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In Case Of Emergency

In case of an accident or a sudden illness, it’s important to get treatment for your cat or dog right away.

Unlike the vast majority of veterinary hospitals/clinics, Channel Islands Veterinary Hospital has regularly scheduled office hours on Sundays 10 am – 5 pm (with the exception of some holidays).

During normal business hours:

If you have a true medical emergency when the hospital is open we will do everything we can to attend to you and your pet as soon as possible. Please call ahead (805) 984-9868 so that we may be prepared for your arrival.

After normal business hours:

Sometimes it is difficult to determine what is a true emergency. We believe it is important to be able to discuss your pet’s condition with one of our doctors for your own peace of mind. What you may perceive as an emergency may actually be able to wait until the following day. On the other hand, what you might perceive as a minor problem may indeed require immediate medical attention.

After hours please call our office at (805) 984-9868. When possible you will be connected to one of our doctors through our answering service. However if it is after midnight or on a holiday, the answering service may directly refer you one of the following pet emergency facilities:

Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center

2967 North Moorpark Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
(805) 492-2436 

VCA Care Specialty and Emergency Animal Hospital
301 E. Haley St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 899-2273





PLEASE NOTE: Veterinary Medical & Surgical Group (VMSG) in Ventura has suspended their emergency services indefinitely.