Owner/Chief Veterinarian: Dr. Jessie Sanders
Aquatic Veterinary Services is owned and operated by Dr. Jessie M. Sanders. The practice offers both ambulatory and in-hospital services specializing in aquatic pet medicine. Our mission is to take the stress out of keeping your fish healthy!
Dr. Sanders specializes in fish surgery and has logged extensive hours honing her surgical skills. Our veterinary practice is proud to offer a broad range of surgical services, extending from a simple wen trim to a fully-invasive abdominal exploratory.
Our hospital facility in Soquel, CA is only the 4th fish hospital in the country and the only on the west coast and was completely designed by Dr. Sanders. Taking from her considerable education and client needs, the hospital is a one of a kind veterinary practice specifically tailored to the needs of all of our aquatic patients.
Dr. Sanders received her B.S. in Marine Biology from the University of Rhode Island and DVM from Tufts University. Dr. Sanders is one of the first Certified Aquatic Veterinarian through the World Aquatic Veterinary Medical Association, and a member of the American Association of Fish Veterinarians, the International Association of Aquatic Animal Medicine and the American Veterinary Medical Association.
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Hospital Manager: Sara Enos
Sara Enos joined Aquatic Veterinary Services in October 2015. She is a valued member of our team, assisting with in-house and ambulatory procedures and managing client communications. Sara desires to increase her aquatic veterinary knowledge with veterinary technician school in the future. We are glad to have her as part of our team! Sara lives in Santa Cruz County with her husband, Adam, and dog, Murphy.
Veterinary Sales: Brian McGauley
Being with Aquatic Veterinary Services since its inception, Brian McGauley brings his extraordinary sales talent to our hospital team.
Appointments for home/business visits can be made by phone: (831) 728-7000.
Our hospital is located at 440 Airport Blvd in Watsonville, CA. We are behind 444 Airport Blvd.
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