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Veterinary Clinics in North County San Diego (Pet Hospital Guide)

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Your furry or feathered family member needs regular checkups, vaccinations, and less frequently, emergency services. Our North County Veterinarians/Pet Hospital Guide will help you find the perfect spot for you and your beloved pet.

Veterinary Clinic: North County San Diego Coastal

(Del Mar to Oceanside)

Canyon Creek Animal Hospital

This small, loving animal hospital in Carlsbad primarily treats cats and dogs and provides wellness appointments, surgery, emergency care and dental care.

VCA Mission Animal & Bird Hospital

VCA Mission Animal and Bird Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility in Oceanside that provides medical care, surgical care and dental care to four-legged and feathered pets. The hospital is open 24×7 and the office is open during regular business hours.

Surfside Animal Hospital

Surfside is a full-service veterinary clinic/animal hospital in Oceanside that offers affordable spay and neuter programs and veterinary services.

Pacific Animal Hospital

Pacific Animal Hospital offers full-service veterinary care and pet services for dogs and cats. Services include wellness exams, pet vaccinations, parasite control, heartworm testing, laboratory services, pet dental care, internal medicine, and surgery. The facility also offers veterinary acupuncture, physical therapy, and luxury pet boarding for dogs and cats.

The Drake Center for Veterinary Care

Drake treats dogs, cats and other small mammals with services like wellness and preventative care, critical and emergency care, dentistry, surgery, integrative medicine, acupuncture, laser therapy, behavioral education, diet and nutrition education, diagnostic imaging, laboratory and pharmacy services. Drakes vets also make house calls

Rancho Santa Fe Veterinary Hospital of Solana Beach

This general veterinary hospital is staffed with four vets and located in Solana Beach. The hospital specializes in helping dogs and cats and its services include wellness visits, dentistry, and surgery.

Santa Fe Animal Clinic

This Encinitas clinic is another full service veterinary clinic specializing in dogs and cats.

Veterinary Clinic: North County San Diego Inland

(Rancho Bernardo to Escondido)

El Norte Veterinary Clinic

This beloved clinic has been located at its El Norte Plaza location for more than 20 years. Dr. Michael Sergent has owned and operated the clinic since 2000 and operates a one-doctor small-animal veterinary clinic for dogs, cats and “occasional” rabbits.

Countryside Veterinary Hospital

Countryside provides full-service animal care including comprehensive physical exams, house calls, nutritional counseling, microchipping, vaccinations, zoonosis and parasite control. Other services are surgery, both orthopedic and soft tissue care, dentistry, and internal medicine. Additional offerings include grooming services, upscale boarding, and laser therapy.

Nordahl Pet Clinic

The Nordahl Pet Clinic provide low-cost vet services including standard medical, dental and surgical veterinary services. Its affordable vaccine clinics (rabies vaccines are $7) happen Tuesdays from 4pm-6pm, and Thursdays from 9am-6pm, and a regular exam is $29.

Veterinary Specialty Hospital

Veterinary Specialty Hospital is staffed by more than 50 vets, including 27 board-certified specialists in the areas of surgery, internal medicine, medical oncology, radiation oncology, neurology/neurosurgery, ophthalmology, dentistry, emergency/critical care and dermatology. The hospital is open 365 days a year, 24 hours a day.

Pearson’s Animal Hospital

Dr. Pearson’s staff treats dogs, cats and rabbits emergency and urgent care services.

San Marcos Veterinary Clinic

The San Marcos Veterinary Clinic offers affordable exams, vaccines, puppy/kitten plans, orthopedic surgeries, dental services, and more.

Melrose Veterinary Hospital

This full-service veterinary medical facility located in Vista offers medical care, surgical care and dental care in addition to pain management, microchipping and more.

Acacia Animal Health Center

This multi-doctor practice provides care for dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, reptiles and other exotic animals. Acacia’s services range from primary, preventative and urgent care to acupuncture, herbal medicine and holistic care to complete surgical services including orthopedics, dentistry, animal chiropractic care and physical rehabilitation.

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Debbie Anderson: Debbie is a freelance writer and editor who’s been blogging at San Diego Momma since 2007. Debbie's been featured in Writer's Digest, the San Diego Reader, and San Diego Magazine, and was named Top 25 blog by Red Tricycle, nominated for an InfluenceSD "Best in Lifestyle" blog award, and appeared on NBC, Fox, and The CW Network as a blogger spokesperson. You can connect with her on LinkedIn or at Google+.