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Welcome to Carmel Mountain Ranch Veterinary Hospital
Your Veterinarian in the Carmel Mountain Area

Call us at (858)592-9779
Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (858)592-9779!

Carmel Mountain Ranch Veterinary Hospital is a board certified state-of-the art American Animal Hospital Accredited full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Our Doctors have over 75 years of combined experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, family-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our amazing staff.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (858)592-9779 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! 

At Carmel Mountain Ranch Veterinary Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Our Mission -

As veterinary professional we are committed to providing genuine care, comfort and high quality veterinary medicine for our patients and clients.  

We are committed to nurturing the human-animal bond and helping pets live healthier, longer lives. We pledge to provide the best client service at all times.  

We promise to treat you and your pet with honesty, respect and dignity.

Dr. Elizabeth Grey, Dr. Cliff Matsuda, and Dr. Ira Abrams
Carmel Mountain Ranch Veterinary Hospital
11925 Carmel Mountain Road #802
San Diego, CA 92128
[email protected]

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

San Diego Office


7:00 AM-6:00 PM


7:00 AM-6:00 PM


7:00 AM-6:00 PM


7:00 AM-6:00 PM


7:00 AM-6:00 PM


8:30 AM-5:00 PM



Meet Our Veterinarians

  • Elizabeth Grey
    Dr Grey was born in New York, but her family moved to San Diego when she was 12. While she was growing up, her family did a lot of rescue work with animals. Her father impressed upon her at an early age that once you commit to an animal, you are responsible for providing it with the best care possible.
  • Dr. Cliff Matsuda Dr. Cliff Matsuda
    Dr. Matsuda originally intended to get into human medicine, but got a job working at the veterinary department during his schooling at the University of California Davis and got hooked on veterinary medicine. He ended up switching his studies to the animal world and now works as an Associate Veterinarian at Carmel Mountain Ranch.


What our clients say about us

  • "They have taken the most amazing care of our dogs! They discovered a heart murmur in my dog that a previous vet had missed. Their care of her cardiac issues has been stellar. They have also helped our other dog with her allergies. Dr Grey is fantastic!"
    Marissa E.
  • "This place is the best! I have been bringing my furbaby here for 10 years, for vet care, boarding and grooming. Everyone on staff is so great to my dog, highly recommend this place to anyone looking for A+ care for their pets."
    Angie B.
  • "I first found this clinic with my beautiful Ridgeback, Cato. Dr. Grey quickly found that he had Mucosal melanoma, and they operated the next day. They were all attentive and took care of Cato, better than any Vet I had ever experienced. Unfortunately, Cato's disease took him too soon!

    Meanwhile, our micro labradoodle, Teddy, has been having the time of his life at Dr. Grey's 'Play and Stay', while we undergo a major house renovation. Teddy comes home EXHAUSTED! We drop him at the clinic, and they transport him to the house, and what a wonderful place it is! Friends, guitar playing, Dog TV, Teddy is so happy! I am so grateful for Dr. Grey and her incredible staff!"
    Nancy B.
  • "Love it here! They are so sweet and amazing with the animals, The Vet John A is so understanding and really talks you through the details of taking care of your pet. Highly recommended!!"
    Brandy R.
  • "Love this place!! The staff is always accommodating and truly cares about all the animals...they get that pets are family. We have 2 labs (Zoey & Maya) which can get very expensive very quickly & I never feel pressured or guilted into to spending unnecessary money. They are awesome! Thank you to everyone that works there, especially Dr. Grey, for caring about our kids the way we do!"
    Catherine B.
  • "I have always had a very good experience with this clinic. Especially when I had a very sick cat that I eventually had to have put to sleep. At which time I was VERY grateful for Dr. Grey and her staff to be willing to come to my house and take care of him there. Not the cheapest vet hospital, but totally worth the care and good services I have experienced. THANK YOU ALL!"
    Kristrun S

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