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Thank you for voting us the Best Veterinary Clinic! We are the 2024 Winner of Best of the Peninsula!

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Jade, 2 years old

Compassionate care for cats and dogs. Our veterinary team is dedicated to providing exceptional veterinary care in a clean, comfortable, and compassionate atmosphere.

Why choose
Los Altos
Veterinary Clinic


We value the human-animal bond and strive to treat everyone with kindness, care and compassion.


Our highly trained veterinarians have over 70 years of combined veterinary experience. You can trust that your pet is in the best hands when it comes to their care.


Our team respects our patients and each other. We work together to make sure every animal is receiving compassionate, dedicated care that is tailored to their individual needs. We want every animal’s experience with us to be easy and stress-free.


Our team will guide you with resources and information you can trust that is based on the latest advances in veterinary medicine.

With six veterinarians on staff with over 70 years of combined experience and offering the the latest technology and equipment in a state-of-the-art veterinary facility - you can expect the highest level of care for your pet at Los Altos Veterinary Clinic.

Dr. Melissa Neal

As the medical director and owner, I would like to welcome you to our clinic. Founded in 1990 as Kindness Pet Hospital by Dr. Glynn Echerd and renamed Los Altos Veterinary Clinic in 2010, our clinic has been a fixture in the Los Altos community for over 30 years. We are honored to serve the pets and people of the area as a state-of-the-art clinic with a hometown feel. At LAVC, we strive to build lifelong relationships with our clients and their furry friends. Our team of compassionate doctors works together to diagnose and treat your pets with the highest-level of veterinary medicine. We look forward to meeting you and getting to know you!