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"To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity"

- Donald A. Adams

At Governor Animal Clinic, your pet’s best interests come first as we provide you the very best in veterinary health care. We encourage a close partnership between pet owners and our staff so that we can formulate wellness and treatment plans that are not only medically sound, but also consider factors such as the emotional, realistic, and financial needs of owners. We have a moral and ethical obligation to recommend the highest level of care for your pets when you entrust us with their health and well-being. In addition to wellness pet health care, we are proud of our abilities in treating medical situations such as allergies, chronic medical conditions, and various internal problems/diseases.

Our Mission: Exemplary Veterinary Care

Governor Animal Clinic is dedicated to personalized state-of-the-art medical care to dogs and cats in San Diego County since 1977. All of us at Governor Animal Clinic are proud of our reputation for providing the highest quality veterinary services to the San Diego County community. We are committed to providing the best in veterinary medicine and surgery while emphasizing compassionate care for pets and personalized service for pet owners. We invite you to visit our beautiful hospital, talk with our knowledgeable and friendly staff, and experience for yourself how much we have to offer in veterinary care for your beloved pets.

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If you have any questions, call (858) 453-6312 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our San Diego, CAveterinary office is very easy to get to - and you can find directions on our Contact Us page!

Emergency after-hours answering service: 866-863-5610

Office Hours

Monday:

7:30 AM-5:30 PM

Tuesday:

7:30 AM-5:30 PM

Wednesday:

7:30 AM-5:30 PM

Thursday:

7:30 AM-5:30 PM

Friday:

7:30 AM-5:30 PM

Saturday:

8:00 AM-12:30 PM

Sunday:

Closed


Fear-Free Visits

Our goal is to create a positive experience for your pet whenever you visit by providing a calm, low-stress environment while working with our patients.


Online Pharmacy

We now offer convenient online pharmacy for special prescriptions, supplements, diets, and other pharmaceutical products through our online store. Click the link to create an account today.


Petly Pet Health Page

As your pet's personal health page, Petly is a special place for you and your pet. You're just one click away! Click to go directly to the sign in page or find out more information about Petly under the Client Center tab.


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Testimonials

Hear From Happy Pet Owners

  • "This clinic, consistently, provides the most caring and thoughtful services for my animals. I have been bringing my dogs and cat here for nearly 30 years now (seesh) and never regretted any visit. I have brought my animals to other clinics and have returned here. They are just the best!"
    Philip K.
  • "Highly recommend. Staff are helpful and caring. Dr Kaleka is calm and gentle, so even my most reactive dog is able to manage exams."
    Deena B.
  • "I've take all of my dogs here for well over 15 years and cannot say enough about the excellent care that have received in every part of their lives. Thanks for such amazing service and compassion."
    Ken H.

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