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Our flagship clinic in Port Richey, FL,
is offering same-day patient visits!

Please note that this clinic will permanently close after 12.30.23. Please note our upcoming schedule: 

Week of 12.4.23: Thu: 10am-2pm, 3pm-7pm; Fri: 10am-2pm, 3pm-6pm; Sat: 10am-4pm 

Week of 12.11.23: Closed 

Week of 12.18.2023: Thu: 10am-2pm, 3pm-7pm; Fri: 10am-2pm, 3pm-6pm; Sat: Closed 

Week of 12.25.23: Thu: 10am-2pm, 3pm-7pm; Fri: 10am-2pm, 3pm-6pm; Sat: 10am-4pm 

We recommend checking in as soon as possible to make sure we can see your pet. Note: If your pet is due for initial boosters, please check with our team for the best time to come in. 


Thank you.


Located in Walmart at 8701 US Hwy 19 N, Port Richey, FL 34668, via a separate exterior entrance.

Regular Clinic Hours: Thu: 10am-2pm & 3pm-7pm; Fri: 10am-2pm & 3pm-6pm; Sat: 10am-4pm

Note: Check-in opens 30 minutes before clinic opening and ends 30 minutes before closing.

Space is limited and check-in will close once capacity is reached, so please check in early.

If you are coming in for vaccines, please plan to check in and arrive at least 1 hour before closing.

By bringing your pet to Essentials PetCare for services you agree to our Clinic Policies & Medical Consent.

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1. Select your clinic and enter your info. This will hold your place in line.

2. You’ll receive a confirmation text as well as an email with the estimated wait plus important visit info. Carefully review this message to ensure you are prepared to visit. New clients: watch for our call to set up your profile.

3. Depending on your wait time estimate and how far you are from the clinic, plan to arrive in the parking lot before your estimated time is up. Reply to our text to let us know you’ve arrived.

4. You are welcome to wait in our lobby, or we will text you when we’re ready to see your pet if you choose to wait in the parking lot.

Please note: If you are not in the clinic within a few minutes of receiving our text to come inside, you will lose your place in line.


Please do not bring pets to
Essentials PetCare for emergencies!

Essentials PetCare focuses on preventative and minor illness care. We refer pets to full-service hospitals for issues that are beyond our scope of services.

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