Peninsula Animal Hospital

As of May 5, 2019, Peninsula Animal Hospital is celebrating 60 years of offering excellent veterinary care to the Monterey Peninsula. We received our AAHA accreditation in 1961 and throughout the years have maintained the high standards required of the American Animal Hospital Association.

We pride ourselves on caring for your pets in an animal health facility that is clean, caring and warm. Dr. Cohen, Dr. Sherrill, and the staff of Peninsula Animal Hospital are committed to treating your pets as if they were their own.

We offer numerous state-of-the-art services to meet your pet's needs. We look forward to seeing you and your pet!

We've served thousands of pets at Peninsula Animal Hospital (PAH) over the years, specializing in comprehensive medical care for cats and dogs. Our entire staff is committed to superior veterinary care throughout the life of your pet and quality client satisfaction to you, the pet owner.

A full service companion animal hospital, PAH offers pet owners the convenience of both inpatient and outpatient animal care. We can board both large and small dogs (with a new, beautiful open but fenced-in yard for off leash time!) as well as cats (in their own ward). When your pet boards here, our dedicated staff works hard to give your pet the best treatment and care- as if we were caring for their own pets.

Our doctors and staff nurture the bond between humans and animals by providing the highest quality veterinary care backed by exceptional customer service. Both undeniably personable and compassionate, Dr. Cohen makes it easy for pet owners to want to return, visit after visit with their beloved furry friends. His associate since 2014, Dr. Sherrill strives for thorough medicine and top-knotch care for PAH clients and pets.

We cherish our patients and work together to try to exceed the needs of owners and their pets. We offer a variety of animal care ranging from internal medicine and general surgery to dental and therapeutic services. All of our procedures are carried out under the latest American Animal Hospital Association recommendations.

At PAH, we understand the special role your pet plays in your life and we are dedicated to becoming your partner in your animal's healthcare.
Puppy and Kitten Care
  • 1023 Austin Ave
  • Pacific Grove,CA 93950
  • Phone: (831) 649-0415
  • Fax: (831) 649-0329
  • Text us: pahpets@icloud.com
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  • Mon-Fri: 8:00AM-5:30PM
  • Sat: 9:00AM-1:00PM *Most Saturdays
  • Sun: Closed
  • After Hours Emergency Call: 831-899-7387
  • Or 831-373-7374
  • Or 831-476-0667
  • Dr. Aaron Cohen

    A native of Jacksonville Florida, Dr. Aaron Cohen’s first pet was a baby chick by the name of “Peep-Peep”, who eventually grew up to be a rooster. After that, he pretty much stuck to just cats and dogs.

    Dr. Cohen attended the University of Florida, Gainesville where he studied animal science and psychology. Shortly thereafter, he transferred to Northeastern University in Boston. He completed his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Ross University, St. Kitts in the West Indies.

    After serving in an internship program at the Massachusetts Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Springfield, Mass, Dr. Cohen settled in with Porter Square Veterinarians of Somerville for the next seven years. Deciding to start his own practice, Dr. Cohen began an exhaustive search that would bring him from the East Coast to the West Coast.

    Dr. Cohen bought Peninsula Animal Hospital in December of 2010. He is active in the American Veterinary Medical Association, California Veterinary Medical Association, and the Monterey Bay Veterinary Medical Association. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, biking and conversing with his cats.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2003
    Education:
    University of Florida, Northeastern University, Ross University
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  • Dr. Johanna Sherrill DVM

    Dr. Johanna Sherrill graduated from the University of Georgia with a Degree in Veterinary Medicine in 1995 and a Master's in Medical Microbiology in 1996. She then completed a general medicine and surgery internship in San Diego, an aquatic internship at Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut, and a residency in zoological medicine at the National Zoo in Washington, DC. Dr. Sherrill became board-certified in zoological medicine in 2005. She has worked as a relief Veterinarian in California for 20 years, treating all animal species even fish. She is passionate about marine conservation and an eco-friendly lifestyle. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1992
    Education:
    Doctorate Veterinary Medicine, MS-Medical Microbiology, BAS- Stanford University
    Interests:
    Horseback-riding, Water Sports, Singing, Playing the Guitar
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  • Jasmine

    Veterinary Assistant / Kennel Manager / Client Communication Specialist

    She primarily runs the kennel, caring for our boarding pets, loving each of them as her own. She has been with our practice for over 5 years, so she also has experience with assisting the technicians, reception etc. She has numerous years of experience in customer service and a degree in Film Studies. Her love of laughter, and willingness to help others, creates a place where the people and pets want to be. Her cat, Daisy, is her pride and joy.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2014
    Education:
    BA- Film Studies
    Interests:
    Reading, Photography, Music
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  • Ingrid

    Head Technician / Staff Manager / Practice Development

    She has been with our practice for about a year, but has been in the veterinary field much longer. Born and raised in Hollywood, she had always had a passion for animals since the age of 7. She attended Mt. San Antonio college's Vet program. She has worked as a Technician in emergency, critical care and general practice for over 17 years. Her specialties in the field are surgery and neonatal care and all of this knowledge overflows into our practice. She heads most of our surgeries here at PAH and always takes pride and care in her work.  She enjoys spending time with her lovely family, (husband and a sweet son and daughter) as well as her dogs, Opie & Ranger, and her cat Leche. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2009
    Education:
    Mt. San Antonio College
    Interests:
    Family time, hiking, gardening and canning
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  • Kayla

    Technician Assistant / Client Communication Specialist

    She has been with our practice almost a year, and is working on furthering her education in this field as well as others. She is always gracious with clients and always finds time to have loving interactions with each animal that enters our practice. She enjoys sports, travel and time with her cute dog Addy. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2017
    Education:
    West Valley College, Early Childhood Education
    Interests:
    Sports, Music, Crossfit
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  • Kelsey Sue

    Social Media Liaison and Consultant

    Kelsey Sue started at the front of our practice with her sweet smile and helpful attitude, striving to make each client's experience the best it can be. She always has a kind word to say, and takes the time to listen to any and every concern. She has spent a lot of time traveling the country in her RV with her lovely husband and two adorable dachshunds, Dottie & Rusty. In March 2019, Kelsey and family moved to Colorado, but we could not bear to lose her so we created a new job for her! She transitioned from reception to our offsite social media consultant. We are excited for her expertise to be applied to our online presence. Kelsey Sue enjoys hiking, and rock climbing!
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 10, 2019
    Interests:
    Outdoors, Yoga and Traveling
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  • Alex

    Kennel and Tech Assistant/ Weekend Boarding Care Giver

    He is a totally "rad" guy, who has been with our practice about a year. He is an important member of our kennel staff, taking time and care for all our boarders, and treating each pet as his own. He is being trained to assist in other areas of our practice as well. He enjoys music, outdoors and spending time with his dog Fenrir and his snake Ralf!
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2019
    Interests:
    Music, Reptiles, Flying
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  • CheyAnn

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2012
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  • Yvette

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2018
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