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Yoko Tamura, DVM  •  Amy Land, DVM  •  Jose Torres, DVM


Dr. Tamura is a native of Japan. She spent four years of her childhood in Australia, where her interest in animals was sparked. Her family moved to California when she was fourteen years old, where she attended high school. She studied Animal Sciences at Cornell University, in New York, where she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in 1994. She studied Veterinary Medicine at Colorado State University. As a veterinary student, she worked at the Feline Retrovirus Lab and the Vector Borne Disease Branch of the Centers for Disease Control. She was also an active volunteer at the Rocky Mountain Raptor Program, and was active in the student chapter of the Association of Avian Veterinarians. Upon graduation in 1998, she moved to California and worked at All Pets Medical Centre in West Hills for 4 years. She spent some time as a relief veterinarian. She started working at Capri Plaza Pet Clinic as a relief veterinarian in 2002, but soon came on board as an associate veterinarian. She has been the owner of Capri Plaza Pet Clinic since 2006.

Dr. Tamura is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Southern California Veterinary Medical Association, Association of Avian Veterinarians, Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians, and Association of Reptilian and AMphibian Veterinarians. She has a special interest in avian medicine, but enjoys working with animals of all shapes and sizes, including dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, hamsters, rats, mice, reptiles, ferrets, and pot-bellied pigs.

She and her husband, Terry, share their home with 2 birds "Bingo" and "Athena", "Ashley" the labrador retriever, and a pond with 2 small koi and about 20 goldfish.

Medical • Surgical • Pediatric • Geriatric

Clinic Hours:
Monday through Friday 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Saturday 9:00AM - 3:00PM Sunday Closed


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