Kelley Hays, DVM, Associate Veterinarian
Dr. Hays is a Sonoma County native having been raised and educated through high school in Santa Rosa. In 1984 she completed her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry and in 1988 her veterinary degree at the University of California, Davis. After completing an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Colorado State University at Ft. Collins in 1989, she returned to the Bay Area where she practiced in small animal general and emergency practices. In 2004, she returned to Sonoma County and began working in the emergency department at VCA Animal Care Center.
In December of 2014, Dr. Hays became certified in canine rehabilitation therapy through the Canine Rehabilitation Institute (CRI) and joined our rehabilitation department. She has always been interested in pain management and integrative medicine for both acute and chronic conditions and with rehabilitation techniques will be continuing to pursue these. She also has an interest in the use of orthotic and prosthetic devices in animals and completed the CRI course on these so she can provide this service to the community.
Outside of work Dr. Hays enjoys hiking, photography, cooking and spending time with friends, family and her cats.