Meet Our Anaheim Veterinarian - Dr. Lopez - BAMC
Meet the Vet

Meet the Vet

Dr. Lauren Heit is a seasoned small animal veterinarian whose journey in veterinary medicine has been shaped by a profound familial influence and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Born and raised in Orange County, California, her early exposure to the world of veterinary care came through her father, a respected veterinarian. Inspired by his dedication and love for animals, Dr. Heit set out on a path to follow in his footsteps, fostering a passion that has only deepened over the years.

With a strong foundation rooted in the principles of compassionate care, Dr. Heit embarked on her veterinary career, initially focusing on emergency medicine. Her experiences in handling critical cases and providing urgent care honed her skills and instilled in her a deep sense of responsibility towards her four-legged patients. Over the years, she transitioned seamlessly into general practice, further broadening her expertise and gaining a comprehensive understanding of preventive care, diagnostics, and treatment modalities.

Dr. Heit’s commitment to practicing high-quality medicine is evident in every aspect of her work. Her approach is characterized by meticulous attention to detail, a dedication to staying abreast of the latest advancements in veterinary science, and a genuine love for the animals under her care. She believes in the importance of preventive medicine to ensure the long-term health and well-being of her patients.

One of Dr. Lauren Heit’s standout qualities is her emphasis on client communication. Understanding the vital role that pet owners play in the overall health of their animals, she places great importance on fostering open and transparent communication. Dr. Heit believes that an informed and engaged pet owner is better equipped to make decisions that positively impact the lives of their beloved pets. Her dedication to building strong relationships with her clients creates an environment of trust and collaboration.

As the proud new owner of Brookhurst Animal Medical Center, Dr. Lauren Heit continues to uphold the values instilled by her father while infusing her unique blend of compassion, expertise, and effective communication. Her practice stands as a testament to her unwavering commitment to the well-being of animals and the satisfaction of their human companions.

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At Brookhurst Animal Medical Center, your family’s well-being is our top priority.

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Dr. Lopez is the go-to for complex surgeries for all animals–emergency centers around Orange County even refer their patients to him.

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Check-ups are vital in ensuring your pets well-being.

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State of the art equipment and an experienced staff to give you the best care. Schedule an appointment

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Pet hotel for short vacations and extended stays!

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Every once in a while, pets lose their way. Microchipping makes the journey home that much safer.

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Vaccinated pets are happy and healthy pets.

Anaheim pet grooming services


The VIP treatment consists of a bath, a blowdry, a haircut, and a nail-clipping.

Orange County pet dental care


Dental care is crucial in preventative care. Dr. Lopez provides teeth cleaning as well as more complex care.


(714) 776-7387
(714 ) 563-1505


1301 S Brookhurst St,
Anaheim, CA 92804


By Appointment Only

Mon 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tue 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thu Closed
Fri 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun* 10:00 am – 5:00 pm EMERGENCY PLEASE CALL FIRST TO 714-776-7387  NO WALK-INS AT THE MOMENT


1301 S Brookhurst St
Anaheim, CA 92804

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