VCA Old River Animal Hospital

Kanwarjit Boparai, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine


Dr. Kanwar Boparai is an experienced veterinarian who focuses on client education and offering the best medical care for his dog and cat patients.  He is an advocate for dental health and proficient in internal medicine and general surgery as well.  He graduated from Ross University School of Medicine in 2001 after earning a B.S. in animal science from UC Davis in 1997.

Dr. Boparai is  a native of Tracy and a Tracy High School alum.  He began his veterinary career at VCA Old River.  In 2010, he took a short hiatus during which he gained valuable experience practicing throughout Californina. Dr. Boparai has now returned to VCA Old River and is looking forward to reconnecting with former clients and pets while beginning many more long-term relationships.

Dr. Boparai enjoys photography, hiking and tending his olive orchard.


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 an emergency please call one of the following emergency clinics :  Paws & Claws Veterinary Hospital  (Open 24 hours) 1924 W 11th Street Tracy Ca 95376 209-832-4444 ;   SAGE Emergency Center 7121 Amador Plaza Road Dublin Ca. 94568 925-574-7243;  Vet Care 7660 Amador Valley Boulevard Dublin Ca  925-556-1234; Modesto Emergency Clinic 1800 Prescott Road, STE E Modesto Ca 95350 209-527-8844