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Appointments

Dr. Steve is available for house calls Monday through Thursday from noon to 7pm, and Saturday and Sunday from noon to 6pm. You can check his actual hours of availability on the calendar page, which is updated throughout the day, every day.

Dr. Steve never books too far in advance. If you contact him in the morning, he'll probably be able to offer a same-day appointment. He does not provide emergency care, but if time is of the essence, he may be able to get to your home within a couple of hours.

If your call goes to voicemail, be sure to leave a message. Dr. Steve will call you back as soon as possible.
Text: (323) 469-3442
Text messages may be sent to this number, but they will be read during business hours only. If you are a new client, or you if have an emergency with your pet, please use phone or email for faster results!
Fastest response time, best for after-hours advice.
Fax: (323) 469-3443
For medical records and other documents.

Appointment tips

Timing is everything

In today's busy households, noise, chaos and crowds are often unavoidable. If your housekeeper's vacuuming, your handyman's hammering, or you're hosting all the kids in the neighborhood for a pool party, chances are good that your pet won't be in a good mood for the exam.

The same thing goes for recent grooming appointments. If your Poodle just had her five hour makeover, she's probably more than a little peeved. If your Persian kitty is fresh from his annual lion-cut, he'll definitely need some time to relax and collect his thoughts.

The ideal time to schedule a home visit is when your household and your pets have been calm & quiet for several hours, or even a few days. Dr. Steve will appreciate your consideration, and so will your pets!

Estimated Arrival Time

Life is often unpredictable. Because of Los Angeles traffic and other variables, Dr Steve cannot guarantee specific appointment times. Instead, he usually gives a one-hour window for his estimated arrival. Please remember that this is just an estimate! If he's running late that day, Dr Steve will call/text/email and let you know. If the house call needs to be cancelled or rescheduled, cancellation fees will not apply in this situation.