Samantha Zaplinski, DVM

Staff Veterinarian

Dr. Sam Zaplinski is very excited to be part of our team! Her main focus is on providing care in the ER and general practice. Dr. Zaplinski was the sole overnight ER doctor at Berkeley Dog & Cat Hospital for four years. Before that, she spent a year as an ER doctor at Emergency Animal Clinic in Phoenix, AZ.

She received her DVM degree from St. George's University following a clinical year internship at the University of Pennsylvania in 2007, and an MPH from UC Berkeley in 2012. Dr. Zaplinski has a border collie named Shiloh and loves being outdoors, where she enjoys hiking and camping, and also loves to travel and do yoga in her free time.