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Angela Caldwell, DVM - Veterinarian - Val Vista Animal Hospital

I am from Alpine, Utah. This rural mountain community allowed me to enjoy the outdoors with our many pet family members. I always knew I had a love of all animals thus my choice in a college major was directed to the study of animal life. I attended Brigham Young University for both my Bachelor’s degree in Zoology and Master’s degree in Teratology…

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Mercedes Core, DVM - Veterinarian - Val Vista Animal Hospital

Dr. Mercedes Core was born in Ohio, and moved to Arizona when she was 6 years old. She grew up in Mesa, Arizona and attended Arizona State University to obtain her Bachelor of Science degree in zoology. While pursuing her undergraduate degree, Dr. Core began working in animal hospitals, first as a receptionist and eventually as a certified veterinary technician…

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Sarah Little, DVM - Veterinarian - Val Vista Animal Hospital

Dr. Little grew up in Nebraska and Iowa. She always had dogs and loved animals of all shapes and sizes. She attended the University of Northern Iowa where she graduated with a degree in biology. She moved to Arizona to attend graduate school in microbiology at ASU. As a result of this move, she discovered she loved Arizona. She also realized she…

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Jessica Pederson, DVM - Veterinarian - Val Vista Animal Hospital

Dr. Pederson was born in Minnesota and moved out to Arizona with her family when she was 10. She attended Arizona State University for her undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering. After graduating from ASU, Dr. Pederson moved to beautiful Fort Collins, CO to pursue her veterinary degree at Colorado State University. From there, she moved back to Arizona to…

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747 North Val Vista Drive
Gilbert, Arizona 85234
Phone: 480-539-7999
Fax: 480-539-6440

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in Gilbert, AZ

On Val Vista Drive &
S. of Guadalupe Road

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