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Welcome to SACRAMENTO VALLEY VETERINARY SERVICES
In-home, end-of-life care for companion animals
Serving Sacramento, El Dorado, and Northern San Joaquin Counties

Call or text us for a consultation (916) 960-9566


We provide pet owners an opportunity to say goodbye to a beloved companion in the most comfortable setting possible for both the animal and the owner. Our goal is to make your final memories with your pet dignified, peaceful, and as private as possible.

Please contact us today if you have questions
or if you want to know whether in-home euthanasia is the right choice for your pet.

Member of:
AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association), IAAHPC (International Association for Animal Hospice and Palliative Care), and the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine.



Dr. Laura Summers
SACRAMENTO VALLEY VETERINARY SERVICES


Wilton, California 95693

About Us

  • Dr.
    Laura Summers

    My name is Dr. Laura Summers, I am a native Californian and a 1998 graduate of UC Davis Veterinary School. I have a background that covers multiple disciplines within veterinary medicine, with experience in scientific research, teaching, exotic animal medicine, and small animal private practice.

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Helpful Reading

  • Bloat and Gastric Torsion

    Bloat and gastric torsion is a serious condition and your pet should be rushed to the emergency room if this occurs. Certain breeds of dogs with deep chests and narrow waists, such as hounds, bouvier des Flandres, or doberman pinschers are more susceptible to a syndrome of gastric torsion and bloat. This ...

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  • Managing Your Pet's Arthritis

    Painful arthritis makes walking and jumping difficult for pets. Luckily, you can do a few things to relieve your pet's pain. ...

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  • What to Do If Your Pet Eats Grass

    Wondering what to do if your pet eats grass? Take a look at a few ideas. ...

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  • Arthritis

    The most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis which can be due to wear and tear on joints from over use, aging, injury, or from an unstable joint such as which occurs with a ruptured ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) in the knee. The chronic form of this disease is called degenerative joint disease ...

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  • Bloat in Dogs

    Bloat may end your dog's life if you're not aware of the symptoms. ...

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  • 3 Reasons Why Your Pet Could Be Coughing

    Wondering why your pet is coughing? Check out three common reasons. ...

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  • Leptospirosis

    Leptospirosis is a serious, life-threatening disease caused by a spiral shaped bacteria. Dogs, cats, other animals and even people can be infected through exposure to urine, bite wounds, ingestion of infected flesh, or contact with contaminated soil, water and even bedding. Certain environmental conditions ...

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  • Hypothyroidism

    Hypothyroidism is the natural deficiency of thyroid hormone and is the most common hormone imbalance of dogs. This deficiency is produced by several different mechanisms. The most common cause (at least 95% of cases) is immune destruction of the thyroid gland. It can also be caused by natural atrophy ...

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  • Tapeworms

    Tapeworms live in the digestive tracts of vertebrates as adults and often in the bodies of various animals as juveniles. In a tapeworm infection, adults absorb food predigested by the host, so the worms have no need for a digestive tract or a mouth. Large tapeworms are made almost entirely of reproductive ...

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  • Feline Distemper

    Feline distemper or feline panleukopenia is a highly contagious viral disease of kittens and adult cats caused by the feline parvovirus. It is also called panleukopenia as it affects the bone marrow and causes low white blood cell counts. It is relatively common in unvaccinated cats and is often fatal, ...

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Feedback from our clients

  • "A heartfelt thank you to Dr. Summers for the at home end-of-life visit for our beloved 17-year-old doggie. She was very gentle and made it really comfortable for MoMo for her passing. Highly recommend Dr. Summers if you want your beloved pet to pass at the comfort of its own home."
    Yvonne F.
  • "Our first dog and the love of my life, letting go of the Bear was not going to be easy. Fortunately I found Dr Summers and her team. Kind, professional, and competent, they made a rough day the best it could have been. My wife and I are so grateful, we highly recommend Dr Summers and her team."
    Stephen