If you have an San Francisco pet emergency...
Our Veterinary doctors and technicians at Balboa Pet Hospital are ready to provide the emergency treatment your pet needs. If time allows and someone is with you, call us ahead so we can start getting prepared to provide emergency medical care immediately. If you are alone, just come right away. Your pet will be assessed by a veterinarian or veterinary technician, and triaged much like a human hospital. The doctor will examine your pet, stabilize them and determine any additional care needed.
See the list below of emergency symptoms that require immediate attention.
For Daytime Emergencies
Balboa Pet Hospital 1-415-752-3300
Mon - Fri 8 to 6 AND Saturday 8 to 5 pm
"between 34th and 35th Ave"
For After-Hours Emergencies, we recommend:
NorCal Vet Emergency 1-415-413-7363
approx 17 minutes from BPH "Easy Parking, just off the 280"
San Francisco Veterinary Specialists 1-415-401-9200
approx 17 minutes from BPH "corner of Alabama & 18th"
Examples of Pet Emergencies:
These issues require immediate attention. Do not delay getting treatment, the problem can get worse.
Repeated or bloody vomiting
Bloody, watery severe diarrhea
Open mouth breathing
Blue or pale gums
Collapse/unable to walk
Coughing up blood
Sudden loss of vision
Blood in urine, male cat
Straining to urinate
Non-weight bearing lameness