VCA Ocean View Animal Hospital

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109 Central Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Driving Directions

(831) 649-4111


  • Hours:
  • Mon - Fri: 8:00AM - 6:30PM
  • Sat: 9:00AM - 4:30PM
  • Sun: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
  • After Hours: Please call 831-649-4111 to reach our answering service

Ocean View Veterinary Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Pacific Grove, CA. The professional and courteous staff at Ocean View Veterinary Hospital seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients.

We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Ocean View Veterinary Hospital strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Pacific Grove, CA and surrounding areas.

Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find our more information about how Ocean View Veterinary Hospital can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.

VCA Ocean View Animal Hospital Services

  • Chemotherapy
  • Dentistry
  • Emergency and Critical Care
  • Endoscopy
  • Extensive in-house laboratory testing
  • Fertility service
  • Fully Stocked Pharmacy
  • House Calls
  • Microchipping
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pain Management
  • Preventive health care check-ups
  • Radiology (X-Rays)
  • Surgery with staff surgeons
  • Ultrasound
  • Vaccinations
  • Vaccine Clinic (the first Saturday of every month)
  • Veterinary Specialists
  • Wellness Exams

VCA Ocean View Animal Hospital Staff Profiles

Alyson Singer, RVT, Technician

While earning her B. S. degree in Biology at Colorado State University, Alyson spent much of her free time exploring the Rocky mountains and southwestern states. Her love of travel, camping and adventure led her to some of the most beautiful landscapes in the U.S.  After finally settling down on the central coast, she joined the Ocean View team in 2000.

After realizing she loved veterinary medicine and working with animals everyday, she pursued her A. S. degree in Animal Health Technology (at Hartnell College) and became a Registered Veterinary Technician in 2004.

In addition to volunteering at several wildlife rehabilitation facilities and animal rescue organizations, in 2005, Alyson fulfilled her childhood dream of traveling to Africa. While spending three months there, she volunteered at C.A.R.E. (, and had the rare opportunity to help injured native wildlife and play with orphaned baboons!

More recently, Alyson has gained experience working as a wildlife research assistant conducting fieldwork in the Coconino National Forest, AZ and as a clinical research assistant at a medical teaching hospital in Philadelphia, PA.

She spends most of her free time enjoying nature and the outdoors; so when she’s not working hard, you’d be sure to find her exploring the Big Sur coast, hiking Sobranes Canyon or cycling around town.

She loves her own babies and shares her home with her “children”, Harley and Louie, adopted “daughter” Smiglet and foundling parakeet, Birdie (and his girlfriend!).
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Greta Stearman, Supervising Technician

GretaGreta is from upstate New York. She graduated with a BA from college of Saint Rose, Albany, NY in biology 1994 . She interned in Florida at the Theater of the Sea in 1993, where she worked with captive marine animals including dolphins, sea lions, lemon sharks, three species of sea turtles, bat rays, and other vertebrates and invertebrates. Her second internship took her to Maui in 1995 with the Pacific Whale Foundation. There she assisted researchers in data collection of the humpback whale. Then in 1996, she drove from New York to California with her large shepherd husky mix, Max, to demand that the Monterey Bay Aquarium hire her. There she worked in the sea otter research and conservation program for a total of eight years. "Absolutely, some of the most rewarding work I've ever done. I cared for intensively, sea otters of all ages and ailments. Very cool stuff." In 2004, Greta joined the great crew at Ocean View for more animal experiences in the terrestrial sense. She spends most of her time off hanging out with the coolest dog ever, Clyde, a cheetah/antelope mix and her partner in crime, Miles. Show More

Holly Dennis, CVT, Technician

Holly joined our staff after moving to California from Florida in February 2011.  She graduated from St. Petersburg College where she earned her degree in Veterinary Technology in May 2010 and passed the Veterinary Technician National Exam shortly thereafter.  Holly plans to continue classes to earn her Bachelor’s degree. 

Holly’s interests include hiking, biking, and exploring the beautiful Monterey Peninsula and beyond!  She and her husband, David, share their home in Pacific Grove with their cat “Penny”.
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St. Petersburg College, 2010