VCA Northern Animal Hospital Staff

VCA Northern Animal Hospital

Phone: 602-995-0460
Phone: 602-995-0261
Fax: 602-864-0261
2611 W. Northern Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85051
Business Hours

Caring for pets... and their people, too.

At VCA Northern Animal Hospital, your pet's health is our top priority, and excellent service is our goal. We would like to welcome you and your pet into our family, and look forward to seeing you soon.

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Dr. Sheila Martin enjoys practicing endocrinology, internal and preventative medicine. She is also involved in showing and agility training her dogs. Dr. Martin has occupied the position of commissioner of Animal Welfare and Control in California.

Dr. Gabor Vajda at VCA Northern has 30-plus years of experience in canine reproduction, including breeding, male and female infertility and canine semen freezing. He has also owned the "International Canine Semen Bank" since 1987. Dr. Vajda has a high success rate of freezing and conception.

Dr. Vajda also has 30-plus years' experience doing show-quality ear-cropping and tail-docking on all breeds.

Come in and meet our wonderful, caring team at VCA Northern, who pledge to provide the finest personal services and facilities for our clients and their pets.

Medical Director: Sheila Martin, DVM

Associate Veterinarians:Judy Hammerich, DVM

Hospital Manager: Tammy Grund

Lead Veterinary Assistant: Jonathan Estrada

Veterinary Assistants: Kyle Sanders, Ashley Morgan, Lauren Monte, Desiree Rizo

Receptionists: Sophia Mistretta, Raymie Foulks, Celeste Arvizu

Dr. Gabor Vajda
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: Iowa State University

Dr. Vajda, the forefather of Northern Animal Hospital, is known world-wide for his expertise in canine reproduction and show quality ear croppings.

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Dr. Judy Hammerich
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: Colorado State University

Dr. Hammerich is originally from Aspen, Colorado and moved to Arizona in 2002. She obtained a degree in Microbiology and her professional veterinary medicine ...Read Full Biography

The Best
Melissa P from Glendale

I want to thank everyone at VCA Northern for always being caring and professional and helping me through some difficult times with my animals. I cannot wait to to bond with another cat or dog so I have a reason to visit all of you real soon!

Convenient, Affordable Wellness Plans

Membership includes:

  • Convenient monthly payments
  • 5 visits to VCA each year
  • Doctor-recommended vaccines
  • Prevention and early detection tests for serious diseases
  • Routine dental care for your pet
  • Peace of mind knowing you are doing the best for your pet

To enroll in VCA CareClub®, call us at
602-995-0460 or request an appointment.