New patients receive 15% OFF of first wellness exam.

Peace of mind for you, exceptional care for your pet.

Welcome to the Venetian Pet Hospital in Stockton, CA

Call us at (209) 477-3926


Whether you are just moving into the Stockton area or finally getting a pet after living in the area for years, the Venetian Pet Hospital can provide for all of your animal's health-related needs. Our veterinarian, Dr. Stephen Ayres, is certified and trained to provide a series of services, including routine treatments and emergency or surgical care.

A Pet's Home Away From Home

Our qualified, friendly staff provides a home-away-from-home for your beloved animals. Comfortable facilities for exams, overnight stays, and observation, combined with familiar faces and caring attitudes will put your pets at ease while they are being treated. This reduces stress and aids the healing process.

A Pet's First and Last Defense

Wellness exams, treatment for ailments or injuries, and treatment for life-threatening illnesses is just part of the services we provide. The Venetian Pet Hospital also provides educational and informative articles and nutritional guidance to empower you to make the most out of your time with your pet.

Wellness exams provide a solid history for care and preventative medicine. They also help in the event of emergencies by providing doctors with vital information, such as allergies, previous illnesses, and genetic markers that would indicate the possibility of future problems. These are your pet's first defense in remaining healthy.

Animals are regularly exposed to the dangers of parasites, injuries, and genetic disorders, making wellness exams an important part of routine care. Your veterinarian, using up-to-date medical practices, medication, and equipment, is your pet's last defense against heartworms, infections, and needless suffering from hidden diseases.

Pay on Your Terms at the Venetian Pet Hospital

As a veterinarian that understands the need to make services affordable, Dr. Stephen Ayres has made PETLY PLANS readily available for handling the expenses of ongoing care. This effectively removes the main obstacle many pet owners face in caring for their family pets and provides animals with the benefit of regular veterinary care.

The Family-Centric Veterinarian's Office

The Venetian Pet Hospital provides families with a child-friendly, pet-friendly waiting room that makes everyone comfortable while they wait for the doctor. This takes the stress out of the situation to keep children and pets (and parents) calm.

The pet and children will come to associate our office with a fun, safe experience, leading to pleasant visits and the right example for children to follow as they grow with their pets.

Looking for a Stockton Animal Hospital?

If you are looking for a Stockton Animal Hospital, consider the Venetian Pet Hospital. New patients are treated to a 15 percent discount on their first eye exam and can take advantage of our online New Patient Center for a virtual tour, payment options, online forms, and other necessities. We have made our services as friendly, affordable, and convenient as possible.

Current patients take advantage of their access to the VetsFirstChoice online pharmacy, featuring free shipping, customer support, rebate options, and a wide variety of dog and cat products. They also save time with our online appointment setting option, a function that allows patients to schedule for times and dates of their convenience while waiting for our call back to confirm the details.

Get Established With a Local Veterinarian in Stockton

We are located at 6610 Gettysburg Place in Stockton, CA. Our office is located behind Trader Joe's, in the Lincoln Center. Come visit us as you look for a new veterinarian family or call us at (209) 477-3926 for more information. We are conveniently open Monday through Saturday. Call, stop in or visit us online to find more information on our services, our staff, and our hours of operation. We look forward to seeing you.

At Venetian Pet Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Stephen Ayres
Venetian Pet Hospital | (209) 477-3926

6610 Gettysburg Place
Stockton, CA 95207

New Hours! Now open Sundays to better serve you!

Stockton Office

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8:00 am-5:30 pm



Saturday, Sunday:

8:00 am-3:00 pm

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Meet the Team

  • About our Team

    'Our experienced staff is committed to making your baby feel at home. Our staff members are experienced with all types of animals. We at Venetian Pet Hospital want you to know we are determined to ensure the most comfortable surroundings are available to your pets.


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  • "Dr. Ayres is wonderful. The staff is so pleasant and they took great care of my Abby. Love you guys and a big Thank you to all!!!"
    - Deb G.-C. / Stockton, CA

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