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Welcome to B Street Veterinary Hospital

Your Veterinarian in San Diego, CA
Serving Golden Hill, South Park, North Park, and neighboring communities.
Call us at (619) 237-0600

Pet Emergency? Read no further and call us right away!

B Street Veterinary Hospital is a full service animal hospital and will take both emergency cases

Dogs on the rock

(Dr. Vassilev, the Medical Director, is a board-certified Emergency and Critical Care Specialist) 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 San Diego 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 (619) 237-0600 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. B Street Veterinary Hospital 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 San Diego pet owners. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading these free informative articles.

Feel free to get acquainted by dropping in, browsing our website or Facebook page, or browse the various services that we provide. 

At B Street Veterinary Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are. We are proud to be at your service!

Elena Vassilev
San Diego Veterinarian | B Street Veterinary Hospital | (619) 237-0600

2675 B Street
San Diego, CA 92102


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  • Elena Vassilev
    DVM, DACVECC
    Medical Director & Board-Certified Emergency and Critical Care Specialist

    Dr. Vassilev earned her DVM degree at the University of Illinois, then completed advanced training through a one-year private practice internship in Ventura, California. Traveling to Texas, she fulfilled a residency in emergency and critical care medicine at the Animal Medical Center leading to board certification in emergency and critical care medicine in 2005. Dr Vassilev has been practicing veterinary medicine in the San Diego area for 15 years and frequents the dog parks and beaches with her six amenable dogs (see Mini’s Story). 

  • Jenna Olsen
    DVM

    Dr. Olsen originally grew up in Los Angeles before attending UC Davis to complete her undergraduate degree. She then worked as a veterinary nurse in general practice prior to completing her degree in Veterinary Medicine at UC Davis. She moved to San Diego after being accepted into a demanding one year rotating internship program focusing on emergency and critical care. In addition, Jenna has interests in ophthalmology, radiology, zoo and exotic animal medicine. During her time away from the clinic, she enjoys playing sports and being active, going to the beach, exploring San Diego with her dogs, Sandwiches and Plop, and spending time with family and friends.

  • Marshia Keene
    DVM, CVA

    Dr. Keene grew up in Boulder and attended Colorado State University to complete her undergraduate degree in Wildlife Biology. After graduating from CSU, Marshia moved to southern Florida where she worked as a Wildlife Rehabilitation Specialist for several years. She then moved to Oregon where she worked in the wine industry specializing in crafting delicious Oregon Pinot Noir and Pinot Grigio before changing course to earn her degree in Veterinary Medicine from Oregon State University. While applying to and attending veterinary school Marshia worked as a veterinary nurse at the local animal emergency hospital. After graduation she moved to San Diego to pursue a demanding one year rotating internship program focusing on emergency and critical care. Marshia cultivates additional interests in acupuncture, rehabilitation, and feline medicine, which she puts to good use now at B Street Veterinary Hospital. During her time away from the clinic, she enjoys standup paddle boarding, hiking, boxing, going to the beach, exploring San Diego, and spending time with family and friends.

  • Julia Ellison
    DVM

    Dr. Ellison was born and raised in Mammoth Lakes, CA where she discovered her passion for science and animal husbandry early in life as an active member 4-H. She moved to San Diego during high school where she stayed to attend USD to complete her undergraduate degree in Biology. She worked at Helen Woodward Animal Center as a veterinary nurse prior to completing her degree in Veterinary Medicine at UC Davis with a focus in livestock medicine. After graduation she moved back to San Diego to complete a demanding one year equine internship program. Dr. Ellison found her passion for internal medicine along with the importance of preventative medicine during her internship. She eventually hopes to further focus her skills in infectious disease, internal medicine, and advanced imaging. During her time away from the clinic, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, snow skiing, and exploring new outdoor places with her Boston Terriers, Lani and Isla.

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