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Caring for your pets, with kindness and expertise.

Why choose
East Petaluma
Animal Hospital

Compassionate Care

We prioritize compassion for your pets and you. We understand and empathize with your concerns as pet owners. Our commitment to gentle and caring treatment creates an environment built on positivity and trust.


Building a reputation for expertise is essential to us. Our dedicated professionals stay informed about the latest advancements in animal health, ensuring accurate diagnoses and effective treatments for your pets. Continuous learning is at the core of our practice, contributing to our credibility and trustworthiness.

Empowering Pet Owners

We strongly focus on educating pet owners like you. We explain medical conditions, treatment options, and preventive care measures in a clear and accessible manner. We believe that well-informed pet owners are better equipped to make decisions about their pets' health, leading to improved overall outcomes.

Inclusive Small Animal Care

We celebrate the diversity of small animal species! We are proud to treat pocket pets, birds, dogs, and cats. Our commitment extends to providing attentive and specialized care for all. Every pet, regardless of size or species, receives the same dedication and respect, showcasing our belief in the richness of the animal kingdom.

When you place your pet in our care, we approach it with utmost dedication. Our every action is geared towards securing a lengthy, joyful, and thriving life for your pet. Our primary objective is the prevention of illnesses and injuries through thorough wellness and preventative care.

Dr. Rupiper

Hello, I'm Dr. Rupiper, the proud owner of East Petaluma Animal Hospital since 2000. I've been immersed in the world of veterinary medicine since 1991, and the journey to owning this hospital in the beautiful wine country has been a dream come true. I'm excited to welcome you and your furry or feathered companions to our veterinary hospital where compassionate care and a commitment to the well-being of your pets are at the heart of everything we do. We look forward to meeting you and your pet!