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7126 Hollister Ave

Goleta, CA 93117 US


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La Concepcion Animal Hospital

If you own a pet, you probably consider him an important part of your family. As such, you want him to receive the best of care. At La Concepcion Animal Hospital, serving Santa Barbara and Goleta, we share your concern for the health and welfare of your pet. When you bring your pet to our clinic, you can rest assured that he will receive quality veterinary care. We have a special love for pets and specialize in small animal care. Our veterinary care can help your pet live a full and healthy life so you can enjoy his companionship for years to come.

Meet Our Team

Our animal clinic is run by Dr. Caitlin Kelly, Dr. Joseph Dalo, Jr., and our dedicated veterinary team. Dr. Kelly specializes in pet dentistry, pet surgery, and feline and canine preventative care. Dr. Dalo specializes in small animal care and has ample experience in orthopedic and soft tissue surgeries. Our clinic is fully equipped with the latest technology to provide advanced diagnostics and surgical care.  

At La Concepcion Animal Hospital, we pride ourselves on providing personalized, conscientious veterinary care. If your pet is shy or skittish, we’ll make every effort to win his confidence, so he can feel comfortable. From routine wellness exams to complex surgeries, we put your pet’s best interests at heart to help him have a positive visit, successful treatment, and speedy recovery.  

Services We Provide

Your Santa Barbara/Goleta veterinarian offers an array of animal care services to meet the needs of pet owners in our local community. These services include:

Accurate, Comprehensive Diagnostics

By using the latest in diagnostic technology, we can promptly and accurately diagnose your pet’s condition, so he can get the treatment he needs for a speedy recovery. Our in-house diagnostics includes such specialized equipment as digital x-rays, ultrasound, urine and blood testing, and EKG.

Quality Surgical Procedures

Our vet surgeons have ample experience in orthopedic and soft tissue surgeries to correct medical issues and improve the health of your pet. We'll explain all procedures to you so you'll have a clear understanding of your pet's diagnosis and care. We make sure your pet is safe and comfortable during the procedure and offer excellent post-op care to expedite his recovery. 

Time and Attention

We dedicate time and attention to the care of your pet to ensure he gets the right diagnosis and the best possible treatment to restore his health.

See Your Santa Barbara/Goleta Veterinarian Today

For quality pet care services to enhance the health and wellness of your beloved pet, contact La Concepcion Animal Hospital in Santa Barbara at 805-685-4513 today.

Dr. Caitlin Kelly
Dr. Joseph Dalo Jr.
Goleta Veterinarians | La Concepcion Animal Hospital | 805-685-4513

7126 Hollister Ave
Goleta, CA 93117

Meet The Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Caitlin Kelly
    Owner, Veterinarian

    Dr. Kelly, formerly of White's Pet Hospital, has been practicing in the Santa Barbara and Goleta area since 2014.

    Dr. Kelly has special interests in dentistry, surgery, and preventative care medicine of dogs and cats. 

    She is Best known for her warm and thorough client communication and her love of golden retrievers

  • Dr.
    Joseph Dalo

    Santa Barbara Veterinarian Dr. Dalo graduated cum laude at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1985. Dr. Dalo was the recipient of the Everingham Prise of cardiology in 1985 and is a member of Phi-Zeta, the national veterinary honor society.

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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Dr. Dalo and the rest of the team at La Concepcion Animal Hospital are amazing. Our little guy Rupert would not be here today if it wasn't for Dr Dalo's expertise and quick decision making."
    - Nick, Casey & Rupert C. / Goleta, CA

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