VCA Animal Medical Center

Alina McClain, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine


Dr. McClain completed her Bachelors in Science from Notre Dame University and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Ross University. She is originally from North Carolina and moved to Washington with her husband John, who is a naval pilot. Her special interests include ultrasound, soft-tissue surgery, pain management and client education. She lives in Oak Harbor on Whidbey Island with her husband, her island mutt Cera and Simba the cat. In her free time she enjoys taking Cera to the off-leash park and snow skiing with John.


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.