When cat hernias are detected early they generally aren’t too serious and can be repaired with surgery. Today, our Santa Cruz vets describe various types of hernias seen in cats and provide insight into what to expect from your cat's hernia surgery.
Critical Care for Santa Cruz Pets
Meeting your pet's specialty health care needs
From trauma treatment to cancer care and surgery, our experienced team of board-certified specialists and Santa Cruz emergency vets offer advanced medical care for pets in need.
No Referrals Necessary
New patients are always welcome at our Santa Cruz animal clinic
At Pacific & Santa Cruz Veterinary Specialists, our experienced team of veterinarians goes above and beyond to ensure that your beloved pet gets the quality care they need and deserve.
24/7 Emergency Care for Pets
Welcome to Our Santa Cruz Animal Hospital
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 cancer 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!
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.
Providing Specialty Care Since 1961
Specialty Veterinary Services
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.
Had a mild emergency with our pup on vacation. It was very relaxing to find a clinic that was open and available on a Sunday evening. The care was excellent and the staff was friendly. Very reasonable charge for what turned out to be a simple treatment. Pup came home happy and fixed up.
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.
Many cases of cancer in cats go undetected until the condition becomes more advanced, but spotting and treating cancer early gives your pet their best shot at a good outcome. That's why it's important to know the signs of cancer in cats and see your Santa Cruz vet right away if your cat begins displaying symptoms.
Address & Hours
Pacific & Santa Cruz Veterinary Specialists proudly serves patients in Santa Cruz, Soquel, Capitola, Live Oak and beyond.
24/7 Emergency Services
If you have an emergency, we're open 24/7 all 365 days a year.
Our veterinary specialists provide services weekdays by appointment.
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.