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Doctor On Premises 24/7 365 Days A Year Including Holidays For Emergencies And Critical Care

Valley Oak Veterinary Center Is Very Unique

Testimonials

  • "Thank you for taking such good care of Sadie and her Human Marty. We pray that she pulls through the surgery and has an excellent speedy recover and be able to come home to her own dog house and live a wonderful life! Wet slobbery kisses to your staff as well as Dr. Cruz. wOOf...wOOF...Eddie and the Fluffy Puppies"

    - Traci

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  • "Very professional and very compassionate. They saved my dog's life."

    - Travis

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  • ""Thank You Valley Oak Veterinary Center, your staff and doctors are the best, helped us in our time of need and at 4am no less, thanks for being there 24 /7. Your caring and compassion was much appreciated.""

    - John

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  • ""I have 3 pitbulls, 1 shitzu mix and a new kitten. This is the only Vet in town I trust with my animals.""

    - May

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  • ""Such a relief to find a competent rabbit vet! Thanks Dr. Dohner for taking good care of Pippin. Everyone there was nice to us. It's an hour and a half drive for us, and it was worth it.""

    - Susan

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  • ""Thank you from the bottom of my heart for all of the compassion you team showed my family tonight. Saying goodbye to Rizzo is the hardest thing I have EVER done. Please give him one last scratch behind his ear for us. Thank you so much.""

    - Kristen

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  • ""Thank you all for taking such good care of little Holly today....it's been a very hard day, but so thankful for Dr.Dallas and staff.""

    - Robin

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  • ""My little 15 year old man dachshund needed his teeth removed and they walked me through the process step by step. They even gave me text updates and never made me feel like I was bugging them. Maria you are the best. Thank you Valley Oak!""

    - Matt

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  • ""My family and I thank you for the care of the animals we have past and present. We thank you for the care of our APBT named "Rocky" a few days ago. He broke his nail to the quick and you helped him with his discomfort and pain management. You even called to check up on him the next day. Thank you for all of your hard work and dedication.""

    - Julian

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  • ""Thank you for taking such good care of my daughter Jeannine and her cat Nikolai today! She called me after his appointment and was so excited with how it went! You guys rock! (and you make a mom worry less about her kids being gone!)""

    - Sherri

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  • ""From the moment we are greeted, to being roomed, to the patience the Veterinarians have for all of our crazy questions.... you guys are stellar! The whole staff is absolutely wonderful, interested and caring for our Golden Retriever, Logan, and Great Dane puppy, Malcolm Odin! We have been seen by both Dr. Dallas and Dr. Gebhart. Both awesome humans! The Moore family appreciates you!""

    - Summer

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  • ""This place is ideal. Every experience has been professional and courteous.""

    - Anonymous Client

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  • ""Amazing vet hospital!! Sunday morning I had to rush our puppy in for fox tail that was lodged in the back of his throat!! They got him in right away got him looked at put under and fox tail out with in an hour!!! Thank you so so very much for helping my poor lil boy!!!""

    - Chelsea

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  • ""My thanks to Rhondi, the front desk staff, the assistants and technicians, and the doctors who have helped us. My special thanks to Dr. Katja Lin and Dr. James Esh who cared for Paris all along during our over five year relationship (even longer for Dr. Esh since his days at Acacia Vet Hospital) and for Paris' recent surgery! I am forever grateful and I thank you all for giving Paris the care she needed and the assistance I needed in caring for Paris. She is my little love and means so much to me! Thank you!""

    - Terry
    Chico

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  • ""I come from Paradise with my cats, service is outstanding!""

    - Anonymous Client
    Paradise

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  • ""Gabby was awesome and so friendly. Couldn't ask for a better staff!""

    - Anonymous Client

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  • ""Good service, helps me know exactly what's going on with my dog.""

    - Anonymous Client

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  • ""Have always had friendly encounters with all staff, I feel confident in care provided.""

    - Anonymous Client

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  • ""I’m very impressed w/ Dr. Sierra, Jessica and staff. Very courteous and helpful.""

    - Anonymous Client

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  • ""The comfort that was brought by all associates was great.""

    - Anonymous Client

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  • ""Your staff is always concerned about my pet and shows compassion.""

    - Anonymous Client

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  • ""I love the people who work here! They are extremely nice and helpful.""

    - Anonymous Client

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  • ""We drive from Oroville to see you because we like you that much!""

    - Anonymous Client

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  • ""Very comfortable and easy. Didn't push medicine and other things.""

    - Anonymous Client

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  • ""I love the staff and I am very comfortable with my dog being here.""

    - Anonymous Client

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  • ""Very compassionate staff, informative and helpful. I always receive top notch service!""

    - Anonymous Client

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  • ""I come from Paradise with my cats, service is outstanding!""

    - Anonymous Client

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  • "Thank you so much for all you have done for us over the years. All us cat lovers at S&S produce love you all."

    - Anonymous Client

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  • "Dear Dr. Kimbrell, Thank you so much for everything you have done for our little family! Grau is happy, healthy and vibrant! This is just a small thank you for an immense impact you have had on our lives! "

    - Matthew, Kim and Grau

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  • "To: Dr. Hutler and staff, Thank you so much for your genuine empathy, your warm and kind-hearted soul, and exemplary service. My loss was definitely unexpected and Marley’s sickness was sudden. But you and your staff was the first touch of reality and I am truly appreciated and blessed to have started this journey of mourning with you team by my side. I have blamed myself, I have cried, & I have forgiven. And I hope that I will adopt another sweet kitten to share his life with. Sincerely "

    - Kiote

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  • "Maria, Thank you for giving me such a thorough tour of your facilities yesterday! I appreciate your enthusiasm-an attitude I sensed among all the people to whom you introduced me. "

    - Geoff

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  • "Drs. Sierra, Portillo, Esh and staff, I wanted to thank you all for your caring and kindness shown to my beloved pal, Barkley, I sincerely appreciate all you tried and did for him. Thanks again for all you tried. "

    - Mary

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  • "We greatly appreciate your kindness and how thorough you were. Thank You."

    - Katie and Family

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  • "Did I mention how grateful I am? Thank you very much for all of your support in my time of loss. God be with you always in all that you do. "

    - Denna

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  • "Dr. Esh, How can we tell you how great you are when there are no words to speak our love for you."

    - Rob and Lynn

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  • "Thank you so much for taking the time to see Allie on such short notice. We really appreciated this. She is doing fine and definitely staying clear of the door!!"

    - Gary, Lonola and Allie

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  • "After my pets appointment Dr. Barretta continued show care by calling during the following days to ask how Stormy was doing. It was like having a personal doctor at home!"

    - Dan F.
    Chico

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  • "I love Dr. Baretta. She is great. She was very informative about why my Shih Tzu Maltese was always scratching himself, allergies. She gave me some inexpensive ideas, and they worked! Be sure to let Dr. Baretta know that Milo is doing much better. "

    - Jenn G.
    Chico

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  • "Valley Oaks skills has been almost always immediately effective and I have greater confidence in my parenting and as an individual."

    - Alix A.
    Chico California

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  • "Dear Dr. Esh and Staff, Our dog Ellie was a patient the week of Feb 28th. She had part of her lung removed. Ellie has had a great recovery. We wanted each and everyone of you to know how much we appreciate your professional skill, love and care that was provided to Ellie. Sincerely, "

    - Lori and Francis

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  • "Dr. Hare and Staff, Thanks for your care, concern and comfort you have given Newbie these past few days. "

    - Chip, Carol and Newbie

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  • "Dear Staff, I wanted to thank you so much for the financial donation made to the Companion Animal Memorial Fund in memory of Sadie. It was so thoughtful of you. I miss him so much!! Thank you "

    - Marian

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  • "Dear Valley Oak Vet Center- Thank you so much for making a financial donation to U.C. Davis school of Veterinary Medicine in memory of our Sweet Tan. Acacia and Valley Oak took such great care of Tan, you always made us feel that you gave her extra special attention. Thanks again "

    - Beth and George

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  • "THANK YOU FOR HELPING OUR PUPPY!! "

    - SUZY

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  • "Dr. Kimbrell, We wish to thank you for your kind attention when we had to put our Beloved Paddy to sleep. You made a very difficult time so much easier with your compassion and understanding. We received Paddy’s ashes on Monday and were so glad to see the beautiful cedar chest that was provided. She is now “home” with us and will be in our hearts forever. Again thank you so much. "

    - Jim & Ellen

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  • "To the Staff, Thank you for your assistance with my Aunt Betty’s dilemma with Coco’s syringes. The choice of driving back to Chico was not a pleasnat one. Your kindness was very much appreciated by both my Aunt Betty and Coco. Even more so by me. Thank you again. "

    - Joan

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  • "Dear Valley Oak Veterinary Center, A Million THANKS for your kind, caring service for me and “Butterscotch” I have and will recommend you to others. You are very special. Blessings "

    - Linda

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  • "Dear VOVC, On behalf of the Notre Dame PTO, I would like to thank you for your generous support of our biggest fundraiser of the year, the Spring Gala. Sincerely "

    - Erin

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  • What Makes The Difference:

    We know that our patients may have problems at the most inopportune times. It's no longer necessary to go to a different facility when you have an emergency. We have veterinarians at our hospital to help you 24 hours a day 7 days a week, including holidays. Our hospitalized patients receive 24 hour nursing and professional care. If you have been referred from another hospital we will facilitate transferring your pet and the medical records. If you have a pet hospitalized, you can call at any time for an update on their condition. The lights are always on.

    In the words of Sir William Osler, "Learn to see, learn to hear, learn to feel, learn to smell and know that by practice alone can you become experts." At Valley Oak Veterinary Center, it is by fusing the physical exam, patient's history and technology that helps our veterinarians become more accurate, precise diagnosticians and healers while maintaining the veterinarian-patient-client bond.
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Our Promise

Our mission is to provide the highest quality veterinary medicine to our clients' pets in a compassionate and professional manner. We will strive to provide exceptional customer service by managing every client and patient interaction with courtesy and respect.

Phone: (530) 342-7387
2480 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr
Parkway
Chico, CA 95928
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