La Mesa: Call us at 619-462-4800 | Directions

South County: Call us at 619-462-4802 | Directions

The PESC emergency services are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Whether your family veterinarian’s office is closed or they have referred you to us, we are prepared to handle any of your pet’s medical emergencies.

Our goal is to work in conjunction with your family veterinarian. Two criticalists oversee a team of highly trained emergency doctors and staff who will provide personal, compassionate care for your pet as promptly as possible.

Emergency services include:

  • 24-hour care and monitoring by veterinarians and veterinary nurses
  • Complete diagnostic lab for immediate test results
  • Digital radiology and ultrasound
  • Advanced pain management
  • Oxygen, transfusion and IV therapies
  • Mechanical ventilator
  • Nutritional support
  • Access to other specialty departments and specialists within the PESC for consultation

Get to know our experienced emergency doctors


Do not panic – remain calm.

Read our guidelines here for steps to take if your pet experiences an injury or requires immediate medical attention.

If your family veterinarian is not available, contact the PESC for information and instructions. 

Contact Us

Pet Emergency & Specialty Center

La Mesa

5232 Jackson Drive, Suite 105 Jackson Square Center La Mesa, CA 91942

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

South County

885 Canarios Court, Suite 108 Chula Vista, CA 91910

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week