We are pleased to announce a new addition to our team–Dr. Ashley Hopkins. Doctor Hopkins is our new full-time veterinarian. She is a great doctor and has an excellent bedside manner. She came highly recommended and is a great asset to our team. Below is more information about Dr. Hopkins.

Dr. Ashley Hopkins is a 2015 graduate of the Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She is a Michigan native and previously practiced veterinary medicine in the Kalamazoo, Michigan area. While in veterinary school she enjoyed a wide range of learning experiences, including time working with farm animals in Northern Michigan, and working with shelter pets at a local humane society. Her undergraduate degree is in English literature, and it was after graduating that she discovered her love of veterinary medicine while working as an assistant at a small animal clinic. Dr. Hopkins’ professional interests include dentistry, soft tissue surgery, and ultrasound. She loves to discuss the importance of dental health and preventative dental care with her clients!

Dr. Hopkins has a thirteen-year-old greyhound mix named Yoshimi, with whom she has enjoyed taking many obedience and agility classes. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, going to farmer’s markets, running, and kayaking. She is excited to explore all the outdoor opportunities living in Southern California provides!