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Pet Hospital & Veterinary Services in San Jose, CA - Saratoga Veterinary Hospital
Pet Hospital in San Jose, CA - Saratoga Veterinary Hospital
Dr. Satwinder Bajwa, DVM, MVSc
Dr. Bajwa has been working as a veterinarian since 2009 in the Bay area of California. He earned his master’s degree in Animal Reproduction in India in 2005 and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree here in the States after completing a one-year clinical program at Oklahoma State University. Formerly, Dr. Bajwa worked as a veterinarian in Vancouver City in Canada before moving to California to become an associate veterinarian at our hospital. His areas of interest include internal medicine, emergency medicine, and surgery. He is a member of American Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Bajwa and his wife Jaspreet have two daughters named Keerat and Mona. They are also the proud owners of 3 dogs: a Chihuahua named Rocket, a Doberman pinscher named Chloe, and a Golden retriever–Labrador retriever mix named Jake. The family loves to play and walk them in their free time. When Dr. Bajwa isn’t working, he enjoys listening to music and watching cricket.
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Dr. Jatinderpal Chahal, DVM
As a child growing up in Punjab, India, Dr. Chahal experienced the loss of a family dog due to a splenic tumor, which affected him in such a manner that it encouraged him to pursue a life caring for animals. He adds, “I grew up in a rural environment in close proximity to animals. I fed cattle and dogs and developed relationship with these animals, which guided me to become a veterinarian.” For his veterinary studies, Dr. Chahal attended the college of Veterinary Science at PAU and received his DVM degree in 2004. His areas of interest include internal medicine, surgery, ultrasound, and laser therapy. He is a member of American Veterinary Medical Association. He is also a graduate of the ECFVG program at Louisiana State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine. He has been working as a veterinarian in the California Bay Area since 2006.

At home he has an English bulldog named Roni-Roo. Dr Chahal’s interests include soccer, listening to music, and reading books.
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Veronica Gonzales (Veterinary Technician)
Our newest addition to our team is Veronica Gonzales who was born and raised in San Jose, Ca. She has been a veterinary technician for 7 years now and has loved every minute of her animal loving career. Her Pomeranian Tyson, who is now 6 years old, is the light of her life. She treats every pet as if her own. Always striving to provide the best care for every pet she comes across. She will do all she can to make sure you and your pet have the best experience at our clinic.
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Will Leasure (Pet Groomer)

Will Leasure was raised in a Nike Animal Rescue foster home, where he was used to house as many as 17 dogs at a time throughout his high school years.  
He joined old Saratoga Pet Clinic as a dog bather /kennel manager while he was in high school (1989). He worked there for 7 years and was the supervising technician when he left there. In addition, he worked as a technician at Cameron Vet Hospital and Murphy Avenue Pet Clinic .
He became certified in Pet Grooming at Beaugay’s School of grooming in Los Altos in 1997. He has worked 12+ years in field of grooming at Grooming extraordinaire, Shampoochez and Town and Country Grooming.
In 2010, he went back to school and graduated with Veterinary Technician program at Carrington College. He worked as veterinary assistant/technician for Kirkwood Animal Hospital before joining Saratoga Veterinary Hospital.
He has 10 years ‘Princess’ Kitty and he says she is best cat in the world.


Ruth Garcia (Veterinary Assistant)

Ruth Garcia was born and raised in San Jose, CA. Throughout her childhood, her family has taken in many stray cats and dogs, keeping them until they were able to find them a permanent owner. She had a dog named Sparky for many years, whom was rescued from an animal shelter, and he then passed away at the age of 15. Because of her love for animals, and a desire to help them, she decided to pursue a career in animal care. Ruth recently finished school, and is now a Certified Veterinary Assistant.
When at home, Ruth likes to bake and listen to music. She also loves to ride her bike, and play her favorite sports, basketball and volleyball. 


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Amber Milo (Veterinary Assistant)

Amber Milo was born and raised in San Jose CA. She's been in the veterinary field for several years. She love being able to help all the animals and see the client happy. She loves caring for her family and helping out in anyway she can. She's a very loving and outgoing person and will go out of her way to make sure everyone around her is happy. She rescued her blue nose Pit Bull who's 10 years old now named Cyrus. He's very loving and gives lots of kisses. 
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Becky Hassur (Veterinary Assistant)

Growing up in Sonoma County, Becky came to love animals at a young age. When she was in elementary school, she decided she wanted to become a veterinarian in the future. Now, she attends San Jose State University as a biology major with hopes of attending a veterinary school soon after. She has worked with all types of animals ranging from native California wildlife to rhinos, giraffes, lemurs, and many other species of exotic birds and animals. She has a cat named 'Jack', who she calls her miniature panther. When she is not at work or school, she loves to travel, spend time with friends and family, and enjoy life. 
 

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