COVID-19: Health And Safety Are Our #1 Concern

Please make sure to arrive 5-10 minutes prior to your appointment time, this will give us time to check you in and keep to the doctor’s schedule. If you are checked in late we may have to reschedule your appointment, thanks for your cooperation.

When you arrive for your appointment at Santa Cruz Veterinary Hospital, please follow our curb-side check-in procedure::

  • CALL 831-222-5520 to check-in and provide your parking space number and pets name.
  • TEXT 831-226-7240 to check in, let us know what you are here for, provide your parking space number and pets name. (You can also request appointments, make changes or request a refill by sending a message to this number as well)

A staff member will meet you outside, please take care to:

  • Stay in or close to your car, do not approach or crowd the entrance so our staff has room to work.
  • Wear a mask or cloth covering your mouth and nose when talking to our staff.
  • Keep 6ft apart from others when possible.

Great Veterinary Care for a Long and Comfortable Life 

Your Pet’s Health Is Our Highest Priority

Santa Cruz Veterinary Hospital is a leading-edge small animal hospital in Capitola that has earned the trust of community pet parents by offering high-quality veterinary services. Your favorite four-legged friend will receive superior care that’s delivered with expertise and compassion. Our veterinarians and staff are experts at meeting your pet’s needs at every life stage, and we know how to care for you, too.  As one of our clients, you will be treated with courtesy and respect, and we’ll be sure to clearly explain your pet’s health status and answer any questions you may have.


Improving the lives of pets and their families with the safest possible procedures



Over 50 years of compassionate veterinary care for people and their pets



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