VCA Bay Area Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Hospital

VCA Bay Area Veterinary Specialists (BAVS) provides state-of-the-art diagnostics and therapeutics in a caring environment.
The specialists at VCA BAVS work as a team to provide multi-specialty care for your pet. It is our goal that your pet receives the utmost supportive, endearing care while benefiting from our combined knowledge and technical skills.
We look forward to serving you, your dog, cat and other pets. Everyone on our staff believes that the better we get to know your pets, the better we can provide the best possible advanced care for them. In fact, when you come in, you'll see exactly why our veterinarians are praised for their kind and thorough care. We'll give you and your pet all the time you need and never rush through an exam. We'll also carefully track the course of your pet's care, which is so important to your pet's long-term health.
In every case, you'll be served by experienced, knowledgeable members of our staff. Our veterinarians, veterinary technicians and other pet-friendly personnel are trained to the highest standards. Their knowledge of the latest veterinary medicines and procedures ensures that all our pet patients get the best in prevention and healing methods.

Hours & Information

How To Reach Us

VCA Bay Area Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Hospital
Phone: 510-483-7387
Fax: 510-483-7389
14790 Washington Avenue
San Leandro, CA 94578

Business Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

Patients and Visitors

Emergency/Critical Care
If your pet is having an emergency during our business hours, please call us at (510) 483-7387 to determine availability and the best course of action for your pet. If your pet is experiencing an after-hours emergency, please contact SAGE Veterinary Centers (Dublin) at (925) 574-7243 or OakVet Animal Specialty Hospital at (510) 879-4888. 

New Patient Appointments
We ask that you arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled appointment time to fill out a New Client/Patient form, or you may bring a completed form with you to your appointment. Please be sure that we know who your pet's referring doctor is so that we may obtain any medical records prior to your appointment. We also ask that you please bring any previous x-rays (film or CD) to your appointment.

New Oncology Appointments
Please remember to not feed your pet anything after midnight (12AM) the night before your appointment. You may leave water out for your pet.

*If you have any questions regarding your pet's appointment, we are available 24 hours a day to assist you: (510) 483-7387

We welcome you to visit your pet while he/she is in the hospital. We ask that you limit your visits to 30 minutes twice daily. This will allow your pet to rest and allow our medical team to provide your pet's treatments with minimal interruption. If you are wanting a status update on your pet, please do not hesitate to call to ask.

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.

Download New Patient/Client Form

Descargar Cliente/Animal Doméstico Hoja de Información

Billing and Insurance

Payment Methods
We accept cash, and all major credit cards. If financial assistance is needed, we also offer our clients CareCredit no interest payment plans*. To learn more about CareCredit or apply now, please visit

*Please note that not all financing plans on the CareCredit website are available. Please verify with the receptionist which current plans are offered.

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.