Of all the injuries dogs can get in their knees, cruciate ligament tears are the most common. Today, our Capitola vets explain what a cruciate ligament rupture is in dogs and how it can be treated with surgery.
Quality care is our Promise
At Santa Cruz Veterinary Hospital, we pride ourselves on providing the best quality care to each and every patient. With 7 veterinarians, each with a unique and innovative approach to health care, your pet will have a treatment custom-made to fit their exact needs.
Welcome to Our Veterinary Hospital - General Practice Vet
Santa Cruz Veterinary Hospital is a full-service general practice vet offering an impressive range of medical services for cats and dogs in Capitola, Santa Cruz, and the surrounding areas.
From preventive care and surgery to breeding and reproductive services, our wide range of diverse service offerings can meet all of your pet’s healthcare needs under one roof.
We care for Capitola and Santa Cruz’s companion animals and have developed a reputation over the years for being a beautiful hospital with a wonderful collection of smart and caring veterinarians. We have state-of-the-art equipment as well as experienced technicians, and access to specialists.
Our team of experienced Capitola vets are proud to live up to the standards of veterinary excellence laid out by the American Animal Hospital Association!
Quality, Integrity, Compassion & Service
Santa Cruz Veterinary Hospital is a full-service animal hospital that offers comprehensive veterinary services for pets in Capitola and Santa Cruz. From regular checkups and vaccinations to dental care and surgery, we've got all the services you could possibly need for your pet.
Keeping your pet's teeth strong and healthy throughout their life.
A number of surgical options are available in case the unexpected happens.
Your first line of defense against any potential health hazards.
Keeping those pesky parasites at bay, so your pet can live a healthy and comfortable life.
Let us help you take the stress out of your breeding program and make it an easy experience.
When accidents happen, count on us to help you and your pet get through.
From Our Patients
Find out what our patients have to say about their experience with Santa Cruz Veterinary Hospital.
We love Dr. Douglas and the staff! Our dog gets a little scared when she gets there but the staff is so nice, I think she wants to go home with them afterwards. She's a big German Shepherd Dog and they are great with her. I also find them to be very caring and compassionate.
Tips & Advice From Our Santa Cruz Vets
Whether you are looking for advice about parasite protection or information on common pet illnesses, our knowledgeable Capitola and Santa Cruz veterinarians at Santa Cruz Veterinary Hospital will give you the inside scoop. Look here first for helpful tips and advice that can help you keep your pets healthy and happy.
You want your dog to have a set of puppies of their own but either traditional breeding hasn’t worked or you want to optimize the chance of breeding your female dog. Here, our Capitola vets discuss the various methods of artificial insemination for your dog.
Conveniently located in Capitola
Our friendly team of veterinary professionals provides comprehensive veterinary services for cats and dogs in Capitola and the surrounding area.
New Patients Welcome
Santa Cruz Veterinary Hospital is accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of Capitola companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.