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VCA Arrighetti Animal Hospital

VCA Arrighetti Animal Hospital

1882 Plaza del Sur Dr | Santa Fe, NM 87505

Call 505-204-7678
Monday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 8:30am - 4:00pm
Sunday Closed
  • Advanced Dental Care
  • Bone & Joint Surgery (Orthopedics)
  • Cancer Treatment (Chemotherapy)
  • In-house Lab & Pharmacy
  • Ophthalmology
  • Animal Boarding
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Grooming
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Bird Vet
  • Exotic Animal Vet
  • Reptile Vet
  • Small Animal Vet
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary Medical Specialties
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam
Description

Welcome to VCA Arrighetti Animal Hospital!

We are conveniently located in the South/Central area of Santa Fe, between Siringo and St. Michael’s streets off of Pacheco Street and just 2 miles from interstate 25 (I-25), VCA Arrighetti Animal Hospital is a friendly, comfortable, state of the art, medically full service AAHA accredited veterinary hospital. Our caring and skilled veterinarians provide well pet and sick pet services, for puppies, kittens, adult dogs & cats and senior pets. We also have a wealth of knowledge about exotic pets such as birds, rabbits and reptiles. Our services include physical exams, vaccines, including weekly Preventative Care vaccine clinics, spay, neuter, and pet dental care; surgeries, hospitalization, digital x-rays, and laboratory testing. We carry Hills Prescription and Science Diets, Royal Canin therapeutic pet food, and a variety of healthy treats. We work closely with rescue groups and animal shelters, including the City of Santa Fe and Espanola Shelters and Felines & Friends New Mexico.

We welcome you to VCA Arrighetti Animal Hospital where we care about you and your pet, and will help you take the best possible care of your loveable companion. Our doctors are knowledgeable and skilled veterinarians, and kind and compassionate individuals. Along with our friendly front office staff and well trained patient care team, we will provide exceptional service to your and your pet. In the community since 1983 and in the same location for over 30 years, we are here to serve you and your pet. Ask us about CareClub, the wellness plan with easy, affordable monthly payments. At VCA Arrighetti Animal Hospital your pet’s health is our top priority and excellent client service is our goal.

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We have the highest standards of surgery monitoring a pet can have! We have the highest standards of surgery monitoring a pet can have!
Welcome to VCA Arrighetti Animal Hospital! Welcome to VCA Arrighetti Animal Hospital!
VCA is committed to continuously improving its standard of care. VCA is committed to continuously improving its standard of care.
We look forward to meeting you and your pet at VCA Arrighetti Animal Hospital We look forward to meeting you and your pet at VCA Arrighetti Animal Hospital
The caring & experienced team at VCA Arrighetti Animal Hospital The caring & experienced team at VCA Arrighetti Animal Hospital
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Esteban Armendariz
Esteban Armendariz

Associate Veterinarian
DVM, Colorado State University

Esteban R. Armendariz is a Santa Fe native who received his B.S. in Agriculture from New Mexico State University in 1992 and his DVM from Colorado State University in 1996. He joined VCA Arrighetti Animal Hospital team in 1997 after a cold year in South Dakota as a large animal veterinarian. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the New Mexico Veterinary Medical Association. His professional interests include surgery, orthopedics, radiology, pain management, critical care, and emergency medicine. He is Penn Hip certified. This is a screening process in younger pets for hip dysplasia. It can help pet owners and breeders decrease the incidence as well as manage this terrible disease.

In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family in the great outdoors and playing golf. He has one diabetic cat named 'Zeke'.

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Elizabeth Davis
Elizabeth Davis

Medical Director

Dr. Liz Davis was raised in Northern Virginia and grew up with horses, riding and showing them. She had an array of animals from dogs and cats to exotic animals such as ferrets. She graduated and received her Bachelor's degree from Virginia Tech. After gradation, she worked as an analyst for several years before returning to Virginia Tech to pursue a degree in her true passion of veterinary medicine. She graduated from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine with a DVM degree in 2008. She started practicing in Arizona and has been practicing small animal and exotic animals such as parrots and other birds, turtles, rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs and rats ever since. Dr. Liz shares her home with her husband, daughter, and her 5 rescued dogs, Sedona, Lucy, Olive, Rafiki and her senior dog Satchoo. She also has 2 cats (Growler and Matisse) and a snake named Melanie. when she is not at the hospital, Liz enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, hiking, and playing bass guitar.

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Pat McCreight
Pat McCreight

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Pat McCreight earned her DVM from Kansas State University in 1979. Dr. McCreight practiced at Ark Veterinary Associates until she merged it into VCA Arrighetti Hospital in November 2012.

Dr. McCreight is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the New Mexico Veterinary Medical Association where she was on the board from 1989 to 1994. She was president from 1992-1993.

The best part of veterinary medicine to Dr. McCreight is providing care to both the patient and their owner. She considers it a great privilege to care for an animal from the beginning to the end of their life.
Dr. McCreight enjoys being with her family most of all. She is married, has two sons, a daughter-in-law and (the best) a granddaughter with a grandson on the way.

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