VCA Arroyo Animal Hospital

Veterinary Support

  • Registered Veterinary Technician

    Laura C.
    Veterinary Tech School: Mount San Antonio College

    I have been with VCA since 2002. I attended Mount San Antonio College from 1999-2002, graduating from the Veterinary Techician Program. I obtained my Registered Veterinary Technician license in 2003. I was promoted to Technician Supervisor in December 2006, and joined VCA Arroyo in January of 2010. In my spare time I enjoy visiting with my family, playing with my crazy little dog, Pixie, and taking a relaxing vacation!

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Milad H.

    Milad had previously been in nursing school, but decided that his lifelong love of animals was leading him in a different direction. Milad has been working in the veterinary field for about 6 years now, He received his CVMA Veterinary Assistant Certification in 2012, looking to become a registered veterinary technician in the near future. During his free time Milad enjoys going to the beach with his little girl “Halle” and his little boy "Maxx", spending time with family and friends, watching movies, cooking, and hiking.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Jessica R.

    Hi, my name is Jessica and I have been with VCA late 2010. I am currently in school studying Biology to further my career working with animals. I have a cockapoo named Charlie Brown, a rescue poodle mix named George, and a bunny named Princess Fuzzy Bottom. I love working with animals and feel rewarded at the end of the day.

  • Nutrition Consultant

    Susan Davis

    As a Pet Nutritionist, Susan is a strong advocate of using whole, natural foods to nourish and strengthen a pet's overall health. With her wealth of knowledge and compassion for animals, Susan provides a unique and new perspective that will complement the care you are receiving from your veterinarian. Susan has extensive experience working with cats that have IBD, dogs with allergies and pets with cancer. Formulate a purr-fect new meal plan with Susan while your cat stays curled up at home relaxing.

    Susan graduated with highest honors from the University of California at Davis and attained a Master’s Degree in Social Psychology and an MBA from UCLA. She also earned a Clinical Nutritionist Certification (CCN) from the Natural Healing Institute of Naturopathy. Susan is very committed to helping rescued shelter pets and founded Ariel Rescue, a 501(c)(3) charity. Her accomplishments have been featured in various media publications. Most recently, Susan was invited to address the importance of holistic pet care at a pet food industry conference.


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.