Our Practice

La Costa Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Carlsbad, CA. The professional and courteous staff at La Costa Animal Hospital seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients. Our hospital has advanced equipment and technologies, including comprehensive in-house testing for accurate diagnosis, digital x-ray, surgical suite, dental equipment, and a full pharmacy. We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients at every stage of your pet's life. From routine preventive care to early detection and treatment of a wide range of conditions and diseases, we have the expertise to provide the highest standard of care for your pet. We also serve Carlsbad, Oceanside, Vista, San Marcos, Escondido, Cardiff, Leucadia, Solana Beach, Del Mar, Rancho Santa Fe and surrounding areas.

  • Dr. Fife, DVM


    Dr. Fife is originally from Tremonton, Utah and earned her bachelor’s degree from BYU. She went onto Washington State University where she graduated from veterinary school. Dr. Fife is fear-free certified and her favorite part of veterinary medicine is surgery.

    Outside of work, Dr. Fife spends her time with her two dogs, Lady and Lorelai and husband, Joseph and enjoys doing jigsaw puzzles, reading and Sudoku.