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Advice From Your Vet On What To Do In A Dog Emergency

Dog emergency

Dog emergencies happen. Many dog owners understand, our dogs are like our children. They are an essential part of our families. We love them, and they love us right back unconditionally. So when something happens to your dog, it can be massively distressing. When the problem occurs all of a sudden, it can send you into […]

Emergency Pet Care in Rancho Santa Margarita

Emergency Pet Care in Ranch Santa Margarita

If you are looking for emergency pet care in Rancho Santa Margarita, you will, understandably, be feeling worried about your pet. Just like humans, there can be incidents whereby pets fall ill without any warning, and it can be worrying, to say the least. With that being said, in this post, we are going to […]

24 Hour Animal Hospital Ladera Ranch: Common Emergencies

Ladera Ranch 24 hour animal hospital

24 hr Emergency vet Ladera Ranch Ladera Ranch 24 hour animal hospital sees its fair share of emergencies. Our BrightCare Veterinary Group has a focus in both neurology and emergencies. There are a lot of common emergencies that we see come into our location, and we wanted to share them with you. Now, even though […]

Pet emergency clinic Tips: When should I take my dog or cat to the ER?

Pet emergency clinic

A pet emergency clinic can save your pet’s life in an emergency situation. Our cats and dogs are valuable parts of our families. They all have their own personalities, and we love them, even when they cause us to lose sleep, or they misbehave. We wouldn’t be without them.  That is why, when it comes […]

Animal Emergency Guide: Poisoning

Animal poisoning guide

Animal Emergency Guide: If you are currently experiencing an emergency and feel that your pet may have been affected by poisoning, please call the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center phone number at (888) 426-4435. Also, please give us or your vet and the nearest emergency animal hospital a call. BrightCare Animal ER can be contacted […]

Volunteering in Corona

Man petting loving dog

Volunteering in Corona is not only good for the community, but it is also good for you and the animals you are helping out. Volunteering is great for everyone, and you are helping contribute to a solution. Volunteering is not hard or strenuous work; it can be as easy as walking dogs or playing with […]

Autumn Pet Care Tips from an Emergency Vet in Mission Viejo

Pet Care Tips in Autumn from Emergency Vet in Mission Viejo, CA

Autumn Pet Care Tips: While the changing of seasons may be subtle in California, it can affect our pets’ lives in major ways. There’s actually a lot more to consider than just cold weather this time of year! To prevent pet emergencies during the holidays, here are a few autumn pet care tips from our […]

Dog-friendly Restaurants in Rancho Santa Margarita

Dog Friendly Restaurants in Rancho Santa Margarita

Dog-friendly Restaurants: If you’re a pet owner, chances are you consider your furry friend a true member of your family. While your dog is probably used to staying home while the human members of your family go out to dinner, there are actually several restaurants in Rancho Santa Margarita that allow patrons to bring their […]

Ranking the Most Dog-Friendly Villages in Ladera Ranch

Ranking as the Most Dog Friendly Villages in Ladera Ranch

It’s not always easy living with pets. Dogs can be especially hard to care for when they’re always shedding and barking and asking for attention! With that being said, our furry friends are always worth the trouble because they’re a part of our family. To make things a little easier though, we’ve ranked the villages […]

What to Do if Your Pet Goes Missing in Mission Viejo

What to do if Pet goes Missing in Mission Viejo, California

Did you know that July is National Lost Pet Prevention Month? July 5th is the busiest day of the year for our animal shelters here in Mission Viejo, primarily because of the 4th of July holiday the day before. While fireworks, sparklers, and other loud and unfamiliar noises are a lot of fun for humans, […]

COVID-19 Alert

BrightCare Veterinary Group takes the safety of our staff and clients very seriously. We continue to monitor the changes related to COVID-19.

BrightCare has enacted specific protocols as recommended by the CDC in order to stay open as an essential business for our community.

• Only essential staff are allowed in the building as our lobby is closed to clients.
• Our facility has enacted curbside check in and check out. Please call 949-716-9270 upon arrival. Inform the staff of the make, model, and color of your vehicle.
• Wait in your vehicle as a staff member will be out to come get your pet. Continue to stay in your vehicle until you are instructed further.
• All persons entering our facility are required to wear a face covering.
• Maintain social distancing guidelines of 6 feet when able.
• If you are sick, we request that another individual bring your pet for you. Our staff members can communicate with you via phone and email.

Thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time.