From the time that they are puppies or kittens. . .

Your pet's health is our passion.

The best care available . . .

from our caring doctors and staff

And they're back in action

And at play . . .

Welcome to Animal Cove Pet Hospital

Chris C. Cowing DVM

Robin L. Heagy VMD

phone: 650-377-0822


Chris C. Cowing DVM

We are a two veterinarian hospital specializing in small animal care, especially dogs and cats. Dr. Chris Cowing has been practicing veterinary medicine on the San Francisco for a number of years and is active with the California Veterinary Medical Association. Our veterinary hospital is located on the San Francisco Peninsula in the city of Foster City, due east from San Mateo.

Robin L. Heagy VMD

Dr. Robin Heagy is our associate veterinarian. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. She has been with Animal Cove Pet Hospital for more than two years. Dr. Heagy is an experienced diagnostician and is clearly compassionate when working with pets and their owners. She performs surgery, performs dental extractions and dental cleanings and advises owners on general care and medical conditions. Dr. Heagy's own pets include two cats, William and Penny Lane. She also has a ball python named Salazar and a hog nose snake named Draco.

Preventative Care

The staff at Animal Cove treat your pets as though they were their own. Besides taking excellent care of your pets they will help to inform you about preventative care, vaccinations, explaining special dietary needs, heartworm prevention and HomeAgain® microchips.

We are proud to offer VetSource Home Delivery

VetSource - For home Delivery click here

Home delivery of your pets' medications makes life easier. However, it doesn't always make things safe. Many online pharmacies sell medications that look and sound the same as the ones we prescribe but, in fact, are very different. That creates a scary situation for you and the pets you love.

That's why we're proud to now offer you Home Delivery of your pets medications, from a source you can trust: Animal Cove Pet Hospital.

Our Staff

Many years of experience

Our professional veterinary staff assist Dr. Cowing and Dr. Heagy in a wide range capacities at Animal Cove. They may obtain animal health histories, feed and care for your pets as well as provide specialized nursing care. Our veterinary technician assists in surgical procedures and provides critical care for animals coming out of surgery. Veterinary technicians and veterinary assistants find their jobs challenging, yet rewarding but the common trait is that they love working with animals.