VCA Sacramento Animal Medical Group Staff

VCA Sacramento Animal Medical Group

Phone: 916-331-7430
Fax: 916-331-1868
4990 Manzanita Ave.
Carmichael, CA 95608
Business Hours

Dr. Catherine Grinstead
Medical Director

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

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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 Sacramento Animal Medical Group is made up of dedicated individuals who have made it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives.  To be true to the mission, the hospital team relies on several individuals, each equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet.  And if things get complicated, we are fortunate to have access to the nation's largest network of VCA veterinarians and board-certified specialists.

Dr. William Garfield
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: Louisiana State University

Dr. Garfield graduated from Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1980.  He practiced in Louisiana for two years before

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Dr. Ilana Zuckerman
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

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My son Jack has an awesome doctor
Allyson M. from Citrus Heights

While our daughter Grace has required more extensive care due to hip dysplasia, our other baby Jack has also been to VCA for care. He's in good health and recently went for his annual checkup and vaccinations. Dr. Grinstead is just fantastic and she is so good with him. I am a very pleased dog mommy. Before Jack was a regular patient I brought him to VCA for emergency care when he had a mysterious bout of vomiting and dehydration. The vet on staff that night was just wonderful and very thorough and caring. He got my son hydrated, medicated and back to being himself. My husband and I are grateful to have VCA in our corner. Thank you, VCA for all the good work you do.

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
916-331-7430 or request an appointment.