VCA Bay Cities Animal Hospital

310-821-4967

13476 Washington Blvd, Marina Del Rey, CA, 90292

  • Open

  • Mon-Thu:

    7:30 am - 8:00 pm

  • Fri:

    7:30 am - 7:00 pm

  • Sat:

    7:30 am - 4:00 pm

  • Sun:

    Closed

Fax Number:

310-306-9785

Doctors' hours vary
Please call for appt.

Free First Exam

Experience exceptional pet health care.

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

VCA Bay Cities Veterinary Hospital is a first-rate, full service veterinary facility providing exceptional services for both dogs and cats to the beach communities of Marina del Rey, Venice, Culver City, and the Westside. It is one of the most established veterinary practices in the entire Los Angeles area and has been in existence since 1929! We provide the finest, most comprehensive care available for your dogs and cats. Whether it's general wellness care or the most complicated surgeries......we are here to serve your pet's every need!

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Prescriptions, pet food
and more...So you'll

Never Forget It

Pet care you can count on - because VCA delivers.

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Animals Seen

Cats, Dogs

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Other

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Emergency

Book an Appointment

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My Pet is Sick

My Pet is Sick

Physical Exam or Vaccines

Physical Exam or Vaccines

Other

Other

Emergency

Emergency

Our Pledge to You and Your Pet

Where your pet’s health is our top priority and excellent service is our goal.

Our Team Overview

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

VCA Charities is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that directly help pets in need. Through its 27 Pet Food Pantry locations in 18 states, VCA Charities has helped to provide over 1.5 Million pet food meals to families who could not otherwise afford it. VCA Charities also provides free veterinary services, medication, and funding annually to over 100 humane societies, animal rescues, animal shelters, and service dog organizations across the country.

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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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Know Your Pet

Tube Feeding - Esophagostomy Tubes in Cats

An esophagostomy tube is a small rubber tube that enters the esophagus through a surgical incision on the side of the neck. This allows food you to place food directly into the esophagus so that it can flow down into the stomach. The feeding tube is not placed directly into the stomach.

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Nutrition - Feeding Guidelines for Cats

Feeding your cat the appropriate amount of a well balanced diet is vital to the maintenance of overall health and well-being, just as eating a well balanced diet is for us. In order to understand how and what to feed cats, it is necessary to understand how the nutritional requirements of the cat have developed through the process of biological evolution.

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Gastrostomy Tube Feeding in Cats

A gastrostomy tube is a small rubber tube that passes directly into the stomach through the skin and body wall of the cat's abdomen. It permits you to deliver food and water directly into the stomach.

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Behavior Counseling Aggression - Introduction

Behavior Counseling Aggression - Introduction

Aggression is defined as threats or harmful actions directed toward another individual and can include threat displays, lunging, growling, snarling, snapping and biting. In animals, aggressive behaviors are a means of communication.

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Behavior Management Products for Dogs

Behavior Management Products for Dogs

There are numerous products on the market that have been designed to help prevent undesirable behavior in dogs. Leashes, harnesses, and head halters are needed to keep pets under control, especially when outdoors.

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Introduction to Desensitization and Counterconditioning

Introduction to Desensitization and Counterconditioning

Counterconditioning and desensitization are powerful ways to change behavior. They are usually used in combination. Desensitization provides a means of safely exposing the pet to the stimulus at a level at or below which fear is likely to be exhibited.

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Flying with your Cat

Flying with your Cat

Successful flight with a cat begins long before the day of travel. It requires planning and preparation in order to make the experience as enjoyable as possible for both you and your cat.

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Breeding and Queening Cats

Breeding cats and raising kittens can be an extremely rewarding experience or it may result in frustration and failure. The following information is provided in order to increase your chances of success and make the experience more enjoyable and safe.

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Brushing Teeth in Cats

Brushing Teeth in Cats

Teaching your cat to accept the brushing of its teeth will take some training, but will be relatively easy once he is accustomed to the process. Daily brushing is most beneficial and will help to establish a routine for your pet.

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