Dover Shores Pet Care Center 

Safely - Serving Costa Mesa and the Greater Newport Beach Area Since 1965

DrB, Bruce Bauersfeld, Veterinarian

Have COVID procedures compromised your Pet's Health Care?


Our Team is now receiving the COIVD-19 vaccination.

Veterinarian, DrB
Dr Bauersfeld Veterinarian

We believe that:

  • We are the safest veterinarian in Orange County.
  • You deserve to be completely safe - personally, while your pet is cared for.
  • You deserve to stay completely well while taking loving care of your pet.
DrB in Telemedicine Conference

We have moved to curbside visits  (we take your pet safely into our office and return him safely to you) + digital imaging (any x-ray taken - you get a digital virtual copy in your inbox within minutes ) + virtual on-screen consultation.

Get  help for your beloved pet now!

Schedule Appointment On-Line or Phone:  


  • 99% touch-less pet exams ==> Curbside.  
  • 100% touch-less teleconference exams.
  • Our team members are temperature tested two times a day, and we go to
  • Extreme caution to keep all our nurses safe and healthy.
  • We're doing exceptional cleaning. 

NOTE: Your pet's life matters to all of us.

Veterinarian covid safe

  Rest Assured:


Dear Friends,   Rest assured we are here for you and able to support you during this difficult time.  Veterinarians are are included under essential services and continue to operate under the Governor’s orders.

Know that we are able to safely provide medical care for your pet.

here at Dover Shores Pet Care. 

Because we are a small independent provider of veterinary care with a dedicated team, we can more easily comply with all the regulatory and CDC safety guidelines!


  • All of our procedures are modified to comply with CDC AND SHELTER-IN-PLACE guidelines.
  • All  surgery, dentistry,  treatments and out-patient procedures are NOW proceeding as NORMAL.
  • Curbside concierge service for pickup, delivery, and out-patients is now the standard of care.

Read the full story... 

Insert Custom HTML

As life goes on...

Let us make it easier for you.


Don't miss a single episode!

Where you can ask 

Dr. B - Anything!


20-20 insight

DrB. Bruce Bauersfeld, Veterinarian

Live Video Training

Your Pet Can Depend On

Insert Video

Healthy Pets Change Lives! — Let us show you how!


Dover Shores Pet Care Center Highlights

Itchy Pets Are Our Specialty:

DrB. Bruce Bauersfeld, Veterinarian

If your pet has the seasonal itchies, we can solve your problem. We are experts in diagnosing and treating skin issues and can assemble a treatment regimen that will solve both Fido's short and long term aggravation and suffering.

State of the Art Diagnostics:

DrB. Bruce Bauersfeld, Veterinarian

We are equipped with the finest in-house laboratory, and we contract with the premier veterinary reference lab, so you can be assured of timely and accurate results.

Fido (or Fluffy's) First Visit

DrB. Bruce Bauersfeld, Veterinarian

We understand that your pet’s first visit to a new veterinarian can be a stressful time for you both. Our goal is to make things as easy as possible. You can fill out a new patient form and request an appointment online, and we have a wide range of hours to fit your schedule. We encourage you to bring any previous records to your first visit, along with a list of any questions that might have.

Did You Know? 


Digital Radiography

DrB in Telemedicine Conference

Digital Radiography: We are fully equipped with the latest state-of-the-art digital X-Ray equipment. Digital radiographs provide the most accurate images, thereby helping to assure a correct diagnosis. Additionally, this equipment operates with the lowest radiation possible, minimizing exposure to both your pet and our staff.

Travel  Health Certificates 

DrB. Bruce Bauersfeld, Veterinarian

USDA/APHIS Certification: Are you traveling with your pet?  Do you know when a Health Certificate or other documents are required? We do! Contact us today and let us help you navigate the paper trail so that you can have an easy trip with your pet.


Arthritis & Joint Assessment 

Does your dog need to have its hips or elbows certified by the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals? We can help! We work closely with the OFA and can obtain timely certification with the best results.

DrB. Bruce Bauersfeld, Veterinarian

Quality Service

We pride ourselves on providing personalized veterinary care like you've never experienced before. No question is too big or too small, and we will tailor a health plan specifically for your pet’s individual needs.

DrB. Bruce Bauersfeld, Veterinarian

Super Support

Our patient care team has been assembled with you, the pet owner and worried mom and dad in mind. We understand that when your four-legged friend is ill, no one is happy. We strive to lower your stress level, provide the support you need, and get your beloved friend on the road to recovery quickly.

DrB. Bruce Bauersfeld, Veterinarian

Award Winning

Dr. Bruce Bauersfeld, D.V.M. was named the "Distinguished Alumni Of the Year" by his alma mater The Ohio State University, College of Veterinary Medicine...

Insert Content Template or Symbol
Insert Content Template or Symbol
Insert Content Template or Symbol
Insert Content Template or Symbol
Add Content Block
Select Columns Layout
Insert Thrive Leads Shortcode

Enter your text here...