VCA West Bernardo Animal Hospital Staff

VCA West Bernardo Animal Hospital

Phone: 858-485-7570
Fax: 858-485-5781
11605 Duenda Road, Suite D
San Diego, CA 92127
Business Hours
Sun Closed

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

Excellent Care and Excellent Service!

At VCA West Bernardo Animal Hospital we believe your pet's health is our top priority.

The doctors and staff really care about every patient that we see and we really want what's best for your pet. Our experienced doctors strive to meet all of their patients' needs. The doctors understand the importance of preventative health care for every patient, from young to geriatric. Our knowledgeable and caring staff will be happy to assist you with any questions you may have. Please feel free to call or stop on by. We look forward to meeting you!

Local Medical Issues

Does your pet itch and scratch?

Southern California's flea season is year-round due to our warm climate. Fortunately, we carry all your flea and tick preventative products. Sometimes, however, the itching and scratching is not due to fleas, but allergies such as food allergies, airborne allergies or contact allergies. Our doctors can determine

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New to VCA?

In addition to our standard services, we offer stem-cell therapy, drop-off services, and canine and feline boarding. We also have an outstanding groomer who can meet all of your pet's grooming needs.

The friendly staff at VCA West Bernardo Animal Hospital have an understanding of what your pet means to you and what the best medicine is for your pet. We have compassionate employees who really care for you and your pet. Our staff really enjoys working with animals and enjoys making sure your pets get the very best medicine they need and you deserve.

Dr. Karen Hackett
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: University of Prince Edward Island

Dr. Hackett is a 1997 graduate of The University of California, Davis where she majored in Biology. She obtained her veterinary degree from The Atlantic

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Very Caring and Compassionate
A very happy client from Rancho Bernardo

While we mourn the loss of our dear lab, Rusty, age 15, we have to sincerely thank you all for making his long life so wonderful. Through all his medical "situations" you were always there with professionalism and caring. Our very special thanks to Dr. Hackett, she is a GOD! Now that we've lost 2 pets in the last 9 months, w need to grieve again. (You helped us with Hannah just 9 months ago.) More special thanks to Sharon, Gina, Nan and Karla, as will as Dr. Savage and Dr. Robbins. You're all the BEST! (and techs I am surely forgetting) When I get the courage, you'll see me again with our next dog. Til then, stay well and continue to enrich our pet's lives.

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
858-485-7570 or request an appointment.