Our Team

VCA Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center offers a full spectrum of specialty services across numerous veterinary disciplines, including Cardiology, Emergency and Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Interventional Radiology, Neurology, Medical Oncology, Radiology, Radiation Oncology, Animal Rehabilitation, and Surgery. The breadth of our services ensures that every patient receives the highest quality and most comprehensive veterinary care available. Our specialty departments are staffed by caring specialists with years of advanced training and experience, and they are dedicated to helping your pet become well again.We invite you to explore the biographies of our VCA Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center veterinarians and staff and learn more about them. Our hospitals team of doctors and staff are highly trained and experienced professionals, who are ready to assist you and your pet whenever a health problem arises. Additionally, our team of doctors work together on a daily basis to ensure that every patient under our care receives the most thorough and up-to-date care possible. As you will see in our biography section, our staff has a wide variety of backgrounds and interests, but, above all, a love of animals and a desire to provide the very best care for them.

We invite you to explore the biographies of our VCA Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center veterinarians and staff and learn more about them. Our hospitals team of doctors and staff are highly trained and experienced professionals, who are ready to assist you and your pet whenever a health problem arises. Additionally, our team of doctors work together on a daily basis to ensure that every patient under our care receives the most thorough and up-to-date care possible. As you will see in our biography section, our staff has a wide variety of backgrounds and interests, but, above all, a love of animals and a desire to provide the very best care for them.

paw Team Spotlight
Chris Wong
DVM, DACVECC Medical Director

Dr. Wong received his veterinary degree from the University of California, Davis in 1992. He performed his internship at Angell Memorial Animal Hospital in Boston, MA after which he remained on staff. He spent 3 years in private practice in Los Angeles, and then moved to Sacramento to complete an emergency/critical care residency program through UC Davis and Sacramento Animal Medical Group. He became board certified in Emergency/Critical Care Medicine in 2007. He has been an active executive board member in the Sacramento Valley Veterinary Medical Association for over 12 years, and is currently a CVMA delegate a...

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Julie Dodock
RVT Technician Supervisor

Julie Dodock-Cox, RVT started working at Sacramento Veterinary Surgical Services in 1994 as a Veterinary Assistant. Julie graduated WCC and received her RVT license in 1997. She has worked as a Veterinary Technician in all aspects of the hospital and has been working as a Technician Supervisor since 2000. Julie stayed on with Sacramento Veterinary Surgical Services as it transformed into VCA Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center in 2005 where she continues to be one of the Technician Supervisors. Julie has 4 sons with her husband and a myriad of pets at home. In her time away from the hospital, she enjoys kayaki...

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Veterinarians

Our veterinarians are a team of highly trained individuals dedicated to the health and well-being of your pets. Explore our veterinarians' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital an excellent choice for your pet's care.

Veterinarian Support

Our technicians and support team members are all gentle animal lovers who treat your pets with the compassion and respect they deserve. Explore our support team members' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital such a good choice for your pet's care.

Administration

The hospital administration team consists of management personnel who oversee all staff members, hospital activities and the facilities. Together, they keep the hospital running smoothly, ensuring quality patient care and excellent client service. From the moment you check in, our administrative staff is here to deliver the best possible experience to you and your pet before, during and after your visit.

Client Services

We are committed to providing the best possible service and our Client Services team loves to exceed pet owner's expectations. Whether it's answering your calls, guiding you and your pet to the exam rooms or checking you in and out quickly, our Client Service representatives and Receptionists are dedicated to providing helpful client and patient support that raises the bar on customer service.
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