VCA Bayshore Animal Hospital

Jinyi Joo, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Western University of Health Sciences


Dr. Joo spent her childhood near Boston, Massachusetts. She received her bachelor's degree in Anthropolgy from Colorado College, meanwhile taking the opportunity to explore the beautiful Southwest and spending 5 months studying and traveling in southern Africa. For 2 years she worked in behavioral research for the Caribbean Primate Research Center in Puerto Rico, where the fascination and reward of working with animals within the field of physiology and science led her to join the field of Veterinary Medcine.

After receiving her DVM degree from Western University's College of Veterinary Medicine in 2010, she has found herself lucky enought to make it her profession to use her knowledge of the science and the art of medicine and healing to help both animals and the community every day.


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, check with a local animal hospital emergency clinic.

Our neighbor, North Peninsula Veterinary Emergency Clinic is available weeknights: 6:00pm until 8:00am the following morning. Their staff answers the phone beginning at 5:30pm. Weekends: 6:00pm Friday continuously until 8:00am Monday. Holidays: Open 24 hours on major holidays. Phone: 650-348-2575