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VCA Santa Anita Animal Hospital

Phone: 626-359-3281
Fax: 626-305-0512
245 West Duarte Road
Monrovia, CA 91016
Business Hours
Sun Closed

Dr. Todd Tams
Regional Medical Director
DVM

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

A Wealth of Veterinary Experience at Your Service!

At VCA Santa Anita, we look forward to welcoming you and your pets. Everyone on our staff believes that the better we get to know you and your pets, the better we can provide the best possible health care for them. In fact, when you come in, you will see exactly why our veterinarians are praised for their kind and thorough care. We will give you and your pet all the time you need, and never rush through an exam. We will also carefully track the course of your pet's care, which is so important to your pet's long-term health.

In every case, you will be served by experienced, knowledgeable members of our staff. Our veterinarians, veterinary technicians and other pet-friendly personnel are trained to the highest standards. Their knowledge of the latest veterinary medicine and procedures ensures that all our pet patients get the best in prevention and healing methods.

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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 Santa Anita 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 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. In a word: TEAMWORK!!

Teamwork is a constant in our daily practice. From check-in to check-out, our team of pet lovers works cohesively to create a warm and welcoming experience for both you and your pet.

Dr. Andrea Shaw
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: University of California, Davis

Dr. Andrea Shaw joined VCA Santa Anita in September 2004.

Prior to obtaining her D.V.M., Dr. Shaw earned her Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Baylor

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Dr. Jessie Nelson
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: Auburn University

Dr. Jessie Nelson hales from Glen Dale, West Virginia where she developed a great love for the outdoors. She is an avid runner, cyclist, and backpacker.

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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
626-359-3281 or request an appointment.