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Welcome to Bollinger Canyon Animal Hospital
Your Veterinarians in the San Ramon Valley
Call us at (925) 866-8500

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If you live in the SAN RAMON VALLEY and need trusted veterinarians to care for your 4-footed children – look no further. Dr. Sandy Block,  Dr. Liesl Peterson & Dr. Amanda Bloomberg have years of experience providing exceptional, personalized care in treating serious conditions as well as regular pet wellness exams. Your pets’ health and well being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the attention and treatment they deserve.

Bollinger Canyon Animal Hospital is a state-of-the-art, full-service veterinary hospital. We make our hospital comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax and look forward to meeting our veterinary staff.

We are a national award-winning hospital and also accredited by AAHA (American Animal Hospital Association). AAHA developed the Standards of Accreditation as benchmarks of excellence. Only the top 15% of practices in the country meet the standards. Our commitment to the AAHA Accreditation, assures you we have the doctors, equipment, staff and protocols that are important in practicing the highest quality of medical care.

All this, combined with our caring and compassionate staff, is why the San Ramon and Danville Police Department K-9 Units choose Bollinger Canyon Animal Hospital to provide the best possible medical care for their devoted four-legged partners. Additionally, we are the principal veterinarians for Dogs for Diabetics.

Our focus is also on educating you, the pet-parent, with correct information. We are happy to offer resources that enable you to better care for your pet. Please feel free to browse our website, particularly the informational articles and Pet Health Library.

Please contact us today to schedule an appointment.

Bollinger Canyon Animal Hospital | (925) 866-8500

400 MONTGOMERY ST
SAN RAMON, CA 94583 4777

Featured Articles

  • What to do when your pet gets lost?

    Has your pet wriggled their way through the fence or dashed out the front door? When searching for your lost pet, make sure you include these steps in your hunt. ...

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  • Flea and Tick Season

    Want to protect your pet from fleas and ticks? These tips can help. ...

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  • Summer Grooming Tips

    Want to keep your pet cool and comfortable this summer? A few changes to your normal grooming routine can help. ...

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  • What to Do If Your Pet is Stung

    Don't get us wrong, we love the bees! But we don't love when our pets get stung. Follow our tips to treat and prevent bee stings on your furry best friend. ...

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  • Tips for Traveling With Your Pet

    Do you dread hitting the road with your pet? These tips may make the trip more comfortable and enjoyable for you both. ...

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  • 6 Questions to Ask At Your Senior Pet's Next Check Up

    Want to keep your senior pet healthy and happy? Ask these six questions at your pet's next check up. ...

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  • Why the Controversy About Pet Vaccinations?

    As with anything, pet vaccinations can be too much of a good thing. Similar to parents who are learning more about vaccinations for children, veterinarians and pet owners alike are beginning to question some of the standard wisdom when it comes to protecting pets. There are certain fatal diseases against ...

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  • Pet Clothes: A Fashion Statement or a Necessity?

    There is nothing cuter than a pet in a colorful sweater, but do our furry friends really need to wear clothing? Although clothing is not a necessity for every pet, some animals benefit from a little extra protection during cold or damp days. Others enjoy wearing festive clothing during holidays or other ...

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  • Introducing a New Pet to Your Current Ones

    Pet Proofing Your Home Introducing your new pet to your current one is only a single part of the equation relating to taking a new pet home. You also have to make sure your new pet is comfortable in your home, which is a foreign environment to the animal. Like humans, animals can experience high levels ...

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  • Put Some Teeth Into Your Pet’s Dental Care

    According to the American Animal Hospital Association, nearly two-thirds of pets suffer from dental problems because their owners do not provide dental care for them. Imagine what would happen to your own teeth if they were never brushed or examined by a dentist. The same thing can happen with your pet’s ...

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Meet Our Team

  • Dr.
    Sandy Block - Veterinarian

    Dr. Sandy Block, our founder, has been serving the pets of the Tri-Valley area since 1990. She grew up in, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, New Jersey, a 4-year stay in Belgium before finally settling in Missouri.

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  • Dr. Liesl Peterson - Veterinarian

    Dr. Liesl Peterson grew up in the Bay Area. She received her undergraduate degree from UC Santa Barbara in Biology and then attended the veterinary School at UC Davis and graduated in 1997.  

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  • Dr. Amanda Bloomberg - Veterinarian

    Dr. Amanda Bloomberg is a Bay Area native. After growing up in Fremont, she decided to stay close to home for college and attended Santa Clara University where she received her Bachelors in Science degree in Combined Sciences.

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  • David Block - Hospital Manager

    David grew up in the New Orleans area and moved to California with his parents in 1977 when his dad was transferred here with Chevron. He graduated from Clayton Valley High School and attended Cal State Hayward where he graduated with degrees in Public Relations and Business.

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  • Nina Bankhead - Registered Veterinary Technician

    Nina joined the Bollinger Canyon Animal Hospital team in March 2010. She has been a RVT since 2005. Nina attended Western Career College and became a Registered Veterinary Technician in 2007.

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  • Allie Meyer - Veterinary Assistant

    Allie has been an animal lover for as long as she can remember. She has been involved in the veterinary business since she was 18 years old.

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  • Melinda Goularte - Registered Veterinary Technician

    Melinda started out with Bollinger Canyon Animal Hospital in September 2011 as an intern while she was in the Veterinary Technology Program at Foothill College.

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  • Leyanne Amos - Registered Veterinary Technician

    Leyanne Amos started in the veterinary field in 2001 as an assistant.

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  • Alyson Wood - Patient Advocate

    Alyson has always been an animal lover, which directed her route through college. She recently graduated with a bachelor's degree in animal science and started working at Bollinger Canyon Animal Hospital in November of 2017.

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  • Nicole Wolf - Patient Advocate

    I have always had a special place in my heart for animals, especially cats. I began my career as a veterinary receptionist in 2003 and instantly knew I had found my calling - helping people and their pets!

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Office Hours

Monday:

8:00 AM-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 AM-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 AM-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 AM-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 AM-6:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Testimonials

Hear From Happy Pet Owners

  • "Just changed vets and I am very glad that I did."
    Elena J. / San Ramon, CA
  • "You are all so professional, knowledgeable, friendly and handle my Eddie as if he were the most important cat in the world. Best doctor I've encountered."
    Amy H. / San Ramon, CA
  • "Dr. Block is one of a very few who treat Guinea pigs. She's kind and genuine."
    Jackie K.
  • "You guys are great! Saved my girl Rosie's life a couple weeks ago. I will be forever grateful."
    Gen
  • "There are no words adequate enough to say how wonderful Bollinger Canyon Animal Hospital is. The caring Dr. Block and Dr Atkin have given our two cats the very best care."
    Lynn M. / Danville, CA
  • "Take all 3 of my dogs here. Only two doctors I would trust with them."
  • "We are so happy with Dr. Block and are willing to drive from Livermore to San Ramon."
    Leo P. / Livermore, CA
  • "Extremely satisfied with everyone and everything at Bollinger Canyon Animal Hospital. I love the VIP treatment!!!"
    Sharon S. / San Ramon, CA
  • "Over our twelve years, and two boxers, we have always received the utmost in care. They are loving, yet so professional with a high level of expertise, diagnosis, and followup. One cannot ask better in veterinary care."
    Janet C.
  • "The service and care is amazing. From the moment you walk in to when you leave, you know your pet has received the best attention."
    Maria M. / Concord, CA
  • "There are no words adequate enough to say how wonderful Bollinger Canyon Animal Hospital is. The caring Dr. Block has given our two cats the very best care."
    Lynn C. / Alamo, CA
  • "Dr. Sandy and the staff are the best!! Mr. Wiggles is given "VIR" (very important rabbit) treatment."
    Sharon S. / San Ramon, CA
  • "Dr. Block always takes the time to make sure my pets are comfortable and that I understand all option's for my pet's care."
    Mary Jo F. / Castro Valley, CA
  • "There has never been a time when the receptionist wasn't professional and helpful when I visited. I have complete confidence in Dr. Block. She's been our veterinarian for many years"
    Beverly B. / San Ramon, CA
  • "I appreciated the knowledgeable and friendly staff, who welcomed our huge crew of family: three kids a puppy and myself, all at one time without even batting an eye."
    Erin
  • "Have been bringing my dog to this practice for over five years. We always feel so welcomed, loved, and well-cared for it each time we visit."
    Jackie K. / San Ramon, CA
  • "Every time I visit I feel we are family and all their staff are friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. I love the coffee and my pets love the treats."
    Rhonda W. / Pleasanton, CA
  • "Bollinger Canyon Animal Hospital's tagline is Caring. Competent. Compassionate. And that says it all."
    Allison C.