Welcome to Valley Animal Hospital
Your Veterinarian in Rialto CA

Call us at (909) 877-2384

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (909) 877-2384!

Hospital_front.jpgWelcome to Valley Animal Hospital’s website! We have proudly served the residents of Bloomington and its surrounding communities for over 50 years. We pride ourselves on being a family practice that honors the human-animal bond. Your pets are your family, and we treat each and every one as we would treat our own. Pocket pet Veterinarian available please call for more information.

We provide a wide range of services, from preventative health care, boarding and grooming to general medicine and surgery. We also offer orthopedic surgery, such as cruciate ligament surgery and patellar luxation repair. We strive to provide state-of the art care, and have added ultrasound, laser surgery and laser therapy to our services. What is best for your pet is best for our practice.

Dr. Tracy DuPrez leads a staff of highly-trained, dedicated people who provide a loving environment for your pet. We look forward to meeting you!

General services we provide:

  • Exams
  • Pet Dental 
  • Vaccines 
  • Spay & Neuter

For the full list of services click here.

At Valley Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Tracy DuPrez, Owner
Valley Animal Hospital | (909) 877-2384

1786 North Riverside Ave.
Rialto, CA 92376

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Meet Our Veterinarians

  • Tracy DuPrez, DVM

    I have worked in the field of veterinary medicine for over 20 years. I first worked as a receptionist and veterinary assistant, and then attended veterinary school at the University of California, Davis, graduating in 2001.

    I worked as an associate first at Cordova Veterinary Hospital in the Sacramento area for 3 years, then at Alosta Animal Hospital in Glendora for 5 years. I am now the owner of Valley Animal Hospital. This is an incredibly rewarding profession for me. I have never been without cats and dogs in my life, and I understand how important pets are to my clients. I strive to honor that bond and do the best I can to ensure the health and well-being of my patients. I am a So Cal native, born and raised in nearby Glendora. I currently live in La Verne.

  • Christina Bowers, DVM

    I grew up near Baltimore, Maryland and have been working with animals since I was a teenager. I started off as a kennel attendant, then worked as a technician for several years between college and veterinary school.

    I moved to Southern California in 2007 to attend Western Universiy of Health Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 2011. Southern California is an amazing place to be and I just couldn't leave after graduation. I have been working in the area ever since. I have an interest in treating small exotic mammals. I have a dog named Ruxin and a cat named Zorro and I have a menagerie of pocket pets. When at home, I enjoy making jewelry, tending to my plants, taking my dog on long walks and cheering on the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes baseball team! Becoming a Veterinarian is the only thing I have wanted to do with my life and I am so happy to be a part of the Valley Animal Hospital Family.

  • Michelle Buckley, DVM

    Dr. Buckley was born and raised outside Rochester, NY. She received her Bachelor’s degree in History with a minor in Chemical Biology at Stevens Institute of Technology where she participated in varsity volleyball and equestrian teams. She then earned her Master’s degree in Physiology from Montclair State University before moving to Southern California to attend veterinary school at Western University of Health Sciences.

    Dr. Buckley has been working at Valley Animal Hospital since May 2017 and she especially enjoys small animal surgery, behavior, and nutrition.

    When she is not in the clinic, Dr. Buckley can be found in her truck making house calls for her larger patients through her livestock practice: Hidden Rock Large Animal Service. She also enjoys sewing, reading, and hiking with her husband and 3 dogs: Turk, Daisy, and Diesel.

  • Raquel Heskett, DVM

    Dr. Heskett joined the staff in 2018. She graduated from the Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2005. She did extensive training and work in the field of Veterinary Neurology. It was there that she became interested in seizure management and the role that natural products such as hemp compounds can play. She researched and created her own CBD product, and has a website, VetCam2.com.

    Dr. Heskett grew up in the Coachella Valley and has been a resident of California her whole life. She has 2 dogs, 4 cats, and she is married with 2 wonderful children.


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Hear From Happy Pet Owners

I had a great experience, the vet was so kind and very sweet. I am always pleased with our visits. They are there to care and help our little furry kids. Great group. Nancy of Rialto

Nancy C.

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