Best Veterinarians
in Santa Monica

Why These Veterinarians?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Santa Monica Veterinarians on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Animal Wellness Centers

Animal Wellness Centers is a veterinary care facility that is located in Marina del Ray, California. Dr. Annie Harvilicz has been developing the clinic over the past decade, and has incorporated a comprehensive and holistic approach in her treatment and care of pets and animals. Animal Wellness Centers is open seven days a week, and they stress the importance of a pet’s dental hygiene. They offer professional anesthetic dental cleanings to prevent dental disease, which is extremely common in pets over the age of three.

Marina Del Rey, CA 90292


Bay Animal Hospital

Bay Animal Hospital is located in Manhattan Beach, California, and is the area’s premier animal care clinic. They are AAHA-accredited and continue to meet, if not exceed, the association’s strict expectations. They are committed to maintaining a comforting and positive environment, and to providing compassionate and progressive care to patients and their families. Bay Animal Hospital offers a wide range of services, including wellness exams, dental care, boarding, surgical care, vaccinations, grooming, senior care, emergency and critical care, microchipping, radiology, and pain management.

Manhattan Beach, CA 90266


Bay Cities Veterinary Hospital

Bay Cities Veterinary Hospital, located in Marina del Ray, California, is known for providing the best and most comprehensive care to cats and dogs. They are a full-service veterinary care facility that has been serving the Los Angeles area since 1929. Bay Cities Veterinary Hospital is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association as well as the Southern California Veterinary Medical Association. The services they offer include wellness exams, general medicine, acupuncture, vaccinations, pharmacy, radiology, ultrasounds, surgery, grooming, and boarding.

Marina Del Rey, CA 90292


Beverly Hills Small Animal Hospital

Beverly Hills Small Animal Hospital was founded in 1932. Located in Beverly Hills, California, they are a full-service medical facility striving to provide the best possible care for their highly-valued patients and families. Beverly Hills Small Animal Hospital offers many services including nail trimming, ear cleaning, oxygen therapy, growth removal, and general surgery.

Beverly Hills, CA 90210


Blue Pet Hospital

Blue Pet Hospital is located in North Hollywood, California. They have been caring for area cats and dogs since 1949. They are a full-service veterinary care facility and are open seven days a week, including evenings and weekends. Services provided at Blue Pet Hospital include dentistry, cardiology, neurology, oncology, reproduction consultations, ear care, trauma care, pain management, and euthanasia. Specialized services include air-conditioned boarding and emergency care.

North Hollywood, CA 91601


Century Veterinary Group

Century Veterinary Group in an AAHA-accredited animal hospital that is located in Los Angeles, California. They are open seven days a week, and it is their priority to treat every pet as if it were their own. Century Veterinary Group is led by Dr. Jeff, and he strives to support the Los Angeles community and educate the area on every step of the pet ownership process. This state-of-the-art veterinary clinic offers many services, which includes vaccination, dentistry, spaying and neutering, surgery, pain management, laser therapy, boarding, nutrition counseling, acupuncture, and grooming.

Los Angeles, CA 90034


Dr. May's Veterinary House Calsl

Dr. May’s Veterinary House Calls is an innovative, vegan-friendly practice that implements both Western and Chinese medicine to care for patients. Located in Los Angeles, California, Dr. Armaiti May specializes in treating cats and dogs. She is a true animal advocate and strives to provide compassionate and competent care to patients and their families. While she does not offer emergency services, she has experience treating common pet issues, such as diabetes and arthritis. Dr. May also has experience in performing routine surgeries and she is a big advocate of spaying and neutering pets as it promotes the health of the animal and helps to curb the pet overpopulation crisis.

Los Angeles, CA 90066


Hollywood Cat & Dog Hospital

Located in Hollywood, California, Hollywood Cat & Dog Hospital provides compassionate care and exceptional customer service. They are a full-service animal hospital and their mission is to provide the absolute highest standard of care for pets. They offer a wide variety of services, including general medicine, general surgery, orthopedic surgery, radiology, ultrasounds, dentistry, boarding, microchipping, and bathing. In addition to their routine and less emergent services, Hollywood Cat & Dog Hospital also offers emergency services as well.

Hollywood, CA 90038


Jones Animal Hospital

Jones Animal Hospital, also known as the Kenneth Jones Animal Rights Hospital, is located in Santa Monica, California. They understand how pivotal a role the family pet has, so they focus not only on the health of their patients, but also on the education of the family. They strive to perpetuate their support in animal rights issues and to give each pet the care is needs and deserves. They specialize in treating cats, dogs, rabbits, exotic animals, and the local wildlife. Jones Animal Hospital offers many services, including diagnostics, vaccines, parasite prevention and treatment, nutrition and behavior counseling, and surgical services.

Santa Monica, CA 90404


Laurel Pet Hospital

Laurel Pet Hospital is located in West Hollywood, California. They are a full-service, 24-hour facility that has become well-established in the area. They strive to offer sound advice, optimal veterinary care, and superior service. Services offered at Laurel Pet Hospital include wellness care, dentistry, internal medicine, and emergency care. Laurel Pet Hospital also offers specialty services, including grooming and boarding.

West Hollywood, CA 90046


Pacific Animal Clinic

Pacific Animal Clinic is located in Los Angeles, California. They are a state-of-the-art veterinary care facility led by owner and general practitioner, Dr. Michele Karron, DVM. She has been practicing in the area since 2002, and she is a member of the SCVMA, CVMA, and AVMA. Services offered by Pacific Animal Clinic include surgery, diagnostics, in-house lab work, in-house pharmacy, and dentistry.

Los Angeles, CA 90025


Redondo Shores Veterinary Center

Redondo Shores Veterinary Center, located in Redondo Beach, California, is led by Dr. Dirk Yelinek. He has been a veterinarian in the South Bay area for over 30 years, and he brings integrative and conventional methods to his practice. Redondo Shores Veterinary Center offers many services, including puppy and kitten wellness, senior wellness, vaccinations, dentistry, nutrition counseling, flea and tick prevention and treatment, house calls, in-home euthanasia, microchipping, pain management, surgery, and radiology.

Redondo Beach, CA 90277


The Cat Practice

The Cat Clinic, a veterinary care facility that focuses on treating cats specifically, is located in Marina del Ray, California. They are accredited as an AAFP Gold Level Cat-Friendly practice, and use the latest technologies and methods in feline care. Dr. Tom Elston, DVM was one of the first veterinaries in the United States to specialize in cat-only care. Services provided by The Cat Clinic include dentistry, boarding, grooming, vaccinations, lab work, X-rays and ultrasounds, laser therapy, behavioral and nutrition counseling, cancer care, spaying and neutering, and surgery. The Cat Clinic also has its own boutique where clients can purchase specialized foods and toys.

Marina Del Rey, CA 90292


The Veterinary Care Center

The Veterinary Care Center is an animal care facility that is located in Los Angeles, California. They offer a wide variety of services, including digital radiography and ultrasounds, later therapy, laser surgery, soft tissue surgery, orthopedic surgery, vaccinations, microchipping, dentistry, and allergy testing. They also offer holistic approaches and provide acupuncture services, and behavior and nutrition counseling. The Veterinary Care Center is open seven days a week, and even offer extended evening and night hours.

Los Angeles, CA 90038


The Village Vet

The Village Pet is a full-service veterinary clinic located in Los Angeles, California. they provide a wide variety of services, including vaccinations, lab diagnostics, critical care, dermatology, microchipping, medical grooming, surgeries, and internal and domestic health certification. The Village Pet provides a warm, comforting atmosphere where pets and clients can feel at ease during their visits.

Los Angeles, CA 90027


West Hollywood Animal Hospital

West Hollywood Animal Hospital, in West Hollywood, California, is a full-service veterinary care facility with a team of doctors who are passionate about caring for pets as if they were their own. They tailor their services to assist pets in living long, healthy, and happy lives. West Hollywood Animal Hospital offers many services, including preventative care, vaccines, grooming, boarding, dermatology, dentistry, surgery, radiology, ultrasounds, and they have an indoor dog park.

West Hollywood, CA 90069


West LA Veterinary Group

West LA Veterinary Group is a veterinary care facility that is wholeheartedly dedicated to providing unrivaled pet care to the Los Angeles area. They take the individual needs of each pet into consideration while also keeping their best interests in mind. Their goal is to partner with pet owners to give each pet the highest quality of care throughout every life stage. Dr. Cynthia Quezada and Dr. Connie Kim opened West LA Veterinary Group in early-2016 and are encouraged to continue providing superior service and care. They offer many services, such as wellness checks, dentistry, surgery, laser therapy, general medicine, grooming, dermatology, diagnostics, and emergency care.

Los Angeles, CA 90064


Westside Pet Clinic

Located in Santa Monica, California, Westside Pet Clinic is committed to providing the highest standard of veterinary care and compassionate service. They treat every pet as if it were their own. The clinic is staffed with highly-trained and experienced doctors who are devoted to giving each patient the best care. Services offered at Westside Pet Clinic include wellness checks, radiology, ultrasounds, vaccinations, microchipping, spaying and neutering, cremations, boarding, and general surgery.

Santa Monica, CA 90403


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