Dr. Barbara Johnson

Dr. Barbara Johnson graduated from the University of California at Davis in 1999. She then completed a one-year internship in small animal medicine an…

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Dr. Barbara Johnson

Dr. Barbara Johnson graduated from the University of California at Davis in 1999. She then completed a one-year internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Animal Medical Center in New York City. Following her internship, she was an associate for six years at a small animal practice in Woodland, California, where she gained experience in small animal medicine, surgery, and emergency care. In 2006, Dr. Johnson moved to our practice in Visalia with her husband and family. She has an interest in internal medicine and enjoys staying current with research through veterinary journals and continuing education seminars.

Dr. Chris Peterson

Dr. Chris Peterson is a Visalia native and graduated from the University of California at Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 1998. Dr. Peterson pr…

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Dr. Chris Peterson

Dr. Chris Peterson is a Visalia native and graduated from the University of California at Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 1998. Dr. Peterson practiced large animal medicine for eight years before switching to small animal medicine in 2006. His interests include spending time with his wife and two daughters, golf, and poker.

Dr. Bryan Proctor

Dr. Bryan Proctor has been in private practice since graduating from Texas A&M University in 1993. While at Texas A∧M, Dr. Proctor earned a bachelor…

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Dr. Bryan Proctor

Dr. Bryan Proctor has been in private practice since graduating from Texas A&M University in 1993. While at Texas A∧M, Dr. Proctor earned a bachelor of science in both biomedical science and veterinary science before graduating with a degree in veterinary medicine. He has interests in small animal medicine and soft tissue surgery.

Dr. Sonja Kooiman

Dr. Sonja Kooiman graduated from UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 2013 after completing her undergraduate degree in Veterinary Science at the…

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Dr. Sonja Kooiman

Dr. Sonja Kooiman graduated from UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 2013 after completing her undergraduate degree in Veterinary Science at the University of Arizona. During her university years, she worked for small animal and equine veterinarians in the Bay Area, Arizona, and Oregon. She also volunteered with several humane societies and animal rescue organizations. She was born in Fresno and was immediately drawn back to the central valley to work at Care Veterinary Clinic. Her hobbies include hiking with her two German Shepherds and ballet dancing.

Cori

Cori started at Courtyard in 2015 as a veterinary assistant. In 2017 she earned her Registered Veterinary Technician license and became our Lead RVT….

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Cori

Cori started at Courtyard in 2015 as a veterinary assistant. In 2017 she earned her Registered Veterinary Technician license and became our Lead RVT. When not at work she enjoys being outside, especially with her family. Cori and her amazing husband have a little boy and 3 fur babies, Rowdy, Chester, and Norman.

Amanda

Amanda has been with our team since 2017 and came with 5 years of experience in the veterinary field. She loves spending time at home with her husband…

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Amanda

Amanda has been with our team since 2017 and came with 5 years of experience in the veterinary field. She loves spending time at home with her husband, son, and three fur babies Rambo, Rocky and Bumpy. She also enjoys reading and watching Musicals.

Sierra

Sierra has her bachelors degree in Animal Science from Fresno State. Sierra is a great baker! She also loves to hike and travel in her spare time. She…

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Sierra

Sierra has her bachelors degree in Animal Science from Fresno State. Sierra is a great baker! She also loves to hike and travel in her spare time. She has visited 15 states and has been to more than a 100 National Parks. Fun fact about Sierra is that she was named after the Sierra Mountains!

Kathy

Kathy has been with us as a veterinary assistant since July 2018. In her free time, she enjoys baking, watching crime TV shows and spending time with …

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Kathy

Kathy has been with us as a veterinary assistant since July 2018. In her free time, she enjoys baking, watching crime TV shows and spending time with family.

Vanessa

Vanessa joined our team in 2020 as a veterinary assistant. Her favorite part of her job is getting to work with all the different patients. In her fre…

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Vanessa

Vanessa joined our team in 2020 as a veterinary assistant. Her favorite part of her job is getting to work with all the different patients. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and watching tv, especially Grey’s Anatomy.

Heidi

Heidi has been with our clinics since 2013 . Although she holds the title of bookkeeper, she is the go to for many of the staff’s HR questions. In Hei…

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Heidi

Heidi has been with our clinics since 2013 . Although she holds the title of bookkeeper, she is the go to for many of the staff’s HR questions. In Heidi’s spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and running.

Jessie

Jessie came to our clinics in 2010 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Animal Science from Fresno State. She worked at Care as a veterinary assistant for …

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Jessie

Jessie came to our clinics in 2010 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Animal Science from Fresno State. She worked at Care as a veterinary assistant for 2 years prior to stepping into a management position. Mainly stationed in the office at Courtyard she jumps between the clinics regularly. When not at work Jessie enjoys spending time with her family and being outside. Right now her animal family consists of their beloved Lab, Ranger and 7 chickens.

Tarissa

Tarissa is a local girl. She grew up in Tulare and is currently working as a Veterinary Assistant. She is a graduate from San Joaquin Valley College w…

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Tarissa

Tarissa is a local girl. She grew up in Tulare and is currently working as a Veterinary Assistant. She is a graduate from San Joaquin Valley College with a degree in Animal Science, Tarissa has goals of becoming a registered veterinary technicain. Bandit, a Labrador Retriever, and Marley, a Queensland Healer, keep her busy. In her spare time she enjoys spending quality time with her husband Garrick and family.

Jacci

Jacci joined the Courtyard reception team in 2022, after having been a groomer for 16 years. She is very excited to still get to work with animals. Ja…

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Jacci

Jacci joined the Courtyard reception team in 2022, after having been a groomer for 16 years. She is very excited to still get to work with animals. Jacci loves to travel and has been to China, Thailand, and Ireland. She hopes to add destinations to that list in the future. In her free time, she like to go on walks with her husband and their pups (the cat doesn’t like those very much 😊).

Erica

Erica earned her Animal Science degree in 2022 from UC Davis and started with our clinic shortly after. She is an aspiring veterinarian and possibly h…

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Erica

Erica earned her Animal Science degree in 2022 from UC Davis and started with our clinic shortly after. She is an aspiring veterinarian and possibly has interest in both large and small animals. Her animal family consists of 2 dogs, 2 cats, a turtle, and a rabbit. In her free time, she enjoys, traveling, spending time with family, fishing, playing volleyball and binge-watching TV shows.

Aaliyah

Aaliyah joined our receptionist team in 2022, shortly after graduating high school. She has always wanted to become a veterinarian. She enjoys going t…

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Aaliyah

Aaliyah joined our receptionist team in 2022, shortly after graduating high school. She has always wanted to become a veterinarian. She enjoys going to the gym and making treats for parties. Her animal family consists of two cats and a turtle.

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