Primary Care

Our hospital offers primary care services that cover every pet’s basic needs. These services include spays and neuters, health exams, laboratory and pharmacy services, dental care, and much more! Please click on any of the subheadings listed below to learn more about the primary care services available to your pet.

Available Services
  • Dogs and cats don't often get cavities But they do frequently suffer from other types of dental disease Periodontal or gum disease, in fact, is the number one illness found in both dogs and cats... Read more

  • Our hospital offers many general surgery services that include a variety of common and elective procedures performed under general anesthesia.

    Examples of common surgeries include: spay (ovariohysterectomy), neuter (castration), lump removal and biopsy, laceration repair, abscess and wound repair, exploratory surgery, removal of gastrointestinal foreign bodies, enucleation (eye removal), cystotomy (removal of bladder stones), and skin biopsy.

    As these procedures usually require general anesthesia, please refer to our Anesthesia Services for a detailed description of our offerings.... Read more

  • Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in North County's Finest Animal Hospital

    The veterinary laboratory is the silent partner of the VCA Acacia. Working behind the scenes, the laboratory is in constant use from the first wellness visit to a critically ill patient.

    The Laboratory in Veterinary Diagnostic Work

    Our state-of-the-art laboratory offers immediate testing to confirm diagnoses, identify diseases and parasites, and to monitor patient progress.... Read more

  • For most sick or injured pets, pain management will improve the recovery process and allow the animal to heal more rapidly. Your veterinary professionals at VCA Acacia Animal Hospital will develop a pain management plan for every patient in pain or discomfort, tailored to address your pet????????s specific concerns.

    The source of pain is the first concern in pain management: it may be acute pain caused by an injury or illness; it may be chronic pain from a disease or age-related condition; or it may be post-operative pain that tapers off as the patient recovers.... Read more

  • Veterinary Surgery In Escondido Brought To A New Level Of Expertise

    VCA Acacia Animal Hospital offers comprehensive surgical services for your dog and cat.

    When the need arises, whether your pet is scheduled for a routine surgical procedure, such as a spay or neuter, or has a broken bone or torn cruciate ligament that requires the expertise of a Board-Certified Veterinary Surgeon, you can be confident that every patient's safety and well-being is our top priority.

    VCA Acacia Animal Hospital offers comprehensive surgical services for your dog and cat.... Read more

  • Our hospital routinely performs spays and neuters, the surgical sterilization of female and male dogs and cats. Spaying involves removal of the uterus and ovaries of female dogs and cats and is called ovariohysterectomy. Neutering involves removal of the testicles of male dogs and cats and is called castration.... Read more