At VCA Highlands Animal 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.
Located in North Highlands, our veterinarians, technicians and other pet-friendly support staff are trained to the highest standards. Their thorough knowledge and care, we ensure that our patients receive the best in preventive and healing care.
A Wealth of Veterinary Experience at Your Service!
At VCA Animal Hospital, we look forward to welcoming you, your dog, and cat. Everyone on our staff believes that the better we get to know your pets, the better we can provide the best possible health 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. We also offer boarding for your pets to allow medications to be given or just love when you are away from home. Ask us about additional services!
The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) sets the standard for quality veterinary care for companion animals. As an accredited hospital, we voluntarily uphold the Association's high standards in 18 different areas and are routinely evaluated on over 900 different standards of veterinary care. Not all animal hospitals are accredited, and we are proud to be amongst only 12-15% of veterinary hospitals that hold this honor.
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.
Caring for pets means meeting a wide range of needs beyond health care. Fortunately, there’s a whole community of organizations and businesses eager to help.
Here’s where to meet the local groups that we recommend to our pet-loving families.
Mercer Clinic is a local veterinary service that works with the homeless community and their pets.Visit Mercer Clinic
The mission of the Sacramento SPCA: To foster a loving and compassionate community for animals and people by providing assistance, creating lifelong relationships, and saving lives. Since 1894, we’ve worked to reduce pet overpopulation through affordable spay/neuter services, promote the humane treatment of animals through education and outreach, and assist pet owners through a variety of programs and services designed to keep pets and their families together for life.Visit Sacramento SPCA
The mission of the Placer Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Placer SPCA) is to enhance the lives of companion animals and support the human-animal bond. Founded in 1973, the Placer SPCA plays an active role in serving the animals and the people of our community. Through years of dedication and hard work, the staff and volunteers at the Placer SPCA have created a truly unique companion animal center where the animals really do come first, and where we are collectively committed to creating a community where every adoptable companion animal has a loving home.
Front Street Animal Shelter
The Front Street Animal Shelter does far more than caring for lost and abandoned animals in our community. We provide a variety of services that protect both citizens and animals.Visit Front Street Animal Shelter
Trupanion Pet Insurance
The Trupanion policy was created to help your four-legged family members get the best veterinary care when they're sick or injured. Simply put, Trupanion offers one simple plan that covers 90% of all eligible unexpected illnesses or injuries throughout your pet's life. Rest assured knowing your pet can receive the best veterinary care, without worrying about the cost.Visit Trupanion Pet Insurance