in San Diego, CA

Pacific Beach

Pacific Beach

1530 Garnet Ave
San Diego, CA  92109

(858) 274-4794

Hospital Number: 5219

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  • Description
    Look to the Pacific Beach Banfield Pet Hospital® in San Diego, California as your partner in quality pet care. From thorough physical exams and lab work-ups, to dental cleanings, x-rays and surgery, this full service pet hospital is committed to the long-term health and happiness of your pet. Let us show you how an Optimum Wellness Plan® ensures ongoing preventive care for your pet, at every life and health stage.
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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
    • Spanish Language
  • Team
    Banfield Pet Hospital Staff

    Dr. Erin O'Donnell

    Chief of Staff

    Dr. O'Donnell grew up in Orange, CT where she lived until starting college. She received her undergraduate degree in pathobiology from University of Connecticut in 2002 and her veterinary degree from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. She has worked at Banfield Pet Hospital since graduation and is now Chief of staff at the Encinitas location. Dr. O'Donnell has a special interest in dermatology and surgery, and she lives in Ocean Beach with her husband and senior cat, Reagan. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, eating vegan food, running, cycling, swimming, playing ping-pong and singing karaoke. More Details >>

    Banfield Pet Hospital Staff

    Dr. Brandon Woods


    Dr. Woods was born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in biology and German from Iowa State University in 2012. His passion for helping both animals and people inspired him to pursue a dual degree program where he received his doctorate of veterinary medicine from Iowa State University as well as a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Iowa in 2016. During college, he learned about wildlife conservation studying abroad in Tasmania and conducted a research project on orangutans in Borneo. Prior to working at Banfield, he investigated risk factors for food-borne illness and disease outbreaks for San Diego County. Outside of work, Dr. Woods likes to travel, play volleyball, perform in a community choir, and be active outdoors. More Details >>

    Banfield Pet Hospital Staff

    Jennifer Katz, RVT

    Practice Manager

    Jen started working at Banfield in April of 2017 but has over 15 years of experience in the veterinary field as an RVT. While she has a special interest in anesthesia, dentistry and operations management, she has worked in many area of veterinary medicine including emergency and critical care, internal medicine, specialty surgery, and operations management of a large AAHA accredited general practice. When not at work, Jen is active in the local vegan community doing animal advocacy work and also stays very busy with her family and animals at home. More Details >>

    Tara Hall, RVT

    Veterinary Technician

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    Briana Lockett

    Veterinary Assistant

    Briana completed the veterinary assistant program at Pima in 2019, and is very excited to work for Banfield and eager to expand her technical skills. She has a great love and passion for wildlife, and hopes to one day work with wildlife conservation programs. She has a young pitbull named Bella and a guinea pig named Sassy. When not working, Briana enjoys spending time with family, playing basketball, and going to the beach. More Details >>

    Brooke Brannigan

    Veterinary Assistant

    Brooke is an animal loving veterinary assistant who has been with Banfield for about a year. Prior to Banfield, she completed 2 degrees in political science and biology at Sonoma State University. When not working, she enjoys going to the beach, hiking, swimming, and practicing yoga. At home, Brooke has a 1-year-old beagle/bulldog mix named Chunk and a 3-year-old calico cat named Pearl. She is very excited and can't wait to help take care of your pets in Pacific Beach! More Details >>

    Nikki Kim Sia

    Veterinary Assistant

    Nikki has been with Banfield since 2016. She graduated from San Diego State University in the summer of 2016 with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. She has always been interested in the veterinary field and hopes to pursue her goal of going to vet school in the near future. Besides English, she is fluent in Tagalog and can understand/speak some Spanish. Nikki has two pets, Bella KitKat and Beanjamin (aka Bean), and two scaly friends, Nirah (a Kenyan sand boa) and LeoKoa (a leopard gecko). Away from work, you can find her tending to her succulent garden, walking around the beach, running, hiking, swimming, or going to yoga. She also enjoys reading, crocheting, and playing video games. More Details >>

    Lori Da Silva

    Client Service Coordinator

    Lori has been in the veterinary field for over 12 years, previously working with killer whales, sea lions, otters and elephants, but she truly enjoys working with small animals. She especially loves to educate clients on vaccines, medication, overall medical care, and the bond formed with clients and their pets. In her spare time, Lori likes being outdoors, SCUBA diving, biking, hiking, and doing anything with her 8-year-old corgi mix named Miss Molly. She looks forward to helping guide you and your pets at Banfield Pacific Beach! More Details >>

    Rusia Ibarra

    Client Service Coordinator

    Rusia has been with Banfield since December 2019 but has lots of enthusiasm to learn the ins and outs of veterinary medicine. She is currently a client service coordinator here at the Pacific Beach location, although she enjoys learning about all the great ways our veterinarian assistants and nurses help your pets. She enjoys reading, writing, and hanging out with her dogs in her spare time. Rusia has 2 pups at the moment; Coconut, a lively and sweet pug/beagle, and Sasha, a lovely and spirited husky terrier, but she is always looking to expand her furry family! More Details >>

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