VCA Asher Animal Hospital

Dennis Grummitt, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Iowa State University


Dr. Grummitt graduated from Iowa State University in 1965 and practiced at the Berkley Dog and Cat Hospital until January 1966. He then moved to the Menlo Park Mid-Peninsula Animal Hospital where he practiced until 1978. In 1979 he moved to Redding with his family and started Alpine Animal Hospital. Dr. Grummitt merged with the staff at VCA Enterprise Animal Hospital in November 1999. In July of 2001 he and the staff from VCA Enterprise Animal Hospital moved into VCA Asher Animal Hospital. His jack russell terrier’s name is Lucy.

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, check with a local animal hospital emergency clinic.