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 3
"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.
Trauma Seizure Coughing up blood
Repeated or bloody vomiting Head tilt Productive cough
Unproductive vomiting Bloody, watery, severe diarrhea Uncontrollable sneezing
Incessant vomiting Blood in urine, male cat Eye problems
Bloated abdomen Straining to urinate Sudden loss of vision
Poison ingestion Severe constipation Nasal bleeding
Blue or pale gums Vaginal discharge Lacerations/Cuts
Uncontrollable drooling Collapse/Unable to walk
Open mouth breathing Non-weight bearing lameness