VCA Cottage Animal Hospital

Leslie Garrow, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, University of California, Davis


Dr. Garrow joined VCA Cottage in 2000 she earned her BA at the University of California, Berkeley and her DVM at the University of California, Davis. She completed a Small Animal Medicine and Surgery Internship at the Sacramento Animal Medical Group. She is a certified Veterinary Acupuncturist (through the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society), and is certified in Veterinary Musculoskeletal Manipulation (through Options for Animals Chiropractic School) and TuiNa, a form of massage and musculoskeletal manipulation for medical conditions (trained through the Chi Institute). She is also certified in Chinese Herbal Medicine (through the Chi Institute).

Dr. Garrow has two Australian Shepherds , two senior  cats , resident humming bird named Napoleon  and a bevy of quail , who share the house with her and her husband.  Dr Garrow  interest outside of work consist of Agility training and  trials with Chaska , gardening reading and travel .


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: Sage  Emergency & specialty Care Center

1410 Monument Boulevard

Concord, CA 94520

(925) 627-7243


VCA Bay Area Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Hospital

14790 Washington Ave, San Leandro, CA

(510) 483-7389