Meet Our Team

  • Dr.
    James Levin
    Veterinarian

    Dr. James Levin's love of animals began in 1953 when his family moved into a suburb, blocks from the Detroit Zoo. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1973 with a B.S. in Zoology.  In 1977 Dr. Levin accomplished his life goal of becoming a veterinarian when he completed his DVM at Michigan State. In 1982 Dr. Levin moved to Laguna Beach, California with his wife Pam. He quickly became active in the coastal community.

    Dr. and Mrs. Levin raised two daughters and son in Laguna Beach. All three children attended El Morro, Thurston and graduated from Laguna Beach High School. An active sports enthusiast, Dr. Levin, was a prominent figure in the community's sport scene. He coached all three children's AYSO soccer teams, as well as basketball for the Laguna Beach Boys and Girls club and NJB. Dr. Levin has also taken a strong interest in promoting animal care education in the Laguna Beach school system and has spent time volunteering in the classrooms at El Morro and Thurston. He is proud of the many young students he mentored over the years that have gone on to become veterinarian technicians and veterinarians. In addition, Dr. and Mrs. Levin have been avid supporters of SchoolPower for over 25 years.

    2017 mark Dr. Levin's 36th year anniversary as owner and operator of Laguna Beach Animal Hospital. Dr. Levin has a special interest in helping others, both animals and people. He is a member of the AVMA,CVMA, SCVMA, and AAHA. Dr. Levin has worked with and supported the Laguna Beach Animal Shelter, Bluebell Foundation for Cats, and the Animal Crackers Pet Rescue. He has also been a long standing board member of Animal Urgent care facility, providing after hours veterinary care for Southern California

    Dr. Levin has one golden retriever, Frankie. Dr. Levin can be seen often walking or riding his bike with his wife and dog through Heisler Park and North Laguna.

  • Dr.
    Amy Rosencrantz
    Veterinarian

    Dr. Amy Rosencrantz graduated from Kansas State University in 2008. She then went on to complete and internship in small animal surgery and medicine at the ASPCA Bergh Memorial Animal Hospital in NYC. She has been working in Southern California ever since and is thrilled to be a part of the team at Laguna Beach Animal Hospital. Dr. Rosencrantz has a special interest in internal medicine and dermatology and is a member of the AVMA, CVMA, and SCVMA. She looks forward to getting to know your pet family through the stages of their lives. Dr. Rosencrantz has a dog named Forrest, and a cat named P.J. and can be seen down at the beach enjoying the views with her pup.

  • Dr.
    Brian Hayter
    Veterinarian

    Dr. Brian Hayter grew up in Tustin, California and earned a Master’s degree in Fine Arts prior to becoming a veterinarian. He published poetry in several national publications before his love of animals led him to pursue his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University where his interests included internal medicine, surgery, and exotic species.

    He was fortunate enough to enjoy the opportunity to intern at the prestigious San Diego Zoo where he worked with all manner of species, including a panda bear, cheetah, cougar, and polar bear. Subsequently, Dr. Hayter trained in veterinary acupuncture at the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society and can perform this treatment on your pets (ask today!).

    Dr. Hayter and his wife, Catherine, are the proud parents of three young children, a cockapoo named Skywalker, a German Shepard named Vader, and a kitten named Delilah. Dr. Hayter sets out to provide the highest level of care.

  • Zavina
    Practice Manager

    Bio coming soon

  • Roger
    Registered Veterinary Technician

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  • Sara
    Veterinary Technician

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  • Lindsey
    Customer Service Representative

    Bio coming soon...

  • Fatima
    Customer Service Representative

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  • Devynn
    Customer Service Representative

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

7:00 am

7:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am

7:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am

7:00 pm

Thursday:

7:00 am

7:00 pm

Friday:

7:00 am

7:00 pm

Saturday:

7:00 am

5:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Closed

Testimonial

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "We just moved to Laguna and my two boy chihuahuas stayed here for 3 nights. Normally, they cant wait to leave after a stay at our old vets. After their stay here- they didn’t want to leave!? Quite a compliment to the loving,kind, caring employees here. Thank y’all for making their stay so wonderful!!"
    Pamela T.