UrgentVet, an urgent care clinic for pets, is set to open in its first location in McKinney.

The clinic, located at 1717 W. University Drive, Ste. 418, is expected to open in late summer, according to a company representative. The clinic is an affordable alternative to the vet emergency room and offers appointments on weeknights, weekends and holidays, a company representative stated in an email.

UrgentVet provides care to cats and dogs with illnesses and injuries, such as coughing and sneezing, fever, upper respiratory infections, limping, cuts and scrapes, dehydration, and more, according to its website. The pet clinic is open 365 days a year and offers species- and size-specific exam rooms, according to a company representative. The company has 30 locations in five states, including eight locations in Texas, according to its website. www.urgentvet.com