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VCA 4 Paws Animal Hospital

858-487-7297

16625 Dove Canyon Road, Suite 106, San Diego, CA, 92127

  • Closed

  • Mon-Fri:

    8:00 am - 5:30 pm

  • Sat:

    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Sun:

    Closed

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Caring for pets... and their people, too.

VCA 4 Paws Animal Hospital is located in beautiful 4S Ranch and has been serving the area since 2007. It is our mission to treat each and every patient in our hospital with care and compassion, as if they were our own. Our motto, "Providing individualized pet care by design," is one that each of our staff members, including Dr. Bruce L. Barnes and Dr. Daniel J. Gutman strongly support and work to uphold daily. By taking into account the individual needs of each and every patient, our goal is to design the best veterinary care necessary to keep your pet strong, happy and healthy!

We are proud to offer exceptional, personalized veterinary care to: 4S Ranch, Del Sur, The Crosby Estates, Del Mar, Santa Luz, Rancho Santa Fe, Carmel Valley, Scripps Ranch, Poway, Black Mountain Ranch, Rancho Bernardo, Carmel Mountain Ranch, Santa Fe Valley, Bernardo Springs, High Country West, Camino Bernardo, Torrey Highlands and the surrounding areas.

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The friendly, professional team at VCA Animal Hospital is made up of dedicated individuals who have made it their mission and life's work to help pets live long, healthy lives. To be true to this mission, the hospital team relies on many individuals; each team member is equally important in helping us deliver the best experience for both you and your pet.  And if things get complicated, we are fortunate to have access to...

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VCA Charities' Pennies for Pets

VCA Charities is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that directly helps pets in need. Through its 32 Pet Food Pantry locations in 18 states, VCA Charities has helped to provide over 2 million pet food meals to pets in need. VCA Charities also provides free veterinary services, medication, and annual funding to over 100 humane societies, animal rescues, animal shelters, and service dog organizations across the country.

VCA Charities recently raised over $565,000 through the Pennies for Pets Program. Donations are always welcome at participating VCA Animal Hospitals or online at vcacharities.org.

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Our Veterinary Services

At VCA Animal Hospitals, your pet's health is our top priority, provided through high-quality, professional care and genuine personal service. We pledge to instill client trust and confidence that your pet will always receive compassionate, gentle care, as well as the highest standard of veterinary medical service available. We pledge to provide the finest personal service and facilities for you, our clients and your special pets.

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