Drake Center Team

For over 20 years, The Drake Center has been providing compassionate, quality care for pets and the humans who love them.

We are an AAHA-accredited animal hospital committed to providing the highest standards of care in anesthesia, dentistry, pain management, preventative care, surgery and more. Our staff also meets regularly to learn about the latest medical advancements in companion animal care and how to continually improve our customer service. We are here to serve all pets in Encinitas and through out all surrounding areas.

In 2023, The Drake Center was voted Best Veterinary Clinic in San Diego by the readers Ranch & Coast Magazine for over a decade in a row. Drake has also been voted 2024 Best Vet in Encinitas by Vety. We are extremely proud of our facility and the quality of care we provide. 

Everything we do supports our mission statement: "To provide the best medical and surgical care in a compassionate environment for our patients and unsurpassed service for our clients." 

Our Core Values

  • Steadfast Care and Service: Providing the best medical care for our patients and exceptional service for our clients. We are here for you and your pets.
  • Compassionate Partnership: Our doctors and staff work with each other and with our clients in order to deliver the best and most effective care for your pets.
  • Constant Pursuit of Excellence: We always strive to provide the best level of care for our patients and will educate ourselves and staff and update our procedures based on the latest standards of veterinary medicine.