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Welcome New Patients!

We look forward to meeting you and your pet!

Welcome to Rancho Niguel Animal Hospital

Your Veterinarian in Laguna Niguel,CA

Call us at 949-273-5010


Take a moment to read our petsimonials page!

If you live in Laguna Niguel or the surrounding area in CA, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian. Dr. Pat Echolds is a licensed veterinarian, with a clinical focus on canine and feline medicine and surgery. Your pet's health and well being are very important to us and we will take every step to give your pet the best possible care. Rancho Niguel Animal Hospital is a full service animal hospital and will take both emergency cases as well as less urgent, medical, surgical and wellness visits. Dr. Echolds is experienced in all types of conditions and treatments.

Dr. Echolds developed a vision of creating a veterinary facility with intimate customer service and a smaller "personalized" atmosphere for his clients and their pets. He believes that a veterinary practice can be state of the art with cutting edge animal care, but yet still go back to being a "good old fashioned family doctor practice." This vision was realized with the founding of Rancho Niguel Animal Hospital in 2011.

The staff here at Rancho Niguel Animal Hospital are excited about meeting your pet and developing a long lasting friendship with you and your family. We are available for second opinions. We value your feedback, and please, do not hesitate to tell your friends about the positive difference Rancho Niguel Animal Hospital has made in your pet's life.

Dr. Pat Echolds
Laguna Niguel Veterinarian | Rancho Niguel Animal Hospital | 949-273-5010

27981 Greenfield Dr. Ste B
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

Meet the Doctors

  • Dr.
    Pat Echolds
    Dr. Pat Echolds grew up in Yorba Linda, California and at a very young age he felt a personal calling to dedicate his life to helping animals and his community. This led him to pursue and achieve his bachelor's degree in biology and chemistry at University of San Diego.

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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "My husband and I just bought a Boston Terrier puppy and we took him to Rancho Niguel Animal Hospital to finish up his vaccinations. Dr. Echolds was very nice and caring, answering all of our questions. We will definitely be taking our puppy here for his future needs."
    Susie P. - Laguna Niguel, CA
  • "I can't say enough great things about Dr. Pat and his staff. We've been bringing our boxer here for the last few years and he has always gone above and beyond when we had a serious issue. Thank you guys so much for taking amazing care of our fur baby today during his surgery."
    Misty Frederic
  • "Only best vet EVER! Dr. Pat saved my cat! I adore everyone there, and so does my bobo kitty!"
    Marguerite Maynard

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Rancho Niguel Animal Hospital

Monday:

8:30 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:30 am-12:30 pm

Sunday:

Closed