"Offering Quality, Compassionate Care to Heal Individual's Needs"

We See Avians, Reptiles and Exotics too!

853 E Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001
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Meet Our Veterinary Team

Dr. Karen A. Moore, Founder, DVM

Education:

Long Beach City College AA; Long Beach State University BS Zoology; UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine; University of Illinois Small Animal Internship

Hometown:

As a Navy Brat, home was wherever the US Navy sent her family, until she was lucky enough to find Ventura, CA.


Pets:

Fugi (dog), Tavi (dog), Keva (dog), Suma (cat), Miso ( cat) Stoney (chinchilla), Rivers (chinchilla), Tortuga (tortoise), Girl (cockatiel), Atticus, (bird) and numerous fish.


About Dr. Moore:

Dr. Karen A. Moore graduated from UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 1982. She was honored to be recognized as a Phi Zeta, the Veterinary Honor Society, recognizing the top twenty percent of their class. After graduation, she was fortunate to extend her professional learning with a Small Animal Internship at the University of Illinois. This also allowed for more training and experience in not only canines and felines, but Exotic Animal Medicine as well.

Following that, Dr.Moore returned to California, working in Antioch, Arroyo Grande, and Camarillo. While offered Residency at UC Davis in Lab Animal Medicine, Dr. Moore already felt a part of the Ventura community and decided to remain, investing in her own practice. Between positions at UC Santa Barbara and the Santa Barbara Zoo, Dr. Moore started a House Call Practice that serviced Camarillo to Ojai. Eventually, the need to offer surgeries and hospitalizations of patients lead to converting a small house into the fully functional Moore Veterinary Care clinic on Main St. in Ventura.

It has certainly been a joy to see the practice grow through the years and be able to help and serve so many patients. Dr. Moore has been blessed with three wonderful daughters –Kalin, Asia, and Cady. Her life has been enriched by many beloved pets as well.

Recent Blog Posts

Household Pet Poisons Most People Don't Know About

Did you know that March is Pet Poison Prevention Month? This month is dedicated to keeping pets safe from accidental poisonings and educating pet owners on how to do just that. Some curious pets cannot help but get into trouble when it comes to exploring household items that can pose a danger. Others may incidentally walk across the garage floor, garden, or sidewalk and wind up ill. To help you better safeguard your pets, check out these common household pet poisons that most people don’t think about.

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12 Tips to Celebrate Pet Dental Health All Year Long!

Here is a fact we hope you’ll sink your teeth into: preventing periodontal disease (also known as gum disease). By protecting your pet’s dental health, you can extend their life by three years! Along with obesity, dental disease is a leading (and preventable) illness that takes the lives of far too many pets far too early. To make matters even more pressing, over 80% of dogs and 50% of cats over the age of three will develop periodontal disease.

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Have a Not-So-Scary October

2020 has been scary enough, so there’s no need for any extra worries this year. To help keep your pets safe this October, we’re offering you our top tricks to keeping the treat in this sweet month.

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Providing Exceptional Veterinary Care

Whether it is a dog, cat, bird, rabbit, reptile or other exotic, treatment options are offered so that the owner may choose what best fits their needs.

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