Paul Bettelheim, DVM, Medical Director

DVM, University of California, Davis


Dr. Paul Bettelheim was born and raised in Berkeley, California, and he graduated from UC Davis in 1972.
He served two years active duty in the US Army as a Captain of the Veterinary Corp. trained in Laboratory Medicine and Public Health. Paul consulted at UCSF Medical Center from 1986 to 1987 in Labratory Medicine.  Before coming to VCA Cottage in 2000, he co-owned Antioch Veterinary Hospital from 1980 to 1985 and owned Lamorinda Veterinary Hospital from 1987 to 2000.  Paul Lives with his wife, an elderly cat, and 5 obnoxious chickens... and loves them ALL!