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  • New Patients Welcome - No Referrals Necessary

    Open 7 Days a Week in Santa Cruz

    At Pacific & Santa Cruz Veterinary Specialists, our veterinarians go above and beyond to ensure that your beloved pet gets quality care 24/7, including Saturdays and Sundays.

    Call (831) 475-5400

  • New Patients Welcome - No Referrals Necessary

    Open 7 Days a Week in Santa Cruz

    At Pacific & Santa Cruz Veterinary Specialists, our veterinarians go above and beyond to ensure that your beloved pet gets quality care 24/7, including Saturdays and Sundays.

    Call (831) 475-5400

Emergency Care

24/7 emergency and critical care for dogs and cats when they need us most.

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Specialty Services

Advanced medical care for pets including oncology, surgery, internal medicine and more.

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Diagnostics & Lab

24/7 on-site lab allows our vets to provide you with a diagnosis of your pet's condition faster.

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Specialist Referrals

Our board-certified veterinary specialists are happy to take referrals from primary care vets.

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Santa Cruz Animal Hospital

24/7 Emergency Care for Pets

Our Santa Cruz Veterinarians Welcome Patients 7 Days A Week, Including Saturdays & Sundays

Pacific & Santa Cruz Veterinary Specialists is an emergency and specialist pet hospital that offers advanced medical services for pets in need. Serving Santa Cruz, Capitola, Live Oak, Seabright, Rio Del Mar, Aptos and beyond.

From internal medicine and surgery to cardiologycancer treatment and critical care, our specialist vets serve the veterinary community as a partner in total patient care through high-quality, specialized medical services.

We care for companion animals from across Santa Cruz, providing a range of specialist services not typically available at standard veterinary clinics.

Our Pacific and Santa Cruz vets are proud to live up to the standards of veterinary excellence laid out by the American Animal Hospital Association!

AAHA

About Our Hospital

Meet Our Veterinarians

It takes a team to provide the best treatment for a pet in need of emergency and specialty medical care. Since 1961 our growing team of board-certified veterinary specialists and emergency vets has been working together to provide Santa Cruz pets with the best possible emergency and medical care.

Our Veterinary Specialists   Our Emergency Vets

Providing Specialty Care Since 1961

Specialty Veterinary Services in Santa Cruz

Our board-certified specialists and emergency vets offer advanced diagnostic and treatment services including fiber-optic bronchoscopy and endoscopy, cystoscopy, laparoscopy, Doppler ultrasound, surgery, 24-hour ICU care and emergency services.

Pacific & Santa Cruz Veterinary Specialists provides specialty medicine during the weekdays and emergency and critical care in ICU nights, weekends, and holidays.

  • I have immense gratitude for your kind, compassionate care of Pinto. I felt the love and passion you have for animals and your patience and empathy for their human family members. This experience could have been so much harder had it not been for you all. Please know on your hardest days that your work is seen and so appreciated. I recommend your care to family and friends without hesitation. From the bottom of my heart, thank you.
    - Brittany F

Helping You Care For Your Pet

Advice From Our Santa Cruz Vets

Our informative blog features helpful tips and advice from our Santa Cruz vets and team that will help you to keep your pets healthy and happy.

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Giardia in Cats - Signs & Treatment

Diarrhea and upset stomach are both common symptoms that accompany parasitic infections known as Giardasis. In today's post, you can learn about the signs of Giardia in cats and how you can treat your feline friend if they become infected.

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Vomiting in Dogs - When to Head to The Vet

Vomiting in Dogs - When to Head to The Vet

Vomiting is a common but troubling symptom in dogs, that every pet parent has to deal with at some point. But why is your dog vomiting? Is it normal? Today, we delve into the messy topic of vomiting in dogs.

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Laparoscopic Spay for Dogs & Cats

Laparoscopic Spay for Dogs & Cats

In today's post, you will find information about laparoscopic spay surgery for dogs and cats, including how it differs from traditional surgery and the benefits associated with it.

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Conveniently Located

Open 24/7, Including Saturdays and Sundays

Pacific & Santa Cruz Veterinary Specialists proudly serves patients in Santa Cruz, Soquel, Capitola, Live Oak and beyond.

Hospital Hours

24/7 Emergency Services

  • Monday:24 hours
  • Tuesday:24 hours
  • Wednesday:24 hours
  • Thursday:24 hours
  • Friday:24 hours
  • Saturday:24 hours
  • Sunday:24 hours


Specialty Services

Our veterinary specialists provide services weekdays by appointment.

Address

2585 Soquel Dr Santa Cruz CA 95065 US

Phone

(831) 475-5400

New Patients Welcome

Pacific & Santa Cruz Veterinary Specialists is always accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about restoring good health to Santa Cruz companion animals. We are open 24/7 to provide your pet with care, whenever they need us.

Contact Us

Contact (831) 475-5400