VCA Elk Grove Animal Hospital

Elk Grove Veterinarians

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

  • Dr. Becky Van Riper

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: University of California, Davis

    Dr. Van Riper received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree from UC Davis in 1993. She then completed a one-year internship in small animal medicine and surgery with the Sacramento Animal

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  • Dr. Grace Armstrong

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of California, Davis

    Dr. Armstrong grew up in Southern California before moving to attend UC Santa Barbara. She decided to be a veterinarian at an early age, after reading the James Herriot series and taking care of

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  • Dr. Jana Grant

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Western University of Health Sciences

    Dr. Grant grew up in Phoenix, Arizona. She also lived in the Washington D.C. area before receiving her undergraduate degree in Biology and Anthropology from James Madison University in Harrisonburg

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  • Dr. Trissauna Larson

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of California, Davis

    Dr. Trissauna Larson received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from U.C. Davis in 1996. She then went on to complete a one-year internship in small animal medicine and surgery with the Sacramento

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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, call

VCA Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center at 916-362-3111  or

VCA Bradshaw Animal Hospital at 916-685-2494

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