Serving San Diego since 1981, VCA Animal Specialty Group has earned a reputation for ease and efficiency of referrals, excellent patient care and outstanding post-surgical management.
We work closely with your referring veterinarian to provide specialized medical, surgical and emergency services for your pet. We also appreciate that in order to make an informed decision, you need to understand your pet's condition and the options available, especially in an emergency.
Please be sure to check with us before your first visit to find out what forms and other information you will need to bring with you.
If you have an appointment scheduled you may download our registration form, fill it out ahead of time, and bring it with you to your appointment. Directions to the clinic are included.
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VCA’s goal is to help treat your pet’s cancer, giving you and your pet more quality time together.
At VCA Pet CancerCare Centers, our oncology teams design individualized treatment plans for each pet patient using the most advanced and effective treatments available—much like those used in human medicine. Today’s cancer treatments have fewer side effects, so most pets remain comfortable and happy throughout treatment.
LEARN ABOUT THE VCA PET CANCERCARE DIFFERENCE AND THE STORIES OF PETS WE’VE HELPED AFTER A CANCER DIAGNOSIS
We harness the scale and strength of our global network while acknowledging each individual's contribution. We work locally to improve the lives of all who interact with our brand.
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American College of Veterinary Surgeons
Articles on Health Conditons in Small AnimalsVisit American College of Veterinary Surgeons
American Veterinary Medical Association
Articles on Obesity in DogsVisit American Veterinary Medical Association
Information on Canine Hip Replacement.
Food & Drug Administration
Information on Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs).
Carts For Mobility Impaired Pets.Visit K9 Carts
Neurology Service - VMTH, University of Florida
Information on Degenerative MyelopathyVisit Neurology Service - VMTH, University of Florida
Information on Pet Cremation and Memorials.Visit Peaceful Paws
Pfizer Animal Health
Information on RimadylVisit Pfizer Animal Health
A User-Supported Three Legged Dog Blog Community. Support and resources for owners of three legged dogs.Visit Tripawds Blog
University of Pennsylvania - PennHIP
Information on the PennHIP Distraction TechniqueVisit University of Pennsylvania - PennHIP
Veterinary Imaging of San Diego
Information on imaging procedures such as CT, MRI and Bone ScanVisit Veterinary Imaging of San Diego
Veterinary Imaging of San Francisco
Information on imaging procedures such as CT, MRI and Bone Scan.Visit Veterinary Imaging of San Francisco
Vet-Stem Regenerative Veterinary Medicine
Treatment for Osteoarthritis in Dogs.Visit Vet-Stem Regenerative Veterinary Medicine