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 attended Purdue University and Oklahoma State University for his continuing Education.

    Dr. Fred practiced in Nevada then made the move to California in 1999. He purchased El Toro Animal Hospital in 2000 and is still the primary doctor. His special interests include preventive medicine and soft tissue surgery.

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

    Dr. Fred and his staff at El Toro Animal Hospital are 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'm the Lead Technician at El Toro Animal Hospital.

    I've been a technician for 19 years. I started working at Back Bay Animal Hospital, and then at Dove Canyon Animal Hospital.

    During my spare time, I watch soccer and hang out with 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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