Our Doctors

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DR. PATTI PIPER, DVM

Dr. Piper received her doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from UC Davis in 1980.  Her special interests are dermatology and hormonal diseases.  Her personal interests include gardening (with her pets gathered around her) and cooking (with her family gathered around her).  At home she has her constant companion “Halle” the Doberman, and two cats named Fubar and Al.  Dr. Piper is married to Dr. Sloan.  They have two children.

 

 

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DR. L. DOUGLAS SLOAN, DVM

Dr. Sloan received his doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from UC Davis in 1981.  He was a small-animal emergency clinician for 11 years.  His special interests are soft-tissue surgery, emergency medicine, advanced dentistry and bio-tech consulting on new medical devices.  His personal interests include studying history and writing.  At home he has a Doberman “Halle” and two cats “Fubar” (which stands for “fractured up beyond all recognition”) and “Al” a loveable grey.  Dr. Sloan is married to Dr. Piper. They have two children, one of whom is currently in Veterinary School at UC Davis.

 

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DR. JULIE WETHERELL, DVM

Dr. Julie Wetherell received her doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from UC Davis in 2009.  She grew up in Santa Rosa and after attending UC Davis and a subsequent internship, she returned to Sonoma County.  Dr. Wetherell’s strong training in medicine coupled with her natural compassion makes her a strong and respected part of our medical team here at Windsor Animal Hospital.  Julie’s best furry friend at home is “Penny” an adorable King Charles Cavalier Spaniel.

 

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DR. KAREN BLOUNT, DVM

Prior to joining Windsor Animal Hospital, Dr. Blount practiced at Mid Peninsula Animal Hospital in Menlo Park,  since 1999. Her special interests include veterinary dentistry, surgery and the treatment of exotic pets, such as rabbits, guinea pigs, rats and hamsters. Dr. Blount previously worked as a geologist on the east coast. Her family consists of her partner, Renee, who is a professional musician and graphic designer, their two dogs and two cats. Her chihuahua Jack was a rescue, and her terrier-mix Marley was dumped at Mid Pen as an 8-week old blind puppy with a broken leg–Dr. Blount just had to keep her!  Other interests include playing classical piano, growing orchids, hiking, biking, and skiing.