Animal Emergency Care

Emergency Veterinarian Serving Trabuco Canyon

Pet emergencies don’t wait for business hours. Life happens and when they do it always seems like its at the time when no one is open. Most family veterinary clinics are open the normal 9 to 5, but are unavailable after hours.

BrightCare Animal Emergency is a 24 hour facility that allows pet owners to leave their pets overnight if there is a need for continual monitoring and care. This means no need to transfer to another facility or driving to another doctor. Everything is handled in the confines of our animal hospital.

Located On the Border of Trabuco Canyon & Mission Viejo

Our trabuco canyon emergency vet, sits right on the border of Mission Viejo and Ladera Ranch. BrightCare Animal Emergency works together with your local family veterinary clinic to provide 24 hour emergency veterinary services for Trabuco Canyon.

We see many families from Trabuco Canyon and work with many family veterinarians in the area to provide the best care for our furry friends in the Trabuco Canyon area.

Conveniently located at the Mission Viejo Marketplace across the street from the Presbyterian Church of the Master and in the same plaza as Bank of America and Wells Fargo.

Trabuco Canyon FAQ’s

How long does it take to get to your Mission Viejo office?

  • With little to no traffic, you can reach our office in around 20 minutes. With traffic it can take you around 30 minutes to reach our office from Trabuco Canyon. 

What’s the best way to get to your office?

  • We recommend taking Antonio Pkwy to Oso Pkwy to reach our office! We feel this way is much simpler.  However, you can also take Santa Margarita Pkwy to Alicia Pkwy, from there you can either take Olympiad Rd, or Marguerite Pkwy. 

Should I give the office a call before I come in an emergency situation?

  • You should give us a call immediately if you are planning to come in. We can help you figure out what is best for your pet. Also, giving us a heads up about the situation allows us to be ready for you and your pet when you arrive, no matter the situation.

    What services do you provide at your office?

    In an emergency, is it okay to speed to the office?

    • You should always follow the laws of the road, even in an emergency. You can put yourself and even your pet in more danger if you are not obeying traffic laws. If you are turning too fast around corners, your pet laying or sitting in your car could potentially get hurt on top of the emergency situation. Please remember to follow the rules of the road, and we will see you soon. 

    FAQ

    What type of cases does an emergency vet treat?

    Our emergency vet in Trabuco Canyon treats many different types of pet emergencies. A list of common emergencies we treat includes open wounds, broken or fractured or sprained bones, choking, inability to pass stool or pee, severe bleeding, and injuries.

    When should I take my pet to the emergency vet?

    You should take your pet to the emergency vet in Trabuco Canyon when you feel your pet is experiencing a life-threatening emergency. If you feel that your pet needs immediate help, give us a call immediately so we can assess the situation and prepare for your arrival.

    Is there a 24-hour emergency vet helpline?

    Our 24-hour emergency vet in Trabuco Canyon is open. If you are experiencing an emergency, please call us directly at 949-716-9270. If you are in the area and need assistance, we can guide you over the phone and help you prepare your pet so you can come to our facility.

    Can you call 24-hour emergency vet for advice?

    You can call our 24-hour emergency vet in Trabuco Canyon for advice. Not everyone has all the answers when it comes to our pet’s health. We are here to help and answer any questions that you may have regarding your pet and their health.

    How do I know if my dog needs to go to an emergency vet?

    If your dog is experiencing bleeding, vomiting, diarrhea, broken bones, open wounds, seizures, signs of pain, unconsciousness, choking, etc., they need to be seen. A dog emergency in Trabuco Canyon must be taken seriously; your pet is depending on you.

    When should I take my dog to the ER?

    You should take your pet in to be seen if you are experiencing a dog emergency in Trabuco Canyon. You should bring in your pet after you give your regular vet a call, and then give us a call. We will be able to prepare for you and your pet’s arrival properly.

    BrightCare Animal Emergency Map