Our Hospital

Welcome!  VCA North Coast Animal and Emergency Hospital is located in the beautiful beach city of Encinitas, directly across the street from the CVS/Smart and Final shopping center just 1 mile east of the I-5 freeway.  VCA North Coast Animal and Emergency Hospital is a friendly, comfortable, state of the art, medically full service AAHA accredited veterinary hospital.  Our caring and skilled veterinarians provide well pet and sick pet services, for puppies & kittens, adult dogs & cats, and senior pets.  Our services include physical exams, vaccines, including weekly Preventative Care vaccine Clinics; spay, neuter, and pet dental care; surgeries, hospitalization, digital x-ray, & laboratory testing and digital radiology. Ask us about Care Club, the wellness plan with easy, affordable monthly payments to take advantage of the services we offer! We understand that life can be busy so to ensure we are always here for you and your pet, we are available for appointments 7 days a week and emergency services 24/7 including all major holidays.  We carry Hill's Science & Prescription Diets, Royal Canin therapeutic pet food, and a variety of treats.  We also work closely with several local rescue groups and animal shelters including Rancho Coastal Humane Society, San Diego Humane Society, Emerald City Pet Rescue, Tender Loving Canines, and Helen Woodward Animal Center.  We welcome you to VCA North Coast Animal & Emergency Hospital where we care about you and your pet, and will help you take the best possible care of your loveable companion.  Our doctors, Dr. Chris Tsai, Dr. Nealy Shvil, Dr. Peter Bratis, Dr. Angela Yank, Dr. Chris Trott, and Dr. Mireille Boisse, are knowledgeable and skilled veterinarians, and kind and compassionate individuals. In every case, you'll be served by experienced, knowledgeable and caring members of our staff. Our veterinarians, state licensed veterinary technicians, technician assistants and other pet-friendly personnel are trained to the highest standards. At VCA North Coast Animal & Emergency Hospital your pet’s health is our top priority and excellent client service is our goal.