Dr. Dawn Alves has 30 years experience in private practice as a veterinarian working with large and small animal patients. She graduated from Orland High School and received her Bachelors of Science and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees from U.C. Davis. Dr. Dawn worked for many years in mixed animal practices in the Orland, Willows and Corning areas. In 2002, Dr. Dawn started her own practice, All About Equine Veterinary Services, to focus her passion for veterinary medicine more specifically on the horse. In addition, she purchased the veterinary practice from retiring local veterinarian Dr. Jim Edwards to expand the client base and pave the way for a second veterinarian to join the practice. Dr. Dawn has received additional specialized training in the areas of Dentistry, Reproduction, Embryo Transfer, High Risk Pregnancy, Cooled and Frozen Semen, Laminitis Treatments, Nerve and Joint Blocks and Injections, Neurology, Endoscopy, Lameness Management and other areas of Equine Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Dawn lives in Chico with her family. Her personal interests include: horseback and motorcycle riding, water skiing, dancing, cooking and working in her yard.
Dr. Kerry Rapacz is a graduate of Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She spent the last 3 years practicing at an equine hospital in central California. Prior to moving to California Dr. Kerry completed an internship at Southwest Equine Medical and Surgical Center in Scottsdale, AZ. Dr. Kerry is a member of the International Society of Equine Locomotor Pathology. She is also certified to perform Andalusian Inscriptions for the Spanish Stud Book. Dr. Kerry's professional interests include internal medicine, ultrasound evaluation, ophthalmology, and reproduction. She has received additional training in dentistry at UC Davis, ultrasound of the hock and stifle, lameness evaluation, hoof health, wound care, and other areas of equine medicine and surgery. When she is not working you will find her riding her horse or hiking with her husband and two dogs.
Our Practice Manager
Our Technical Support Staff
Our Office Staff