VCA Benicia Animal Hospital

Veterinary Support

  • Technician Supervisor

    Amy Bardwell
    School: University of California, Irvine, BA Latin

    Amy started working at a VCA hospital in Southern California as a Kennel Attendant and worked her way up to a technician. After she moved to the Benicia area she decided to continue at VCA Benicia Animal Hospital.

    Amy graduated from UC Irvine with a degree in Classics with an emphasis in Latin. She was going to teach Latin at the high school level, but decided animal care was her true passion. Amy has a 10 year-old Golden Retriever, Pippen, and three cats, Niles, Delilah, and Rozz.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Amanda Garcia


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.