From the time that they are puppies or kittens. . .

Your pet's health is our passion.

Outdoor waiting area available . . .

for the shy pet

And they're back in action

And at play . . .

Welcome to Animal Cove Pet Hospital

Chris C. Cowing, Veterinarian

Specializing in Small Animal Veterinary Medicine

We are a single practitioner hospital specializing in small animal care, especially dogs and cats. We also work in conjunction with board certified surgeons. Dr. Chris Cowing is active with the California Veterinary Medical association and also active with the Peninsula Veterinary Medical Association. Our veterinary hospital is located on the San Francisco Peninsula in the city of Foster City, due east from San Mateo.

The Latest Technology

We have the latest veterinary tools to diagnose and treat your pet including digital imaging, digital dental x-ray equipment and a laser surgical unit. We have a full range of in-house blood testing equipment, access to further laboratory testing.

Preventative Care

We are also very interested in seeing that your pets get preventative care, including regular vaccinations, helping with special dietary needs, heartworm prevention, HomeAgain® microchips.

February is Veterinary Dental Health Care Month

  Dental health is very important to the overall health of your pet all year round but during the month of February, Animal Cove Pet Hospital pays special attention to this aspect of your pet's health. If you haven't already done so, we can help you to establish a regular oral care routine for your pet. Ask us about using rinses, dental treats and regularly brushing your pet's teeth. We are here to help.

Bring your pet into Animal Cove Pet Hospital during the month of February for a dental cleaning and you will get 10% off of the procedure.

Our Staff

Many years of experience

Our professional veterinary staff assist Dr. Cowing in a wide range capacities at Animal Cove. They may obtain animal health histories, feed and care for your pets as well as provide specialized nursing care. Our veterinary technician assists in surgical procedures and provides critical care for animals coming out of surgery. Veterinary technicians and veterinary assistants find their jobs challenging, yet rewarding but the common trait is that they love working with animals.