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. Maggie Lin


    Dr. Lin is a Bay Area native who earned her bachelor's degree in animal science and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of California, Davis. She has a special interest in the One Health Initiative, where physicians, veterinarians, and scientists collaborate on conditions and diseases that exist in both humans and animals. Following completion of vet school, she spent a few years in a post-doctoral program working with a variety of species such as aquatics, small mammals, exotics/wildlife, and livestock. In her free time, Dr. Lin enjoys hiking with her border collie, Pocky. She can also speak Chinese (Mandarin). 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 >>


    Registered Veterinary Technician

    Laura has been a Registered Veterinary Technician since 2004. She loves animals and medicine, so it's a perfect match. She attended school at Foothill College. Laura lives with her husband, Ted, and two adorable dogs, Dory and Pixle. She is passionate about travel and is in the process of seeing the world. Other hobbies include cooking, hanging out with friends, European board gaming and photography. More Details >>


    Registered 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

    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

    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

    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

    Madison is a certified veterinary assistant who has 5 cats and 2 dogs. She has lived in Morgan Hill her whole life and attended Live Oak High School where she ran cross country and played basketball. Madison just started at Banfield but looks forward to gaining lots of experience. More Details >>


    Client Service Coordinator

    Marie is a proud member of First Nation - three tribes! She has been married to her wonderful husband for 32 years, is a mom to 1, grandmother to 19 and great grandmother to 2. Marie loves to travel and learn history of the area she is in, and she wants to farm and learn how to make cheese. Additionally, she loves to cook and has a passion for needle work. Marie loves racing fast cars and building them, and she has 4 cats. More Details >>


    Client Service Coordinator

    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

    Amanda grew up in Pennsylvania with lots of animals around. In 2014, she moved to California to be with her now fiancé and is currently a student at SJCC going to school for science/math major. Amanda really enjoys helping people, and some of her hobbies include reading, crocheting, and watching documentaries. More Details >>

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