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We pride ourselves on GREAT service! We offer additional discounts for Rescues (paperwork required), referrals, and complimentary pill cutting upon request. For clients who work during the day we offer a drop-off service at no extra charge. When necessary we instruct on pilling, ear treatment, & flea product application.

Welcome to Santa Fe Animal Clinic

Your Veterinarian in Encinitas, CA
Call us at 760-753-6512

Pet Emergency? Read no further and call us right away!


If you live in Encinitas or the surrounding area in CA, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian. Owner, Rei Tanaka is a licensed veterinarian, treating cats and dogs. Your pet's health and well being is very important to us and we will take every step to give your pet the best possible care.

Santa Fe Animal Clinic is a full service animal hospital and will take both emergency cases as well as less urgent medical, surgical, and dental cases. Dr Tanaka is a graduate of UC Davis and has over 15 years of experience in, emergency, internal medicine, allergy and geriatric care. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and a very calm environment so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting his or her own Encinitas veterinarian.

We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Browse around and look at our articles and pet videos. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention. If you want to ask a question call 760-753-6512 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Encinitas veterinarian office is conveniently located near Scripps Encinitas Hospital, and you can find exact directions on our Contact Us page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for local pet owners. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading these free informative articles.

At Santa Fe Animal Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Rei Tanaka
Encinitas Veterinarian | Santa Fe Animal Clinic | 760-753-6512

301 Santa Fe Dr STE A
Encinitas, CA 92024


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