VCA Tender Care Animal Hospital

Phone: 415-454-4994
Fax: 415-721-2420
1569 Fourth Street
San Rafael, CA 94901
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Dr. Pamela Bouchard
Medical Director
DVM, DACVA

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

Welcome to VCA Tender Care Animal Hospital, where we are committed to providing you and your pet the best in both alternative and conventional medicine. We offer a fully integrated approach that will not only help to heal illness but prevent it as well. Our commitment to optimum wellness will allow your pet to thrive with vitality and good health.

Our skilled and compassionate doctors strive for excellence in all areas of veterinary care including surgery, dentistry, radiology and diagnostic medicine. We also provide acupuncture, Chinese and Western herbal medicine, individualized nutritional counseling, chiropractic care and homeopathy with doctors who have extensive training and many years of experience. The powerful combination of these modalities enables us to help manage difficult and complex cases, and help your beloved companion to have the best quality of life possible.

Through honesty, respect and communication, we believe in empowering you to understand

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We provide veterinary services for every stage in your pet's life, from her first shots to a lifetime of preventive care to keep her happy and healthy.

Our services don't end at our hospital doors. As a member of the VCA family, our veterinarians have access to extensive medical resources, not the least of which is the VCA knowledge base, which allows our doctors to tap into the collected knowledge of over 2,000 VCA veterinarians.

And if your pet ever needs truly advanced veterinary care, VCA Specialty Hospitals are ready to help. These clinics provide state-of-the-art care in orthopedic surgery, physical therapy, advanced oncology, and even such cutting-edge treatments as stem cell therapy.

Welcome to VCA Tender Care Veterinary Hospital, where we are committed to providing you and your pet the best in both alternative and conventional medicine. We offer a fully integrated approach that will not only help to heal illness but prevent it as well. Our commitment to optimum wellness will allow your pet to thrive with vitality and good health.

Our skilled and compassionate doctors strive for excellence in all areas of veterinary care including surgery, dentistry, radiology and diagnostic medicine. We also provide acupuncture, Chinese and Western herbal medicine, individualized nutritional counseling, chiropractic care and homeopathy with doctors who have extensive training and many years of experience. The powerful combination of these modalities enables us to help manage difficult and complex cases, and help your beloved companion to have the best quality of life possible.

Through honesty, respect and communication, we believe in empowering you to understand and participate in the care of your pet. You can always trust us to discuss the options available for a given medical condition: benefits, risks and expenses. This dialogue will help you make the best decisions possible on how to proceed with care.

We believe that kindness, gentleness and patience create a nurturing environment where your pet will feel safe, cared for and loved. Our dedicated and knowledgeable staff finds joy in giving personal attention and care to each individual patient.

We look forward to seeing you

 

Dr. Rachael Griffith
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: North Carolina State University

Rachel Griffith graduated from NC State College of Veterinary Medicine in 1993 and then completed an Internship in Medicine and Surgery at Santa

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Dr. Erin Connolly
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: University of California, Davis

Erin Connolly graduated with a degree in Biology from Cornell University in 2005 and moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2006. She attended

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