Veterinary Specialty Hospital of North County makes a difference in the lives of pets and the people who love them.

Since 1990, we have been the preeminent, world-class veterinary specialty center in the North County area, with top specialists providing exceptional service and care using state-of-the-art technology.

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Get in Line for the ER

Get in Line for the ER

Stable, and non-critical Patients: Get in line for the ER online and wait at home. We'll give you an estimated visit time and text you if anything changes.

Get in Line
Client Registration Form

Client Registration Form

Please take a moment to fill out and submit this client registration form in advance of your upcoming appointment. Thank you.

Client Registration Form
Client Portal

Client Portal

Access your pet’s records in real time! View your pet’s medical record, prescriptions, medications and more. Set up your pet’s account today!

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Referral Forms & Veterinary Portal

Referral Forms & Veterinary Portal

For Veterinarians: Submit referral forms, see updated medical summaries, lab results, discharge instructions, and prescribed medications in real time for our mutual patients.

Referral Forms
Continuing Education

Continuing Education

Check back regularly for upcoming continuing education lectures for doctors and veterinary technicians. Keep your credentials current with RACE approved CE.

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We're Hiring!

We're Hiring!

There is so much more to VSH North County. We hope you’ll contact us for more information about employment opportunities.

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Highlights of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Options Please contact us if you are seeking a service or treatment not listed here

MRI
CT
Digital Radiography
Ultrasound: Abdomen, Cardiac, Thoracic, Musculoskeletal
Video Scoping: Cystoscopy, Endoscopy, Rhinoscopy, and more
Transfusion Medicine
Minimally Invasive Surgery: Arthroscopy, Laparoscopy, Thoracoscopy
Veterinary Oncological Surgery
Echocardiogram & Electrocardiogram (ECG)
Electromyography (EMG)
BAER testing for hearing loss
Spinal Tap
Physical Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine
Integrative Medicine: Acupuncture and more
Oxygen Therapy

We are an AAHA Certified Hospital
The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) is the only organization that accredits veterinary practices in the United States and Canada. Practices that accept the challenge of accreditation are evaluated on stringent quality standards that encompass all aspects of veterinary medicine—from pain management and patient care to team training and medical record keeping.

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