VCA Mission San Jose Animal Hospital


  • Hospital Manager

    Natasha Gutierrez

    Natasha began her career in the Veterinary profession at the age of 14 as an Animal Care Assistant. After a move to Washington, Natasha became a Veterinary Assistant. In 2001 she moved back to California and settled in Fremont, where she was hired at VCA Mission San Jose. Four short years later she became the Hospital Manager. Natasha is married to Gilbert and has two sons, three daughters and one grandson. As if that's not a full house already, Natasha also shares her home with six cats, one dog, three snakes, and two lizards. When she is not at VCA, Natasha enjoys spending time with her family, camping, fishing, and going riding on the back of her husband's Harley Davidson.


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, please contact one of the following nearby emergency care clinics.

- Ohlone Veterinary Emergency Clinic 510-657-6620 1618 Washington Blvd. Fremont, CA 94539

- VCA Bay Area Veterinary Specialists 510-483-7387 14790 Washington Ave. San Leandro, CA 94578