VCA Old River Animal Hospital Staff

VCA Old River Animal Hospital

Phone: 209-835-5166
Fax: 209-835-3573
520 W 11th St
Tracy, CA 95376
Business Hours
Sun Closed
37.739557<--lat long-->-121.433178

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

Established in 1984, VCA Old River Animal Hospital takes pride in being one of the oldest and most established full-service veterinary hospitals in the Tracy area. We have three veterinarians, and many of our dedicated staff have been part of the Old River family for over 15 years,including one staff member that has worked here since the hospital opened its doors for the first time! Our veterinary hospital offers extended hours with early patient drop-offs as early as 7am and we are open until 7pm Mon. thru Thurs. and Friday 7am to 6pm. and every Sat. from 8am to 3pm.   Our veterinary hospital takes great pride in offering a full range of quality pet care and services, including internal medicine, surgery, dentistry, radiology, ultrasound, puppy and kitten plans, senior wellness plans, nutritional counseling, and dog/cat boarding.

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New to VCA?

We provide veterinary services for every stage in your pet's life, from her first shots to a lifetime of preventive care to keep her happy and healthy.

Our services don't end at our hospital doors.  As a member of the VCA family, our veterinarians have access to extensive medical resources, not the least of which is the VCA knowledge base, which allows our doctors to tap into the collected knowledge of over 2,000 VCA veterinarians.

And if your pet ever needs truly advanced veterinary care, VCA Specialty Hospitals are ready to help.  These twenty-eight clinics provide state-of-the-art care in orthopedic surgery, physical therapy, advanced oncology, and even such cutting-edge treatments as stem cell therapy.

The friendly, professional staff at VCA Old River Animal hospital is made up of dedicated individuals who have made it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives. To be true to this mission the hospital team relies on serveral individuals, where each team member is equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet.

And if things get very complicated, we are fortunate to have access to the nation's largest network of VCA veterinarians and board certified specialists. In a word: TEAMWORK!

Teamwork is a constant in our daily practice. From the very first person you speak with to the person who checks you and your pet out, our team of pet lovers works cohesively to create a warm and welcoming experience for both you and your pet.

Dr. Lesia Machicao
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: University of California, Davis

Dr. Machicao lives on a small ranch in South Livermore valley with her husband , 3 children, 5 cats and several sheep. Dr. Machicao has been at Old

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Dr. Kanwarjit Boparai
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Kanwar Boparai is an experienced veterinarian who focuses on client education and offering the best medical care for his dog and cat patients. 

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Thank you
Jeremy, Raffaella and Mark from Tracy

We want to thank Dr. Machicao and the entire staff for the compassion and kindness shown to us when our beloved cat was put to sleep. We loved him dearly and was truly part of our family. We are heartbroken over his death but Dr. Machicao explained to us that his kidney failure condition was chronic and that the humane thing was to put him to rest. We take comfort in the fact that our Bad Cat is not suffering anymore. Huge thanks to the kindest doctor ever, Dr. Machicao, for being there for us, for explaining things clearly, for not rushing us and for giving us so much of her time. In this moment of distress, we were lucky to be in such wonderful hands. I highly recommend VCA Old River Animal Hospital.

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
209-835-5166 or request an appointment.