If your pet is having a medical emergency please seek the care of an emergency veterinarian. I have listed some of the options in both Santa Cruz and Monterey counties below. In some cases I am available to assist you, but this is not always feasible. If you do not immediately reach me, please bring your pet to or call an emergency clinic.

Santa Cruz County

Pacific & Santa Cruz Veterinary Specialists and 24 Hour Emergency Hospital

(831) 476-0667 


Poison Control

ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center

(888) 426-4435


Charges may be incurred.


Pet Poison Helpline



Affiliated with the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center

Also may have a charge associated with a poisoning incident call.


Dr. Maria Kuty Housecall Veterinarian is a mobile veterinarian providing services to Santa Cruz County and the south Bay Area, including: Aptos, Aromas, Ben Lomond, Bonny Doon, Boulder Creek, Capitola, Corralitos, Day Valley, Felton, Freedom, Happy Valley, La Selva Beach, Live Oak, Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley, Soquel, San Jose, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, Saratoga, Willow Glen, Santa Clara, Campbell, Cupertino, Mountain View, and  Sunnyvale.