Welcome to Santa Fe Animal Clinic
Your Encinitas Veterinarian
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If you are looking for an Encinitas veterinarian or in greater San Diego area, then you have come to the perfect site. Owner, Rei Tanaka is a licensed Encinitas veterinarian, treating cats and dogs. Your pet's health and well being is very important to us and we will take every step to give your pet the best possible care.

Santa Fe Animal Clinic is a full service Encinitas animal hospital and will take both emergency cases as well as less urgent medical, surgical, and dental cases. Your Encinitas veterinarian - Dr Tanaka is a graduate of UC Davis and has over 15 years of experience in emergency, internal medicine, allergy, and geriatric care. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our Encinitas animal hospital comfortable, kid-friendly, and a very calm environment so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting his or her own Encinitas veterinarian.

We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Follow us on social media or subscribe to our newsletter to stay in-the-know from your best Encinitas animal hospital. If you have any questions, please call 760-753-6512 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you! Our Encinitas animal hospital is conveniently located across from Scripps Encinitas Hospital, west of the I-5.

At Santa Fe Animal Clinic, we treat your pets like our own.

Dr. Rei Tanaka
Encinitas Veterinarian | Santa Fe Animal Clinic | 760-753-6512

301 Santa Fe Dr, STE A
Encinitas, CA 92024

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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Dr. Tanaka and team are kind and compassionate. I rarely have to wait around long for my dog to get examined. He always asks about the other dogs at home (though I am unfortunately down to 1 from 3). I highly recommend them."
    Lily T.
  • "Dr. Tanaka is hands down the best bet I have ever taken our dogs to. He is kind, caring, personable, experienced and extremely knowledgeable. He is easy to reach and always willing to take the time to discuss my dogs with him. His staff is always kind and great with our dogs. I highly recommend this clinic for anyone who loves their pets."
    Annamarie D.
  • "Dr. Tanaka and his staff are excellent, caring and compassionate towards animals. I highly recommend this vet clinic!"
    - Kathleen K.
  • "Caring & capable staff. I've got 3 dogs and 2 cats, all of them are now in much better health than when they were rescued."
    - Miles A.
  • "Excellent service from an experienced vet who clearly knows his profession. The staff is friendly and their love of animals shows."
    - Gregory H.
  • "These people have gone out of their way to accommodate my schedule and budget. They clearly love the animals they see every day. 10/10 for sure"
    - Carter S.
  • "Love the care and empathy from the staff on the phone and in person. Very important to me as an animal parent. Dr. Tanaka is thorough and kind, I never felt like he was in a hurry. I really appreciate that."
    - Jeen S
  • "I've been going to this vet clinic for two dogs over 14 years. I am so impressed with the kindness of the staff and the vets. I highly recommend this caring and skillful clinic!"
    - Lakoma G.


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