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Join us at Tails & Ales at @Mitchell Park in Palo Alto on Saturday, October 13 from 11 am - 4 pm! Animal Hospital of Palo Alto is excited to be part of this family and dog-friendly event featuring activities, crafts, vendors, breweries and wineries to raise money and awareness for @Humane Society Silicon Valley. Mark your calendars, and don't forget to buy your tickets here: Eventbrite. We look forward to seeing you there!


Welcome to Animal Hospital of Palo Alto
Your Veterinarian in Palo Alto CA
Call us at 650-493-2738

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at 650-493-2738!


If you live in Palo Alto or the surrounding area in CA, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian. Your pet's health and well being is very important to us and we will take every step to give your pet the best possible care.

We take pride in providing the finest general practice veterinary care along with consistently heartfelt patient care and outstanding customer service.We believe in working as a team to care for your pets.We are dedicated to giving our all every day and doing so with joy, integrity, and compassion.It is our privilege to go the extra mile to make each of our clients and patients feel safe, secure, and well-cared for.Welcome to AHOPA.

Animal Hospital of Palo Alto is a full service animal hospital and will take both emergency cases as well as less urgent medical, surgical, and dental issues. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and a very calm environment so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting his or her own Palo Alto veterinarian.

We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Browse around and look at our articles and pet videos. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention. If you want to ask a question call 650-493-2738 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Palo Alto Veterinarian Clinic is very easy to get to, and you can find directions on our Contact Us page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for Palo Alto pet owners. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading these free informative articles.

At Animal Hospital of Palo Alto, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Katherine Peden Statton, Dr. Kristy Moding
Palo Alto Veterinarian | Animal Hospital of Palo Alto | 650-493-2738

4111 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306

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Meet the Veterinarian

  • Dr.
    Katherine Peden Statton
    Kathy was born and raised in Menlo Park and attended Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Following her dream and love of horses, she went to Kansas, where she graduated from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. After a one year equine only internship in Colorado, Kathy moved to Rhode Island. In 2008, she changed her focus from horses to companion animals. After multiple moves, Kathy and her family have landed back in Northern CA and are loving every minute of it. Kathy enjoys veterinary ophthalmology and pain management while at work and gardening with the kids when away from work. Her family includes a wonderful husband, two kids full of energy, two cats full of patience and a golden retriever who enjoys spending time with the family anyway she can.


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  • "Excellent, thorough care. The vets are super nice and accommodating. They don't barge into the room with the booming loud voice like they do in many places! Their prices are way lower than most, but their care, in my opinion, is better. It's nice that they have a store that sells medicine and specialty foods. ..."
    Laura A. / Palo Alto, CA
  • "... I absolutely love this place and so does my beagle. The place is super clean and also easy to get appointments. All the staff here are very friendly and services are reasonably priced. ..."
    Diana D. / Mountain View, CA

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