VCA Manito Animal Hospital

Lisa Otto, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Washington State University


Dr. Lisa Otto grew up near Boise, Idaho playing fast pitch softball, camping, fishing, hiking, and learning to play the alto saxophone. She attained her undergraduate degree in Animal Science from the University of Idaho in 2006 (GO VANDALS!) and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Washington State University in 2010 (GO COUGS!). Her professional interests include communication, veterinary leadership development, nutrition, surgery, neurology, exotic animal medicine, and celebrating the human animal bond. She shares her own special bond with two, fluffy, sweet cats. She is excited to be part of the team at VCA Manito Animal Hospital and looks forward to meeting you and your animal companion to serve both your needs.


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 or a weekend, our sister clinic on the north side has extended hours.

 VCA North Division Animal Medical Center: 509-467-5230.

However if they are closed, there are 2 local emergency clinics:

Pet Emergency Clinic: 509-326-6670

Post Falls Emergency Clinic: 208-777-2747