Emergency 24/7

Emergency 24/7

Emergency 24/7

Emergency veterinarians are on duty 24/7/365 at the UC Davis veterinary hospital to assist with your emergencies.* Follow the directions below to the hospital, which is located in the Health Sciences District of campus just south of the football stadium. The physical address is: 1 Garrod Drive, Davis, California 95616. Please be advised that directions to that exact address utilizing a GPS system will not deliver you to the hospital’s front door. Please pay close attention to campus signage when you get close.

Appointments are not needed for a visit to the Emergency Room, but please call ahead if possible so we can be ready to receive you the second you arrive.

For emergencies, call (530) 752-1393. Press 1 for large animal or 2 for small animal.

*Due to recent changes to its clinical team, the Companion Exotic Animal Medicine and Surgery Service, which provides emergency care for exotic companion animals, has changed to its emergency service. Starting September 1, 2018, they are able to provide emergency care to their regular patients that have been seen within the last 3 years on weekdays and weekends from 8am-9pm only. Please call to discuss your animal's condition with the clinician on emergency duty as soon as possible. Unfortunately, the Companion Exotic Animal Medicine and Surgery Service is unable to provide emergency service from 9pm-8am.

Physical Address

University of California, Davis
VMTH
One Garrod Drive
Davis, CA
95616

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Directions

Map
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From the Redding Area:

Take Interstate 5 towards Sacramento. At Woodland, take Highway 113 south towards Davis. Take the Hutchison Drive (UC Davis) exit and turn left at the stop sign.
See below for specific clinic directions.  

From The Sacramento Area:

Take Interstate 80 west towards San Francisco. Proceed past the Davis exits and take Highway 113 north towards Woodland. Take the Hutchison Drive (UC Davis) exit. Turn right onto Hutchinson Drive.
See below for specific clinic directions.  

From the San Francisco Bay Area:

Take Interstate 80 east towards Sacramento. Just prior to Davis, take Highway 113 north towards Woodland. Take the Hutchison Drive (UC Davis) exit. Turn right onto Hutchison Drive.
See below for specific clinic directions. 


Large Animal Clinic

Turn right at the 1st stoplight onto Health Sciences Drive, then make another immediate right onto West Health Sciences Drive. Proceed on West Health Sciences Drive until the stop sign. Turn left onto Garrod Drive and proceed straight into the Large Animal Clinic parking lot, Lot 51.
Trailer parking is on the right and passenger parking is on the left. Parking is free in designated "Client Parking" spaces.

Small Animal Clinic

Turn right at the 2nd stoplight onto LaRue Road, then right onto Garrod Drive and proceed into either Lot 50 (for Reception A) or Lot 55 (Reception B).
Parking is free in designated "Client Parking" spaces.

Note: Client parking cannot accommodate vehicles that require more space than a passenger car. Campus regulations prohibit overnight client parking.