Services Just some of services we offer

Wellness Care
"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." That saying holds true for horses also. As part of our routine care we provide vaccinations, deworming, Coggins testing, and dental care. At the time of service we can discuss any issues you may have with your horse including nutritional needs, training programs, geriatric care, etc..
Time of Need Care
We offer care for your horse in case of medical colic, sickness, lameness, injury, metabolic problems, or chronic illness. We are equipped to provide intravenous fluids and most laboratory results are obtained within 24 hours. Emergency care for our regular clients is provided on a 24 hour basis.
Pre-purchase Examinations
An extensive physical examination, lameness evaluation, neurologic examination, and drug screen is offered by us prior to purchasing a horse. The information gathered is used by the prospective buyer and/or agent to determine whether the horse will be servicable for it's intended use. The exam often includes laboratory testing, digital radiographs, and ultrasound exams.
Geriatric Care
Aged horses can have sub-clinical health care issues that can be identified and treated before they become a problem. If your horse is over 15 years of age we recommend a complete physical examination and blood testing to establish baseline values.
Lameness Examination
Evaluate the locomotion of your horse. We use a variety of techniques to identify the source(s) of lameness including physical examination and palpation, flexion tests, and joint and nerve blocks. Digital radiography, ultrasound, and laboratory tests help us to further evaluate the source of your horse's lameness.
Surgery
Standing or recumbent surgery of the horse is performed for castration, biopsy and laceration repair. More complicated procedures may be referred to a specialist.
Ultrasonography
Uses sound waves to evaluate soft tissues like tendons and ligaments, reproductive organs, lumps, and tumors. It is painless and non-invasive.
Radiography
Uses x-rays to visualize bone for abnormalities including arthritic changes, fractures, ocd, bone cysts and bone infection. We offer digital and conventional radiography.
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Specials Call to make an appointment!

Ranch Call Wednesday

March - October

$17 Dollar ranch call on Wednesdays if appointment within the time frame above. We will drive out to your residence for a significantly reduced rate during this time. Call us and schedule an appointment!

Winter Dental Special

November - January

Schedule an appointment during this time and get a flat rate of $100 dollars per horse for dentals. Need other non-routine work done? All other dental work during the dental appointment is an additional 20% off! Don't miss out! Give us a call and make an appointment!

Wellness Program

December - January

We have a basic, medium and a high performance plan to meet the requirements for your horse. Buy a plan prior to the following year at a discounted rate of 10% with bonuses and coupons to keep your horse healthy for the upcoming year. Packages include a wellness exam, dental exam, fecal exam, sand check, and one of three vaccine programs to fit your horse's needs. Call for more details

12 Days of Christmas

December 10th-December 23rd 2016

12 Days of Christmas Discounts 2016: Day 1 (Dec 10th Sat)- $5 off Rabies Vaccine (any species) Day 2 (Dec 12th Mon)- 10% off Bute (with current exam) Day 3 (Dec 13th Tues)- 10% off Banamine (with current exam) Day 4 (Dec 14th Wed)- Extra 5% off Dental Discount special (space may be limited) Day 5 (Dec 15th Thurs)- $5 off Fecal Parasite egg count Day 6 (Dec 16th Fri)- Extra 5% off Wellness Package new sign up Day 7 (Dec 17th Sun)- 5% off your animal's vaccines (whatever is due) Day 8 (Dec 19th Mon)- $10 off your travel fee for the day (space may be limited) Day 9 (Dec 20th Tues)- 10% off Equioxx/Previcoxx (with current exam) Day 10 (Dec 21st Wed)- $5 off Fecal Sand Check Day 11 (Dec 22nd Thurs)- 25% off Panacur Power Pak Day 12 (Dec 23rd Fri)- Half off Travel fees to Auburn​


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Contact Us 24 on-call emergency

Give us a call! (530) 823-0162

Our Office Hours

Call during the following times to make an appointment. Have an emergency? Give us a call after hours to be patched directly to our on-call doctor!

Monday 8 am - 5 pm
Tuesday 8 am - 5 pm
Wednesday 8 am - 5 pm
Thursday 8 am - 5 pm
Friday 8 am - 5 pm
Saturday 9 am - 12 pm
Sunday On-call only


Our Staff Learn a little about us!

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Dr. Kelly Torrisi

Education
Dr. Kelly completed her Bachelors degree in Animal Science fro Washington State University, then went on to complete her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from Washington State University in 2007. She completed an internship focusing in reproduction (theriogenology) at Oklahoma State University. She later completed a second internship at San Luis Rey Equine Hospital in Bonsall California in Medicine and surgery. She practiced in northern California for a few more years before settling into the Auburn area and working for Dr. Larry Goss at Animal Medical Center Large Animal Services for 5 years before he retired and sold the practice to Dr. Kelly. She is excited to continue the excellent quality of care for the horses and clients in the Auburn area foothills.
Hobbies
Dr. Kelly enjoys horse back riding, she has shown in Pony club as a young adult then has since rejoined Horsemasters (adult Pony Club- Gold Country Pony Club). She has ridden most disciplines and respects them all and has found her joy in 3-Day Eventing. She also enjoys crochet and ballroom dancing with her husband.
Pets:
Dr. Kelly has had some incredible horses over her time as a horsewoman. Currently she is leasing horses til she finds that special one in the future. She also has 2 cute cats, Amelia Earhart and Marie Curie at home.

Dr. Anne Williams

Education
Dr. Anne attended UC Davis for undergraduate and obtained a BS in Animal Science with an emphasis in equine industry. After a year of gutting homes in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina she returned to UC Davis. During vet school she tracked Large Animal, and in 2011 she graduated with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. Her first employment was an internship during the foaling season at a Thoroughbred breeding farm in New Zealand. After returning to the States she moved north to Alaska where she continued to practice equine medicine and gained an appreciation of the California sun. Eventually she moved to the Auburn area and has been loving practicing in the foothills with wonderful clients and patients.
Hobbies
Current hobbies involve raising her two young daughters. Pre-child hobbies included running. hiking, back packing, singing, and of course, horse back riding. She has competed in upper level Dressage and goes trail riding any chance she has.
Pets:
Beau is the reason Dr. Anne went to Vet school. He is an elderly Holsteiner/TB mix that Dr. Anne broke and trained to Fourth Level. His extreme parrot mouth inspired her love of equine dentistry. Her other pets are Coco, a Rhodesian Ridegeback and running partner extraordinaire, and a cat named Maya. She also has chickens and Guinea Hens.

Keri Rose

Pets
Besides my human family, I share my home with 1 husky, 4 cats, 4 blue & gold macaws and 1 mini Illiger's macaw.
Hobbies
Monday through Friday you'll find me in the office rushing the doctors out the door. In my free time I'm a wife, mother, and artist. I don't have horses now (hopefully that will change soon) but have had them in the past.

Laura Hamilton

Pets
Laura lives in Auburn with her Husband and 4 “fur-children”. They have two Jack Russell terriers, Joey and Mily, a rescued off-the-track thoroughbred named Tony, and a rescued cat named Elwood who doesn’t understand he’s not one of the Jacks.
Hobbies
Laura and Tony enjoy 3-Day Eventing together. Laura enjoys working on her riding and equestrian skills and looks forward to advancing through levels as she and Tony grow as a team.

Dr. Allison Williard

Education
Dr. Allison completed her Bachelors degree in Animal Science from the University of Georgia in 2012, then stayed to complete her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) in 2016. She completed a rotating equine medicine/surgery/ambulatory internship at Tennessee Equine Hospital in Thompsons Station, TN in 2017. She is very excited to start her career in the Auburn area, having never lived outside of the southeast until now!
Hobbies
Dr. Allison enjoys spending time outside in whatever way possible: running, hiking, biking, camping- you name it! She ran her first ever half marathon this past April in downtown Nashville and plans to continue training for more in the future. She also enjoys riding whenever she can. Prior to veterinary school, she rode hunter/jumpers in Georgia, but currently enjoys a more laid-back life of trail riding. She is also very passionate about Georgia football (two of her dogs have UGA-themed names) and can be found watching football almost every Saturday during the fall.
Pets:
Dr. Allison enjoys spending time outside in whatever way possible: running, hiking, biking, camping- you name it! She ran her first ever half marathon this past April in downtown Nashville and plans to continue training for more in the future. She also enjoys riding whenever she can. Prior to veterinary school, she rode hunter/jumpers in Georgia, but currently enjoys a more laid-back life of trail riding. She is also very passionate about Georgia football (two of her dogs have UGA-themed names) and can be found watching football almost every Saturday during the fall.

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