VCA Kaneohe Animal Hospital

Carol Ochiai, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Oregon State University


Dr. Carol Ochiai was born and raised in Hawaii. She graduated from high school at Mid-Pacific Institute and went on to obtain a Bachelor of Arts and Science degree in neurobiology and animal behavior at Cornell University and her doctor of veterinary medicine at the combined campuses of Oregon State University and Washington State University.

After graduating, Dr. Ochiai worked at several different clinics throughout the islands, including the quarantine station and Hickam Air Force Base, before settling at VCA Kaneohe Animal Hospital in 2004 as a general practitioner. She resides in Pearl City with her dog, Gus and 2 cats, Cho and Auli'i. Her hobbies are weight lifting, running, biking, hiking and movies.

She is a current member of the Hawaii Veterinary Medical Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, and the Hawaii Veterinary Society. She is also a past Treasurer of the Hawaii Veterinary Society.


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 during normal business hours, please call us immediately. If you have an emergency outside of our normal business hours, please contact a local emergency animal hospital.