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Our Hospital

In our AAHA-accredited facility at VCA Hillcrest Animal Hospital, we've helped pets live long, healthy and happy lives since 1990. We deliver the best medical care for pets and the best experience for pet owners.

Located in the heart of the Hillcrest section of San Diego, our veterinarians, technicians and other pet-friendly support staff are trained to the highest standards. Their thorough knowledge of the latest procedures and medicines ensures that our patients receive the best in preventive and healing care.

Hospital Overview

Welcome!  Located in heart of Hillcrest, on the corner of West Washington Street and Albatross, about 2.5 miles from Interstate 5 (I-5), VCA Hillcrest Animal Hospital is a friendly, comfortable, full service AAHA accredited veterinary hospital.    With 3 skilled and caring veterinarians we provide well pet and sick pet services, for puppies & kittens, adult dogs & cats, and senior pets.  Our services include physical exams, vaccines, including weekly Preventative Care vaccine Clinics; spay, neuter, pet dental care, including dental digital radiographs; surgeries, digital x-ray & laboratory testing.  We carry Hill's Prescription Diets, Royal Canin therapeutic pet food, and a variety of treats.  We work closely with several local rescue groups and animal shelters including the San Diego Humane Society, P.A.W.S and FACE.   
 
 Here at VCA Hillcrest Animal Hospital we care about you and your pet, and will help you take the best possible care of your loveable companion.  Dr. Craig Kinshella, Dr. Kenna Clifton, and Dr. Kevin Lew are knowledgeable and skilled veterinarians, and kind and compassionate individuals.  Along with our friendly front office staff and well trained patient care team, we will provide exceptional service to you and your pet.  In the community since 1990, we are here to serve you.                          

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Wellness Plans for Your Pet

Preventive nose-to-tail care.

Prescriptions, pet food
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Pet care you can count on - because VCA delivers.

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