VCA Madera Pet Hospital

Paige Farnell, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Purdue University


Paige Farnell, DVM
Purdue University

Dr. Farnell is a California native. After completing a major in biology and minor in philosophy at Occidental College, she attended the Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine. She graduated from Purdue with academic honors in 1998. She has been enjoying practicing small animal medicine since then. Her areas of interest are dermatology and internal medicine and she is passionate about educating pet owners about choices so that compassionate and informed medical choices can be made. She joined Madera Pet Hospital in 2008.

To keep her life balanced, in her spare time, Dr. Farnell enjoys travel, scuba diving, yoga, skiing, biking and hiking. She lives in Mill Valley with her husband and daughter.

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, please contact one of the nearby emergency care clinics:

Pet Emergency & Specialty Center of Marin, (415) 456-7372, 901 E Francisco Blvd. San Rafael CA 94901

VCA Animal Care Center of Sonoma County, (707) 584-4343, 6470 Redwood Drive, Rohnert Park, CA 94928