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Santa Cruz Veterinarians

We're Santa Cruz's only Diamond Certified veterinarians!

Dr. David Horne, Dr. Donna Baird, Dr. Ahraiyanna DellaTone & Dr. Petra Mottishaw

Many thanks to all our customers who took the time to provide such positive feedback!

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If your pet is in pain, it's hurting both of you.

Let's get both of you feeling better with laser therapy for your pet.

The Companion Animal Laser is the latest technology for pain relief for arthritic pain, surgical pain, injuries and more.

Learn more Or call for an appointment at (831) 425-1970

Pet Laser Therapy

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

End the pain


Your pet's preventative vaccines need to be customized to his lifestyle.

Stay well

Pet Dermatology

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

Stop the itch

Pet Dentistry

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

Save the bite

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We're Diamond Certified!

Thanks to our customers for all your positive reviews that got us there! Now see what they like…

Zoe Goes to the Vet

Follow along as Zoe visits Dr. Horne and get a dog's eye view of our animal hospital.

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.

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.

With our in-house pharmacy, lab, radiology and surgery facilities, and intensive care unit, our veterinary hospital is Santa Cruz's one-stop shop 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…

We're open 7 days a week for your daily and emergency needs.

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 veterinarians are available for daytime emergencies every day!  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.

We'd love to help you. Call (831) 425-1970

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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