Adopter Resources

Our Adoption Handbook includes helpful hints for new and past adopters alike. Find vet, boarding and training resources. If you can’t find what you need, please email us, we’re here to help.

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Recommended Veterinarians

Best San Diego Veterinarian by SCGSR’s and very many of our adopters’ votes!
Robert K. Tugend, DVM
Dr. Tugend has moved to the amazing Purple Paws Pet Clinic on Coronado as of December, 2021!
Visit their website at
Address: 817 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118, United States
Phone: +1-619-996-3335

Orthopedic Surgery

Gregory Jackson, DVM, DACVS-SA, Veterinary Specialist
VCA Animal Specialty Group
Phone: 858-560-8006
Fax: 858-560-0206
5610 Kearny Mesa Rd., Suite B
San Diego, CA 92111


Dr. Jennifer Aniya
Animal Dermatology Clinic
5610 Kearny Mesa Road #B1
San Diego, California 92111
Phone: (858) 560-9393
Fax: (858) 560-0926


Dr. Sharon Huston
VCA Emergency Animal Hospital & Referral Center
2317 Hotel Circle South
San Diego, CA 92108
Tel: 619.299.2400
Fax: 619.299.9068

Specialty Surgery

Dr. Mike Serdy
Pet Emergency & Specialty Center
5232 Jackson Drive
Suite 105 Jackson Square Center
La Mesa CA 91942


Pacific Coast Veterinary Dentistry & Oral Surgery
Dr. Glenn Brigden, DVM, DAVDC
Dr. Tjepkema (resident)
511 Saxony Place, Ste 100
Encinitas, CA 92024


Veterinary Imaging Center of San Diego
7522-7524 Clairemont Mesa Blvd
San Diego, CA 92111