VCA Bradshaw Animal Hospital

Michael Johnson, DVM, Medical Director

DVM, University of California, Davis


Dr. Mike Johnson is a graduate of the University of California School of Veterinary Medicine, Class of 1977. He moved to the Elk Grove area in 1979 where he worked for Dr. Leland and Bernice Schmidt at Bradshaw Veterinary Clinic. He became a partner and part owner of BVC with Dr. Thomas Zehnder in 1984. Mike�s interests are in all aspects of small animal medicine and surgery with emphasis in orthopedics and reproduction. Dr. Johnson and his wife Diane reside in the Wilton area. Diane is a real estate agent with Real Estate Masters. They have four boys, Calvin Paul, Radford Thomas, Howard Kenneth Gover, and Sherman Parker. The boys have been and are involved in sports and the agricultural activities our local community has to offer.


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.