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Lori Hageman, The Ark Pet Hospital, 2723 Hillcrest Ave., Antioch, CA 94509

Referred by James Laur

Dr. Robinson, El Camino Veterinary Hospital, 1380 El Camino Real, Atascadero, Ca. 93422

Referred by Karen Blackwell

Dr. Kenneth Harkewicz, 2126 Haste St., Berkeley, CA 94704

Referred by T.A. Guzman

Dr. Margolin, Capri Pet Clinic, Camarillo, CA

Referred by Anna

Dr. Dohner, Chico, CA.
Ph: (530) 343-1234

Referred by Christy Foedisch

El Cajon
Rosanna Brown, Rancho San Diego Animal Hospital, 2988 Jamacha Rd., El Cajon, CA 92020.
Ph: (619) 660-6767

Referred by Debra Jackson

Elk Grove
Dr. Dave Petrunich, Bradshaw Veterinary Clinic, 9609 Bradshaw Rd., Elk Grove, CA 95624.
Ph: (916) 685-2494
Bradshaw Veterinary Clinic
Open 24/7 for emergencies

Referred by Sue Solomon
"Dr. Petrunich has treated snakes and lizards for me, several friends, and people that have called our herp society in a panic and are in his area. He is the *only* "reptile" vet at his clinic that I can recommend at this time. He is outstanding!"

Fair Oaks
Drs. Marianne Brick and Dr. Richard Slevin, Madison Avenue Veterinary Clinic, 8520 Madison Ave., Fair Oaks, CA 95628

Referred by Dave Meyer

Dr. Walter Rosskopf, Avian & Exotic Animal Hospital - LA Co., 4871 W. Rosecrans Ave., Hawthorne, CA 90250-2213

Referred by Desiree Wong

Joshua Tree
Thad E. Thorson, Critter Care of Joshua Tree, 61720 Commercial St., Joshua Tree, CA 92252

Referred by Gary Cooper

La Mesa
Todd Cecil, DVM. Pet Emergency & Specialty Center, 5232 Jackson Drive, Suite 102-105, La Mesa, CA 91941.
Ph: (619) 462-4800

"I completed a 2-year internship in avian/exotic medicine and surgery and have been practicing exclusively avian and exotic animal medicine for 12 years."

Dr. Richard Turner, DVM, Arbor Pet Clinic, 819 N. Sacramento, Lodi, CA 95242.
Ph: (209) 334-4257

Reffered by Dayna Rutherford

Long Beach
Dr. William Ridgeway, Long Beach Animal Hospital, 3816 E. Anaheim St, Long Beach, CA 90804.
Ph: (562) 434-9966

"Extensive experience treating iguanas and training other veterinarians in their surgical and medical care."

Los Angeles
Dr. Pitts and Dr. Stein, Studio City Animal Hospital, 11800 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, CA 91604.
Ph: (818) 769-1338

Referred by Sabine Phillips

Dr. Chris Cauble, (mobile vet), Center Animal Hospital, 897 Silver Spur Rd., Rolling Hills Est.
Ph: (310) 377-5548

Referred by Sabine Phillips

Los Ossos
Dr. Susan Choy, DVM and Dr. Patrice K. Burroughs, DVM, Bear Valley Animal Clinic, 2021 11th St., Los Ossos, CA 93402.
Ph: (805) 528-0693

Referred by M.B. Komor

Mountain View
Kenton Taylor, DVM, Miramonte Veterinary Hospital, 1766 Miramonte Ave., Mountain View, CA 94040.
Ph: (650) 962-8338

Referred by J.E. Smith
"Very serious, very thorough."

Madison Ave. Vets, Orangevale, CA

Referred by Dave Meyer

Portola Valley
Chris Sanders, DVM, Wildwood Veterinary Clinic, 838 Portola Rd., Portola Valley, CA 94028.
Ph: (650) 851-9453

*Note: There is a second Wildwood clinic located in San Jose. Dr. Sanders works at the Portola Valley clinic while his wife, Dr. Welsh, works at the San Jose clinic.

Adler Vet Group, 16911 Roscoe Blvd., Reseda, CA.
Ph: (818) 893-6366

Referred by Brittan Brown

Victoria Joseph DVM, 4010 Foothills Blvd. Ste.101, Roseville, CA 95747

Referred by Corey Mailen

San Clemente
Dr. Bruce Levine, Bird & Exotic Clinic of Orange County, San Clemente Veterinary Hospital, 1833 South El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672.
Ph: (949) 492-5777

Referred by Darcy Lucero

San Diego
Avian & Exotic Animal Hospital, 2317 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA 92108.
Ph: (619) 260-1412

Referred by Ella Marie Poyner

San Jose
Diana Welsh, DVM, Wildwood Veterinary Clinic, 1115 Luchessi Dr., San Jose, CA 95118.
Ph: (408) 265-8811

Referred by Dana Belstler
"A wonderful vet husband and wife team that specialize in iguana's. Very knowledgeable!!!!
*Note: There is a second Wildwood clinic located in Portola Valley. Dr. Welsh works at the San Jose clinic while her husband, Dr. Sanders, works at the Portola Valley clinic.

Santa Clara
Dr. Kent Littlehale & Dr. Juli Kennedy Murphy, Santa Clara Pet Hospital, 830 Kiely Blvd., Santa Clara, CA 95051.
Ph: (408) 296-5857

Referred by Katie Kearns
"Mine's okay, I guess. I just show up to the Santa Clara Pet Hospital and use whoever's available. They used to have an iguana, but they rehabilitated him and found him a new home."

Santa Monica
Dr. Frank Lavac, Wilshire Animal Hospital, 2421 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90403.
Ph: (310) 828-4587

Referred by Sarah
"He is more than good he is excellent. He is a bird and reptile specialist and he also does all of the wildlife rescues."

South Lake Tahoe, Nevada
Stacey Baker, Kingsbury Animal Hospital, 183 Shady Ln., Stateline, NV

Referred by Lori Anderson

Dr. Moore, 853 E. Main St., Ventura, CA 93001.
Ph: (805) 643-4838

Referred by Hallie Martinson

Walnut Creek
Ruth Adams, DVM, VCA Cottage Animal Hospital, Walnut Creek, CA 94594.
Ph: (925) 935-9080

"Dr. Garrow and myself both treat iguanas. Our support staff are trained and skilled with their care as well. We do general surgery and treatments. We have a radiologist to provide ultrasound."

Yorba Linda
Tom Greek, MS, DVM. Greek & Associates Veterinary Clinic, 423687 Via Del Rio, Yorba Linda, CA 92887.
Ph: (714) 463-1190

Referred by Phil Hughes

Herp Vet Connection - California
To search the Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians website for a vet in this state, go to
Melissa Kaplan's Herp Care Collection - Northern California Herp Veterinarians
Melissa Kaplan's Herp Care Collection - Southern California Herp Veterinarians

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