VCA West Mesa Animal Hospital

Our Story

At VCA West Mesa 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.

Serving Albuquerque’s West Side since 1981, 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 prevention and healing care.


Hometown Care at VCA West Mesa Animal Hospital
VCA West Mesa Animal Hospital has been serving the west side of Albuquerque and surrounding areas since 1981. We are located on the west side of Coors just off Interstate 40, in the Quail Run Shopping Center. Our hospital offers easy access from all points within Albuquerque and available for your pet's needs 6 days per week. We are just minutes from Ladera, Tres Volcanoes, Rancho Encantado, Paradise, Sunrise and Taylor Ranch communities. We invite you to visit our 7,000 square foot AAHA-accredited facility for a tour and to meet our welcoming staff and veterinarians. 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, spay, neuter and dental care surgeries, hospitalization, digital radiography, laboratory testing, soft tissue surgery and ultrasound. We also provide a comfortable and safe boarding facility for cats and dogs. 
Ask us about CareClub, the wellness plan with easy and affordable monthly payments.

We carry Hill's Science Diets & 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 city of Albuquerque's Animal Welfare Dept. (AWD), Animal Humane of New Mexico (AHANM), Watermelon Mountain Ranch (WMR), PACA, NMAF, FAT Katz, Street Cat Hub, and the Valencia County Shelter. We are also proud to work with the New Mexico State Police, Isleta Pueblo, Bureau of Indian Affairs and more, to provide veterinary care for the K9 officers in our community.

Our team of experts provides the highest level of veterinary medicine that meets or exceeds the stringent requirements to acquire this accreditation from AAHA. We have held this distinction since 1995! Therefore, our practitioners and caring staff are committed to the best experience possible whether it is for wellness visits, emergency service, pet boarding or pet food purchases. At VCA West Mesa Animal Hospital, your pet’s health is our top priority and excellent client service is our goal!

Remember, we are here for you! Our hospital is open 6 days per week for your pet's needs:

Monday-Friday: 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Accreditations & Affiliations
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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.