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VCA Wilshire Animal Hospital

310-828-4587

2421 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA, 90403

  • Closed

  • Mon-Fri:

    8:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • Sat:

    Closed

  • Sun:

    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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

VCA Wilshire Animal Hospital has been a Santa Monica landmark serving a wide community of animal lovers in Venice, West Los Angeles, and Marina Del Ray, who have trusted the care of their pets to us since 1932. We serve Santa Monica, West Los Angeles, Brentwood, Pacific Palisades, Venice, and the surrounding areas. Generations of veterinarians and staff have welcomed all species of animals, from dogs and cats to all breeds of birds, lizards, tortoises, guinea pigs and other exotics.

We have over 38 years of avian and exotic practice and a board-certified feline specialist on staff and at your service.

We are open seven days a week for your convenience. Emergencies and walk-ins are welcome, but if you know your schedule, call ahead. We also offer boarding!

When you walk into our lobby, you will be pleased to find a friendly intimate environment where you and your pet will feel like family. In our hospital it is very common to see one of our nurses or doctors holding and rocking a pet wrapped in a warm blanket or sitting in one of our kennels, comforting a pet waking up from surgery. It's that kind of extra care that makes your...

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Our Team Overview

Dedication, experience, compassion, and love are the words that describe the community of caring professionals that make up the staff at the VCA Wilshire Animal Hospital. We treat all animals, from the smallest finch or your child's first goldfish, with the same compassion and medical expertise as the largest pot-bellied pig or the giant Saint Bernard. Hamsters, mice, bearded dragons, and tortoises are a few of the many species of animals our...

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VCA Charities

VCA Charities supports the joy of pet ownership to people by helping pets find and remain in loving homes. Through grants and partnerships with shelters and animal welfare organizations, we help remove barriers to pet ownership and help keep pets in loving homes by funding emergency and specialty veterinary care; supporting adoption readiness and surrender prevention programs; enabling the care and feeding of pets belonging to underserved families; and, responding to our local communities in crisis.

Together with our community of clients, donors and Associates, we are able to support animal welfare organizations throughout the nation by providing life-saving grants and resources. Donations are always welcome at VCA Animal Hospitals or online at VCACharities.org.

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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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