VCA Arroyo Animal Hospital

Jamie Ota, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, University of California, Davis


Dr. Ota grew up in Southern California and worked at several veterinary hospitals while in high school and college. She attended UC San Diego and completed a degree in Psychology with minors in Biology and Spanish Literature.

Dr. Ota received her veterinary degree from UC Davis in 2009 and then completed a small animal rotating internship at Pet Care Veterinary Hospital in Santa Rosa. She started with VCA in 2010 and joined VCA Arroyo Animal Hospital in July 2013.Her professional interests include surgery, critical care and avian medicine.

Dr. Ota lives with her husband, daughter, two small dogs (Tita and Scrappy) and two leopard geckos.  Her hobbies include traveling, cooking, photography, hiking and spending time with her family.


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.