VCA North Coast Animal Hospital

Encinitas Veterinarians

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

  • Chris Tsai

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: University of Pennsylvania

    Dr. Chris Tsai grew up in the Washington D.C. area. After moving to the west coast for his undergraduate degree at UC Berkeley, he moved back east once again to earn his veterinary degree at the ...
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  • Mireille Boisse

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

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  • Peter Bratis

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Purdue University

    Dr. Bratis joined the VCA North Coast  team in September of 2013. He is a 2004 graduate of Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine and completed his internship at the Animal & Specialty ...
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  • Nealy Shvil

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of California, Davis

    Dr. Nealy Shvil is a San Diego native and grew up in Carlsbad. Dr. Shvil received her undergraduate degree at the University of California San Diego then attended veterinary school ...
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  • Chris Trott

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Colorado State University
    Graduate School: Loyola Marymount University

    Dr. Trott received his undergraduate biology degree from Loyola Marymount University and then went on the receive his veterinary degree from Colorado State. After veterinary school Dr. Trott participated ...
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  • Angela Yank

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Texas A&M University

    Dr. Angela Yank earned her Biomedical Science degree from Texas A&M in 2002. She then went on to earn her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M 2005.

    Dr. Yank was ...
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  • Asleigh Wallace

    Staff Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Western University of Health Sciences

    Dr. Ashleigh Wallace grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. She received her undergraduate degree from UC San Diego then received her veterinarian degree from Western University of Health Sciences ...
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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 North Coast 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 760-632-1072. We are located at 414 Encinitas Blvd, Encinitas, CA 92024.

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.