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Veterinary Urgent Care by ETHOS

Same-Day Animal Urgent Care


Same-day and next-day appointments for dogs and cats in need of medical attention are available through our online portal. We encourage you to make an appointment for your convenience and to reduce your pet’s stress. Walk-ins are welcome and will be seen in our first available time slot. If we are fully booked, you will experience longer wait times. We are busiest on weekends and holidays. We are located on Rancho Peñasquitos Boulevard in San Diego, in the plaza with the 7-Eleven.

Two vets helping a cat

About Us

The Veterinary Urgent Care clinic in Rancho Peñasquitos is equipped with point-of-care ultrasound, an in-house lab, and digital radiography (x-rays). Our medical team is available to treat pet dogs and cats suffering from a variety of non-life threatening conditions such as ear issues, limping, scooting, hot spots, tooth, and nail-related injuries, coughing and sneezing, allergic reactions, minor injuries, and injuries in need of stitches, vomiting, diarrhea and not eating.

If your pet is suffering from any of these conditions, we encourage you to seek medical care as soon as possible. If you cannot make an appointment at our Rancho Peñasquitos location in San Diego, we urge you to seek medical care elsewhere; alternative options include your family veterinarian or a nearby 24-hour emergency hospital.

The exterior of the Rancho Peñasquitos facility

Ethos Veterinary Health Urgent Care Hospitals

Please note: Veterinary Urgent Care does not provide 24-hour emergency care, and we are not equipped to accept patients in life-threatening conditions. If your pet is suffering from difficulty breathing or a major trauma, if he or she has eaten something toxic, is having seizures, or is unable to urinate, please go directly to a 24-hour emergency veterinary hospital.

The closest 24-hour emergency hospitals in the Ethos network are VSH – Sorrento Valley and VSH – North County.

The Rancho Peñasquitos facility waiting area

Our Team

  • Amanda Bayles

    Center Manager

  • Jennifer Giron, DVM

    Urgent Care Veterinarian

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