Dr. Karen Peyser joined us in April of 2016. Originally from California, she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from Cal Poly, Pomona and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at the University of California, Davis. Additionally she pursued additional training in Chinese Medicine and acupuncture , Tui-na, and herbology through the Chi Institute in Florida . During her 30+ years working in the veterinary field, she has been involved in a variety of different roles including mixed animal practice, emergency veterinary medicine, teaching veterinary technician students, and regulatory medicine with the California Horse Racing Board.
Dr. Peyser has two adult daughters both of which are currently in college. Her significant other is a cowboy lawyer who loves animals as much as she does. Her 4-legged family members include a senior domestic medium hair cat named “Middie” and a Paint mare named “Biddy” and her yearling colt named “ Grim” (from the Harry Potter stories – he has a white “wolf” on his neck) . In her time away from work Dr. Peyser enjoys riding and playing with her horses as well as gardening , movies, and surfing the web .