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Santa Margarita Animal Care

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Primary Location
30052 Santa Margarita Parkway
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
Phone: 949-858-3181

Office Hours

Day
Monday7:30AM7:00PM
Tuesday7:30AM7:00PM
Wednesday7:30AM7:00PM
Thursday7:30AM7:00PM
Friday7:30AM7:00PM
Saturday8:00AM4:00PM
Sunday9:00AM4:00PM
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We're pleased to offer the following services in our Rancho Santa Margarita Animal Care Center:

kitty1.pngAppointments

Our appointment book is computerized which allows us to efficiently make appointments for you and your pet. Our receptionists and team will attempt to accommodate all requests to the best of our ability. We are open for scheduled appointments from:

  • Monday to Friday: 8am - 6pm
  • Saturday: 8am - 4pm
  • Sunday: 9am - 4pm

Emergencies are accepted anytime our hospital is open. If you feel you have an emergency with your pet, please call us or come to the hospital immediately. If possible it is best to call before coming in so that a staff member can advise you on your particular emergency.

Emergency & Urgent Care

We have a veterinarian and personnel on duty 7 days a week who are trained and equipped to handle any urgent care your pet has. Usually an emergency team consists of at least one veterinarian and several technicians working together to save a pet's life. Emergencies can be things such a snail bait poisoning, hit by car, and chocolate ingestion. If you ever feel that your pet needs emergency treatment do not hesitate to call or come in immediately. If possible it is best to call before coming in so that a team member can advise you on your particular emergency.

We are also available for urgent care when the condition is not life-threatening, but you feel your pet needs to be seen before you are able to get an appointment. Our veterinarians will work to "squeeze" you in between scheduled appointments. When you arrive, our receptionists will be able to give you an estimate on how long you may have to wait in order to be seen.

Types of Pets Seen

Because a large number of veterinarians practice at Santa Margarita Animal Care, we can care for many types of pets:

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Rabbits*
  • Pocket Pets*
  • Reptiles*
  • Birds*
  • Small Farm Animals*

*Select veterinarians only. Call us for more information.

Open Hospital

Santa Margarita Animal Care operates an open hospital. This means that our team welcomes owners to be with their animals during any medical procedure, whether a simple vaccination or a complex surgery.

Payments

Santa Margarita Animal Care accepts payment via cash, electronic check, MasterCard, Visa, Discover, American Express, or Care Credit. So that we can continue to provide you high quality service utilizing the best medical technologies, we request that payment be made at the time services are rendered.

We provide estimates for all surgeries and hospitalizations. If you have not received an estimate, you are welcome to request one at any time for your expected charges.

Discounts

Santa Margarita Animal Care offers discounted services to senior citizens and local area rescue groups. Pre-approval is required to qualify for the rescue group discounts, please call us for more information.

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Services

We strive to provide complete care for our patients. Learn more about all the services we provide.

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Testimonial

Dr Kelpe and his staff are amazing caring people.. Always there for you, always going the extra mile...

- Carlye K. / Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

Office Hours

Day
Monday7:30AM7:00PM
Tuesday7:30AM7:00PM
Wednesday7:30AM7:00PM
Thursday7:30AM7:00PM
Friday7:30AM7:00PM
Saturday8:00AM4:00PM
Sunday9:00AM4:00PM
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Santa Margarita Animal Care
30052 Santa Margarita Parkway
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
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