VCA Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center

Beth Johnson, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, University of California, Davis
MS in Marine Science, University of San Diego
Departments: Emergency/Critical Care


Beth Johnson grew up in Milwaukee, WI. She received a bachelor's degree in Zoology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison before moving to California to pursue a master's degree in Marine Science from the University of San Diego. She remained in San Diego for several years working as a research associate at a small pharmaceutical company. She then went on to earn her DVM from the University of California, Davis in 2010. After finishing a 1 year rotating internship at VCA Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center, she worked as a small animal General Practitioner in Yuba City before returning to the Sacramento Referral Center. Her veterinary interests include general practice, internal medicine and cardiology. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her Yorkie Lily, and snorkeling and snowboarding with her husband Jon.


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

We are located at 9801 Old Winery Place in Sacramento. Our hospital is open 24 hours a day every day to help care for your emergency needs. Our emergency fee is $135. If you are planning to come in on emergency, please call (916)362-3111 so that we are ready for you.

If your pet has swallowed a medication or toxic substance, you can call Animal Poison Control Center at 1-888-426-4435 for the most up to date information and immediate assistance. The cost of the service is $65.