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Monica Hambalko, Staff Veterinarian

Dr. Monica Hambalko is a San Diego native who attended UCSD earning a B.S. in Biochemistry. She is a 2003 graduate of the University of Missouri, College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduating, she practiced for 6 years in an AAHA hospital outside of St. Louis. Moving back to San Diego was a goal finally realized in 2009 when she joined VCA Peninsula. In her spare time, Dr. Hambalko enjoys spending time with her husband and their four Australian Shepherds, Vegas, Tucson, Penny, and Diego. They actively compete in the fun dog sports of agility, rally & obedience, and herding. In addition, Dr. Hambalko enjoys reading, traveling, and SCUBA diving.

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