VCA Animal Hospital of Los Gatos

Ingrid Peterson, DVM, Medical Director

DVM, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Ingrid Peterson grew up in Silicon Valley and attended Monta Vista High School. She graduated with honors from the University of California, Davis with a BS in Biological Sciences. She traveled to the Midwest for graduate school and graduated with honors from the University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine with her DVM in 2004. She completed a Rotating Clinical Internship at the Sacramento Animal Medical Group. Dr. Peterson has an interest in general and internal medicine and her focus is canine and feline medicine. She began working with VCA at Johnson Animal Hospital in 2005. She and her two dogs and one cat now reside in Campbell .


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.