VCA Arroyo Animal Hospital

Adam Lassin, CVA, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine


Dr. Adam Lassin grew up in Bucks County Pennsylvania with his parents, two bothers, and a house full of dogs. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Animal and Veterinary Science from West Virginia University in 2006. He continued his education at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and completed his clinical year at Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Adam received his doctorate in veterinary medicine in 2010 from Ross University. Following veterinary school he completed an intense one year internship at BrightHeart Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center in Long Island New York. He is a Certified Small Animal Veterinary Acupuncturist via the prestigious Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine for Small Animal Acupuncture. Dr. Adam is currently in the process of becoming certified in Veterinary Food Therapy. He plans to continue his studies until he is certified in Veterinary Herbology and Tui Na (Chinese Medical Message).

Dr. Adam enjoys the beach, ocean, playing volleyball, diving, snorkeling, hiking, traveling, snowboarding, cooking, playing the saxophone and cheering for his favorite sports teams. He loves spending time with his two "kids", Gianna a DSH rescue from St. Kitts and Zaria a DSH rescue from long island New York.


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, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, you can call VCA All Care at 714-963-0909, located at 18440 Amistad St., Suite E, Foutain Valley, CA 92708 or Animal Urgent Care at 949-364-6228, located at 28085 Hillcrest, Mission Viejo, CA 92692.