VCA All Pets Animal Hospital Salinas

Monica Kuramura, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Western University of Health Sciences


Dr.  Monica Kuramura was born and raised in Salinas, CA.  She attended local schools and went on to California State University, Fresno where she earned her bachelor's degree in Animal Sciences in 2006. She completed her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at Western University of Health Sciences in 2010. Dr. Kuramura has been a part of several spay and neuter programs including RAV'S and SPCA most of which were in Monterey County area.  She has worked for All Pets Hospital as a technician prior to attending veterinary school and was very excited to return to VCA All Pets' team again in 2011.

In her free time, Dr. Kuramura enjoys baking, cooking camping volunteering at the local shelters and spending time with her daughter and their furry pets and feathered companions.


Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency during normal business hours, please call us immediately. If you have an emergency outside of our normal business hours, please contact a local emergency animal hospital.