VCA Five Corners Animal Hospital

Angelica Martinez, DVM, Medical Director

DVM, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Dr. Angelica Martinez was born and raised in Southern California. She received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Animal Science from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. She worked as a veterinary technician in an emergency specialty practice for several years while working her way through college. She completed her Doctorate of veterinary medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Following veterinary school, she completed a 1-year internship program in small animal medicine and surgery. This intensive program involved working closely with specialists in the treatment of internal medicine, surgical and emergency cases. She joined VCA Kent Animal Hospital in July 2008 and came to Five Corners in March 2012. Her special interests include preventative and geriatric medicine, soft tissue surgery, dentistry and emergency medicine. She is fluent in the Spanish language and is available for general practice appointments and surgical consultations.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family which includes three male cats, Ethan, Stanley and Mason.


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

Your emergency needs can be met right here at our hospital. VCA Five Corners Animal Hospital provides Urgent Care and Emergency Services 7 days a week, 365 days a year between the hours of 7:00 am and 12 Midnight.

Please call us at 206-243-2982. We are located at 15707 1st Ave South. Burien, WA 98148.

We provide the highest standard in veterinary emergency and critical care services. We are trained and equipped to perform a variety of emergency surgeries and procedures. We provide the highest standards of pain management. Emergency internal medicine consultations, including full diagnostics, are available.

Please call or come in immediately if you feel your pet is having an emergency. After hours we recommend ACCES Renton or Seattle - 206-364-1660 or VSC Lynwood - 425-697-6106.