High Valley Veterinary Hospital
We are dedicated professionals committed to providing high quality, compassionate medical care to our patients. Our goal is to make that happen by creating partnerships with our patients’ families based on knowledge and trust and to help and guide in the decision-making process.
High valley crew at a recent trip to The San Diego Safari Park
Dr. Beth Gordon
received a B.A. in Biology from UCSD in 1972 before attending the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. After receiving her D.V.M. in 1977, she completed a post-doctoral year at the University of Pennsylvania in small animal medicine and surgery. She practiced abroad before returning to California and eventually settling in Ramona to raise her family. She opened High Valley Veterinary Hospital in 1990 in order to create a dynamic, community-oriented practice. Through the years, she has developed a special interest in internal medicine dermatology, and dentistry.
Dr. Lynn Savage
was born and raised in Colorado, and graduated from veterinary medical school at Colorado State University in 1988. She completed an internship in medicine and surgery at West Los Angeles Veterinary Medical Group in 1989. She has a special interest in feline medicine and has been a member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners (catvets.com) for more than 15 years. She lives in Ramona with her family, including four cats, a dog, and four chickens.
is co-owner of High Valley Veterinary Hospital. He has a Master’s degree in animal behavior and is also a registered veterinary technician. Currently he oversees the training and behavior programs, through which he has helped countless owners resolve serious behavior problems.
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Yigal Ben-Aderet has a Master’s degree in animal behavior and is also a registered veterinary technician. Currently he oversees our training and behavior programs, through which he has helped countless owners resolve serious behavior problems.
Manuela Mitchell grew up in Ramona. She has been training dogs and working in the veterinary field since 2002, and conducting puppy training and socialization classes for us since 2004. In addition to attending behavioral training seminars and being a registered veterinary technician, she is pursuing special certification in behavior as an RVT. She is currently an active exhibitor in AKC sanctioned trials with her own border terriers.