet's Lifeline…
Serving San Diego County since 1985 
Located in Poway, CA

858-748-7387 (PETS)
Expect the Best Care for Your Pet



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About Us

The ANIMAL EMERGENCY CLINIC OF SAN DIEGO is proud to be one of San Diego's most experienced pet emergency hospitals, serving Poway, Scripps Ranch, Ramona, Rancho Penasquitos, Rancho Bernardo, and surrounding areas since 1985.

We are proud to be in the unique position of being a family-owned-and-run hospital. We strive to take care of your pet as if it were a part of our family. We appreciate your confidence in allowing us to care for your pets.

The AEC is fully equipped to handle all your pet's after-hour urgent care needs. Our modern medical equipment includes: full in-house laboratory testing, ultrasound, endoscopy, blood pressure monitoring, EKG, oxygen chambers, digital radiography, and full surgical capabilities.

Our Doctors and Staff regularly attend continuing education seminars to keep up with the latest in Veterinary Medicine.

Hours of Operation

We are open Monday-Thursday at 6:00 p.m. (5:00 for transfers and early check-ins) and close the following morning at 8:00 a.m. We open at 6:00 p.m. on Friday and stay open until Monday morning at 8:00 a.m. We are open 365 nights a year, and provide 24-hour service on weekends and holidays.

Our Fees

The Doctor will assess your pet's condition with a physical exam, and, based on those findings, will provide you with an estimate prior to treatment. A deposit based on the estimate will be required at the time of admission, with the balance due at the time of discharge. Cash, personal check, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover, Debit Card and Paypal are accepted.

We also offer our clients many payment plan options. Click here for more details

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