VCA Emergency Animal Hospital & Referral Ctr.


  • Hospital Administrator

    David Stromberg
    School: Cal Poly SLO, Animal Science

    After obtaining his BS in Animal Science from California Polytechnic University San Luis Obispo in 2000, David moved to San Diego. He began working as a veterinary technician in private practice, and then moved to the Animal Dermatology Clinic in 2001. Starting as a veterinary technician, David quickly became involved in management of the Animal Dermatology Clinics until he became the regional operations manager. After 10 years, he was managing 11 full time and satellite locations. During his time with Animal Dermatology Clinic he was responsible for the construction and set up of 4 new hospitals.

    David has great respect for VCA and is excited to be joining the VCA family. When not at work, he enjoys fishing, mountain biking, and spending time with his family.

  • Referral Manager

    Mick Myers

    Mick Myers joined VCA Emergency Animal Hospital and Referral Center in July of 2008. He is responsible for acting as the liaison between the hospital and referring veterinarians ensuring a timely transfer of records from our hospital to your veterinarian.

    Prior to joining VCA, he spent over 25 years in the financial services industry serving as Vice President of Asset Management for Capital Associates and Comerica Bank in Denver Colorado. After leaving the banking industry, he owned and operated an ice cream and coffee shop located in Old Town San Diego.

    He earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Journalism/Public Relations from the University of Wyoming.


General Practice

We have over 600 animal hospitals in 41 states and 4 Canadian provinces that are staffed by more than 3,000 fully-qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians, with more than 400 being board-certified specialists.

The nationwide VCA family of general practice hospitals give your pet the very best in medical care, providing a full range of general medical and surgical services as well as specialized treatments such as wellness, spay/neuter, advanced diagnostic services (MRI/CT Scan), internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology, cardiology, neurology, boarding, and grooming. Services may vary by location.

Our family of pet hospitals stands out by delivering the greatest resources in order provide the highest quality care available for your pets. By maintaining the highest standards of pet health care available anywhere, we emphasize prevention as well as healing. We provide continuing education programs to our doctors and staff and promote the open exchange of professional knowledge and expertise. And finally, we have established a consistent program of procedures and techniques, proven to be the most effective in keeping pets healthy.

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Emergency Care

Your emergency needs can be met right here at our hospital.
VCA Emergency Animal Hospital & Referral Ctr. provides 24 hour emergency veterinary care, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Emergency veterinarians, veterinary technicians and/or veterinary assistants are on staff 24 hours a day.

Please call us at 619-299-2400. We are located at 2317 Hotel Circle South. San Diego, CA 92108.

We provide the highest standard in veterinary emergency and critical care services. We are trained and equipped to perform a variety of emergency surgeries and procedures. We provide the highest standards of pain management. Emergency internal medicine consultations, including full diagnostics, are available.

Please call or come in immediately if you feel your pet is having an emergency or needs after-hours care.