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Norco Animal Hospital


Inspiring The Bond Between Pets And Their People

Norco Animal Hospital is located in the heart of “Horsetown USA,” Norco, California, and is open seven days a week providing full-service veterinary care for Riverside County’s dogs and cats!

We’ve been a familiar fixture in Norco since 1989, and we are proud to now be part of the Southern California Veterinary Group family of animal hospitals. That means you and your best furry friend will enjoy the compassionate and personalized treatment you expect from your familiar hometown vet’s office, staffed with extraordinary doctors and backed by the exceptional resources of a large hospital network.

Norco Animal Hospital provides comprehensive care for the tiniest puppies and kittens, to the special needs of your beloved senior dogs and cats. Whether your pet needs a basic wellness exam, vaccinations, dental care, complex surgery, digital radiology, cold laser therapy, or emergency care, you can rely on the doctors and support team at Norco Animal Hospital to deliver the highest quality and most advanced veterinary services.

Our beautiful and modern Norco hospital includes six well-equipped exam rooms, one large surgical suite, digital whole-body and dental radiology, ultrasound, therapeutic cold laser therapy, and in-house lab equipment for quick and accurate results. We perform general, orthopedic and soft tissue surgeries, anesthetic dental cleanings, spays and neuters, and a variety of emergency surgeries. We also have access to Board Certified specialists for consultations and services in specialty areas such as internal medicine, radiology, surgery, dermatology, ophthalmology, cardiology, and oncology.

In addition to our exceptional medical services, we also offer full-service boarding, daycare, and grooming. Our canine guests can enjoy our temperature-controlled indoor suites, as well as an outdoor play area. We are proud to be Feline Friendly, with an exam room and boarding areas exclusively for cats. Our onsite groomer has years of experience with dogs and cats of all breeds, and caters her service to the individual needs of each pet.

Norco Animals Hospital welcomes new patients! We are open seven days a week, including evenings, with the convenience of same-day appointments thanks to our multiple veterinarians on staff.

Schedule an appointment with us today! We look forward to meeting you and your furry best bud!


Services Offered

Practice Staff

  • Cho Cha
  • Albert Yoon
  • Kermit Smith
  • Timothy Runion
  • Anne Lorkowski
  • Ed Shin


Once again, after 25 years of service to our family of pets, Dr. Kermit Smith and his team of professionals went above and beyond to ensure our dog River got the best care possible.
–Tom D. (Norco Animal Hospital)
Norco Animal Hospital is by far the best vet I have visited thus far. All the staff are very friendly and helpful, always happy to answer any questions or address any concerns.
–David R. (Norco Animal Hospital)
Dr. Smith and staff are friendly and obviously care. I have been to several vets in the Corona and Riverside area and they are the most attentive and professional I have found.
–Kay D. (Norco Animal Hospital)
"I had to put my sweet kitty, Merlin down due to stage 4 kidney disease. The staff here was so supportive and kind!
–Jessica C. (Norco Animal Hospital)
I recommend NAH to EVERYONE with a doggy or kitty. They care on a personal level.
–Ashley S. (Norco Animal Hospital)
We had to put our dog down a few weeks ago. We came here and the staff was so compassionate and caring towards our dog and us during a difficult experience.
–Lacy W. (Norco Animal Hospital)

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