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VCA Orchard Plaza Animal Hospital

VCA Orchard Plaza Animal Hospital

5841 Cottle Road | San Jose , CA 95123

Call 408-599-7140
Monday 7:00am - 7:00pm
Tuesday 7:00am - 7:00pm
Wednesday 7:00am - 7:00pm
Thursday 7:00am - 7:00pm
Friday 7:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday 7:30am - 5:00pm
Sunday Closed
  • Animal Boarding
  • Animal Daycare
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Grooming
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Bird Vet
  • Emergency Veterinary Clinic
  • Exotic Animal Vet
  • Reptile Vet
  • Small Animal Vet
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary Medical Specialties
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam

At VCA Orchard Plaza Animal Hospital, 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 VCA Orchard Plaza Animal Hospital 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.

Conveniently located in San Jose, we specialize in attending to your pet's urgent medical needs and providing outstanding preventive care - all with the intent of ensuring that you and your pet companion enjoy many happy years together.

As a member of the VCA Animal Hospitals network, we're part of a group of over 475 hospitals across America that share resources and knowledge. Our highly-trained veterinarians regularly consult with our 200+ board certified specialists, and always have access to the latest medical training, treatments and technology.

We are an AAHA accredited hospital offering a wide range of services for your pets. For puppies and kittens we have special packages, and we welcome new clients. We look forward to meeting you and your pets!

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We provide veterinary services for every stage in your pet's life! We provide veterinary services for every stage in your pet's life!
At VCA Animal Hospital, we look forward to welcoming you and your pets! At VCA Animal Hospital, we look forward to welcoming you and your pets!
VCA is committed to continuously improving its standard of care. VCA is committed to continuously improving its standard of care.
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Amie Knieper, DVM
Amie Knieper, DVM

Associate Veterinarian
School: Cornell University

Dr. Knieper is the newest member of our team at VCA Orchard Plaza. She grew up in Texas and attended veterinary school at Cornell University in upstate New York before relocating to the favorable climate of the Bay Area. She enjoys seeing cats and dogs, taking pride in the fact her days are spent improving the lives of her patients, from excited puppies to cranky geriatric cats.

Dr. Knieper shares her home with two cats, Figaro and Dot, that she rescued as tiny feral kittens. In her free time, she volunteers with local organizations to provide veterinary care to feral cats and the pets of the homeless. Dr. Knieper also enjoys cycling, rock climbing, gardening and baking.

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Jennifer Star Seward, DVM
Jennifer Star Seward, DVM

Associate Veterinarian
School: University of California, Davis

Dr. Seward graduated from UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 1998 and joined the team at VCA Orchard Plaza Animal Hospital in 2003. She has a special interest in exotics (birds, reptiles, small mammals) but enjoys dogs and cats too! Dr. Seward says the best part of being a veterinarian is the thankful kisses from her patients. She enjoys the variety and excitement everyday brings and appreciates that her day is never boring!

In her spare time she sews kilts, practices Scottish Country Dancing, and spends time with her husband and two young children. Together they enjoy bird watching, leisurely walks, and boogie boarding.

Ask about her variety of pets the next time you see her!

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Lisa Wong-Foldvary, DVM
Lisa Wong-Foldvary, DVM

Associate Veterinarian
School: Washington State University

Prior to becoming a veterinarian, Dr. Wong had been involved in research projects studying humpback whales and sea otters. These experiences helped focus her critical thinking skills and strengthened her interest in veterinary medicine.

Dr. Wong received her veterinary degree from Washington State University, during which she completed an externship in Sydney, Australia. After graduation, she completed an Internship Program before joining VCA Orchard Plaza Animal Hospital. She has been with us for over 20 years, working everyday to improve the lives and health of her patients and their caregivers.

When she is away from work, she enjoys spending time with her family, cycling, skiing, gardening, cooking (and eating too!) and is a member of a bell choir.

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