Animal Internal Medicine & Specialty Services – Animal Emergency Services (formerly All Animals Emergency Hospital)

Located in San Francisco’s Inner Sunset district (between Irving and Judah) just south of Golden Gate Park, AIMSS is a private, locally owned practice offering customized treatment plans for a variety of specialties, including internal medicine, diagnostic imaging, and advanced critical care. AES  offers 24-hour emergency services. They are convenient to many locations in Marin County and the Peninsula. Parking is available near the hospital. Open 24/7. 1333 9th Ave.Call (415) 566-0540.

California Department of Fish and Wildlife Cal TIP Hotline

If you see violations of the state animal code anywhere in California Call toll-free (888) 334-2258, extension 3. These violations are outside the venue of San Francisco Animal Care and Control and include abuse of any mammal, bird, fish or crustacean in live food markets or restaurants, poaching, the sale of illegal animal parts or products (like bear gallbladders and bile powder, elephant tusk ivory and rhinoceros horn) or the polluting of bodies of water. Provide relevant information, including the type of violation(s), when it occurred and where; the name, address, age and description of the suspect(s); their vehicle description, location, direction of travel, and license number. You can also find out the number of a local California Fish and Wildlife office by calling the head office in Sacramento at (916) 445-0411, and you can get more information by e-mailing Lt. Liz Schwall at


The microchip used by SFACC. If your pet is ever lost, the microchip can reunite you with your pet, if registered in a database like PetLink. When you microchip your dog or cat at ACC, you’ll receive the registration kit.

Nor Cal Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Hospital

Just as human healthcare advances, so does care for our animal family members.  Dr. Sean Wells at ACC Nor Cal Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Hospital [NCVES] works to provide you the most advanced medical care available in veterinary medicine today.  Dr. Wells has assisted in emergency medical cases for ACC. From joint replacement, arthroscopy, and minimally invasive surgeries to the latest advances in interventional radiology, anesthesia monitoring, and diagnostic imaging, our goal is to offer our animal companions the same technological and medical advances available in human healthcare. Located in Daly City overlooking the 280 freeway, NCVES is positioned within easy reach of the entire northern SF Peninsula.

VCA SF Veterinary Specialists

San Francisco Veterinary Specialists (SFVS) was established in 1997 by local internal medicine veterinary specialist Dr. Alan Stewart, Dr. Carlo Vitale and holistic specialist Dr. Cheryl Schwartz. Their long-term goal was to offer the best in Western and Eastern medicine. In 2010, SFVS merged with VCA Specialty Animal Hospitals. Now known as VCA San Francisco Veterinary Specialists, the doctors and staff are proud to continue their legacy of excellence in high-quality veterinary care with additional, enhanced resources.

Peninsula Humane Society 

PHS/SPCA is a private, independent, non-profit cares for all species of animals, including wildlife. PHS is a partner of ACC, especially in caring for injured and orphaned wildlife. They are the primary animal care organization for the peninsula, with two locations: Tom and Annette Lantos Center for Compassion handles adoptions, education, wildlife, and administration 1450 Rollins Road, Burlingame, CA 94010. Phone 650.340.7022. The Coyote Point Shelter handles lost/found, animal intake, spay/neuter, and animal control issues, and is located at 12 Airport Boulevard, San Mateo, CA 94401. (650) 340-7022.

San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (The SF/SPCA)

Founded in 1868, The SF/SPCA is at 2500 16th Street (at Florida Street, between Harrison and Bryant) was contracted with the City to provide assistance to ACC until 1989, when the SPCA formed an independent, private, nonprofit animal welfare organization that remains a primary partner of SFACC, and brings some of ACC’s dogs and cats to their adoption center. The SFSPCA is dedicated to saving homeless cats and dogs; to providing lifesaving care and treatment to dogs and cats in need; and to cultivating respect and awareness for the rights and needs of companion animals. Its programs and services include adoption, community veterinary services, a feral cat assistance program, humane education, animal-assisted therapy, and dog training classes. Call (415) 554-3000. The SF/SPCA’s state-of-the-art Maddie’s Pet Adoption Center at 250 Florida Street is open daily (except legal holidays) 11:00 am – 6:00 pm. The adoption center’s number is (415) 522-3500.

Vet-SOS (Veterinary Street Outreach Services)

Vet-SOS is a service of the San Francisco Community Clinic Consortium in cooperation with Animal Care and Control, The SF/SPCA, PAWS and Pets Unlimited. A vet, sometimes the service’s founder, Dr. Ilana Strubel, travels in a van around the city and tends to the medical needs of the pets of the homeless.  For more info, to volunteer or to make a donation of pet food, supplies or cash click on the Vet-SOS link above or call or write them at Vet-SOS/San Francisco Community Clinic Consortium, 1550 Bryant Street, Suite 450, San Francisco, CA 94103, (415) 355-2222,


Related Links:
Adoption (Rescue) Partners
Animal Welfare Laws & Policies
ACC/SPCA Agreement