in San Jose, CA

San Jose-Almaden

San Jose-Almaden

5353 Almaden Expressway Ste D-10
San Jose, CA  95118

(408) 978-0103

Hospital Number: 2242

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  • Description
    In San Jose Almaden, you will find professional veterinarians and technicians that provide quality, compassionate pet care to your beloved friend. Stop by today to meet your new partner in pet health care at Banfield!

    We are located in the Almaden Plaza inside PetSmart. Stop by this Banfield for preventive care for your pet health needs. Offering early drop-off services, routine physical exams, and convenient evening and weekend hours. Banfield Pet Hospital is happy to help you and your pet.

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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
    • Veterinary Care for Exotic Pets
    • Spanish Language
    • Early Morning Drop-Off Service
  • Team

    Dr. Natalie Brown


    Dr. Brown graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in London in 2011. She spent the next few years in small and exotic animal practice and earned a general practitioner certificate in exotic animal practice. Dr. Brown then moved to the U.S. and started working at Banfield before taking a year out to do primarily exotic animal practice. She then re-joined the Banfield team here in California. Dr. Brown has a special interest in small mammal medicine and enjoys seeing and treating a wide variety of exotic animal pets. Dr. Brown enjoys keeping fit, and is a member of a triathlon club and is training for an Ironman. She has two Guinea pigs named Yoda and Vader, who have free roam around her apartment living a life of luxury. More Details >>

    Dr. Mark Ben Paulino


    Dr. Paulino was born and raised in Hawaii. Although a Hawaii kid, he is much better at snowboarding than surfing and he hopes to change that. He completed his Bachelor of Animal Science degree at the University of Hawaii, Master of Management Practice degree at Colorado State University, and his Doctor in Veterinary Medicine degree at Michigan State University. He is very interested in organized medicine and the inner workings of the world of veterinary medicine as can be seen by his previous role as President of Michigan State's Student American Veterinary Medical Association and VP of Michigan State's Veterinary Business and Management Association. Aside from being a veterinarian, he enjoys hiking and beaching, especially with his Australian shepherd, Tobias. He enjoys the cultures of the world and wants to see as many places as possible. More Details >>

    Dr. Amanda Wang


    Dr. Wang grew up in the Bay Area and graduated from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Following graduation, she promptly returned to the sunshine of the Bay Area with her pit bull, Arrow. She has special interests in shelter medicine, behavior, small mammals and exotics. Dr. Wang enjoys playing video/board games and dragging her couch potato dog out for walks. She also speaks Mandarin. More Details >>

    Dr. Emily Shani


    Dr. Shani earned her bachelor's degree in animal sciences from Cornell University and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of California, Davis. She has been practicing with Banfield since 2015 and as a South Bay native, was ecstatic to move back to the area in 2019. Dr. Shani focuses on forming strong and lasting relationships with clients and patients alike, and is a strong proponent of preventive care. She additionally has particular interests in behavior and surgery. Outside of work, Dr. Shani loves crafting (she even runs her own Etsy shop for pet apparel!), wine tasting with her husband, and doting on her two dogs, Polly and Ernie. She looks forward to meeting you and your family! More Details >>

    Mirian Murillo

    Practice Manager

    As the new practice manager and new to Banfield, Mirian (also known as Mary) has a customer experience background that will benefit her in this new career. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her daughter and family. Mirian attended San Jose State University for child development, and she enjoys trying new things and loves being a mother. She has always had a passion for helping others and working at Banfield gives her the opportunity to work with people and their loved ones. More Details >>

    Jessa Mae

    Shift Lead

    Jessa Mae worked in customer service for 8 years before joining Banfield. She always had a passion for helping others but wanted to do more than just work in retail. Even though she has only been with Banfield for 4 months, Jessa Mae feels like this has been a good change in occupation because of all the cute tail wags. In her spare time, she likes to hike and try out new restaurants. More Details >>

    Alex, RVT

    Veterinary Technician

    Alex went to school at Foot Hill and graduated in 2014. What he loves most about being a Registered Veterinary Technician is watching animals grow up and helping them through emergency situations. In his free time, Alex enjoys music, creating art, and fitness. He has a dog named Sophia, a cat named Logan and a bearded dragon named Dante. More Details >>


    Veterinary Assistant

    Gillian (also known as Gill) is an avid animal lover and experienced caretaker. With 6 years of experience working at animal shelters across the greater Bay Area, she has been excited to have the opportunity to continue a career in animal care. While still working, Gillian is currently taking courses to further her educational goals towards becoming a Registered Veterinary Technician. She currently resides in the South Bay Area with her cat, Zelda, by her side. Gillian is a talented animal photographer in her spare time, as well as an active hiker and at home baker! More Details >>


    Veterinary Assistant

    Angel received her veterinary assistant certification through Boston Reed in 2013. She has three pets, Buster (a pit mix), Dakota (a chocolate lab), and Star (a 5-year-old rabbit). Angel likes to take her dogs to the lake to swim and venture out, and give Star lots of treats for being so cute. More Details >>


    Veterinary Assistant

    Patricia, also known as Patty, graduated from Carrington College in June 2014 with an A.S. degree in Veterinary Technology. Since she started her exciting new career, she has strengthened her skills as a vet tech. Patty has found that she loves to do anesthesia, radiology, and especially dental radiology - with many hidden things underneath a pets gums, who knows what there is to find. More Details >>


    Veterinary Assistant

    Noah has been in the veterinary field for 5 years and is currently working towards a B.S. degree in aerospace engineering with emphasis in astronautical. His favorite type of dog is a wolf hybrid or husky, and he owns a French bulldog named Petunia. In his free time, Noah enjoys hiking or hang gliding. More Details >>


    Veterinary Assistant

    Julissa is currently attending Evergreen Valley College, but planning to transfer to Fresno State to earn a B.S in animal science. As long as she can remember, she has always wanted to become a veterinarian so she is happy to gain experience for her future with Banfield. When Julissa is not in school or at work, she enjoys trying new foods and traveling. She has two dogs, Charlie and Cookie. More Details >>


    Veterinary Assistant

    Erica earned her A.S. degree in veterinary technology from Carrington College California and has been with Banfield for 4 years. She resides in San Jose with her husband, daughter, and pit bull mix named Mariah. Erica enjoys spending time with her family at the beach, camping, hiking and exploring new places. More Details >>


    Veterinary Assistant

    Sierra recently graduated from UC Davis with bachelor's degree in animal science. She has worked with animals for the past six years and wanted to continue her work after college in San Jose. Sierra enjoys outdoor activities like hiking, hunting, and swimming, as well as reading, cooking, and playing board games. She has a miniature Australian Shepard named Sybil. More Details >>


    Veterinary Assistant

    Kristen, who also goes by Sierra, was born and raised in San Jose and is going to school to become a veterinarian. She loves working with and being around animals, and has two dogs named Ally and Brandi. More Details >>


    Client Service Coordinator

    Edward has lived in California all his life. After high school, he moved up to Northern California where he is currently studying communications at San Jose State University. Edward speaks two languages, English and Spanish. He has love for animals and is very excited to be working more closely with them. More Details >>


    Client Service Coordinator

    Ezekiel earned a bachelor's degree in communication from San Jose State University. He's motivated to use his degree to advocate and care for animals of all species and ensure they get the proper care. Ezekiel loves the outdoors and going on weekend camping trips and day hikes. More Details >>

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