horizon veterinary services“We have built a strong team of caring and experienced veterinary professionals who are dedicated to serving our community with progressive, collaborative, ethical, and compassionate care. We are passionate about pets and their families in our community. We enjoy working with our local primary veterinarians to provide an extension of specialty and emergency care for their patients.”

horizon veterinary servicesHorizon Veterinary Specialists was founded by five, local board-certified veterinarians and first opened it’s doors on August 1, 2018. Horizon Veterinary Specialists is open to serve the small animals of Ventura and surrounding counties with their  specialty and emergency needs.

Horizon Founders, Dr. Melissa Herrera, Dr. Sarah Gray, Dr. Theresa Ortega, Dr. Amy Rhoades and Dr. Nancy Scott are all experts in their areas of practice.

Well respected Criticalists, Dr. Sarah Gray and Dr. Nancy Scott, are both board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. In late 2016, recognizing the need for more emergency and critical care options for small animals in Ventura and the surrounding areas, Dr. Gray and Dr. Scott founded Emergency Veterinary Care (EVC), an after-hours emergency veterinary facility in Ventura. Dr. Amy RhoadesDr. Melissa Herrera and Dr. Theresa Ortega, all board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, joined EVC shortly thereafter.

As the practice grew, EVC needed more space to be able to serve and support the community. As well as offering a place for veterinary professionals of all skill levels to grow and develop, continuing the mission of the incredible Horizon Partners.

The five board-certified Horizon Partners bring over 70 years of collective veterinary medical experience to the practice. Working alongside the owners are experienced and highly trained emergency veterinarians. Our dedicated veterinarians are joined by a team of passionate, well-trained veterinary technicians, assistants, client service representatives, caretakers, and team of managers who are all committed to excellence in caring for their clients and patients and each other.

The Horizon Team looks forward to continuing to providing specialty veterinary care in the Ventura community for many years to come.