VCA Bradshaw Animal Hospital


  • Hospital Manager

    Julie Hughes RVT
    Veterinary Tech School: Cosumnes River College

    Julie Hughes graduated from Cosumnes River College Veterinary Technology program in May 2003. She passed the National Veterinary Technician Exam in June 2003 and the California Board Exam in October 2003. Julie started working at Bradshaw Veterinary Clinic in April 2004. She is married and has two adult sons who are both attending Sacramento State University. Also part of her family are two wonderful animals, Ozzy, a poodle/schnauzer mix and a black and white tuxedo cat named Sylvester.

  • Assistant Manager

    Kelly Hanson

  • Financial Manager

    Scott Maynard

  • Inventory Manager

    Jason Schmidt

  • Safety Coordinator

    Christie Goehring RVT


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

Your emergency needs can be met right here at our hospital!

VCA Bradshaw Animal Hospital provides 24 hour emergency veterinary care, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Emergency veterinarians, veterinary technicians and/or veterinary assistants are on staff 24 hours a day.

Please call us at 916-685-2494. We are located at 9609 Bradshaw Road. Elk Grove, CA 95624.

We provide the highest standard in veterinary emergency and urgent care services. We are trained and equipped to perform a variety of emergency surgeries and procedures. We provide the highest standards of pain management. 

Please call or come in immediately if you feel your pet is having an emergency or needs after-hours care.