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Welcome to Tierrasanta Veterinary Hospital!
Your Veterinarian in San Diego, Tierrasanta, San Carlos, Clairemont Mesa & the Surrounding Areas

Call us at 858-292-6116
Pet Emergency? Call us right away at 858-292-6116!

If you live in San Diego or the surrounding areas and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Michelle Schexneider is a licensed California veterinarian, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and wellbeing are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

TIERRASANTA VETERINARY HOSPITAL is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. Michelle Schexneider has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our San Diego veterinarian.

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 858-292-6116 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our San Diego veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for San Diego pet owners.

At TIERRASANTA VETERINARY HOSPITAL, Our mission is to make every interaction with our patients and their families compassionate and professional. We work efficiently as a team to evaluate the ever-changing needs and expectations of both our patients and their pet parents by working with integrity, kindness, respect, honesty, and loyalty. We promise to always be the voice for your beloved pets.

Dr. Michelle Schexneider
San Diego Veterinarian | TIERRASANTA VETERINARY HOSPITAL | 858-292-6116

10799 Tierrasanta Blvd
San Diego, California 92124

Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Janice -Inventory Manager

    As early as I can remember, I had always had an immense connection and love for all animals, thanks to my mother. I've been an employee at Tierrasanta Veterinary Hospital since 1999. Over the course of my years at the hospital, I have worn many hats and had many titles. I am proud to say that I have been able to help many, many animals and clients over the years and I hope to help many more in the future.

  • Dr.
    Michelle Schexneider
    D.V.M.

    Dr. Schexneider has been very happy providing veterinary care and boarding to the Tierrasanta, Kearny Mesa, Clairemont Mesa, Lakeside and San Diego communities. She has been a veterinarian for over a decade with vast experience with internal medicine, pet surgery, and emergency medicine. She is a true San Diego native with military roots, as both her dad and her husband have served in the US Navy. She loves hanging out with her enthusiastically supportive husband, their pack of dogs, and their ridiculously athletic son who keeps them plenty entertained.

  • Annalisa
    -Veterinary Assistant

    With a passion for learning and for animals, I always knew I'd find myself in an animal hospital helping those who can't speak for themselves.

  • Brittany -Client Care Specialist

    I have always been an animal advocate and animal lover since I can remember, always bringing home strays and loving every species. I proudly own the title "Crazy Animal Lady" and everyone I know would agree.

  • Christina
    -Veterinary Assistant

    Christina has always been an animal lover. She has experience with big, wild cats and small, domesticated ones, too. She loves our patients so much she might just take them all home with her!

  • Dede -Veterinary Technician

    On my 32nd birthday I still could not find a profession I wanted to belong to for the rest of my life. Then one day a friend suggested I take a vet assistant class. And now, 16 years later, I can't imagine doing anything else.

  • Jan
    -Client Care Specialist and Registered Veterinary Technician

    After many years of being a single stay at home mom to my only son Patrick, I re-entered the work world in a field where I know I belong - amongst those that love animals as much as I do, and whose main purpose is to heal and keep healthy these special beings. Every day I am blessed with new pets and pet owners that I am privileged to get to know and serve. Come be a part of our family, we will not disappoint!

  • Leona
    -Veterinary Technician

    Ever since I was a kid I knew I wanted to work in this field. I love what I do and I promise to treat your pet like my own.

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Tierrasanta Veterinary Hospital

Monday:

8:00 AM-7:00 PM

Tuesday:

8:00 AM-7:00 PM

Wednesday:

8:00 AM-2:00 PM

Thursday:

8:00 AM-7:00 PM

Friday:

8:00 AM-7:00 PM

Saturday:

8:00 AM-2:00 PM

Sunday:

Closed

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Testimonials

Feedback From Our Clients

  • "I really liked this place because they thoroughly examined my dog and when they found ou that she needed oral surgery the vet explained everything in detail and was very kind and supportive throughout the whole process and the staff even called several times to let me know how my dog was doing and how well the surgery went. Overall, I highly recommend this place"
    Cecilia Ramos
  • "Everyone took such great care of me and my little dog. They were so loving and caring. I have definitely found my new vet!"
    Angelica Carbagal
  • "As always, our recent experience was great. The doctor and all of the staff treat us like family and both our dogs feel very comfortable there. Well, mostly comfortable. They always look forward to going to the doctor, though. They know there will be love and treats and very little hurt, if any. I love Tierrasanta Veterinary Hospital!"
    Andrea Foote