Dr. Anderson is a highly trained Chula Vista veterinarian, Medical Director, and owner of Otay Pet Vets. Dr. Anderson is a board certified veterinarian with over 30 years of veterinary experience. He has strong diagnostic skills, and expertise in public health and foreign animal diseases. Dr. Anderson retired from active duty military after a 20-year military career as a United States Army veterinarian, where he traveled to five continents providing veterinary care services and training to military troops and countries in need. During his military career, he managed numerous multi-sized clinics in many countries including Korea, Japan, Bahrain, and Germany. He holds a Master’s Degree in Public Health from Tulane University and is a Foreign Animal Disease Diagnostician. Dr. Anderson is known as a family man and has been married to Deborah for 33 years; they have three adult children and one dog Lucy.
Dr. Urbina received her M.S. degree from U.C. Irvine in the field of protein chemistry, and her D.V.M. degree from Western University. After graduating from vet school in 2008, she practiced small animal medicine in the San Diego area. She is delighted to be a part of the Otay Pet Vets medical team as the Sunday veterinarian. Her clinical interests include wellness care, internal medicine, and dentistry. Her practice philosophy is to be the medical authority that helps to empower pet parents to make informed decisions about their pet’s health. She is married with a family of 3 dogs, 1 miniature toucan, 2 leopard geckos, 3 day geckos, an aviary of softbill birds, andmultiple tropical fish! We are so happy to have her on our team!
Dr. Tracy Nicole Frey was born and raised in the Chicago suburbs and is a 2002 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed her surgical training in New York and New Jersey and has been practicing in Southern California since 2009 with an emphasis on soft tissue and emergency surgery, as well as elective orthopedic surgery. She is also a relief surgeon for a number of specialty practices throughout California. Dr. Frey is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.
Dr. Frey enjoys all aspects of soft tissue surgery, particularly gastrointestinal and oncologic procedures. She has a special interest in pain management and critical care, and will work closely with owners and referring veterinarians to provide the utmost compassionate care for her patients.
Dr. Frey's little princess is a gorgeous Pomeranian named "Pouf!" whose favorite hobbies are spinning in circles, playing fetch and attacking socks!
Dr. Young is originally from Palm Desert, CA. She has always been passionate about helping animals and decided she wanted to become a veterinarian at 5 years of age. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Sciences and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2010. Following graduation, she completed a 1 year Small Animal Emergency Internship at Pet Emergency and Specialty Center in San Diego and has been practicing in San Diego since then. Her special areas of interest are surgery and emergency medicine. She has two cats, Artie and Brandy. In her spare time she enjoys: cake decorating, pilates, spending time with her family, eating sushi and all the outdoor activities that San Diego has to offer.
Dr. Salcido began her veterinary career in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she worked as support staff at a veterinary practice for cats and dog. She knew that a veterinary degree would be a great way to merge her loves of science and animals. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in biology at Pomona College in Claremont, CA, then obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at Tufts University in Massachusetts. During her summer breaks in veterinary school, she performed cancer research at the Stanford University School of Medicine. After practicing veterinary medicine in the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern Virginia, she finally decided to settle down in the San Diego area to be closer to family. She enjoys surgery, dentistry, internal medicine, emergency medicine, and preventive care, but above all else, she finds great satisfaction in relieving animal suffering and nurturing the human-animal bond. In her spare time, she enjoys reading novels, hiking, and exploring the area with her husband and young daughter, Claire. She and her family have 2 Labrador mixes and a Chihuahua/dachshund mix.
Phone: (619) 421-1698
Otay Pet Vets 2015 Birch Road Suite 107 Chula Vista, CA 91915