VCA Cottage Animal Hospital

Client Services

  • Client Service Manager

    Kimberlee Yung-Jenkins

    Knicy joined VCA Cottage Animal Hospital in 2012 as assistant and has moved up the ladder to lead receptionist . She lives in Antioch with her husband ,3 year old rambunctious son , 2 pit bulls Frankenstein Charles , Goblin , 2 cats Winifred Moon ,Dexter Marie , 2 bunnies Buddha and Gypsy and their fish Carnelian .

    In her time away from the clinic,Knicy has a special interest in rescuing broken animals, is an advocate for Pit Bulls and enjoys spending time with her 3 year old son .

  • Client Service

    Natalie May
    School: Diablo Valley College 2 years

    Natalie joined VCA Cottage Animal Hospital May 2014. She lives in Martinez with her 3 dogs Loki, Frey, Pip , 4 cats Furball , Fatty ,Roxy and Scardey cat and 2 Argentine Black and White Tegus Salt and Pepper. Natalie’s goal is to become a veterinary technician.

    In her time away for the clinic , Natalie enjoys photography, hiking , drawing ,rescuing and fostering dogs , agility training, travel, baking and going on adventures with her 3 enthusiastic bull terriers.

  • Receptionist

    Lydia Nelson
    School: Administrative medical assistant

    Lydia joined VCA Cottage in August 2013 , took a short break and can back in August 2014 , she cant stay away . Lydia is currently a workaholic , between  working at VCA Cottage and are local Veterinary Emergency Center she has no time for herself . On her time off she enjoys spending it  with family and  friends . She also has a love music and art, she is an undercover Picasso.  Lydia loves the wonderful staff , clients and there pets at VCA Cottage plus she gets paid to see all the adorable puppies and kittens. She is also certified Administrative medical Assistant Aspiring Cardiac Sonographer. She loves working with animals but human medicine is her passion .          


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

During business hours M-F 7:30am - 6:00pm and Saturday 8:00am - 5:00pm, please call our office 925-935-9080 or come in immediately:  If we are closed, please go to:

Contra Costa Veterinary Emergency Center

1410 Monument Boulevard

Concord, CA 94520

(925) 270-1824


VCA Bay Area Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Hospital

14790 Washington Ave, San Leandro, CA

(510) 483-7389