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Welcome to Del Norte Animal Hospital

Your Veterinarian in San Diego CA




If you live in San Diego or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Our doctors are licensed California veterinarians, treating cats and dogs. Your pet's health and well being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Del Norte Animal 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. Our veterinarians have 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 with your 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) 524-1146 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our hospital is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below!   

At Del Norte Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

San Diego Veterinarians | Del Norte Animal Hospital | (858) 524-1146

10449 Reserve Dr Suite 140
San Diego, CA 92127

Caring For Your Pet In:

4S Ranch, Del Sur, Rancho Santa Fe, Fairbanks Ranch, Rancho Bernardo, Santa Luz, Carmel Valley, The Crosby Estates, Torrey Highlands, Black Mountain Ranch, Rancho Bernardo, Carmel Mountain Ranch, Scripps Ranch, Poway and surrounding areas of San Diego

Meet Our Veterinarians

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  • Dr.
    Carrie Bone

    A San Diego native, Dr. Bone graduated from the University of California at Davis with her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 2004. She prioritizes keeping current with the latest theories and techniques in her field and particularly enjoys researching difficult and challenging cases. Dr. Bone shares her home in North County with her husband, her daughter, and her terrier-mutt named “Larry Bird.” Her time away from work is spent hanging out with her family, enjoying the San Diego waves, and trying to catch as many live music shows as possible.

  • Dr.
    Lidja Gillmeister

    A native Upstate New Yorker, Dr. Gillmeister graduated from University of Virginia and received her DVM from Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. She moved to San Diego in 2008 and completed rigorous training as a rotating small animal internal medicine, surgery and emergency intern at the Veterinary Specialty Hospital. Dr. Gillmeister’s special interests include internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, dentistry and preventative care. Her goal is to help clients optimize the quality of their pet’s lives with the latest research and medical techniques. When not at work, she enjoys backyard orchard culture, cooking, hiking and spending time with her family.

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