Our Team Overview

The friendly, professional staff at VCA Santa Margarita 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.

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Lisa Maillard
DVM Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Maillard graduated from Colorado State University in 1990. As a child, she lived in Varese, Italy until her family moved back to Denver, Colorado in 1976. She enjoys speaking French, Italian, and English. Her areas of special interest include dermatology, preventative medicine, radiology, and internal medicine. Outside of work, Dr. Maillard spends her time horseback riding, hiking, swimming, and reading. She and Clyde have 2 dogs, multiple cats, and a few horses.


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.
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