VCA Elliot Park Animal Hospital

Kimberly Hayes, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Colorado State University


Dr. Hayes received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2001 from Colorado State University. She has been at VCA Elliot Park since January of 2013. She works part-time at Elliot Park, part-time at Sun Valley Animal Shelter in Glendale, and is Veterinary Director for PAWS Animal Sanctuary in Caye Caulker, Belize. She has been working in the shelter/humane medicine area since 1992 when she started volunteering at Denver Humane Society. Her passion for travel and spay neuter skills allow her to participate in spay neuter campaigns in the United States, Mexico, Belize, and even the Marshall Islands.
She has two teenage children, both of whom also love to travel. Her son attends a biotech high school in downtown Phoenix and loves rock climbing and visiting his Uncle in Vienna. Her daughter goes to Marcos de Niza and is a skater in junior banked track roller derby and is one of the top players in the country.
Her hobby is vintage Volkswagens. Her boyfriend and her own four. She has restored a 1971 Deluxe Bus and they are now working on a Squareback and a 412. The family attends many VW Bus campouts throughout the Southwest every year. They take the buses camping every spare weekend they can get.


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, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, call VCA Animal Referral and Emergency Center of Arizona at 480-898-0001.