VCA Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center

Eric Herrgesell, DACVR, DVM, DACVR, Veterinary Specialist

DVM, University of California, Davis
Certifications: DACVR
Departments: Diagnostic Imaging


Eric Herrgesell, DVM, DACVR, earned his veterinary degree from UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 1993 and completed a radiology residency at the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, UC Davis. Dr. Herrgesell was awarded a Diplomate of the American College of Radiology in 1997. From 1998 until 2006, Dr. Herrgesell worked with the Department of Radiology and Surgery, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, UC Davis. During this time he was the recipient of numerous awards including the Carl J. Norden-Pfizer Distinguished Teacher Award which honors teachers whose ability, dedication, character and leadership contribute significantly to instruction in the professional Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. Currently, Dr. Herrgesell works in the private sector providing diagnostic radiology and ultrasound services in the Sacramento area.


General Practice

We have over 600 animal hospitals in 41 states and 4 Canadian provinces that are staffed by more than 3,000 fully-qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians, with more than 400 being board-certified specialists.

The nationwide VCA family of general practice hospitals give your pet the very best in medical care, providing a full range of general medical and surgical services as well as specialized treatments such as wellness, spay/neuter, advanced diagnostic services (MRI/CT Scan), internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology, cardiology, neurology, boarding, and grooming. Services may vary by location.

Our family of pet hospitals stands out by delivering the greatest resources in order provide the highest quality care available for your pets. By maintaining the highest standards of pet health care available anywhere, we emphasize prevention as well as healing. We provide continuing education programs to our doctors and staff and promote the open exchange of professional knowledge and expertise. And finally, we have established a consistent program of procedures and techniques, proven to be the most effective in keeping pets healthy.

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Emergency Care

We are located at 9801 Old Winery Place in Sacramento. Our hospital is open 24 hours a day every day to help care for your emergency needs. Our emergency fee is $135. If you are planning to come in on emergency, please call (916)362-3111 so that we are ready for you.

If your pet has swallowed a medication or toxic substance, you can call Animal Poison Control Center at 1-888-426-4435 for the most up to date information and immediate assistance. The cost of the service is $65.