South Bay Veterinary Hospital in CHULA VISTA HAS EVERYTHING YOUR PET NEEDS FOR A HAPPY AND HEALTHY LIFE
South Bay Veterinary Hospital embraces our mission to be the most reliable, responsible, and respected providers of veterinary services to pets and their owners.
Through genuine commitment, quality education, and care we will create satisfied clients who are happy with their pet’s health care and will actively refer others to our practice.
Pets deserve the very best care and South Bay Veterinary Hospital offers it SEVEN days a week. Our AAHA-accredited animal hospital has long been offering the very best in animal care – since 1956 – with a full-service animal vet clinic serving the San Diego community. The knowledgeable and compassionate staff at our Chula Vista veterinary hospital includes five veterinarians, a team of experienced nurses and veterinary technicians, groomers, and managers that ensure our animal hospital’s administration runs as smoothly as your pet’s visits.
Our Chula Vista Veterinary Clinic Offers a Full Range of Pet Care
Even our routine veterinary care goes beyond with our vast and knowledgeable staff and top-notch animal hospital veterinarians, Dr. Deo, Dr. Hackman, Dr. Nguyen, Dr. Wilcox, Dr. Appel, and Dr. Sawyer. Standard services include annual examinations from our experienced veterinarians, spay and neuter surgeries, pet vaccinations, pet grooming and pet boarding. Also, our veterinarians are experienced in veterinary dentistry cleaning dogs’ teeth and providing other pet dental services. Our animal vet clinic features an in-house pharmacy to quickly and easily fill pets’ prescription needs as well as select over-the-counter medications.
If you have questions about our services or would like to speak to our staff, please call us at 619-421-6186.
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Whether your pet needs a routine spay or neuter surgery, a pet dental procedure, or something more complex like ACL surgery or tumor removal.
Vaccinating your pet according to the schedule suggested by our veterinarian in Chula Vista is an important part of your pet’s preventative care.
Here at South Bay Veterinary Hospital, we know the vital importance of pet dietary management, and we can help your pets receive the proper nutrition and foods they need for pet dietary management the longest, healthiest life.
Grooming dogs, and to an extent cats, in Chula Vista, is an important part of their preventative health care.
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