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VCA Arroyo Animal Hospital

VCA Arroyo Animal Hospital

1 South Pointe Drive | Lake Forest, CA 92630

Call 949-421-6368
Monday 7:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday 7:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday 7:00am - 8:00pm
Thursday 7:00am - 8:00pm
Friday 7:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Open Sunday
  • Large grass exercise yard
  • Acupuncture/Stem Cell Therapy
  • Care Club Wellness programs
  • Late Hours
  • Animal Boarding
  • Animal Daycare
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Grooming
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Declawing
  • Holistic Veterinary Medicine
  • Small Animal Vet
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary Medical Specialties
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam
Description

We're more than an animal hospital! We're the place where pet parents know they can bring their pets for superb veterinary care that sets new standards for quality and kindness. For pets and pet parents alike, a trip to our clinic is an opportunity to see how our neighborly, welcoming staff cares for your pet as if it were their own, and treats you with the friendliness and respect you'd expect from an industry leader.

We offer separate dog and cat boarding facilities, a large grass exercise yard, a weight management program, preventative medicine, a state-of-the-art hospital, acupuncture, stem cell therapy, and more. We have been serving the community for over 20 years and we look forward to meeting you!

We are an AAHA accredited hospital.

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David Gordon, DVM
David Gordon, DVM

Dr. David Gordon received his undergraduate degree in biochemistry from UC Davis in 1977. His degree in veterinary medicine took a circuitous route, first starting in California and ending in Italy where he graduated from the University of Perugia in 1983. From 1987 to the present, Dr.Gordon has been the owner and then medical director of VCA Arroyo Animal Hospital. In his spare time he enjoys reading, hiking, traveling, physical fitness, and coaching various youth sports teams. He and his wife share their home with their two teenagers, along with a new addition, little Chauncey a Yorkshire Terrier

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Lisa Buehler, DVM
Lisa Buehler, DVM

Dr. Lisa Buehler earned her veterinary medicine degree from Murdoch University in Western Australia in 2010. She joined VCA Arroyo after a 1 year rotating internship at VCA California Animal Hospital in Los Angeles. During her internship she concentrated on internal medicine, cardiology, surgery, and neurology. She completed her undergraduate degree in Animal Science at California State Polytechnic University Pomona. She is happy to return to her hometown of Orange County to practice and live with her two cats, Norman and Scott. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, fishing, sewing and playing new sports.

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Nicole Malecek, DVM
Nicole Malecek, DVM

Dr. Nicole Malecek graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a degree in Animal Science. She received her veterinary degree from Western University of Health Sciences in Southern California. She joined VCA Arroyo after a one year rotating internship at VCA Emergency Animal Hospital & Specialty Center in San Diego. During her internship she concentrated on internal medicine, cardiology, surgery, canine rehabilitation, and emergency medicine & critical care.

In her spare time she enjoys horseback riding, hiking, cooking, travelling, rock climbing, and surfing with her husband, Kevin.

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Jamie Ota, DVM
Jamie Ota, DVM

Dr. Ota grew up in Southern California and worked at several veterinary hospitals while in high school and college. She attended UC San Diego and completed a degree in Psychology with minors in Biology and Spanish Literature.

Dr. Ota received her veterinary degree from UC Davis in 2009 and then completed a small animal rotating internship at Pet Care Veterinary Hospital in Santa Rosa. She started with VCA in 2010 and joined VCA Arroyo Animal Hospital in July 2013.Her professional interests include surgery, critical care and avian medicine.


Dr. Ota lives with her husband, daughter, two small dogs (Tita and Scrappy) and two leopard geckos. Her hobbies include traveling, cooking, photography, hiking and spending time with her family.

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Jason Steenis, DVM
Jason Steenis, DVM

Dr. Steenis graduated from the University of South Florida with degrees in Biomedical Sciences & Physics. He received his veterinary degree from Western University of Health Sciences in Southern California. Here he found his medical interests and skills to include internal medicine, surgery, radiology, dermatology and critical care. His experience comes from working in many different veterinary hospitals, including specialty practices, and even the Johannesburg Zoo over the last 15+ years.

Dr. Steenis lives with his wife, Dion, and 2 dogs, Madison & Mouse, and 2 cats, David & Frank. He enjoys watching and participating in most sports, running half marathons, hiking and snow boarding.

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