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Papaya Veterinary Emergency – Encinitas

Located just west of the I-5 Fwy in the Santa Fe Plaza shopping center, across from Scripps Memorial Hospital

485 Santa Fe Drive, Encinitas, CA 92024

Wed: Closed
Thurs: 7pm-12am
Fri-Mon: Open 24hrs
Tues: 12am-7am

(619) 304-8823


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Emergency, Surgery, & Urgent Care for Cats and Dogs




Services available at our Encinitas location:

  • Emergency Care

    Our Encinitas clinic offers critical care for pets in life-threatening situations, including seizures, choking, severe injuries, and more. Staffed with highly skilled professionals and state-of-the-art equipment, we provide expert, compassionate care and effective treatment. Available overnight and during weekends, our dedicated team ensures your pet gets the immediate attention they need for a swift recovery, providing peace of mind when it matters most.

  • Surgery

    Our skilled veterinarians perform a range of surgical procedures with the utmost care and precision, from routine spays and neuters to more complex surgeries. We prioritize your pet’s safety and comfort both under anesthesia and post-operatively, ensuring a smooth recovery process.

  • Urgent Care

    Our urgent care services offer immediate attention for unexpected injuries and illnesses, providing timely and compassionate care when your pet needs it most. We are equipped to handle a wide range of urgent situations. Our experienced team will help direct your pet’s care and determine the best treatment plan, which could include transitioning to our 24-hour emergency department for overnight care.

  • In-House Lab Equipment

    With our state-of-the-art in-house lab equipment, we can conduct a variety of tests on-site, ensuring rapid and precise results. This advanced diagnostic capability allows us to quickly identify and address health issues, facilitating prompt and effective treatment. By having immediate access to lab results, we can make informed decisions about your pet’s care, enhancing their overall health and speeding up the recovery process.

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Meet Our Team

We share a passion for innovative medicine and for animals at Papaya Veterinary Care. Come meet our devoted team and experience tailored, next-level veterinary care.

Dr. Mireille Boisse

Dr. Mireille Boisse

DVM
Medical Director

Dr. Rob Brooks

Dr. Rob Brooks

BVMS
Associate Veterinarian

Milan Gardner

Milan Gardner

RVT
Hospital Manager

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Your pet's emergency needs are our priority.

If your pet is experiencing an emergency, please don’t hesitate to contact us immediately.

Hours:

Wed: Closed
Thurs: 7pm-12am
Fri-Mon: Open 24hrs
Tues: 12am-7am





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