Starting March 23rd we will be open 8:30 am to 4:30 pm M-F until further notice.

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  • COVID-19 Update

    Please call ahead for all appointments, prescription and food requests. We ask that you stay in the car and call when you come to the hospital.

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  • Celebrating 20 Years 1999-2019

    We are celebrating 20 years of service to the Santa Cruz area. Thank You for your support and trust, we couldn’t have done it without you!

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  • We Are Fear Free Certified

    Dr Martinelli and several techs are Fear Free Certified. We make every effort to make every visit a fear free visit.

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  • Check out our clinic app!

    Search “Vet Station” at the app store. Schedule an appointment, request food and prescriptions, and send us selfies of your pet.

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  • Welcome to Westside Animal Hospital!

    Your local veterinarian in Santa Cruz, California. Call us today at
    831-427-2239 to schedule your pet care appointment!

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  • Veterinary Services Available

    Our Veterinary Hospital is pleased to provide a wide variety of veterinary services for dogs and cats in Santa Cruz and surrounding areas.

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Santa Cruz Westside Animal Hospital has proudly served the Santa Cruz area since 1999.

It is my hope that you use this hospital as a resource in caring for your pet’s health needs. Our goal as a hospital is to provide the best care we possibly can for the animals you love. Each staff member has had many years of experience and all have helped mold this hospital into an ideal medical facility. Our priority is your pet’s health care. If there is any way we are able to assist you now or in the future please do not hesitate to call.

Sincerely, Dr. David Shuman

At Westside Animal Hospital we offer a comprehensive suite of services for all of your veterinary needs.

We are a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Santa Cruz, California. The professional and courteous staff at Westside Animal Hospital seeks to provide the best possible medical, surgical, and dental care for the patients entrusted in our care

Our team is committed to educating our clients in how to keep their pets health year round with good nutrition and exercise.

Westside Animal Hospital stays on top of the latest advances in veterinary technology and above all, remembers that all animals need to be treated with loving care in every check-up, procedure, or surgery.



Pet Health Library

We're committed to providing you the latest pet health information. Our educational resources are available to help you understand your pet’s healthcare needs.

Our Services

We strive to provide complete care for our patients. Learn more about all the services we provide.

New Clients

Westside Animal Hospital welcomes new clients! Complete our New Client Form online, or contact us today to learn more.