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
To all Clients and Patients: This is just a message of Thank You! Words cannot express how thankful we all are to have you (our pet owners and four legged friends) as members of our family.
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Caring for pets... and their people, too.

A Wealth of Veterinary Experience at Your Service!

Looking for the convenience of a vet hospital close to downtown San Diego? Our vet clinic is near downtown San Diego and Coronado Island, easily accessible from the 5 and 15, and has plenty of available parking. We’re even open on Sunday to provide the best possible care for your pet and look forward to welcoming you, your dog, and your cat.

Our services include comprehensive preventive wellness and sick care including early disease detection and vaccines, parasite control, internal medicine, spay & neuter, dentistry, digital x-rays, and orthopedic surgery. We carry a variety of pet food such as Hill's and Royal Canin Diets, and an assortment of treats for both cats and dogs.

We have a very close relationship with several local rescue groups and animal shelters including the City of San Diego SPCA, Animal Humane Society, Southern California German Shepherd Rescue, Baja Rescue and PAWS of Coronado.

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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 (AAHA) 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. Michael 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. Robert Tugend
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: Other

Dr. Robert Tugend has been part of VCA Main Street Family since 1980, and has interest in preventive medicine, general medicine, surgery and dentistry.

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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.