VCA American River Animal Hospital

Orangevale Veterinarians

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

  • Dr. Paulette Faulkner

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: Oklahoma State University

    I have been a veterinarian at American River Animal Hospital since 1997. I have a special interest in dentistry, internal medicine, and exotic medicine. I believe that pets are an extension of family ...
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  • Dr. David Herman

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of California, Davis

    I graduated from UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 2008 and have been practicing locally ever since. In addition to general medicine, I have a special interest in physical therapy, surgery, and ...
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  • Dr. Susie Magana

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of California, Davis

    I graduated from UC Davis in 2003 and worked at American River Animal Hospital from 2003-2007. I am very excited to be back, getting reacquained with old clients and meeting new ones. What I enjoy most ...
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  • Dr. Gina Terpolilli

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of California, Davis

    I graduated from UC Davis in 2012 and spent a year doing my internship at Loomis Basin Veterinary Clinic.  I love everything veterinary medicine has to offer, from internal medicine to surgery, ...
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Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, Please contact Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center at 916 362-3111 located at 9801 Old Winery Place Sacramento CA 95827.

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