Dr. Purewal was born and raised on a farm in the central valley and graduated from the University of California at Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 1988. He interned for a year and subsequently stayed on at a specialty group with Internists, Oncologists, Dermatologists, Surgeons, Ophthalmologists and Cardiologists.
He and his wife Rae started Laguna Creek Veterinary Hospital in 1992, and after working 70-80 hours a week for 10 years, he now devotes most of his free time to his 3 young children. Aside from the long hours he puts in at the Hospital, he also cares for a myriad of family pets which include a 120 pound African Sulcata Tortoise, chickens, cats, ducks, geese, goats, rabbits, horses and many more.
Dr. Purewal is a member of the California Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association and enjoys hiking, camping, fishing and bicycling.
The office staff is always as helpful as they are cheerful and supportive. Dr. Van Doren and all the other vets who I've met there have been exceptional, which is why I drive from Sacramento to bring my cats and dogs to them for care. My …
Maggie, thank you so much for being a valued and loyal member of our community! It truly means a lot to us to have you drive so far out of your way just to see our team. Your comments for our doctors and staff are gratifying to read and we are always here to provide your fur family with expert and compassionate care, especially in particularly stressful circumstances. Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful comments with us on Google. We are always here for your family!