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Ohana in the News

As your Ventura Veterinarians,  we are dedicated to our clients, their pets and our community. Sometimes, we’re doing pretty interesting and unique things that are worth sharing, either by the local media or us. We invite you to read our latest news below.


Urgent Care Hours Mon-Wed until 8pm

December 1, 2016

At Ohana Pet Hospital we recognize that sometimes your pet may have an immediate need to see its veterinarian. That’s why we’ve created the Ohana Urgent Care Team. The team is comprised of Dr. Jennifer Kelly, Dr. Amy Vlazny and Dr. Morgan Weintraub. All three veterinarians have completed a one year rotating small animal medical and surgical More »


Ohana wins “Best Of… Veterinarian” for third year in a row!

October 7, 2016

We are honored to have been named Ventura County Reporter’s Best Of . . . Veterinarian for three consecutive years! Mahalo from our entire Ohana! For a full list of 2016 Winners click here.  More »

Dr. Janis Shinkawa named a “Local Hero”

July 1, 2016

Dr. Janis Shinkawa was recently named one of five Local Heroes for 2016 by the Ventura County Reporter. She was honored as an Animal Advocate Local Hero. Article excerpts . . . Under Shinkawa’s leadership, Ohana has donated services to the Canine Adoption and Rescue League, Surfcat Cafe and Adoptions, the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation, Homestretch, More »


Ohana wins West County Veterinarian for third year in a row!

We are honored to have been named Ventura County Star’s Reader’s Choice for best West County Veterinarian for three years in a row! Mahalo to all who voted, and especially to our clients, staff and community for your ongoing support. We appreciate you! For a full list of 2016 Winners & Favorites, click here.  More »

Dr. Stefanie Scheff, Veterinary Acupuncturist – VC Reporter

October 8, 2015

Just three years after graduating from vet school at the University of Sydney, Dr. Stefanie Scheff was already discouraged by the limitations of traditional Western veterinary care. “I was somewhat disillusioned with allopathic medications being used as a band-aid,” she recalls. “I felt that for the most part, the medications were covering up More »


Ohana Pet Hospital Welcomes Dr. Christina Tam and Dr. Kayla Asato

October 5, 2015

Ohana Pet Hospital expands its veterinary professional team, to support the health and well being of its growing family of patients, by welcoming Dr. Christina Tam and Dr. Kayla Asato to the Ohana family. Dr. Tam will join Dr. Jennifer Kelly to serve the urgent care needs of the hospital’s existing patients while Dr. Asato will provide general practice More »


Ohana Pet Hospital Welcomes Dr. Jennifer Kelly

August 19, 2015

Dr. Jan Shinkawa, Medical Director of Ohana Pet Hospital, announced the expansion of their professional family as they welcome local veterinarian, Dr. Jennifer Kelly, to the growing Ventura practice. Dr. Kelly will be overseeing urgent care services for existing clients. Dr. Kelly is a native Southern Californian from Westlake Village. She earned her More »

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Ohana Wins West County Veterinarian

June 1, 2015

We are so excited to have won Ventura County Star’s Reader’s Choice Awards best West County Veterinarian! We were also shocked to learn we are a West County Favorite Employer (under 50)!  We are honored and thrilled to have earned these titles. Mahalo to all who voted, and especially to our clients, staff and community! For a full list More »


A Celebration of Life – Pet Memorial Event

May 5, 2015

Please join us for our First Annual Pet Memorial Event – A Celebration of Life. Sunday, May 17 | 3pm to 5pm | Ohana Pet Hospital Help us honor the animal companions who have touched our lives with a seed planting ceremony, live drumming session and pet loss talk by Dr. Ayl. Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP below.   RSVP More »

Pacific Coast Business Times

Entrepreneurial Vets Pursue Passion for Pets

April 17, 2015

Pacific Coast Business Times Grants Ventura Veteriarian, Ohana Pet Hospital with the Spirit of Small Business Women-Owned Business Award. http://www.ohanapethospital.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Ohana_PCBT-Spirit2014.pdf  More »

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