Veterinary Specialty Hospital of San Diego makes a difference in the lives of pets and the people who love them.

Since 1990, we have been the preeminent, world-class veterinary specialty center in the San Diego area, with top specialists providing exceptional service and care using state-of-the-art technology.

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Client Registration Form

Please take a moment to fill out and submit this client registration form in advance of your upcoming appointment. Thank you.

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Referral Forms

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Continuing Education

Continuing Education

Check back regularly for upcoming continuing education lectures for doctors and veterinary technicians. Keep your credentials current with RACE approved CE.

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Our Team

Our Team

Our medical team is equipped with advanced diagnostic and therapeutic tools, but it is the training and human interaction of our team with your pet that makes all the difference.

Our Team
Careers

Careers

There is so much more to VSH. We hope you’ll contact us for more information about employment opportunities.

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Ethos Diagnostic Science

Ethos Diagnostic Science

As a member of the Ethos Veterinary Health family, Ethos Diagnostic Science shares the mission of providing unsurpassed veterinary laboratory testing for our hospital patients, the greater veterinary community, and scientific researchers.

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  • GSP puppy running ears flapping

    Tests Reputable Breeders Perform with Veterinarians

    June 15, 2020

    Early detection of hereditary conditions is important for family pets too as it can allow for early surgical intervention, weight and exercise management plans, or treatment plans to manage a condition if/when it develops. What follows are a few of the more commonly recommended tests that apply to a wide range of breeds. These tests are also routinely recommended for rescues, and non-pure-breed dogs for the same reasons – early indicators of potential disease, or conditions that need to be managed.

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  • springer spaniel puppies playing with a rope toy

    Buying a Puppy from a Reputable Breeder

    June 15, 2020

    The AKC website provides a list of registered kennels. This is the first place to start the process of finding a registered breeder with a solid reputation. If the parents are registered with AKC and/or breed clubs, this is a key indicator of a quality breeder.

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  • About Intestinal Dysbiosis

    June 15, 2020

    Intestinal dysbiosis is an alteration in the composition and/or richness of the normal bacteria that are found in the gastrointestinal tract (microbiota). It has been suggested that states of intestinal dysbiosis exist and may possibly correlate with disease processes that affect the health of the intestine and other organs and diseases, such as cancer and immune-mediated diseases

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Highlights of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Options Please contact us if you are seeking a service or treatment not listed here

CT
Digital Radiography
Ultrasound: Abdomen, Cardiac, Thoracic, Musculoskeletal
Video Scoping: Cystoscopy, Endoscopy, Rhinoscopy, and more
Minimally Invasive Surgery: Arthroscopy, Laparoscopy, Thoracoscopy
Ophthalmic Diode Laser System, Phacoemulsification surgery, Operating Microscope
Transfusion Medicine
Mechanical Ventilator
Electromyography (EMG)
Echocardiogram & Electrocardiogram (ECG)
Spinal Tap

We are an AAHA Certified Hospital
The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) is the only organization that accredits veterinary practices in the United States and Canada. Practices that accept the challenge of accreditation are evaluated on stringent quality standards that encompass all aspects of veterinary medicine—from pain management and patient care to team training and medical record keeping.

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