VCA Bonita Animal Hospital

Client Services

  • Receptionist Supervisor

    Jenny Franco

    After spending most of her life living in New York City where she managed and exclusive dog hotel and spa, Jenny relocated to San Diego in 2012.  Shortly after moving to San Diego she became a part of the VCA Bonita Family.  She loves helping people and their furry friends.  When she is not working she spends her time with her best friend, Juliet, an 8 year old Lhasa Apso.

  • Receptionist

    Rocio Castellanos

    Rocio joined VCA Bonita Animal Hospital in 2012.  She was born and raised in San Diego and is currently a full time student majoring in Administration of Justice.  She has worked in the animal care field for 10 years.  In her spare time she enjoys going to concerts, watching sporting events, camping, roller skating, taking trips to Las Vegas and spending quality time with her family including her dog Kobe, Desi the bearded dragon and her tropical fish.

  • Receptionist

    Suzanne Deuel

  • Receptionist

    Sue Edmonston

  • Receptionist

    Paula Richards

    Paula was born in Rhode Island and moved to Chula Vista in 1954.  She has been married for 25 years and considers her pets her children.  She has a chihuahua named Penny and a Tuxedo cat named Molly.  Paula enjoys working with the public and has worked in the medical field for many years.  Paula believes that working at VCA allows her to have the best of both worlds, working with people, animals and making a difference with great medical care.  She considers herself truly blessed. 


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.