The friendly, professional staff at VCA Desert Animal Hospital is made up of 60 dedicated individuals who have made it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives. To be true to this mission the hospital team relies on several individuals, and each team member is equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for you and your pet.
If things get very complicated, we are fortunate to have access to the nation's largest network of VCA veterinarians and board-certified specialists. In a word: TEAMWORK!
Teamwork is a constant in our daily practice. From the very first person you speak to, to the person who checks you and your pet out, our team of pet lovers works cohesively to create a warm and welcoming experience for both you and your pet.
Want to join our team? Visit our Careers section.
Dr. Douglas Kunz was born in rural Southeastern Idaho. His summers were spent on the family ranch near Victor, Idaho. It was during those summers that he developed a love of animals and a desire to heal the sick and injured.
Dr. Kunz graduated with a Bachelor of Science in August of 1971 from Brigham Young University. He completed a Master of Science in animal nutrition from that same institution in December of 1973. His DVM was obtained from Colorado State University where he graduated in May of 1977.
Raymond joined the Desert Hospital staff as Hospital Manager in October of 2014. Raymond has 27 years experience in management, the last 15 years he has been a Healthcare manager in Nursing, Mental Health and Pharmaceutical along with working for a Northern California Zoo. Raymond has studied Accounting,Animal Behavior, and was a California Certified Tax Preparer for several years working for a Southern California CPA firm. Raymond has volunteered for many agencies and causes which include a Zoo, the Desert Aids Project, Sacramento Rodeo Chapter, and Habitat for Humanity. He grew up in the Los Angeles area, live...