Dr. Chahal is a 1982 graduate of Punjab Agricultural University Ludhiana, India. He worked for 3 years in Large Animal Medicine seeing patients like cattle, buffalo, sheep, goats, pigs, horses and camels. Being a cowboy’s son, he had a compassion and love for animals, becoming a Veterinarian was his destiny. After graduation he operated a small animal clinic in India for a year before migrating to the USA in 1986. After rigorous training and taking his board exams, he received his California Veterinarian License in 1989, launching his career in the Bay Area. Dr. Chahal opened his first practice in 1991, which grew by leaps and bounds, making it possible to build a state of the art practice in Southern San Jose. In 2021, after a medical leave and recovery, Dr. Chahal found himself in Sonoma County taking over Rohnert Park Veterinary Clinic, ready to get back to what he loves most –working with pets, which from a profession and passion has become his compassion and his life. All of Dr. Chahal’s practices have thrived on four pilars – Professionalism, Honesty, Integrity and Ethics. Dr. Chahal enjoys the beauty of Sonoma County and finds it to be a nice, quiet city with nice people. Dr. Chahal can often be found walking his French Bulldog, Chance around our community.
Linda has been with RPVC for 19 years with a total of 27 years experience in the veterinary field. She has her Veterinary Assistant Certification for Santa Rosa Junior College, has Fear Free Handling Certification and remains very active in Continuing Education, with a special interest in dentistry and geriatrics. When Linda retires, she dreams of opening a Pet Hospice to provide end of life care for pets and their people. Her longevity with our team has provided her the unique experience of meeting puppies and kittens at their first visit, watching them grow and helping their final transition over the Rainbow Bridge. When she’s not in the office, she is taking care of her kitty Gristle and enjoys attending Festivals and Farmers Markets with her husband.
Eva joined RPVC in 2018 after completing classes in the Veterinary Technician Program at Santa Rosa Junior College. She loves learning new things each day and having a direct hand is saving pets lives! When she is not in the office, Eva enjoys spending time outdoors with her beautiful daughter. At home, she is kept on her toes with her spicy kitty named, Tigressa.
Adriana has recently joined our team, bringing 8 years of experience in the veterinary field. She has completed a veterinary degree in a foreign country, and is currently pursing her education to become a veterinarian in the United States. She enjoys working with animals and witnessing positive progress of our patients, taking interest in preventative care. She has a Dwarf Hamster at home named Flash! In her free time you can find Adriana hiking, watching TV shows and discovering new restaurants.
Lisa recently came to us with 36 years experience in the Veterinary field. She holds a certificate of completion from California Veterinary Medical Rescue Corps (FEMA) which allows her to assist local animal authorities with emergency shelter setup and provide triage veterinary care to animals in the emergency shelter during declared disasters. Lisa is currently in the process of getting her Human/Animal Bond Certificate. In her free time, Lisa enjoys caring for her four cats, Monkey, Stacey, Bittie Boo and Rocky aka Marshmellow along with various lizards, owls, bats and one old opossum on her property! Lisa is an avid Giants baseball fan and enjoys watching UFC fights.
Christina joined our team the beginning of this year and brings 7 years experience in the veterinary field. She is currently attending the Santa Rosa Junior College Veterinary Technician. She has special interest in venipuncture. At home, she keeps herself busy with Missy her Belgian Malinois, Mochi her Persian cat and Effy her Lionhead Bunny. Christina also enjoys Crochet, Knitting, Macrame as well as Jewelry Wire Wrapping!
Laurena has been with RPVC since 2022 with 3 years in the veterinary field. She finds satisfaction in forming bonds with your four-legged family member and helping them feel better. When she’s not in the office, you can find her in the gym or snuggled up with her kitty Alakay and a good book!