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  • Comprehensive Veterinary Care in Capitola

    At Santa Cruz Veterinary Hospital, we provide a comprehensive range of veterinary services and surpass the level of care you'd expect to make sure your pets get the quality of care that they deserve.

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  • Meeting All Your Pets' Health Care Needs

    We offer all the core services that your pet needs to have a long and healthy life, from wellness checkups and vaccinations to geriatrics, dental care, and surgery.

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  • 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.

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Welcome to Our Capitola 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!

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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.

Dental Care

Keeping your pet's teeth strong and healthy throughout their life.

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Surgery Services

A number of surgical options are available in case the unexpected happens.

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Routine Exams

Your first line of defense against any potential health hazards.

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Preventive Care

Keeping those pesky parasites at bay, so your pet can live a healthy and comfortable life.

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Reproductive Services

Let us help you take the stress out of your breeding program and make it an easy experience.

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Urgent Care

When accidents happen, count on us to help you and your pet get through.

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From Our Patients 

Find out what our patients have to say about their experience with Santa Cruz Veterinary Hospital.

  • we have been clients of SC Vet Hospital for almost 15 yrs. We trust the doctors and staff without hesitation to take care of our pets. The doctors are great, knowledgeable, kind, and responsive. The staff is equally professional and helpful. I wouldn't go anywhere else. I am so glad this level of care is available.
    - Laura G.

Tips & Advice From Our Team

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.

What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

You love your pet and want to make sure that the veterinarian you choose for them has the right qualifications and certifications to provide your pet with the care they need throughout their life. But what qualifications should you be looking for?

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What is the difference between pet insurance and a pet wellness plan?

What is the difference between pet insurance and a pet wellness plan?

Pet insurance and wellness plans are two very different options available to pet owners to try and help make their companion's care more affordable. There are distinct benefits each offer, but it's important that you understand the differences between the two of them. Here, our Capitola vets explain some more about wellness plans and pet insurance. 

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease is a serious parasite-borne condition that can impact your pet's health, resulting in heart failure, lung disease and even death for dogs, cats or ferrets in the Capitola area. Here, our vets explain why the prevention of this disease is so important. 

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Conveniently located in Capitola

Our friendly team of veterinary professionals provides comprehensive veterinary services for cats and dogs in Capitola and the surrounding area.

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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.

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(831) 222-5520