VCA McClave Animal Hospital

Nada Khalaf, DVM, Medical Director

DVM, University of California, Davis
MS, Univ. of California, Davis


Dr. Nada Khalaf grew up in Beirut, Lebanon. She attended U.C. Davis where she graduated from Veterinary School in 1991 and joined our hospital in January of 1992. Dr Khalaf has a special interest in internal medicine, continuing education and client communication. Dr. Khalaf  was the president of the Southern California Veterinary Medical Association for the year 2011. She also served on the House of Delegates to the California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) from 2008-2014 and is now on the CVMA Board of Governors. She designs and publishes McClave's newsletter: The McClave Tailwagger. Dr. Khalaf has a 22 pound cat named Figaro, a desert tortoise named Walnut and a young African Sulcata Tortoise. In her spare time, Dr. Khalaf likes to travel, spend time in Lake tahoe, hike, play racquetball, read and spend time with friends and family.


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

Your emergency needs can be met right here at our hospital.
VCA McClave Animal Hospital provides 24 hour emergency veterinary care, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Emergency veterinarians, veterinary technicians and/or veterinary assistants are on staff 24 hours a day.

Please call us at 818-881-5102. We are located at 6950 Reseda Blvd. Reseda, CA 91335.

We provide the highest standard in veterinary emergency and critical care services. We are trained and equipped to perform a variety of emergency surgeries and procedures. We provide the highest standards of pain management. Emergency internal medicine consultations, including full diagnostics, are available.

Please call or come in immediately if you feel your pet is having an emergency or needs after-hours care.