The friendly, professional staff at VCA Westside Animal Hospital is made up of dedicated individuals who have made it their mission to help pets live long, healthy, happy lives. To be true to this 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. In a word: teamwork!
Teamwork is a constant in our daily practice. From check-in to check-out, our team of pet lovers works cohesively to create a warm and welcoming experience for both you and your pet
Want to join our team? Visit our Careers section.
Get to know us. Explore our staff biographies and learn about the people who make our facility an excellent choice for your pet care needs.
Dr. Laura Winemiller graduated from The Ohio State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2000. She holds a Masters of Science in Biology from Yale University. Dr. Winemiller practiced in southwestern Ohio for two years before relocating to northern California where she has spent the past 12 years at VCA Westside Animal Hospital. She enjoys general veterinary medicine and the study of infectious disease. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family on their 2 acre mini-farm in Elk Grove. Her hobbies include rooting for the Buckeyes, and lots of mowing.