Dr. Van Doren joined LCVH in July 2007, after graduating from UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. She was born and raised in Southern California, but left to attend college in upstate New York. After moving to Northern California for veterinary school, she liked it so much she decided to stay. In addition to dogs and cats, Dr. Van Doren enjoys working with reptiles and birds, and takes a special interest in animal behavior. Her personal menagerie includes a parakeet, two leopard geckos, a crested gecko, and her cats "Hobbes" and "Leeloo".
In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, camping, playing polo, reading and watching movies.
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!