What is considered an emergency?
Non-weighting baring of any limb
Choking / Difficulty breathing
Blood from extremities
Straining to defecate and or uranate
Injury to the eye(s)
Consumption of toxins(s)
Pain upon palpation
Discoloration of the gums
Signs of heat stroke
How much should I feed my pet?
By law, manufactures are required to state the recommended amount of food per weight
How often should I vaccinate my pet?
The AVMA recommends vaccinations annually for 3 years at which time we reccomd switching to a 3-year vaccine schedule. The Bartonella
(Kennel cough) vaccine may be given every 6 months as needed by boarding facilities, groomers, etc..
Cost of an exam at Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital
First time client, $35; scheduled, $55; walk in's, $75; emergency, $105;
How long should I wait to neuter / spay my pet?
Our veterinary practice recommends a one year minimum for a neuter / spay of an animal
Do you treat exotic pets?
Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital accommodates for all animals, big or small
1729 N. Grand Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Tue - Fri
9:00 am – 5:00 pm