The team at El Toro Animal Hospital is comprised of highly trained and experienced animal health professionals who have a genuine love for working with pets.

Our staff treats every patient with the highest quality of medical care as well as a gentle touch.

  • Dr. Fred Saad

    Dr. Fred graduated from the University of Cairo in 1972. He went to Purdue University and Oklahoma State University for his continuing Education.

    Dr. Fred practiced in Nevada until moving to California in 1999. He purchased El Toro Animal Hospital in 2000 and is still practicing here. His special interests include preventive medicine and soft tissue surgery.

    Dr. Fred believes all of his patients should be treated with compassion and as if they were his own.

    Dr. Fred and his staff at El Toro Animal Hospital are like a tight-knit family. He takes pride in his work, his employees and all of his patients.

  • Vivian Saad

    Bio coming soon.

  • Raffi Yotnotsian

    Hi, my name is Raffi and I am the Lead Technician at El Toro Animal Hospital.

    I have been a technician for 19 years working first at Back Bay Animal Hospital, and then at Dove Canyon Animal Hospital.

    In my spare time, I like to watch soccer and hang out with my family.

  • Wendy

    Hi, my name is Wendy! I have loved, owned, and worked with animals since I can remember. I've worked as a Veterinary Attendant at El Toro Animal Hospital for over five years and I love my job!

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