Our Team

Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Dr. Bridge graduated from UC Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine in 1986. He moved to Dana Point and has been practicing here ever since. He developed skills in Laser surgery and later in Laser therapy and rehabilitation. He spent years studying at the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (associated with the University of Florida, Gainesville) Dr. Bridge is certified in Veterinary Acupuncture, and has thoroughly studied Tui na (therapeutic massage) Chinese Herbal medicine, & Food Therapy. Dr. Bridge integrates the best of high tech western medicine with the best of TCVM for the best interests of his patients.

Dr. Bridge and his wife, Leslie show their Pugs at dog shows on the weekends. They also have Pug rescues and 2 Bouvier des Flandres. We see a lot of Pugs and Dr. Bridge is known as the “Pug Doctor.”

Est. 1978
James W. Bridge DVM CVA FAAO