in Aliso Viejo, CA

Aliso Viejo

Aliso Viejo

26761 Aliso Creek Rd
Aliso Viejo, CA  92656

(949) 360-0807

Hospital Number: 0102

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Hospital Hours

9:00 AM - to 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - to 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - to 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - to 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - to 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - to 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - to 7:00 PM
  • Description

    The  Banfield Pet Hospital in Aliso Viejo is conveniently located within the Aliso Viejo Town Center, a dominant regional shopping center serving the neighborhoods of Aliso Viejo, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Beach, Mission Viejo, Lake Forest, and surrounding areas.

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  • Services

    Services Offered at this Location

    • Vaccinations
    • Comprehensive Exams
    • Parasite Control
    • General Dentistry
    • General Surgery
    • Skin Care
    • Geriatrics & Pediatrics
    • Spays & Neuters
    • Drop Off Services
    • Giardia Testing
    • Microchipping
    • Digital Radiography
    • In-House Laboratory Diagnostics
    • In-House & Online Pharmacy
    • Nutrition Consultation
    • Behavior Consultation
    • Personalized Client Web Portal and Mobile App
    • Urgent Care (availability may vary; please call)
    • Optimum Wellness Plans®
    • Canine Genetic Analysis™
    • Care Credit
    • Early Morning Drop-Off Service
  • Team

    Dr. Lani Steenhard


    Dr. Steenhard started with Banfield in early 2012. Though born and raised in California, she attended veterinary school at the University of Sydney in Australia. Her love of travel took her to New Zealand on a study abroad adventure, which eventually lead her to pursue more fun in Australia. She moved there after finishing her animal science degree at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Australia was amazing, not only for the degree she obtained, but also for the amazing friends and experiences she gained while she was there. She volunteered at the Taronga Zoo, learned about Australian wildlife, and raptor bird rehabilitation. Lucky enough to meet her husband after arriving, their first two children were born in Australia. Her interests include internal medicine, diagnostic imaging, and endocrinology. When at home she and husband are kept busy with their three children, and their dog named Rookie. They enjoy games, singing, dancing, and outside play. As an adventurer, she is always happy to travel and explore. More Details >>

    Dr. Kristen Hurn


    Dr. Hurn graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of North Texas in 2006. She then spent several years in Japan teaching English and volunteering at small animal hospitals in the region. She returned to America and attended Texas A&M University and graduated with a doctor of veterinary medicine degree in 2015. She then participated in a one year emergency medicine rotating internship at South Texas Veterinary Specialists. Dr. Hurn's special interest is in marine mammal medicine. She has attended several internships at the San Antonio Zoo and SeaWorld in San Antonio. She currently volunteers her time at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach and at the Marine Mammal Center at Fort MacArthur helping to rehabilitate injured seals and sea lions. More Details >>

    Dr. Brian Hayter


    Dr. Hayter graduated with his DVM from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. While studying, Dr. Hayter was given the amazing opportunity to spend some time at the San Diego Zoo where he worked on various species, such as a panda bear who needed a root canal, a diabetic swamp monkey, and a Chinese fishing cat with a slipped disc. In his free time, Dr. Hayter loves to spend time with his wife and two little boys, Harrison and Henry. Dr. Hayter has a cock-a-poo named Skywalker. More Details >>

    Alice Ehrlich, RVT

    Practice Manager

    Alice recently joined Banfield as the Practice Manager. She brings to our hospital over 20 years of experience in the veterinary field. Alice is originally from Brazil, where she graduated from veterinary school at Universidade Paulista. She recently moved to California, with her husband, two kids and their golden retriever, Ella. More Details >>

    Shannon, RVT

    Shift Lead

    Shannnon has been working for Banfield since March 2012. She graduated from Cal Poly Pomona with a bachelor's degree in animal health science and became state and nationally licensed as a Registered Veterinary Technician. She grew up with many different kinds of animals but currently owns a pit bull named Vader, a kitty named Sheeba and 2 chinchillas. Her passions include traveling, penguins, scuba diving and soccer. More Details >>


    Shift Lead

    Jessica has been with Banfield since 2012 and has worked in multiple roles including client service coordinator, veterinary assistant and shift lead. She graduated from Cal State Long Beach in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences and policies, and currently volunteers weekly at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach. In her free time, she enjoys outdoor activities, spending time with family and friends, and baking! More Details >>


    Veterinary Assistant

    Alex has been a veterinary assistant at Banfield for over a year. She is currently going to school to expand her knowledge and become a Registered Veterinary Technician. She is a lover of all animals, furry or not! More Details >>


    Veterinary Assistant

    Amanda joined the Banfield team a year ago. She is currently working towards getting her certification as a Registered Veterinary Technician. She shares her home with her little dog, Duckey. She is passionate about behavioral medicine. More Details >>


    Veterinary Assistant

    Chris graduated from California State University Fullerton in 2012, obtaining a bachelor's degree in communication with an emphasis in entertainment studies, and immediately began working as a manager of a major retail chain. Having experienced a high level of stress, and a desire to learn more, Chris sought out a profession in the field of veterinary medicine. Chris had previously had his pet Chihuahua, Fawn, signed up on an Optimum Wellness Plan through Banfield and decided to search for career opportunities there. Chris has since been fully trained as both a Client Service Coordinator as well as a Veterinary Assistant, and is looking into pathways to become a RVT. Chris has been working with Banfield since April 2014. More Details >>


    Veterinary Assistant

    Frances has been working at Banfield for 9 years. She went to Cal Poly Pomona where she got her bachelor's degree in animal health science. She is currently working toward her certification as a Registered Veterinary Technician. She owns 3 pit bulls named Taquito, Weezie and Ritchie Valens. More Details >>


    Veterinary Assistant

    Kayla has been with Banfield for 2 ½ years. She has been working in the veterinary field since 2011 at many different hospitals but so far, Banfield has been the best experience as she has expanded her technician skills and learns new things every day. She graduated from Heritage College in 2014 as a Certified Veterinary Assistant. She is also pet CPR and first aid certified. Kayla is planning on taking her RVT exam soon. She enjoys working with animals and taking proper care of them. She has 5 dogs and a cat. More Details >>


    Veterinary Assistant

    Tina has been a veterinary assistant at Banfield for about a year. She is currently working on her Associate of Science degree at Standbridge College. After graduation, her goal is to sit for the VTNE to receive her RVT license. Before working at Banfield, Tina worked in the banking industry for 8 years. She decided that she needed a change and went back to school to do something that she is passionate about. She had always had the love for animals, and what better way to show that then to care for them. More Details >>


    Client Service Coordinator

    Carlos has been with Banfield since September 2015. He is currently a full-time student at California State University Long Beach pursuing a degree in physics with a concentration in quantum information and condensed matter theory. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with family, reading, hiking, practicing meditation, and learning new computer programming languages. He also really likes rugby, GO ALL BLACKS!!! More Details >>


    Client Service Coordinator

    David has been with Banfield since June of 2016, previously working at Petsmart for 4 years. He has a bachelor’s degree in business management and marketing from FIDM and hopes to use his degree to run his own Banfield one day. David owns a 10-year-old Chihuahua named Jojo. More Details >>


    Client Service Coordinator

    Jessica is the newest addition to the Banfield Aliso Viejo team. She has an 11-year-old dog named Rocky, who has been a part of her family since she was 8 years old. She loves to work with animals and really enjoys her time at Banfield. What Jessica loves most about her job is that she can do something that she loves like taking care of pets and learns something new every day. More Details >>


    Client Service Coordinator

    Sadaf loves working at Banfield, not only because she gets to spend time with all your loving pets, but also because she gets to learn something new on a daily basis. She is currently preparing to start veterinary school. At Banfield, she started as a Client Service Coordinator, and is now cross-training to become a Veterinary Assistant. She has a lot of experience interning and volunteering at different animal clinics, shelters, and zoos in Orange County. She believes in rehabilitating animals who can later rehabilitate human via animal therapy. With the help of nonprofit animal therapy organizations, she wants to create a community where animals are rescued, pets are saved, and humans are given another chance at life after PTSD, depression, and other mental and physical disabilities. More Details >>

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