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  • Comprehensive Veterinary Care in San Mateo

    At South Hillsdale Animal Hospital, we provide a variety of veterinary services that will exceed your expectations to ensure your pets get the quality care they deserve.

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  • Meeting All Your Pets' Health Care Needs

    Our team offers all the core veterinary treatment your pet needs to keep healthy, from wellness exams and vaccinations, to dental care, puppy and kitten care, and geriatrics.

    Core Care

  • Welcome To Our Hospital in San Mateo

    Our team of veterinarians are happy to work with patients and their loving families in our San Mateo clinic. Our friendly and dedicated staff are here for you and your pet.

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Routine Vet Checkups, San Mateo Vets

Wellness Exams

Routine vet care is the key to your pet living a long and healthy life.

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Vaccinations and Parasite Prevention in San Mateo

Preventive Care

Vaccines and preventive treatments protect your pet from disease.

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Veterinary Diagnostics and Lab in San Mateo


Quick lab work can help us diagnose your pet and start treatment fast.

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Veterinary Surgeries, San Mateo Vets


If surgery is necessary, trust our team of veterinary professionals.

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San Mateo Vets

Welcome to South Hillsdale Animal Hospital

We are a full-service pet hospital that offers comprehensive medical services for cats and dogs in San Mateo and the surrounding communities.

From preventive care and surgery to dental care, our variety of services can meet all of your pet’s health needs in one place.

For 28 years we have provided veterinary services for San Mateo’s companion animals and have developed a reputation for quality, professional care with a compassionate touch.

About Our Hospital

South Hillsdale Animal Hospital | San Mateo Vet

Quality, Integrity, Compassion & Service

South Hillsdale Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary hospital that offers comprehensive veterinary services for pets in San Mateo. From regular checkups and vaccinations to internal medicine and dental care, we've got all the services you need for your pet under one roof.

General Medicine

If your pet is suffering from a condition affecting their internal organs, our vets can offer care.

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Pet dental care is often neglected, but it's an important factor in your pet's overall health.

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For urgent veterinary care, contact our vets for treatment or referrals to an emergency hospital.

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South Hillsdale Animal Hospital | San Mateo Speciality & Emergency Vet

What Our Clients Are Saying 

  • I have been going here for years, they are so kind and helpful. So glad to be back in the area after a year away so our cats get the best care.
    - Ashtyn P.

Tips & Advice From Our Team in San Mateo

Whether you are looking for advice about parasite protection or information on common pet illnesses, our informative blogs feature helpful tips and advice from our San Mateo vets that will help you to keep your pets healthy and happy.

Urinary Tract Infections in Cats

Urinary Tract Infections in Cats

Cats develop urinary tract infections (UTI) far less than dogs, however, older cats are at a higher risk of experiencing urinary tract issues. Here, our San Mateo veterinarians share some information about UTIs in cats.

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Dog Stops Walking and Won't Move! Reasons & What to do

Dog Stops Walking and Won't Move! Reasons & What to do

Has this happened to you? You and your dog are walking on a lovely day, and suddenly they stop and refuse to move. Is this stubbornness or an underlying health issue? Here, our vets in San Mateo list some reasons why this may happen and what you can do. 

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Ear Infection in Cats: Symptoms & Treatments

Ear Infection in Cats: Symptoms & Treatments

Ear infections aren't common in cats, so when they do occur, they could be a sign of underlying health issues in your kitty. In this post, our San Mateo vets share some of the symptoms, causes and treatments for ear infections in cats.

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How to Prevent and Remove Foxtails From Your Dog

How to Prevent and Remove Foxtails From Your Dog

Foxtails are common, difficult to avoid, and can be dangerous to your dog if left untreated. Foxtails can get into your dog's ears, paws, and nose, causing major problems.

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Contact Us To Get Started

At South Hillsdale Animal Hospital, our experienced vets are passionate about the health of San Mateo companion animals. Get in touch today to learn more about our services and becoming a new client with us.

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Address & Hours

South Hillsdale Animal Hospital proudly serves patients in San Mateo, San Francisco, Palo Alto, and beyond.

Hospital Hours

  • Monday: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Thursday: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Friday: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed


15 37th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94403 US

(650) 571-0377 Contact