San Roque Pet Hospital

& Pet Hotel

Exceptional, Compassionate Care for your Pets



girl with dog

Our mission is to provide compassionate, high quality veterinary medical care in a friendly, relaxed setting.

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We are open 7 days a week, to better serve you and your pets needs:

                        Monday - Friday             7:30am – 7:00pm

                        Saturday - Sunday          8:00am - 5:00pm

                          Please call for your pet’s appointment today!


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   Emergency Care: 

Please call 

AVS (Advanced Veterinary Services)

805 729-4460

located at 414 East Carrillo Street



805 899-2273

located at 301 East Haley Street 

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"Riley" the Arson Dog

The newest member of the Santa Barbara County Fire Department is an Accelerant Detection Canine named Riley, a black Labrador Retriever.

Riley and his handler Fire Captain / Investigator Howard Orr recently completed a five week canine-accelerant detection school sponsored by State Farm Insurance and certified by the Maine Criminal Justice Academy. Since their arrival on September 6th, 2013 they have responded to 11 fire scenes throughout Santa Barbara County. They are also available to respond to fire scenes throughout the Tri-Counties and beyond, upon request.

 For more information about the Arson Dog Program visit the Web site at


The ongoing costs of this program are being supported by local community donations:

• Initial training was covered by a scholarship from State Farm Insurance and is estimate to be $28,000

Dave Dawson with San Roque Pet Hospital has offered to provide veterinary service at no cost and with the assistance of some of their vendors, San Roque Pet Hospital is providing 12 months of flea and tick control as well as 12 months of heartworm and parasite prevention.

• Wendy Guyer, owner of the Pet House in Goleta, is providing Riley’s dog food at no cost

• A vehicle designed for Riley that includes an early warning heat detection system is currently being sought through a private donor.

Private citizens have begun providing donations to cover the costs of the training equipment and supplies necessary for Riley to maintain his skills. “This truly is a public/private partnership supporting this program. We are grateful for the community support,” says Captain Orr.

Additional donations are welcome and can be made to the “Santa Barbara County Fire Department, Arson Dog Program” and sent to 4410 Cathedral Oaks Rd, Santa Barbara, CA, 93110.


Keep Our Beaches Clean!

San Roque Pet Hospital (David P. Dawson, DVM) helps to underwrite the cost of BioBags at Arroyo Burro Beach County Park and Butterfly Beach in Montecito.   Even at wholesale prices, biodegradable bags can be costly, so San Roque Pet Hospital's contribution is a big help in maintaining this canine amenity during tough economic times. 

Switzer And Dawson
Veterinarian David Dawson shakes hands with County Parks Ranger
Brian Switzer after placing BioBags in a dispenser at
Arroyo Burro Beach County Park.

County Parks is actively seeking other sponsors for BioBags and other amenities at our off-leash canine play areas and beach accesses.

If you are interested in being a sponsor, please contact:

Erik Axelson, South County Deputy Director


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 New clients or existing clients wishing to make changes can fill out our client information form prior to visiting our office.

Will your pet be staying in our hotel? Streamline the process and fill out the boarding and authorization forms ahead of time.


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