Romie Lane Pet Hospital Salinas, CA

Romie Lane Pet Hospital is an AAHA Accredited, full-service veterinary hospital, located in Salinas, CA. Thank you for choosing us for your pet’s veterinary care and well-being.

Our clients and their pets are the reason we continue to thrive in the Salinas community that we have served for over 55 years! Having taken ownership of Romie Lane Pet Hospital in 1987, Dr. James Ponder made the decision to pass the ownership of his beloved hospital to local veterinarian Dr. Heart Dominguez, in June 2020. The professional and courteous staff at Romie Lane Pet Hospital seeks to build on the legacy created by Dr. Ponder and provide the best possible medical, surgical, and dental care for our highly-valued patients and pet parents. 

We are equipped to assist you with routine preventive care for young, healthy pets; early detection and treatment of disease as your pet ages; and complete medical and surgical care as necessary during his or her lifetime. We have the ability to manage your pet’s care here at our facility and can solve most ailments in-house which saves time, and most importantly, it can save your pet’s life.

Our team immerses ourselves in the wider Salinas Valley community and are proud supporters of the Salinas Animal Shelter and the Monterey County Animal Shelter

The people and the pets of the Salinas Valley are our passion. Our tight-knit team comes to work every day to provide the best care possible for your furry companions and family members!

How do we provide compassionate care?

It starts from developing a quality team of individuals that are caring, respectful, motivated, and highly skilled.

Our team is our greatest asset: our friendly and helpful Client Service Representatives – the advocates for our clients, our technical team that holds the crucial responsibility of providing nursing care to our patients – the advocates for your pets. Our highly educated veterinarians use their vast medical knowledge and their passion for pets to help everyone that walks through our doors.  High standards of clinical care are something our whole team embraces and your furry friends benefit from.

Our AAHA accreditation means that our hospital has been evaluated on over 900 standards of veterinary excellence. To maintain this accreditation, hospitals undergo a rigorous review by veterinary experts every three years. Your pets are our passion. And keeping them happy and healthy is our #1 priority.

Learn more about AAHA and why our accreditation is important to you and your pet by visiting:

We strive to make every visit as gentle, pain-free, and stress-free as possible for your pets. We are proud that many of our hospital team members are Fear Free certified! To become certified, veterinarians and our teams are required to complete a comprehensive, 8-part educational course and exam. To learn more about what being Fear Free certified means for you and your pet, please click here!

Meet the Team

Dr. Heart Dominguez

Clinical Director
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Dr. Morgan Ramos

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Brittani Balza

Hospital Manager
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Contact & Appointments

To schedule an appointment, please use our Online Booking system or call us at (831) 424-0863.

For general inquiries, you can email us at [email protected] or by using the form below.

    Monday - Friday: 8am - 6pm

    Phone: (831) 424-0863
    Fax: (831) 424-8979

    Emergency Hospital Contact

    Pet Specialist of Monterey
    451 Canyon Del Rey Blvd., Del Rey Oaks, CA
    Tel: (831)899-7387
    Email: [email protected]

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