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This is Excellent News for Pet Owners! State-Of-The-Art Veterinary Urgent Care is Now Available in Palm Desert. It’s Urgent Care for Pets.

Posted on July 28, 2023

VETERINARY URGENT CARE OF THE DESERT is a brand new veterinary surgical & urgent care hospital located in the heart of Coachella Valley. Our team of experienced and compassionate veterinarians & veterinary professionals are here to provide high-quality surgical & urgent care services for your beloved pets.

At VUCD, we understand that pets don’t always get sick or injured during regular business hours. That’s why we offer extended hours — including evenings and weekends — to ensure that your pet gets the care they need, when they need it most.

Our state-of-the-art facility is equipped with the latest technology to ensure that we are able to quickly and accurately diagnose and treat your pet’s medical issues. We offer a wide range of urgent care services, including triage, X-rays, lab work, and more.  In addition, we have a dedicated surgical team to provide an array of surgical procedures.

VETERINARY URGENT CARE OF THE DESERT is dedicated to providing immediate medical attention to animals in need of urgent care without life-threatening conditions. We do not offer general wellness appointments, vaccinations, spays/neuters, or any other non-urgent primary care services. 

Here is a list of some of the common problems we can help with: 

     • Vomiting & diarrhea 

     • Coughing & sneezing 

     • Moderate to severe 

       eye, ear & skin infections 

     • Ingestion of toxins 

     • Bites & wounds 

     • Limping 

     • Heatstroke

The goal at VUCD is to provide stabilization and support to urgent care cases, with follow up care referred to your regular veterinary health provider. In more unstable cases, we help provide referral to a 24-hour specialty hospital for critical care & hospitalization.  We are equipped with the latest technology to ensure that we provide quick, accurate diagnoses for your pet’s medical issues. These include digital radiology, in-house lab work, ultrasound  & more.

The surgery department at VUCD provides a range of essential services for pets in need of immediate and referral surgical intervention, including:

   • Fracture repair
   • Joint surgeries
   • Management of refractory arthritis

   • Bladder surgeries

   • C-section & other uterine surgeries

   • Wound management
   • Mass biopsy & removal

The surgery department is equipped with state-of-the-art technology & equipment to ensure the highest level of care for each patient, & is dedicated to providing compassionate care and successful outcomes for pets & their owners.





36955 Cook St, Ste 14a 

Palm Desert, CA 92211​

Urgent Care

12:00pm – 10:00pm     Mon – Fri

10:00am –  8:00pm     Sat – Sun


9:00am – 6:00pm     Tue – Thurs