VCA Santa Anita Animal Hospital

Jeffrey Najarian, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, University of California, Davis
UC Davis- Masters of Animal Science


Dr. Jeffrey Najarian joined VCA Santa Anita in February 2008. He is a native of Southern California. He grew up in the San Gabriel Valley. He completed his undergraduate degree in Animal Science at the University of California at Davis. He later went on to complete graduate studies at UC Davis, earning a Master of Science in Animal Science. Dr. Najarian's academic career reached it's pinnacle after he fulfilled a lifelong dream and earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. Following graduation he continued his training as an intern at Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group; a multi-specialty referral practice in Ventura, CA. He then pursued an interest in veterinary surgery and completed a surgical internship at Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists in Houston, TX before joining our team at VCA Santa Anita. When not at work Dr. Najarian can be found enjoying the outdoors with his pug "Otis", his Scottish Terrier "Rocket" and his Shar Pei cross "Pua".


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

In case of emergency, please call us immediately at 626-359-3281 during normal business hours. We are open Monday thru Friday 8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. Saturdays 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

After hours, please contact

  • Emergency Pet Clinic of San Gabriel Valley at 626-579-4550 located at 3254 Santa Anita Ave El Monte, CA 91733
  • VCA Central Animal Hospital at 909-981-2855 located at 281 North Central Ave Upland, CA 91786.