AAHA Accredited Hospital, Pharmacy, Boarding. Care Credit Financing, Open MONDAY-FRIDAY 9am- 6pm & SATURDAY 9am- 4pm
 Dr. M. DiCarlo & Dr. M. Lopez
 General & Class IV Laser Surgery, Class IV Laser Therapy, Exotics
Doctor Marc A. DiCarlo, DVM, MS

Doctor DiCarlo graduated from Cajon High School as his class Valedictorian in 1988. He received BS degrees with honors (cum Laude) in Biology and Sociology from the University of Redlands in 1995. He graduated from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. He graduated with high honors (Magna cum Laude) with an advanced degree in Toxicology. He also received his DVM degree with honors (cum Laude) at the same time. Doctor DiCarlo is the only doctor to graduate with two advanced medical degrees in the same year from Kansas State University Veterinary Medical School in over 25 years. Doctor DiCarlo joined the Animal Care Wellness Center practice in 2003. He became a partner in 2004 and assumed role of President and Chief of Staff in 2006.



Doctor Michelle A. Lopez, DVM

Dr. Lopez was born and raised in the Inland Empire and graduated from Cajon High School in 1987 with honors. In 2006, she earned her B.S. in Animal Science/Pre-Vet Medicine from Cal State Polytechnic University Pomona with Dean's List and President's List Honors. Prior to attending veterinary school she worked in public service from 1992-2003 for the County of San Bernardino.  She graduated from veterinary school at the University of California Davis in 2011 and worked for 2 years at a veterinary practice in La Habra. Dr. Lopez joined the Animal Care Wellness Center medical team in June 2013.  She has a passion for preventative care and client education which is a perfect fit for our wellness philosophy.

Hospital Director - Kristie Snyder

Kristie attended Riverside Community College and then graduated from United Health Careers in 1988. For the next 5 years she worked at Arlanza Animal and Bird Hospital.  In 1993 she transferred to Moreno Valley Animal Control. In 2000 she worked at Lincoln Plaza Veterinary Hospital in Riverside. Kristie joined the management staff of Animal Care Wellness Center in January 2009.

Director of Nursing - Kimberly Corrales

Kimberly joined the ACWC family in June of 2014.  She is a recent graduate of the Platt College program in Riverside, California.  During her program she completed her externship with Animal Care Wellness Center and was so outstanding that she was offered a position with our technical team.  She has a passion for client education, animal wellness and preventative care. Her own menagerie includes two cats and a schnauzer. Kim recently completed an extensive continuing education program with animal dentistry. "Kim brings a calmness and order to our technical staff.  She has tremendous work ethic and is extremely thorough. She sets the bar high for our technical team," says Dr. Marc A. DiCarlo, Chief of the medical staff.



Member of the American Veterinary Medical Association


Member of the California Veterinary Medical Association


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Hospital and boarding kennel hours are: Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. We are closed on Sundays.


Animal Care Wellness Center is an AAHA Accredited Hospital