to Mission Animal
& Bird Hospital
We offer boarding, grooming, surgical and medical services, along with 24/7 emergency services and home calls!

Greetings from Dr. Cartin!

Our veterinary staff is dedicated to caring for your furry, feathered, or scaled family members with the same attention and love we give to our own pets.

From our cheerful welcome when you walk in the door, to the professional, compassionate attention your pet receives from our veterinarians and nursing staff – you’ll know you’re in the right place. In 2011, our hospital was honored as the Veterinary Hospital of the Year for the entire United States and we’re now open 24/7 for emergencies!

Everyone at Mission Animal & Bird Hospital understands, from our own experience, the special bond that forms with our furry and feathered friends.  We’re committed to providing top-notch medical, surgical, and dental care.

We also help your pet live a long, happy life by also offering ongoing education and support – whether it’s training your puppy, caring for your aging cat, keeping your bird healthy, or the special needs of reptiles and small companions such as rabbits, ferrets, and rats.

It’s my personal honor to welcome you to the Mission Animal & Bird Hospital, and to offer you and all of our visitors the most excellent care possible.

~Bob Cartin, DVM


Mission Animal & Bird Hospital
BARK Avenue Resort & Kamp
655 Benet Rd.
Oceanside, CA 92058

Regular business hours:
Monday-Friday 700am-700pm
Saturday-Sundays 800am-400pm

Open for emergencies 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

While walk-ins are always welcome, you can book an appointment by calling us at (760) 433-3763.

Now open 24/7 for emergencies!

emergenciesgoldenonlyHere at Mission Animal & Bird Hospital, we provide complete medical, surgical, and dental services to our patients.

In fact, Mission Animal and Bird Hospital now opens their doors for emergency patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week!

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