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 hike and travel and spend time with his family and his pet dog, Rey.
Dr. Fahimeh Zibaee, DVM
Dr. Zibaee was born and raised in Iran and has worked in the veterinary field since 2009 after graduating from vet school. Dr. Zibaee received her California state license in 2018 and since then working as a small animal practitioner. Dr. Zibaee is passionate about soft tissue surgeries, neurology, and internal medicine. In free time she enjoys hiking, biking, watching movies and cooking. She has two cats named Jasper and Emmett.
- 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.
Jacob, Hospital Manager
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, Vet Assistant
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. Noe enjoys spending time with her family, immersing herself in a good book and caring for her own cats.
Roxanne joined the ELC crew in 2012, at first as a volunteer twice a week then to a full time employee a year later. She enjoyed working with Dr. Bhakhri and Dr. Zibaee , 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 veterinary technician license in 2015 and is still learning new things about career every day.
Tatyana became part of the ELC family in January of 2021. She started her veterinary career with pet grooming, doggy daycare centers and working at veterinary hospitals for 8 years. In her free time she loves spending time with her two dogs and two cats and shopping.
Isabella, Vet Assistant
Isabella joined the ELC team in August 2019, and currently works as a veterinary assistant. She recently graduated from California Polytechnic State University SLO with a BS in Animal Science and concentration in pre-veterinary medicine, and has an interest in further pursuing a career in the veterinary field. Her primary interest would be to continue small animal practice, although she would also like to work with wildlife animals. She has two Australian Shepherd dogs that she enjoys taking to the beach and on hikes, and in her spare time she also enjoys traveling!
Casandra, Vet Assistant
Casandra started off as a dog groomer in 2019 and discovered a new found passion with animals.She wanted to do more, so she joined the ELC Veterinary Clinic in mid 2020 and currently she is enrolled in the Vet Tech program at PennFoster. In her spare time she loves reading and watching movies. Most of all, Casandra is super excited to be a part of the ELC team and helping animals and their families.
Sheri, Vet Assistant
Sheri started off as a dog bather and kennel attendant at 15 years of age and fell in love with animals ever since. She has worked at private practices as well as in emergency clinics before joining ELC in mid 2020.Sheri looks forward everyday to interacting with people and their furry companions. In her free time she enjoys going to shows and spending time with friends.
Alexandria joined our ELC team in September 2021. She has previous experience as a receptionist but now gets to fulfill her passion of working with animals. In her free time, she enjoys shopping, spending time with her family and most importantly, spoiling her fur baby Stella Marie.
Val, Vet Assistant
Val started her career as a medical student, and got her CNA and LVN license through medical career college, but decided her heart and passion were into animals. She started working at a veterinary clinic as a receptionist for a year and joined the ELC family in January of 2022 as a veterinary assistant. Val is very motivated to learn more about the veterinary field, and in her free time she likes to help her neighbors with cleaning or errands, or spend time with her dog Coco.
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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.