FHO surgery can be an effective and cost-effective treatment for cats with painful hip problems. Read on to learn more about the FHO process, what to expect as your cat recovers from FHO surgery and how much you can expect to pay for this procedure.
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 cardiology, 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 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.
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.
When your cat's body overproduces thyroid hormones—hyperthyroidism—your kitty is at risk of developing a number of serious health issues. Today, our Santa Cruz vets explain more about hyperthyroidism in cats and how it can be treated with dietary changes.
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.