Gilroy Veterinary Hospital

9565 Monterey Hwy
Gilroy, CA 95020


In Case of an Emergency


Emergencies can be scary, especially after business hours.  The main thing is to try and remain calm.  In the event of an emergency during our normal office hours, please call ahead if possible and proceed directly to our practice. 

For after-hour emergencies, we advise that you contact the  pet emergency center shown below:

Silicon Valley Veterinary Specialists
7160 Santa Teresa Blvd
South San Jose

Emergency Animal Clinic of South San Jose
5440 Thornwood Drive
San Jose
905 Dell Ave


Different emergencies will require different actions on your part, but the most important point is that you protect yourself too.  An injured animal can be aggressive if it is in pain and sometimes unpredictable.  Information below is provided for your reference in the time before you are able to contact a veterinarian.  Just Click on the topic to view the information.


  • First Aid
  • Bite Wounds
  • Hyperthermia
  • Bloat (GDV)
  • Bleeding
  • Poisons
  • Hypothermia