VCA Carpinteria Veterinary Hospital

Our Story

At VCA Carpinteria Veterinary Hospital, we help pets live long, healthy and happy lives. We deliver the best medical care for pets and the best experience for pet owners.

Our veterinarians, technicians and other pet-friendly support staff are trained to the highest standards. Their thorough knowledge of the latest procedures and medications ensures that all our patients receive the best in preventive and healing care.

Hometown Care at VCA Carpinteria Veterinary Hospital

Here at VCA Carpinteria Veterinary Hospital, our doctors, veterinary technicians and assistants, and support staff are dedicated to your family: pets and humans and the loving relationships that hold you together!

We see our practice as a larger family that supports your family, and we are here to help you with routine wellness exams and emergency situations alike.

We are your family vet.

We are located in downtown Carpinteria, a block away from Linden Avenue, and we serve the communities of Montecito, Santa Barbara, Goleta, Ojai, Oxnard, Santa Ynez and Ventura as well.

We have experience you can count on.
Over 50 years of service to our community.

We encourage healthy mouths.
Our dental services focus on preservation of teeth.

We are here when you need us.
Same day urgent appointments and surgery.

We are with you the entire way
We work with the top local specialists in the most serious situations.

We have 7 experienced doctors on staff.
If necessary, a second opinion is right down the hall.

We are here for the life of your pet.
We continue to service generations of family pets.

Accreditations & Affiliations
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American Association of Feline Practitioners

The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) represents practitioners in the veterinary community who are passionate about the care of cats and supports its members in improving the health and welfare of feline patients. With a reputation as a leader in the field of feline medicine, the AAFP helps veterinary practices establish a feline-friendly environment that reduces stress for cats during veterinary visits.

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Cat Friendly Practice - Silver logo
Cat Friendly Practice

The Cat Friendly Practice® program is a leading movement to make veterinary care less stressful for cats and their caregivers. This global initiative is designed to elevate care for cats by assisting practices in developing calming, cat-friendly environments and reducing stress for felines before, during, and after their veterinary visit.

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Fear Free Certified Professional

As veterinary professionals, we know that the stress and anxiety associated with taking a pet to the veterinarian is a significant reason why pets don't always receive the medical attention they need. Fear Free℠ veterinary visits reduce feelings of stress, resulting in a better experience for all involved, including pets, owners, and veterinary health care teams. Having a Fear Free℠ Certified Professional can help alleviate your pet's fear, anxiety, and stress when visiting our hospital.