VCA Los Altos Animal Hospital

Long Beach Veterinarians

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

  • Kathleen McBride

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: Ohio State University

    Dr. Kathleen McBride grew up in Whittier, CA before moving to Portland, Oregon to attend Lewis & Clark College. She majored in biology, minored in chemistry and spent a semester abroad in Australia.

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  • Irving Ameti

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of California, Davis

    Dr. Ameti is a California native. He holds 3 university degrees from the University of California Davis campus. These include a Bachelors of Science in Animal Science, a Masters of Science in Animal

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  • Martha Kaye

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Louisiana State University
    Graduate School: Louisiana State University

    Dr. Marti Kaye is a Louisiana native who moved to Southern California for the wonderful weather and beaches. She graduated from Louisiana State University where she received degrees in Bachelor of

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  • Aimee Krieger

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Ohio State University

    Dr. Aimee Krieger is a native of Massachusetts, graduating from The University of Massachusetts in 1999, with a degree in Animal Science and Psychology. She then moved to the Los Angeles area to

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  • Emily Mao

    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Emily Mao was raised in Los Angeles and attended UCLA, majoring in Microbiology. During her college years, she performed genetic research and published an article in the Journal of Bacteriology

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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.

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