Our Team

VCA Care Specialty and Emergency Animal Hospital provides an interdisciplinary culture. Doctors and staff work together to provide the best integrated medical care possible. We are not bound by traditional departmental barriers, our doctors value each other and your pet so you are promised the best service all the time, 24/7. Our technicians are key to our success and your pet’s welfare. They are cross-trained throughout the hospital as well as building individual expertise in many of our critical care functions. They are intelligent, hard-working, honest and value you and your pet. We believe VCA Care Specialty and Emergency Animal Hospital’s staff represents the best of the Central Coast.

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and staff and learn more about them. Our doctors and staff have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

paw Team Spotlight
Morgan Thomas
DVM Medical Director
Dr. Morgan Thomas joined VCA 4Paws family in the summer of 2020.

Dr. Morgan Thomas grew up in Arizona with a love of veterinary medicine that was sparked from an early age caring for various family pets which included rabbits, ferrets, rodents/small mammals, dogs, cats, snakes, fish, and chickens. She competed collegiately in cross country and track at the NCAA Division II level while earning her undergraduate degrees double majoring in Biology and Chemistry.

Dr. Thomas is a member of the San Diego County Veterinary Medical Association (SDCVMA), American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), and California Veteri...
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RVT Hospital Manager / Technician
Ally was born and raised in Del Mar, and graduated from The Ohio State University with a degree in Animal Sciences. She is happy to be back in sunny San Diego and has worked at VCA 4 Paws Animal Hospital since 2016. Ally has been in the veterinary field since 2009 – working her way up from a kennel tech, to registered veterinary technician and now leading the hospital with her medical director. Ally is a nerd for emergency, critical care, and ultrasonography. Ally has a rescue Belgian Malinois, Henley, and a new puppy found abandoned in the desert named Tuna. In her free time you can find Ally running arou...
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Our veterinarians are a team of highly trained individuals dedicated to the health and well-being of your pets. Explore our veterinarians' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital an excellent choice for your pet's care.

Pet Care Specialists

Just as we emphasize health, we also understand the value of providing a full line of care to our clients, which may include boarding and/or grooming services. Our team of caring and compassionate staff are here to offer your pets exceptional services that keep them feeling and looking their best while you're away.
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Our teams are united by our desire to make a better world for pets.
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