El Camino Veterinary Hospital

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1380 El Camino Real
Atascadero, CA 93422

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(805) 466-6677

Email: elcaminovets@earthlink.net

  • Hours:
  • Mon-Fri: 7:00am - 7:00pm
  • Sat: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sun: Closed

The professional and courteous staff at El Camino Veterinary Hospital is committed to providing your pet with the very best medical care available. Our extensive list of services demonstrates our dedication to meeting your pet’s needs. But our staff is what makes our practice truly unique. Our knowledgeable staff will treat you and your pet with the compassion, respect, and professionalism you deserve. Whether your pet is a youngster, a senior, or anything in between, our focus is on promoting your pet’s health and longevity. Call today to learn more about our services and how we can help promote better health for your pet.

El Camino Veterinary Hospital Services

  • Anesthesia
  • Bathing
  • Birds (Avian Medicine)
  • Blood Transfusions
  • Boarding
  • Dental Care
  • Emergency and Critical Care
  • Endoscopy
  • Fully Stocked Pharmacy
  • Grooming
  • Hospice and Euthanasia Services
  • House Calls
  • Laboratory
  • Microchipping
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pain Management
  • Parasite Prevention and Control
  • Puppy and Kitten Care
  • Rabbits and Small Mammals
  • Radiology (X-Rays)
  • Reptiles
  • Senior Care
  • Surgery
  • Ultrasound
  • Vaccinations
  • Wellness Exams

El Camino Veterinary Hospital Staff Profiles

Stephanie Tarica, DVM

Stephanie Tarica joined El Camino Veterinary Hospital in 1992 while attending Cal Poly as a pre-vet student. In 1993, she graduated with a bachelor of science in biology. In 1997, she received her veterinary degree from the University of California at Davis and returned to work at ECVH. Stephanie left ECVH in 2000 to work closer to home, at Bear Valley Animal Clinic in Los Osos. In 2005, she moved to Atascadero and ecstatically rejoined the ECVH family. Her special interests include internal medicine and dermatology.

Stephanie enjoys keeping up with her active children, Lauren, 10, and Joshua, 7, watching soccer, softball, horseback riding, piano lessons and soon basketball games. She can be found every morning from 5 a.m. to 8 a.m. walking her three dogs and riding horses. Sometimes she even gets to spend a little time with her husband, Joe. 
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Steve Robinson, DVM

Steve was raised in Wilmington, Delaware. After a tour of duty in the US Army as a Green Beret Medic, he moved to Salt Lake City, Utah, where he graduated with a BS in Biology from the University of Utah. He received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University.

While attending veterinary medical school, Steve met his wife to be Renee Leton. After graduation the two of them moved to southern California where they interned at West Los Angeles Veterinary Medical Group. Afterwards they worked for six years at an emergency hospital.

In 1992, Steve and Renee purchased El Camino Veterinary Hospital and moved to Atascadero. Here they have raised their three children. In addition to working in private practice, Steve has been the veterinarian for the Charles Paddock Zoo for the past eighteen years.

Dr. Robinson enjoys swimming, cycling, running and supporting his family in their various athletic pursuits. 
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Renee Leton, DVM

Renee Leton was born in Santa Monica, California and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, the daughter of University of Hawaii professors. She graduated from the University of Hawaii in 1982, with a B.A in English and began her veterinary school education at Colorado State University immediately.

In 1985, she married fellow student, Steve Robinson, and they graduated together in 1986. She completed an internship at West Los Angeles Veterinary Medical Group after working in emergency medicine for a year at Eagle Rock Emergency Pet Clinic. She delivered three children, a daughter and two sons, in quick succession between 1988 and 1992, and moved with the family to Atascadero, where they had purchased El Camino Veterinary Hospital.

Her professional interests include emergency medicine, cardiology, and ultrasonography. In her free time she coaches high school volleyball, competes in league tennis, teaches Shotokan Karate and travels to watch the kids compete in collegiate soccer, football and dressage. 
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