Emergency Pet Care in Sherman Oaks

McGrath Veterinary Center is pleased to be a full-service pet hospital that provides wellness and emergency care during our normal business hours. Our state-of-the-art facility is equipped with advanced diagnostic capabilities and a surgical suite, where we can perform a wide range of emergency procedures. Emergency cases are seen immediately and require no appointment. However, if possible, we request that you call us at


before bringing your pet to our hospital so our doctors can be more prepared to treat your pet.

After-Hours Emergency Pet Care

If your pet ever experiences an emergency after our normal business hours, please contact the following Los Angeles emergency veterinary practice:

ACCESS Specialty Animal Hospitals
20051 Ventura Blvd.
Woodland Hills, CA 91364

Most Common Signs of a Pet Emergency

Unsure if your pet needs emergency medication attention? Consider the list below of some of the most common symptoms associated with pet emergencies:

  • Pain
  • Difficulty breathing/choking
  • Seizures
  • Severe vomiting or diarrhea
  • Trauma or fracture
  • Excessive bleeding
  • Eye injuries
  • Toxin ingestion
  • Severe wounds