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We have Preventative Care Plans!
We believe in offering gentle, quality care for your family pets. At this site, you will find information about
If you are an existing client, you can access your pet's medical records here
We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to give your pet the best possible care. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call 707-762-2693 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Petaluma veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- and you can find directions on our Contact Us page!
At Central Animal Hospital, we are proud to provide gentle, quality care for your family pets.
Dr. Matthew Carter, Dr. Tim Helms, Dr. Lindsey Alman, Dr. Jack Long, CVA
| Central Animal Hospital | 707-762-2693 | 203 D Street | Petaluma, CA 94952
Thank you to all who have voted for us! We have been honored with the following recent awards:
Petaluma People's Choice for "Best Veterinarian"
2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Best of the North Bay - The Bohemian "Best Veterinarian"
2010, 2012, 2013, 2014
Petaluma People's Choice Awards Small Business of the Year 2007
Petaluma Chamber of Commerce and Petaluma Argus-Courier
We wanted to thank all of you for your kindness and help with our dog Joey. We only went into your office twice but everyone treated us like we had been there forever.
Wilda / Petaluma, CA
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