VCA North Coast Animal Hospital

Client Services

  • Receptionist Supervisor

    Kristina J

    Kristina joined VCA North Coast family in January of 2011 as a receptionist and was currently prmoted to the reception supervisor position. She is originally from South Bay, and now currently lives in San Marcos with her boyfriend, their two dogs and one cat, Sativa, Jesse, and Zoey. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her family down in San Diego, karaoke parties, reading, watching movies, playing with her animals, and traveling.

  • Client Service

    Deanna D

    Deanna joined the VCA North Coast family in 2012 as a Client Service Representative. Priot to becoming a part of our team Deanna spent her time working in a local kennel as an Asst. Manager. Deanna has a puggle by the name of Bentley and enjoys spending time with her family in her spare time.

  • Client Service

    Brooke M

    Brooke has worked for VCA since 2008 and and joined the VCA North Coast family in 2010 as a client service representative. Brooke has been working in the veterinary field for 7 years and has found her true calling, she strives to make every visit perfect for each and every client that walks through the door. Brooke has 2 dogs of her own Lucky and Marley and spends a lot of time with her parents' 2 dogs Pearl and Zoe, also. Brooke loves to spend time with her husband Kyle and daughter Cambria whenever she is not working, and is pateintly awaiting the arrival of a new family addition! She loves to make people laugh and be around her closest friends as much as possible.

  • Client Service

    Meredith W

    Meredith moved to San Diego from the bay area in 2013 and has completed the Veterinary Assistant program at Pima Medical Institute and will be graduating the Veterinary Technician program in the fall of 2015. Meredith has a kitten named Emma and they are in separable. For fun Meredith likes to spend her free time at the beach or by the piers. In the future Meredith would like travel around the world including Alaska, Italy, France and Africa. Her goal working in this field is to provide client education for the general health of every pet making sure they have the love and care they deserve but does have a special place in her heart for marine rescue and rehabilitation.


Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

Your emergency needs can be met right here at our hospital.

VCA North Coast Animal Hospital provides 24 hour emergency veterinary care, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Emergency veterinarians, veterinary technicians and/or veterinary assistants are on staff 24 hours a day.

Please call us at 760-632-1072. We are located at 414 Encinitas Blvd, Encinitas, CA 92024.

We provide the highest standard in veterinary emergency and critical care services. We are trained and equipped to perform a variety of emergency surgeries and procedures. We provide the highest standards of pain management. Emergency internal medicine consultations, including full diagnostics, are available.

Please call or come in immediately if you feel your pet is having an emergency or needs after-hours care.