VCA Gateway Animal Hospital Staff

VCA Gateway Animal Hospital

Phone: 530-365-4521
Phone: 530-365-4522
Fax: 530-378-2963
2006 S. Barney Road
Anderson, CA 96007
Business Hours
40.439626<--lat long-->-122.285845

Caring for pets... and their people, too.

Chinese Acupuncture, Herbology and Therapeutic Laser

Chinese Acupuncture and Herbology have been used for thousands of years in the Eastern countries.  When combined with diet, life style and breathing exercises it forms a complete medical system that has been amazingly effective even from our western point of view.  When one combines the ancient art of Chinese medicine with the western world of high tech diagnostics and medicines, one is presented with a very large "tool box" with which to diagnose and treat.  The diagnostics used in Chinese medicine sound very strange to the Western mind.  Without all the scientific knowledge we have now, they designed a very thorough system of observation of a patient, and then compared what they saw to things in nature that they understood.  For a very simple example, if someone has a fever, the diagnosis would be "Heat", which clearly leads one to a treatment recommendation of "Cool".  That might be

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New to VCA?

In additional to the traditional services that we offer, Dr. Betsy Adamson provides Chinese herbal medicine and Acupuncture. We also offer emergency after hours services to our established clients.

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

Dr. Betsy Adamson
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: University of California, Davis

Dr. Betsy Adamson graduated from UC Davis in 1988.  She came to Anderson and worked in a mixed animal practice (horses, llamas, dogs and cats),

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Dr. Leslie Arnett
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Arnett was born and raised in Northern California, attending West Valley High School. Later she went to UC Davis for an undergraduate

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Convenient, Affordable Wellness Plans

Membership includes:

  • Convenient monthly payments
  • 5 visits to VCA each year
  • Doctor-recommended vaccines
  • Prevention and early detection tests for serious diseases
  • Routine dental care for your pet
  • Peace of mind knowing you are doing the best for your pet

To enroll in VCA CareClub®, call us at
530-365-4521 or request an appointment.