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VCA West Bernardo Animal Hospital

858-485-7570

11605 Duenda Road, Suite D, San Diego, CA, 92127

  • Closed

  • Mon:

    8:00 am - 5:30 pm

  • Tue-Wed:

    8:00 am - 7:00 pm

  • Thu-Fri:

    8:00 am - 5:30 pm

  • Sat:

    8:00 am - 4:30 pm

  • Sun:

    Closed

Free First Exam

Experience exceptional pet health care.

Caring for pets... and their people, too.

VCA West Bernardo Animal Hospital is located in the beautiful community of Rancho Bernardo just west of I15 on the corner of Rancho Bernardo Road and Duenda Road. Our hospital is in the Westwood shopping Center with CVS, Taco Bell and the famous Edelweiss Bakery. We can be found directly across from Taco Bell and next to Continental Dry Cleaner.

We are a comfortable, medically 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, senior pets and pocket pets. Our services include complete wellness care, diagnostic and medical care, vaccines, including weekly Preventative Care vaccine Clinics; spay, neuter, and pet dental care; surgeries, digital x-ray, cold laser therapy, ultrasound, laboratory testing, stem cell therapy and house calls. We also provide a comfortable and safe boarding facility, and professional grooming services for dogs and cats.

Emergency

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Free First Exam

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Wellness Plans for Your Pet

Preventive nose-to-tail care.

Prescriptions, pet food
and more...So you'll

Never Forget It

Pet care you can count on - because VCA delivers.

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Animals Seen

Cats, Dogs, Pocket Pets, Rabbits

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My Pet is Sick

My Pet is Sick

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Physical Exam or Vaccines

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Emergency

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My Pet is Sick

My Pet is Sick

Physical Exam or Vaccines

Physical Exam or Vaccines

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Other

Emergency

Emergency

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Our Pledge to You and Your Pet

An exceptional pet healthcare experience.

Our Team Overview

The friendly staff at VCA West Bernardo Animal Hospital have an understanding of what your pet means to you and what the best medicine is for your pet. We have compassionate employees who really care for you and your pet. Our staff really enjoys working with animals and enjoys making sure your pets get the very best medicine they need and you deserve.

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Our Veterinary Services

At VCA Animal Hospitals, your pet's health is our top priority, provided through high-quality, professional care and genuine personal service. We pledge to instill client trust and confidence that your pet will always receive compassionate, gentle care, as well as the highest standard of veterinary medical service available. We pledge to provide the finest personal service and facilities for you, our clients and your special pets.

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Know Your Pet

Tube Feeding - Esophagostomy Tubes in Cats

An esophagostomy tube is a small rubber tube that enters the esophagus through a surgical incision on the side of the neck. This allows food you to place food directly into the esophagus so that it can flow down into the stomach. The feeding tube is not placed directly into the stomach.

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Nutrition - Feeding Guidelines for Cats

Feeding your cat the appropriate amount of a well balanced diet is vital to the maintenance of overall health and well-being, just as eating a well balanced diet is for us. In order to understand how and what to feed cats, it is necessary to understand how the nutritional requirements of the cat have developed through the process of biological evolution.

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Gastrostomy Tube Feeding in Cats

A gastrostomy tube is a small rubber tube that passes directly into the stomach through the skin and body wall of the cat's abdomen. It permits you to deliver food and water directly into the stomach.

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Behavior Counseling Aggression - Introduction

Behavior Counseling Aggression - Introduction

Aggression is defined as threats or harmful actions directed toward another individual and can include threat displays, lunging, growling, snarling, snapping and biting. In animals, aggressive behaviors are a means of communication.

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Behavior Management Products for Dogs

Behavior Management Products for Dogs

There are numerous products on the market that have been designed to help prevent undesirable behavior in dogs. Leashes, harnesses, and head halters are needed to keep pets under control, especially when outdoors.

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Introduction to Desensitization and Counterconditioning

Introduction to Desensitization and Counterconditioning

Counterconditioning and desensitization are powerful ways to change behavior. They are usually used in combination. Desensitization provides a means of safely exposing the pet to the stimulus at a level at or below which fear is likely to be exhibited.

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Flying with your Cat

Flying with your Cat

Successful flight with a cat begins long before the day of travel. It requires planning and preparation in order to make the experience as enjoyable as possible for both you and your cat.

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Breeding and Queening Cats

Breeding cats and raising kittens can be an extremely rewarding experience or it may result in frustration and failure. The following information is provided in order to increase your chances of success and make the experience more enjoyable and safe.

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Brushing Teeth in Cats

Brushing Teeth in Cats

Teaching your cat to accept the brushing of its teeth will take some training, but will be relatively easy once he is accustomed to the process. Daily brushing is most beneficial and will help to establish a routine for your pet.

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