VCA Valley Animal Medical Center Emergency Hospital

Indio 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.

  • William Farber

    Veterinary Specialist
    Veterinary School: Colorado State University

    Dr. Farber has been associated with the VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital since 1997. Prior to that, Dr. Farber owned two veterinary hospitals, one in West Los Angeles and the other in Santa Monica,

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  • Shakira Jameson

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Colorado State University
    Graduate School: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

    Dr. Shakira (pronounced Sah-keeda) Jameson was born in Spain, and raised here in the valley. A 1995 graduate of Cathedral City High School, she is excited to be back. Dr. Jameson did her undergraduate

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  • Meredith Kennedy

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Michigan State University
    Graduate School: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

    Meredith Kennedy is a graduate of Michigan State University's College of Veterinary Medicine, and has been practicing companion animal and emergency medicine for twenty years. She has practiced medicine

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  • Alexis Rambaud

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Minnesota
    Graduate School: Doctor of Veterinary Medince

    Dr. Alexis Rambaud studied veterinary medicine at the University of Minnesota, graduating in 2009. The Southern California native has been a part of the VCA family since 2010. Prior to pursuing

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  • Jeremy Trousdale

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
    Graduate School: Colorado State

    Dr. Jeremy Trousdale completed his undergraduate Biology degree in 1998 at Adams State College in Colorado. He furthered his studies and improved his bid for veterinary school by completing a Master’s

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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

Your emergency needs can be met right here at our hospital.
VCA Valley Animal Medical Center Emergency Hospital provides 24 hour emergency veterinary care, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Emergency veterinarians, veterinary technicians and/or veterinary assistants are on staff 24 hours a day.

Please call us at 760-342-4711. We are located at 46920 Jefferson St. Indio, CA 92201.

We provide the highest standard in veterinary emergency and critical care services. We are trained and equipped to perform a variety of emergency surgeries and procedures. We provide the highest standards of pain management. Emergency internal medicine consultations, including full diagnostics, are available.

Please call or come in immediately if you feel your pet is having an emergency or needs after-hours care.
 

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