VCA Asher Animal Hospital

Kara Breeding, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Western University of Health Sciences


Dr. Breeding was born in Oregon, but attended high school in Redding. She completed her Bachelor of Arts at University of California, Santa Barbara in 2001, and earned her DVM at Western University in 2009. In addition, she completed a year long internship at a Specialty Hospital outside of Denver, Colorado. Her special interests include surgery, dentistry, and urgent care. When not at work, "Dr. B." enjoys hiking, travel, reading, yoga, and spending time with her dogs Bailey and Rudder.

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.