VCA Main Street Animal Hospital Staff

VCA Main Street Animal Hospital

Phone: 619-232-7401
Fax: 619-232-2262
2773 Main Street
San Diego, CA 92113
Business Hours

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

A Wealth of Veterinary Experience at Your Service!

At VCA Main Street Animal Hospital, in close proximity to Downtown San Diego, we look forward to welcoming you, your dog and cat. Everyone on our staff believes that 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. We'll give you and your pet all the time you need, and never rush through an exam. We'll also carefully track the course of your pet's care, 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 technicians and other pet-friendly personnel are trained to the highest standards. Their knowledge of the latest veterinary medicines and procedures ensures that all our pet patients get the best in prevention and healing methods.


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New to VCA?

In addition to the traditional services you'd expect from a veterinary hospital, we also offer baths and boarding.

If you aren't sure if we offer a specific service that's important to you, please ask us. If we don't offer it already, we can refer you to one of our sister animal hospitals in the area or to one of our veterinary referral hospitals.

VCA Main Street is the oldest veterinary hospital in San Diego and has been ensuring the health of San Diego pets since 1927. We are also the first animal hospital to have a Board Certified Specialist on staff.

Since 1959 we have been continuously accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association as achieving the Highest Standards in Veterinary Care and are proud to be part of only 12% of all hospital that can claim that honor.

Our doctors have over 75 years of combined experience keeping San Diego pets healthy, while incorporating the latest advancements in veterinary care.

Dr. Schroder, Dr. Tugend, and Dr. Kelly, who is a Board Certified Internal Medicine Specialist, are committed, compassionate, and knowledgeable veterinarians who are part of a dedicated VCA Main Street family.

We are backed by several Specialty and Emergency hospitals in San Diego County and are part of the network of over 600 VCA hospitals and 275 board certified specialists nationwide.


Dr. Micheal Kelly
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Dr. Michael Kelly has been part of VCA Main Street Family since 1973. Dr. Kelly a graduate of the University of Illinois and is a board certified

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Dr. Allison Schroder
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: Cornell University

Dr. Allison Schroder has been part of VCA Main Street Family since 2013, and has interest in preventive medicine, general medicine, ophthalmology,

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In Memory of Yukon
Peter and Diane from Fallbrook

For over 20 years VCA Main Street has been caring for our German Shepherds. The reason is simple: highly skilled doctors like Dr. Tugend and Dr. Kelly, as well as VCA's professional and caring staff. We thank both Dr. Kelly and Dr. Tugend, as well as the entire staff of VCA Main Street, for many years of great care, and look forward to many more.

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
619-232-7401 or request an appointment.