VCA Arboretum View Animal Hospital

Lara Sisto, DVM, Staff Veterinarian

DVM, Ohio State University
Internship: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Departments: Emergency/Critical Care


Dr. Sisto joined VCA Arboretum View Animal Hospital in 2012.  A native of Cincinnati, she attended The Ohio State University for her undergraduate and DVM degrees, both of which she graduated summa cum laude.  After graduation, she completed a small animal rotating internship at the University of Illinois.  Her professional interests include all aspects of emergency and critical care medicine with particular interests in blood and clotting disorders, wound management, and trauma.  Dr. Sisto lives with her husband Joel and rescued basset hound, Lincoln.  In her free time she enjoys cooking, volunteering, and traveling to pursue her favorite activities, snow skiing and scuba diving.


General Practice

We have over 600 animal hospitals in 41 states and 4 Canadian provinces that are staffed by more than 3,000 fully-qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians, with more than 400 being board-certified specialists.

The nationwide VCA family of general practice hospitals give your pet the very best in medical care, providing a full range of general medical and surgical services as well as specialized treatments such as wellness, spay/neuter, advanced diagnostic services (MRI/CT Scan), internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology, cardiology, neurology, boarding, and grooming. Services may vary by location.

Our family of pet hospitals stands out by delivering the greatest resources in order provide the highest quality care available for your pets. By maintaining the highest standards of pet health care available anywhere, we emphasize prevention as well as healing. We provide continuing education programs to our doctors and staff and promote the open exchange of professional knowledge and expertise. And finally, we have established a consistent program of procedures and techniques, proven to be the most effective in keeping pets healthy.

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Emergency Care

The Emergency & Critical Care Services Department is open 24-hours a day, 365 days a year. No appointment or referral is necessary.