Summer 2017 Newsletter

Posted on Jun 16th, 2017, 04:24 PM America/Los_Angeles

New In-House Laboratory Equipment






Improvements have been made to our in-house laboratory equipment!  With the switch over to Idexx’s Catalyst One and ProCyte analyzers, we are able to obtain quicker and more accurate laboratory results for our patients. This change ultimately improves patient care, especially in emergency situations, as well as improves our ability to see trends over time. Additionally, the equipment is well integrated with our software system, making for a more fluid transition of results to patient charts.


Staff Announcements

Capitola Veterinary Hospital is excited to introduce Dr. Jenna Hinton! Please read her bio, we are sure you will be just as impressed with her as we are.

I grew up in South Florida and attended undergraduate university at Barry University in Miami Shores where I obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a Chemistry minor and a Bachelor of Arts in Music. After selecting Western University of Health Sciences for my Veterinary studies, I moved to Southern California to obtain my DVM. Upon completion I moved to Monterey, California where I completed a 1-year rotating specialty and emergency internship at Pet Specialists of Monterey. I enjoy the diversity of my days engaging with multiple pet owners and talented veterinarians and veterinary staff. I also have a strong interest in conservation and engage in a variety of related projects and continue to do so, with two publications in the Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine currently.

In addition to my veterinary work, I am pursuing a Master of Public Health through the University of Minnesota, a degree I hope to achieve after defending my thesis this summer. My public health background has fostered a strong passion for preventative medicine. I am looking forward to joining such a compassionate and skilled veterinary team that is Capitola Veterinary Hospital.

Having grown up in South Florida, I am very fond of almost all water related activities. I am also a proponent of the arts, enjoy outdoor activities, and particularly love traveling! I am currently obtaining my private pilot license in my spare time.


Dr. Hinton Promotional Offer

Great news! We are offering half priced annual exams for Dr. Hinton patients.* This is a $30 discount! It is our intention to make it easy for our clients to establish patient care with Dr. Hinton. We are certain your furry loved one will love her! Offer valid through 8/31/17.

**Please note that this offer is for wellness exams only. Exams for specific medical concerns or ailments do not qualify for this discount.**


Congratulations, Dr. Volat!

This summer Dr. Volat will be welcoming a baby girl into her family. With a little one already at home, and a new one on the way, it is safe to say Dr. Volat will have her hands full this summer! Her Capitola Veterinary Hospital family, human and furry, will be happy to welcome her back in October when she returns from maternity leave.


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