Sunset Cliffs Animal Hospital | About Us
Sunset Cliffs Animal Hospital is a veterinary hospital located in San Diego, in the heart of Ocean Beach. We are renowned for our compassionate pet care and state-of-the-art services.
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More than just a team, we’re a family

While our practice has grown substantially over the years, we still maintain a cozy, community feel. Most of our doctors and staff have been with the practice for many years, which provides important continuity of care for our patients and clients. And you’ll love seeing the same friendly faces each time you bring your pet in for a visit!


Christy Berg, DVM

Dr. Christy Berg purchased Sunset Cliffs Animal Hospital in 1996 and has been proud to serve pets in the Ocean Beach/Point Loma area ever since. Dr. Berg shares her home with four bulldogs: Luke, Yuki, Asta and JoJo.


Angela Hofmann, DVM

Dr. Angela Hofmann started working for Sunset Cliffs as a technician in 1999. After receiving her veterinary degree from St. George’s University, she returned to practice in Ocean Beach.


Nikki Kisling, DVM

Dr. Nikki Kisling was born and raised in Fresno and graduated from Purdue University. In her spare time, Dr. Kisling enjoys spending time with her dogs, Rocko and Samwise.


Arielle Damm, DVM

Dr. Arielle Damm, our newest addition to the team, recently relocated to San Diego from South Carolina. She shares her home with 2 dogs and a guitarist.

Effective immediately, Dr. Traversi is no longer seeing patients at SCAH. We have enjoyed having Dr. T with us for the past four years and wish him the best in his future endeavors. Stay tuned to meet our newest associate in the next couple of weeks!


Sarah Leadley, Practice Manager

Sarah joined the Sunset Cliffs Animal Hospital Team in 2011. She is a native Californian and enjoys living and working locally in beautiful Ocean Beach. Her career in the veterinary field started in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2000. Sarah attributes her many years of experience and her love of animals in helping her lead this fantastic team. She is grateful to share her life and home with her amazing Daughter, Avery and their adopted French Bulldogs Hazel & Brewer.


First Visit?

Please take a moment to download and fill out our new client form. Feel free to upload the completed form on our contact page or simply bring them to your first appointment.