VCA Marina Animal Hospital

Veterinary Support

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Miguel Velasquez

    Miguel Velasquez is a veterinary assistant here at VCA Marina.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Karla Ayala
    School: Mount Saint Mary's College, AA

    Karla joined the VCA Marina family in 2010 after transferring from a nearby VCA hospital. Her hobbies include saltwater and freshwater fish. She proudly owns 3 tanks!
    Her interests include classic cars and reptiles.
    She shares her home with 4 dogs, Bambino, Ruffles, Tyson, Aliyah, and a cat named Pearl.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Michael Bloomer

    After years of working in the construction field Michael decided to pursue his true passion, working with animals.  Michael has worked for VCA Marina since 2012.  In his free time he enjoys hanging out with his girlfriend, outdoor activities, and raising his four children.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Susan Dean
    School: So Cal Regional Occupational Center-Vet Assistant

    Susan Dean joined the VCA Marina family in June 2010. She enjoys horseback riding, ice skating, and jewelry making.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Kelsey Hasick
    School: Simmons College-Biopsychology

    Kelsey has been a member of our team since 2009. However, she has been a part of the VCA Animal Hospital family since before then. Prior to joining us, she was a hospital team member at a VCA Animal Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.

    When she is not at the hospitial, Kelsey enjoys singing, dancing, softball, bike riding, shopping, going to the beach, and hanging with friends.


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.