Village Park Animal Hospital

Village Park Animal Hospital is a full-service, small animal veterinary hospital providing comprehensive medical, surgical and dental care for the life of your pet. Our doctors care for cats, dogs, pigs and pocket pets. We offer preventative care options, integrative care and nutrition consultations. Our facility also offers animal rehabilitation, grooming, and boarding for all of your pet's needs!

We understand the special role your pet plays in your family and are dedicated to becoming your partner in your pet's health care. We treat your pet as we would our own. Our goal is to provide professional, consistent, high quality medical care, tempered with compassion, kindness, and understanding towards our clients and their pets. Our staff is passionately dedicated to being a competent team that excels in the commitment of caring. Our entire healthcare team is committed to providing personal attention and client education that addresses the unique concerns of each individual owner.
  • NEW EXTENDED HOURS!
  • Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Sat.: 8:00a - 6:00p
  • After Hours Emergency: 760-342-4711
  • Dr. Kathryn Carlson, DVM

    Dr. Carlson graduated from UC Davis in 1991. She has practiced in this area for over 15 years and has owned Village Park Animal Hospital since 1998. Dr. Carlson has a special interest in small animal dentistry and physical rehabilitation and arthritis treatment for animals. In her very limited spare time, she likes to relax at home, ride her horses and help her Dad with Paws & Reflect. She also enjoys attending to her large collection of dogs and cats, including two Jack Russells, Jesse James and Pumpkin Pie, who can be seen managing the staff at the hospital most days. Dr. Carlson is happily married to her husband Brian and has two step-daughters, Briyona and Brittany.
    Education:
    UC Davis
  • Dr. Allison Bradshaw, DVM

    Dr. Bradshaw is a proud mom of two wonderful dogs, Bonnie and Lola, and a cat named Norbit. She enjoys running, reading, and practicing yoga in her spare time.

    Education:
    Kansas State University
  • Dr. Susan Johnson

    Dr. Johnson graduated from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 2002. She practiced in Northern California for six years, then headed on a new adventure to practice in semi-rural southeast England. Happily, she missed the California sun! Dr. Johnson brings a passion for partnering with clients, as well as a love for exotics. In fact, she can’t wait to visit with our clients who own rats and bearded dragons, they are some of her favorite pets! As far as her personal pets, Dr. Johnson shares her home with 2 Cockatiels, a Plum Headed Parakeet, 2 cats, and 2 dogs.
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  • Emily

    Hospital Operations Manager
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2008
    Interests:
    Toilet trained one of her cats!
  • Ronald

    Treatment Team Coordinator
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  • MJ - RVT

    Surgery Coordinator
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  • Cookie


  • Keri

    Keri loves her Boxer, Samson! 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2011
  • Elke

    Receptionist
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2001
    Interests:
    Bilingual in English and German!
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  • Alexandra

    Veterinary Technician
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 31, 2013
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    Has been working in the Veterinary Field since she was 12 years old!
  • Alicia "Zach"

    Years in Practice:
    May 08, 2012
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  • Edna

    Receptionist
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2012
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    Taking long walks, bike riding, and spending time with family!
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  • Rhiannon - Groomer

    Years in Practice:
    May 08, 2012
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  • Carla - Groomer

    Years in Practice:
    May 08, 2012
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  • Jen - Groomer

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    May 08, 2012
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  • Krista

    Boarding Staff
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2013
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    Loves making people laugh!