The friendly, professional staff at VCA Animal Hospital of Santa Cruz 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. Laura Ryle grew up in beautiful Northern California. She received a B.S. in Zoology from UC Davis and then continued her education at UC Davis Veterinary School graduating in 1987. She worked in private practices in Roseville, South Lake Tahoe, and San Francisco before joining the team at VCA Animal Hospital of Santa Cruz in 2005. She is married and has an adult daughter. In her free time, she enjoys walking her two dogs, gardening, and quilting.