VCA Care Specialty and Emergency Animal Hospital is proud to focus on providing the highest quality emergency and specialty care for pets available in Santa Barbara County. Since our original formation in 2002, VCA Care Specialty and Emergency Animal Hospital has provided medical services for over 30,000 of Santa Barbara’s pets and earned the distinction of being the most referred to veterinary practice in the County. We believe the experience and depth of our staff is unmatchable. Supporting the largest onsite medical team along California’s Central Coast, VCA Care Specialty and Emergency Animal Hospital is able to provide rapid 24/7 attention and treatment to your pets. At VCA Care we provide multidisciplinary health care by bringing to your pet the expertise that is needed, when it is needed. The depth and breadth of medical expertise along with our large state-of-the-art facility means animals receive the diagnosis and treatment they deserve, with minimal wait times, all at one location. Our experienced and compassionate staff care for both the animals they treat and their owners. Understanding the shared bond we encourage owners to participate in their pet’s healing through regular visits which can speed patient recovery and reduce anxiety of patient and owner.