We offer state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic care with minimum discomfort in all stages of a pet’s life, from ensuring healthy growth, promoting health and wellbeing, and alleviating illness, pain and suffering. We are committed to doing all we can to support and encourage our clients in the pursuit of wellness for their pets. We strive to provide affordable, quality medical and surgical care in a compassionate environment.
It’s our commitment to provide care throughout the life of your companion animal. Our services and facilities are designed to assist in routine preventive care for young, healthy animals; early detection and treatment of disease as your pet ages; and complete medical and surgical care as necessary during their life times.
We promote regular preventative care in our office and at home, so our patients can enjoy a lifetime of good health. We educate and inform owners to the best of our ability and knowledge so that they can make optimal decisions regarding the well being of their pets.
Our staff is dedicated to promote responsible pet ownership in a welcoming hospital environment. We strive to become part of your extended pet family and promise to treat each and every patient as if they were one of our very own.
Dr Hardeep Bhakhri, DVM– Director & Owner of ELC
Dr. Bhakhri graduated from Punjab Agricultural University, India in 1997. He finished his clinical rotations at University of Tuskegee in Alabama. His fields of expertise are small animal surgery and internal medicine. He also takes good care of rodents and pocket pets. He consults with specialists when required. Dr. Bhakhri was licensed in California in 2000 and worked in different clinics in the bay area for 4 years. He also worked in an emergency clinic in New York for 2 years. He has been working at ELC Veterinary Clinic since August 2006. Dr. Bhakhri is capable of handling any type of emergency or critical cases. In addition to his busy schedule at the clinic, he likes to spend time with his family.
Dr. Payvand Parvizi, DVM–
Dr. Parvizi received his DVM in 1998. He has worked both as a veterinary practitioner as well as a researcher ever since. Dr. Parvizi finds soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries fascinating. He particularly likes to help patients with autoimmune, skin, renal and endocrine disorders. Dr. Parvizi also holds a Master of Science degree (M.Sc.) and a Doctor of Philosophy Degree (Ph.D.) in immunology and immunogenetics which come in handy when dealing with different disorders in companion animals. Outside of work, Dr. Parvizi enjoys spending quality time with his wife. He also enjoys swimming, going for a walk, watching movies and reading in his spare time.
- Dr Hardeep Bhakhri, DVM- Director & Owner of ELC
Dr. Bhakhri graduated from Punjab Agricultural University, India in 1997. He finished his clinical rotations at University of Tuskegee in Alabama. His fields of expertise are small animal surgery and internal medicine. He also takes good care of rodents and pocket pets.Dr. Payvand Parvizi, DVM-
Dr. Parvizi received his DVM in 1998. He has worked both as a veterinary practitioner as well as a researcher ever since. Dr. Parvizi finds soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries fascinating. He particularly likes to help patients with autoimmune, skin, renal and endocrine disorders.
- He joined us in June of 2011. Jacob has 7 years of experience in the field of veterinary. He enjoys working with pets very much and believes he found what he would like to do for a long time. Apart from working with pets at ELC, he has two dogs of his own, Flash and Titan.Noe became the part of our family in June of 2009 and is our resident cat lady. She ran a large boarding facility in an animal hospital in Fremont, and also worked as a tech at a clinic in Redwood City. She likes to spend time with her son, Malcolm and caring for her own cats; Spot, Samson, Biscuit and Jorge.Roxanne joined the ELC crew in 2012, at first a volunteer twice a week then to a full time employee a year later. She enjoyed working with Dr. Bhakhri, the staff and of course the pets so much, she went to Foothill College to continue her education in the veterinary field. Graduated and received her vetrinary technician lisense in 2015 and is still learning new things about career every day.Noemi joined the ELC crew in December 2015. A consummate Huskie whisperer, she gets most of the fur on her clothes from the three she lives with, not to mention a pair of cats. Working during her education to become a Registered Veterinary Technician let her learn and grow with a better family than she could ask for. She never says no to a hug from a large dog and can't wait to meet whatever fur babies walk through the door.
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Regular Health Checkup
Purpose of the periodic health examination is to identify risk factors for common chronic diseases and to detect disease that has no apparent symptoms.
Our doctors do treatment for all dental problems.
We carry a full complement of pet prescription diets
We have Laboratory, Pharmacy, Dermatology, Physical Exams, Senior Care.
It’s a method of pet identification that helps to reunite pets with their owners.
Vaccines help pets live longer, healthier lives. Consult with us about setting up the best vaccination schedule for your cat or dog, kitten or puppy.