Our clinic will remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn More or Call us: 619-590-6160. Get Directions. For After Hour Emergencies, please call Pet Emergency & Specialty Center: 619-462-4800

Meet Our Staff

Our Doctors

Dr. Cindy Karlberg


Dr. Karlberg decided to become a veterinarian as a young girl; she even wrote her 6th grade career report on becoming an animal doctor!
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Dr. Laurel Bowman


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Dr. Holly Allen


Dr. Allen joined our team in 2012 after graduating from the veterinary program at Washington State University in Pullman, WA. Go Cougs!
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Dr. Sierra LaBrecque


Dr. LaBrecque has always been surrounded by animals. It was no surprise when she started pursuing a career in veterinary medicine.
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Dr. Davis


Dr. Davis enjoys caring for cats, dogs, and pocket pets of all varieties.
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Our Team

Breanna Turk, CVA

Practice Manager

Breanna has extensive experience in veterinary medicine and customer service. She joined our team in 2006 and promoted to hospital manager in 2015.

Arisa Apodaca, RVT

Technician/Nursing Manager

Arisa heads our technical nursing staff with diligence and precision. She has been a part of the Care & Comfort family since 2004. She has a special interest in dentistry with specialized dental technical training while living in Okinawa

Kindra Nutt

CVA and Assistant Manager with Harvey

Team Member since 2010.

Sydney Campbell

Team Member since 2016

with Marti, Porter, and Oreo.

Ashlyn Thompson

Team Member since 2016.

With Sauvignon.

Ashley Ahlgren

Team Member since 2016.

With Ink.

Cristina Reyes

CVA Team Member since 2016

With Mickey

Karrie Miyamoto

Team Member since 2017.

With Guinness

Lindsey Mailloux

Team Member since 2017.

With Mako

Nicole Laskowski

Team Member since 2017

With Gemma and Maverick

Yolanda Gibson

Team Member since 2004

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Taylor York

Team Member since 2017

with one of our patients

Orlando Melchor

CVA Team Member since 2009.

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Victoria Harding

CVA Team Member since 2015

With Charlie, Gunny, and Whiskey

Maria Garcia

CVA Team Member since 2016

With Matilda and Marvin. Habla espanol

Nina Villa Meza

CVA Team Member since 2016

With Azul and Catia. Habla espanol

Stacy McKinney

RVT Team Member since 2016

With Simba

Ashleigh-Mae Kellogg

RVT Team Member since 2017

With Darby

Sam Blanco

CVA Team Member since 2017

With Ox and Grizzly

Jeanne Mena

Team Member since 2017

With Scout


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Contact Us

Care & Comfort Veterinary Hospital


522 E. Chase Ave. El Cajon, CA 92020

Clinic Hours

Monday-Friday: 7:30am- 7:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am-4:00pm, Sunday: Closed