1317 Bayswater Ave.,   Burlingame, CA   94010
Monday - Friday:   8am - 5:30pm,   Saturday:   8am - Noon

Emergency Services for Pets in San Mateo County

Emergency CareWhen Your Pet Needs Urgent Care

The veterinarians and medical team at Camino Real Pet Clinic in Burlingame understand that medical emergencies for a beloved pet can and often do happen outside of normal business hours. To best meet all your pet's needs, we work to make sure you have access to the best 24/7 emergency care.

During our regular business hours, Camino Real Pet Clinic's medical staff and resources are available to help you with any emergency your pet experiences. This includes our internal medicine expertise, diagnostic technology and surgical suite. If possible, please call in advance so we can prepare for your arrival.

For emergencies that occur outside of our regular hospital hours, we refer our clients to the following emergency facilities:

Sage Centers for Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Care
251 N Amphlett Blvd
San Mateo, CA 94401
Phone: 650-523-9976
Fax: 650-344-4714

North Peninsula Veterinary Emergency Clinic
227 North Amphlett Blvd
San Mateo, CA 94401
Phone: 650-348-2575

How Do I Know When It's an Emergency?

The easiest answer as to whether you should seek emergency care for your pet is when you feel his or her medical condition is serious and cannot wait. However, the following general situations should help you determine if you need to seek emergency care for your pet:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Acute abdominal swelling, bloated
  • Electric shock
  • Excessive vomiting or diarrhea
  • Bleeding
  • Suspected heat stroke
  • Seizures
  • Sudden onset of weakness, collapse
  • High or low temperature (more than 104 or less than 100 degrees)
  • Unable or straining to urinate or defecate
  • Eye injury, no matter how mild
  • Sudden swelling of face
  • Suspected poison ingestion
  • Snake bite
  • Animal bite
  • Trauma, hit by car
  • Extreme pain