VCA Animal Hospital of Santa Cruz

Phone: 831-427-3345
Fax: 831-425-4907
815 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Business Hours
36.972889<--lat long-->-122.034976

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

A Wealth of Veterinary Experience at Your Service!

At VCA Animal Hospital, we look forward to welcoming you, your dog, cat and other pets.  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.

New to VCA?

In addition to providing care for your cats and dogs, we also treat rabbits, hamsters, mice, guinea pigs and rats. We have a professional groomer onsite for all your pets. Boarding is available both for daycare or extended stays. You can enjoy your vacation knowing your pet is well cared for and safe.

The friendly, professional staff at VCA Animal Hospital of Santa Cruz is made up of dedicated individuals who have made it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives.  To be true to the mission, the hospital team relies on several individuals, each equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet.  And if things get complicated, we are fortunate to have access to the nation's largest network of VCA veterinarians and board-certified specialists.

Dr. Maureen Loughlin
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Dr. Loughlin received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois and her BS in Biology from

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Dr. Jennifer Berry
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: University of Minnesota

Dr. Jennifer Berry, originally from Minnesota, moved to Santa Cruz fifteen years ago and joined VCA Santa Cruz in the spring of 2015. Meeting interesting

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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
831-427-3345 or request an appointment.