VCA Old River Animal Hospital

Serving Tracy, the Veterinarians of VCA Old River Animal Hospital stand ready to meet your pet's health needs. Call 209-835-5166 to schedule an appointment.

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.

  • Ned Jackson

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: University of California, Davis

    Dr. Jackson was born and raised in Northern Calif. He is married and the proud father of Kyle age 7 and Shelby age 3. In his spare time he builds/restores classic cars and watches his favorite football ...
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  • Dr. Lesia Machicao

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of California, Davis
    Graduate School: Berkley School of Public Health

    Dr. Machicao lives on a small ranch in South Livermore valley with her husband , 3 children, 5 cats and several sheep. Dr. Machicao has been at Old River since 1995.
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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, check with a local animal hospital emergency clinic.