Dr. Calvin G. Lum

Veterinary Resources




Welcome to San Francisco Veterinary Housecalls [ SFVH ]

I hope that you and your loved ones are well. I am happy to announce the exciting news that San Francisco Veterinary Housecalls has merged with BetterVet, a family-owned, mobile vet care provider as of October 2021.

BetterVet shares my belief in bringing the highest quality care to your home and provides cutting edge equipment to me and you… in other words, a better veterinary experience for you and your pets!

I am proud to join them. After an amazing 13 years of working with you alone with my SFVetHousecalls, it’s time for me to join this larger new and amazing veterinary housecall group.

As of 2022, I’ll be available for appointments on Wednesdays and Thursdays only, as my career is evolving.

For us all, this partnership means added benefits and resources, including an easy to use mobile app and website for all scheduling, so that you can book an appointment with just a few taps. Book an appointment today!

Stay Healthy and Safe,

Dr. Calvin G. Lum DVM

Exclusive veterinary home care for cats and dogs, from nest to rest. Providing personalized and compassionate medical care and consultations for your loved ones, in the comfort, convenience, and stress-free environment of your own home.

When you are looking for a Veterinary Housecall service, you should be able to count on superior care and excellent, personalized service! Here as SF Veterinary Housecalls, [SFVH], in San Francisco, CA, we pride ourselves to bring you the best possible health care and personalized, individualized service, for you and your canine and feline companion animals. As a family practice with Dr. Lum, you will always have the same Doctor throughout the life of your pet; not different doctors, on different days, or different months… This is truly a family practice, not a “corporate type” or “fast food type” of housecall practice. Our housecall service is ideal for households where your pets become anxious leaving the home; if you have multiple pets; don’t have available transportation; work from home, and/or multitasking while at home/ office/ work/ boarding facility or elsewhere; Or a more private, peaceful, comfortable, at home euthanasia… boutique Veterinary Housecall services….Please see our ‘Services’ page for all the other services that SFVetHousecalls has to offer. Our ‘Resources’ page offers links to many other pet and veterinary related services in our local community- such as veterinary emergency hospitals, pet sitters, dog walkers, pet classes, grooming, boarding, pet artists, pet stores, and much more. Check out the ‘Blog’ tab where articles of interest to the San Franciscan pet owner will be available. And please check out the ‘Testimonial’ under that tab, and on Yelp.Don’t fret trying to organize a trip to the vet’s office, have the vet come to you, via his mobile veterinary housecall practice.Dr. Calvin G. Lum DVM, has over a third of a century of experience in small animal practice, as a U.C. Davis grad from the Class of 1987, School of Veterinary Medicine. He has come full circle, being born and raised in SF, and now offering his veterinary housecall services to its diverse inhabitants and community of his hometown. He has and continues to fullfill his dream of a caretaker for those who cannot speak for themselves, and a teacher to their guardians, helping clients to maintain, promote, fulfill, enjoy and love their human-animal bonds.
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