VCA Grossmont Animal Hospital

Phone: 619-697-0082
Fax: 619-697-7277
8274 Parkway Drive Suite #106
La Mesa, CA 91942
Business Hours
Sun Closed

Caring for pets... and their people, too.

A Wealth of Veterinary Experience at Your Service

At VCA Grossmont Animal Hospital, we look forward to welcoming you, your cat and your dog. Everyone on our staff believes the better we get to know your pets, the better we can provide the best possible health care for them. In fact, when you come in, you'll see exactly why our veterinarians are praised for their kind and thorough care. Our doctors and staff will treat your pets like they do their own: with compassion and gentleness. You and your pet will be given our doctor's full attention�we will never rush through an exam. We also carefully track the course of your pet's care over time, which is so important to your pet's long-term health.

In every case, you'll be served by experienced, knowledgeable members of our staff. Our veterinarians, veterinary assistants, and other pet-friendly personnel are trained to the highest standards. Their knowledge of the latest veterinary medicines and procedures ensures that

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We provide veterinary services for every stage in your pet's life, from her first shots to a lifetime of preventive care to keep her happy and healthy.

Our services don't end at our hospital doors.  As a member of the VCA family, our veterinarians have access to extensive medical resources, not the least of which is the VCA knowledge base, which allows our doctors to tap into the collected knowledge of over 2,000 VCA veterinarians.

And if your pet ever needs truly advanced veterinary care, VCA Specialty Hospitals are ready to help.  These twenty-eight clinics provide state-of-the-art care in orthopedic surgery, physical therapy, advanced oncology, and even such cutting-edge treatments as stem cell therapy.

The friendly, professional staff at VCA Grossmont Animal Hospital is made up of dedicated individuals who have made it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives. To be true to this mission the hospital team relies on several individuals, where each team member is equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet.

And if things get very complicated, we are fortunate to have access to the nation's largest network of VCA veterinarians and board certified specialists. In a word: TEAMWORK!

Teamwork is a constant in our daily practice. From the very first person you speak to to the person who checks you and your pet out, our team of pet lovers works cohesively to create a warm and welcoming experience for both you and your pet.

Dr. Corinne Mellien
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: University of California, Davis

Dr. Mellien grew up in San Diego and attended Patrick Henry High School. She then went to San Diego State University before going on to UC Davis

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Dr. Sarah Lane
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: University of Tennessee

Dr. Sarah Lane, originally from Texas, completed her undergraduate work in Nashville, TN before receiving her doctorate from the University of Tennessee

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Highly Recommended
La Mesa Client of VCA Grossmont from La Mesa

We have been going to this vet for about 15 years, with anything that requires a vet hospital or immediate care (about once a year, approx). VCA's Dr. Perry is wonderful and the staff and other vets have been very good, too. They saved our dachshund's life when she ate rat poison - she came through with not a single ill effect, they saw her right away and administered the medicine that prevents bleeding. We have had our dogs spayed here, without any problem and also other miscellaneous treatments through the years. Also, recently, when our 14 year old dog had heart failure, they were very compassionate and took time to talk to us when the dog expired shortly after bringing her there. They even sent a card with lovely, personalized sentiments. I would say they truly value and care for animals at this animal hospital and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them for this. They can be expensive (for certain surgeries) - I think being cautious about extras is a good idea. On the other hand, shopping around for cheaper vets might land one in the hands of those who have horrible reviews. Do your homework! VCA Grossmont is reliable and does good work, they have highly experienced veterinarians there - and very importantly, these vets respect and love the animals they care for. I am a real patient and a fan of theirs! :)
4/9/2010

Convenient, Affordable Wellness Plans

Membership includes:

  • Convenient monthly payments
  • 5 visits to VCA each year
  • Doctor-recommended vaccines
  • Prevention and early detection tests for serious diseases
  • Routine dental care for your pet
  • Peace of mind knowing you are doing the best for your pet

To enroll in VCA CareClub®, call us at
619-697-0082 or request an appointment.