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Santa Cruz Veterinarians

Dr. David Horne, Owner

Dr. Donna Baird & Dr. Ahraiyanna Della Tone

Daytime emergency veterinary services in addition to standard medical, surgical, and dental veterinary care.


Pain Removed – Life Improved

Introducing Companion Animal Laser

The latest technology for the health of your pet

Deep penetrating light allows relief of pain through release of endorphins and stimulates injured cells to heal faster.

Laser Therapy

Eases pain, improves mobility, and helps your pet heal faster after surgery or injury.

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Online Pharmacy

Get your pet's prescriptions or pet products delivered to your Santa Cruz doorstep!

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Get professional help for your pet's uncomfortable, itchy, skin so he gets his shiny coat back!

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Prevent oral pain and infection with safe, thorough, and regular dental care.

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Read more about the specialized services Companion Animal Hospital provides for your pets in Santa Cruz!

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Zoe Goes to the Vet

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Welcome to our westside Santa Cruz veterinary office

Santa Cruz veterinarians Dr. David Horne and Dr. Donna Baird and their staff are committed to improving the lives of your pets.

Dr. Horne Santa Cruz VeterinarianCompanion Animal Hospital, located on Mission Street in westside Santa Cruz, is a full-service animal hospital and veterinary office whose mission is to provide the highest standard of quality and compassion in veterinary care for their pet patients, as well as provide informative and supportive services for their clients.

If you are looking for a veterinarian in Santa Cruz, we're happy to say that our animal hospital is equipped with the most advanced technology to provide your pet with the finest veterinary care in the Santa Cruz area.

Because we have an in-house pharmacy, lab, radiology and surgery facilities, and intensive care unit, our veterinary office enables you to make one stop for your pet's medical care.

Diamond Certified Santa Cruz vet

We're the only Santa Cruz veterinarian that is Diamond Certified!

In January, 2012, Companion Animal Hospital became the first and only Diamond Certified veterinarian in the Santa Cruz and San Lorenzo Valley area. This means we have been independently rated highest in quality based on customer surveys. It's not easy, apparently! Read more…

Is your pet hurt or sick or in need of preventive care in Santa Cruz?

Companion Animal Hospital is open 7 days a week (with veterinarian hours each morning and afternoon). If you have a busy work schedule your pet can be seen even on Sunday without an expensive emergency fee! Please call for an appointment.

Our veterinary office offers the Santa Cruz animal community daytime emergency veterinary services in addition to standard medical, surgical, and dental veterinary care.

Have an emergency?

Our veterinarians are available for daytime emergencies every day, even Sunday!  Simply call us on our emergency number at 831-425-1970 and we will assist you immediately.

We strive to offer not only sound advice, but also optimal veterinary care, so you can enjoy the  companionship of your pet for a maximum number of years.
The veterinarians here at Companion Animal Hospital are here to help you when your pet isn't feeling well. But we also strive to be your ally in keeping your best friend happy and healthy by advising you regarding preventive care and nutrition.
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