VCA California Oaks Animal Hospital

Phone: 951-698-8919
Fax: 951-698-4582
40575 California Oaks Road, Suite D7
Murrieta, CA 92562
Business Hours
Sun Closed
Closed Tuesdays from 8:00am- 9:00am for staff meetings

Caring for pets... and their people, too.

Welcome! VCA California Oaks Animal Hospital where your furry, four legged family members get treated with special care, compassion and love. Located of East of the 15 freeway on California Oaks Road  with the cross street of Jackson

Ave., across the street from Murrieta Sports Park, neighbor to the Colony. Our Veterinarians and staff treat your special friends as one of their own while using state-of the-art veterinary technology such as digital ultrasound,digital x-ray and in  house lab machines. As one of the first veterinary animal hospitals in Murrieta, located in the same home for 19 plus years we have embraced our community by being dedicated to making a  measurable, positive difference with services such as; latest and safest vaccines, parasite control, laser spay and neutering, ultra sonic dental scaling and polishing, digital dental radiographs, digital diagnostic ultrasound and x-rays, medical grooming, and

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State-of-the-Art Veterinary Medicine

� Laser Surgery

� Orthopedics - Board Certified Access

o Dr. Tarvin DVM, Diplomate AVCS

o Including TTA Cruciate Repair

� Dentistry with Dental Radiographs

o Including Sealants

� Ultrasonagraphy

� Digital Radiographs

� Radiological/Ultrasound Specialist Consult

� Complete In-House Laboratory

� Boarding

� Cremation / Burial Service

� Financing offered by CareCredit

� Accept Insurance (VPI, PurinaCare, ASPCA)

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and staff and learn more about them. Our doctors and staff have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

Dr. Marianne Yale
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: University of California, Davis

Dr. Yale obtained her undergraduate and veterinary degrees from the University of California, Davis. She then completed a one year veterinary internship

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Dr. Laura Laxineta
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: University of California, Davis

Dr. Laura Laxineta has been with VCA California Oaks Animal Hospital since 2013. She got her BS in Biology in 1977 at UC Davis, and she graduated

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Thank you Cal Oaks
Binky from Murrieta

Dear Dr Wentzel,
I just wanted to thank you again for all the wonderful care you have given our Ginger these past 10 years, and before her, our first Ginger. I was so lucky to find your office 17 years ago when we first moved to Murrieta and needed a vet. You and your staff are extremely professional, warm, well-trained and somehow they each know every patient and parent by NAME! That is truly amazing. I want to thank you, especially, for your creative thinking about Ginger's "attacks" that no one could figure out. You watch her PH, as I recall, changed her food, and she hasn't had an attack since. I feel that everyone is like family there, they are all so concerned with Ginger's comfort, and a proper outcome for each problem as they arise. As far as staff, I have known Carrie for all these years and am so glad you chose her to be Hospital Manager - she has always been outstanding. Your reception people are so great, I look forward to seeing Melanie and Jen whenever I come in, even if it is just to buy pet food or medicine. They are so patient on the phone, and try never to keep people waiting - that takes talent! Melanie, Delaney, Vicki, Devon, Ashley, Tanya, Melissa, Megan, Diana, and Jamie - (have I missed anyone?) are so experienced in animal care, and so kind, too. They are wonderful representatives of your hospital. I haven't met Dr Yale yet, but I am sure I will feel just as comfortable with her. I am grateful you have Steve and Zak caring for Ginger's teeth, and without anesthetic. They take their time with her and her teeth are perfect. I also enjoy you Open House parties with the tour of your office, plus drawings, prizes and gifts for your patients and their families. I have sent all my friends with pets to your office, and none of you have ever let me, or them, down. You have equipment to handle my problems, as needed, and you let me know when Gingie needs a shot or exam. You think of everything! Thanks again, all of you, for taking such great care of our baby!

Convenient, Affordable Wellness Plans

Membership includes:

  • Convenient monthly payments
  • 5 visits to VCA each year
  • Doctor-recommended vaccines
  • Prevention and early detection tests for serious diseases
  • Routine dental care for your pet
  • Peace of mind knowing you are doing the best for your pet

To enroll in VCA CareClub®, call us at
951-698-8919 or request an appointment.