VCA North Coast Animal Hospital

Our Story

At VCA North Coast 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 Encinitas, our veterinarians, technicians and 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.

Hometown Care at VCA North Coast Animal Hospital

Welcome!  VCA North Coast Animal Hospital is located in the beautiful beach city of Encinitas, directly across the street from the CVS/Smart and Final shopping center just 1 mile east of the I-5 freeway. We are a friendly, comfortable, state-of-the-art, medically full-service AAHA accredited veterinary hospital.  Our caring and skilled veterinarians provide well-pet and sick pet services, for puppies and kittens, adult dogs and cats, and senior pets.  Our services include physical exams, vaccines, including weekly Preventative Care vaccine Clinics; spay, neuter, and pet dental care; surgeries, hospitalization, digital x-ray, and laboratory testing and digital radiology.

Ask us about Care Club, the wellness plan with easy, affordable monthly payments to take advantage of the services we offer!

We carry Hill's Science and Prescription Diets, Royal Canin therapeutic pet food, and a variety of treats. We also work closely with several local rescue groups and animal shelters including Rancho Coastal Humane Society, San Diego Humane Society, Emerald City Pet Rescue, Tender Loving Canines, and Helen Woodward Animal Center.  We welcome you to VCA North Coast Animal Hospital where we care about you and your pet, and will help you take the best possible care of your companion.  

Accreditations & Affiliations
American Animal Hospital Association

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.