About Us

Dr. Maureen Dorsey is the hospital owner and director.  A UC Davis graduate, she began her career in veterinary medicine as a kennel assistant, became a groomer, completed an associates degree in animal health technology, and worked as a virology technician for the Center of Reproduction of Endangered Species at the San Diego Zoo before going to UC Davis for a doctorate in Veterinary Medicine.  While attending the college, she also assisted in research of Feline Immunodeficiency Virus in Niels Pederson’s laboratory.

Dr. Dorsey was an associate veterinarian in the Bay Area before purchasing Oakland Veterinary Hospital in 1995.

Dr. Cecilie Hart is also a UC Davis graduate and an avid soccer player and fan.  A native to the San Francisco Bay Area, she volunteered in several veterinary practices before attending UC Davis for a doctorate in Veterinary Medicine.  She has been affiliated with Oakland Veterinary Hospital since 1992.

Our support staff- Jana, Lupe, Emma, Liz, Megan and Anna do a great job assisting the doctors in patient care and provide compassionate, attentive service to the humans!

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Hours During Quarantine Status

We will be operating our regular business hours during the COVID quarantine requirement by the county health department.

WE ARE LIMITING CLIENTS TO ONE PATIENT PER DAY AND ONLY ONE PERSON ALLOWED INTO THE BUILDING WITH THE PET.

ALL PERSONS ENTERING THE BUILDING MUST WEAR A PROPER FACE MASK TO PREVENT TRANSMISSION OF CORONA VIRUS.

APPOINTMENTS FOR NEW CLIENTS ARE LIMITED AND SOME WEEKS MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE AS WE STRIVE TO ASSIST OUR ESTABLISHED CLIENTS AND PATIENTS.