The friendly, professional staff at VCA Animal Hospital is made up of dedicated individuals who have made it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives. To be true to the mission, the hospital team relies on several individuals, each equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet. And if things get complicated, we are fortunate to have access to the nation's largest network of VCA veterinarians and board-certified specialists.
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Dr. Aimee Krieger is a native of Massachusetts, graduating from University of Massachusetts in 1999 with a degree in Animal Science and Psychology. She then moved to the Los Angeles area to work at Harbor UCLA Research Institute in the field of pediatric medical genetics for 2 years. She then attended veterinary school at Ohio State University in Columbus, graduating in 2006. This is where she met her husband, who is also a veterinarian. After graduation, she completed a 1 year medical and surgical internship at VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital. She currently resides in Manhattan Beach with her husband, 2 ki...
Julio Canahuaty has been with VCA Coast Animal hospital since 2007 and in the veterinary field for 20 years. He has gained experience in all areas of the veterinary field. He began his career as a Customer service representative and quickly worked his way up to a practice manager. He passionately believes in making sure his practice delivers the highest quality of patient care in a compassionate environment that provides exceptional client service and education.
During his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 children and his gentle giant Gia.