VCA San Carlos Animal Hospital

Phone: 650-591-5718
Fax: 650-591-5690
718 El Camino Real
San Carlos, CA 94070
Business Hours
We see regular, general practice appointments Monday - Friday from 8:00am to 6:00pm. Please call to schedule an appointment.

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

Welcome to VCA San Carlos Animal Hospital

We are full service, state-of-the-art veterinary hospital providing exceptional veterinary care and boarding services to dogs and cats and in the San Francisco Peninsula Communities. We have been an important part of our communities for over 40 years.

Our services focus on prevention and wellness and include comprehensive veterinary medical, surgical and nursing care, pet dental care, grooming, boarding, dog daycare and training, and specialty retail products.

Our Philosophy

We focus on wellness and preventive care for all life stages of your pet, and believe providing optimal health involves regular examinations, individualized preventive care and vaccination protocols, nutrition counseling and weight management, dental health, socialization, proper grooming, and exceptional nursing, surgical and emergency care when needed. We are committed to partnering with our clients to maximize

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New to VCA?

At VCA Animal Hospitals, your pet's health is our top priority, provided through high-quality, professional care and genuine personal service. We pledge to instill client trust and confidence that your pet will always receive compassionate, gentle care, as well as the highest standard of veterinary medical service available. We pledge to provide the finest personal service and facilities for you, our clients and your special pets.

We are proud of our team of highly trained and compassionate veterinarians. They are dedicated to providing the best possible care to all of our patients.

Our doctors offer their skilled, supportive and friendly services to you and your pets, and bring the highest level of expertise to our clients through their commitment to continuing education, applying the latest technological advances, and most importantly, administering compassionate care to all pets entrusted to us.

Meet our doctors and see what a difference their commitment makes to excellence.


Dr. Maren Stauber
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: University of California, Davis

Dr. Maren Stauber grew up in Los Altos, California raising rabbits, training Guide dog puppies, and helping her father with his assortment of birds

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Dr. Dean Filipowicz
Veterinary Specialist
Veterinary School: University of California, Davis

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Dean Filipowicz has joined us as our in-house Board Certified Surgeon.

Originally from outside Annapolis,

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