Pet Hospital in Santa Cruz, CA

Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz

490 River St
Santa Cruz, CA  95060

(831) 427-2783

Hospital Number: 0073

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  • Description
    Look to this Banfield Pet Hospital® in Santa Cruz, 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™
    • CareCredit
    • Interpretation Services
  • Team
    Banfield Pet Hospital Staff

    Dr. Donna Brinck


    Dr. Brinck attended Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo where she received her undergraduate degree in biology. She moved to Germany where she worked in research for several years, and then went on to study veterinary medicine in Munich at Ludwig Maximilians University. She worked with large and small animals in Germany before returning to the U.S. to practice in Florida. In 2012, Dr. Brinck decided to move home to California with her son, Alex, and Pluto, her Bavarian Alpine Scent Hound, to live in beautiful Santa Cruz. Her passions, besides animals, include travel, hiking, and enjoying the Pacific's treasures such as otter watching. She is excited to join the team at Banfield Santa Cruz and welcomes all the new furry faces to the practice! More Details >>

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    Practice Manager

    Julia has been with Banfield going on 6 years now. She began as a Client Service Coordinator and has worked up to Practice Manager with the help of her leaders to ensure she could be the best version of herself. She has 2 cats, Chunk and Missy, along with a bearded dragon named The Colonel. More Details >>

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    Shift Lead

    Kate started working at Banfield in October 2016 but first began working with pets as a volunteer at the shelter in her home town, Sonora, in 2010. She is currently pursuing an anthropology degree and intends to receive her master's degree from MIIS in Monterrey. Although she has no cats or dogs, she has a 9-year-old goldfish named Palpatine. More Details >>

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    Veterinary Assistant

    Chosita and her cat Ninja are both from Bangkok, Thailand. Chosita can speak both Thai and Japanese fluently and studied at The University of California, Davis as an Animal Science Major. Chosita is a Veterinary Assistant and Surgical Nurse at Banfield Pet Hospital. Chosita is currently enrolled in the Penn Foster Veterinary Technician Program and is expected to graduate and become a Registered Veterinary Technician by 2021. More Details >>

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    Veterinary Assistant

    My love for animals started at a young age, when I spent my childhood on a ranch and riding horses since I was 5. I use to rescue dogs when I got older and I always knew I wanted to work with animals. More Details >>

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    Veterinary Student

    I live and breathe for my 3 cats— one Manx, one Japanese bobtail, and one DSH. I graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science from UC Davis in 2020, and will obtain my Doctor of Veterinary Medicine license in 2024 from Ross University! I hope to become a small animal vet, specializing in ophthalmology or surgery. More Details >>

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    Client Service Coordinator

    On the eventual road to becoming a vet tech. I'm a bird dad, a husband, and a Santa Cruz native. I spend my weekends hiking, cooking, or relaxing in my backyard by the fire pit. I look forward to seeing you in our clinic! More Details >>

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