VCA Animal Specialty Group

Our Story

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.

Hometown Care at VCA Animal Specialty Group
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. Our multi-disciplinary team approach is responsible for our success.

At VCA Animal Specialty Group, we work closely with your referring veterinarian to provide specialized medical, surgical and emergency services for your pet. We understand that in order to make an informed decision regarding your pet's problem, you need to understand your pet's condition and the medical and surgical options available, especially in an emergency. Thus, we strongly encourage you to ask questions.

VCA Animal Specialty Group, conveniently located in Kearny Mesa off the 163 freeway near the 805, offers 24 hour Specialty & Emergency services with the most up-to-date diagnostic techniques and treatments in one convenient location.  We also work closely with the other specialty practices in our area: Animal Dermatology Clinic, VCA Eye Clinic for Animals, Southern California Veterinary Dental Specialists, and Veterinary Behavior Consultants.   

Our facilities were designed to comfortably accommodate your pet. We provide closely monitored care and attention to all our patients so they can recover in a healthy manner.

At VCA Animal Specialty Group we will provide you with affordable treatment plan options, that will enable you to make good decisions for you and your pet. Please remember to ask about our special financing. Care Credit accepted.

VCA Animal Specialty Group awaits you, "Where your pet health is our top priority & excellent service is our goal"

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Patient Forms and Documentation

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.

Registration Forms
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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Accreditations & Affiliations
VCA Pet Cancer Care Alliance

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