Our Team

The friendly, professional staff at VCA Clarmar Animal Hospital is made up of dedicated individuals who make it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives. To be true to this mission, the hospital team relies on many individuals, each equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet.

Teamwork is a constant in our daily practice. From the friendly staff at the front desk to the talented and dedicated technicians and doctors, to the fun-loving kennel and day-care staff, our team works cohesively to create a warm and welcoming experience for both you and your pet.

Our team provides exceptional veterinary care of the highest quality, including the care and dedication that make a difference.

Explore our staff biographies and learn about the people who make our facility an excellent choice for your pet care needs.

Want to join our team? Visit our Careers section.

paw Team Spotlight
Dawn Miller
DVM Medical Director

Dr. Dawn Miller grew up in Torrance, CA. She received her veterinary degree from the University of California at Davis in 1990. After graduation, she returned to the South Bay. She joined the team at VCA Clarmar Animal Hospital in 1998. She has a special interest in soft tissue surgery.

When not at work, Dr. Miller enjoys spending time in the mountains with her three Boxers, working on home projects, taking trips to Disneyland and practicing martial arts. 

Kyle L.
Hospital Manager

Kyle moved to California from Alaska in 2013 where he worked as an Adoption Counselor for the local Humane Society. 
He joined our VCA family in 2014 as a receptionist. His positive attitude and desire to help patients and clients quickly earned him the role as the Front Office Supervisor and, ultimately, Hospital Manager. Kyle currently resides in Long Beach California with his three dogs, Olive, Sir Fig and Piper as well as two cats, Elspeth and Cat.


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.

Veterinarian Support

Our technicians and support team members are all gentle animal lovers who treat your pets with the compassion and respect they deserve. Explore our support team members' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital such a good choice for your pet's care.


The hospital administration team consists of management personnel who oversee all staff members, hospital activities and the facilities. Together, they keep the hospital running smoothly, ensuring quality patient care and excellent client service. From the moment you check in, our administrative staff is here to deliver the best possible experience to you and your pet before, during and after your visit.

Client Services

We are committed to providing the best possible service and our Client Services team loves to exceed pet owner's expectations. Whether it's answering your calls, guiding you and your pet to the exam rooms or checking you in and out quickly, our Client Service representatives and Receptionists are dedicated to providing helpful client and patient support that raises the bar on customer service.
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Our teams are united in our common purpose of taking care of the future of veterinary medicine.
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