VCA California Veterinary Specialists - Carlsbad

Our Story

Our hospital is staffed with board-certified veterinary specialists and experienced emergency medical teams.

Our emergency services are offered 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Our other services are available by appointment.

We work closely with your primary care doctor to provide the very best in continued care of your pet. Our family of specialists, dedicated emergency clinicians, and experienced staff provide a unique team approach to referral veterinary medicine.

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Hometown Care at VCA California Veterinary Specialists - Carlsbad

Our Mission
Our mission is to combine the latest advances in medicine, science, and technology to diagnose, treat and enhance the quality of life of our patients.

Special Care from the Heart
With the motto, “Special Care from the Heart.” It’s who we are. It’s what we do. We care about the whole family as we bring health and wellness to their pet.

Our Approach
The team at VCA CVS provides around the clock care, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We work closely with your referring veterinarians to ensure that each pet receives the best care possible. Many tell us our approach is what makes us unique and special. We hope you will agree.

Mutual Respect Policy
This is a place of healing, where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. There is no tolerance for aggressive behavior such as:

  • Abusive language (verbal harassment or threats)
  • Physical Violence
  • Threatening physical gestures
  • Sexual language or behavior directed at others
  • Carrying or unauthorized weapons on our premises
  • Photography or audio/visual recordings of associates or patients without express permissions or that creates a perceived threatening environment

For the safety of our patients, visitors, and team members, any such incidents may result in removal from the facility.

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.