meet the team!
Country Animal Clinic Team
Learn more about our amazing veterinarian team below!
Your Local Friendly Veterinarians
At the Country Animal Clinic, our team of highly skilled veterinarians are dedicated to providing the best possible care for your pets and look forward to meeting you and your pet soon!
Dr. Metzger attended UC Davis for his undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences. And received his Veterinary Degree at the University of Pennsylvania in 1997.
Hi, my name is Ashley Birakos and I’m a DMV at Country Animal Clinic. I went to UC Davis for undergrad and DVM, Graduated in 2022 and I’ve been practicing for eight years in the vet field. I pride myself in clear client communication, compassion and creating a safe/comfortable environment for our clients and patients. When not at work I enjoy spending time with my family camping. In my free time I enjoy going to concerts, camping, and cuddling on the couch with my 2 cats.
Dr. Jose Gonzalez is an accomplished and compassionate associate veterinarian with a passion for providing exceptional care to animals. Born and raised in Honduras, Dr. Gonzalez developed a deep appreciation for animals and their well-being from a young age.
After completing his undergrad studies in Animal Science from Oregon State University, Dr. Gonzalez pursued his lifelong dream of becoming a veterinarian. He earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Western University of Health Science, where he gained comprehensive knowledge and practical skills to deliver high-quality veterinary care.
Dr. Gonzalez’s experience extends across various areas of veterinary medicine, including preventative care, internal medicine, cardiology, surgery, and emergency medicine.
Driven by a genuine love for animals and a desire to make a positive impact in the community, Dr. Gonzalez is committed to building strong relationships with pet owners. He believes in open communication and takes the time to educate and empower pet owners on proper animal care, preventive measures, and treatment options.
In addition to his professional pursuits, Dr. Gonzalez enjoys spending time outdoors and taking his three dogs for walks. He is fluent in both English and Spanish, which allows him to effectively communicate with a diverse range of clients and provide veterinary care to a broader community.
Dr. Gonzalez remains deeply connected to his roots in Honduras. Recognizing the need for accessible veterinary care in underserved communities and the plight of stray animals. Dr. Gonzalez has actively participated in spay and neuter campaigns, providing essential surgical procedures to both less fortunate pet owners and stray animals in Honduras. He hopes to make a positive impact on the overpopulation problem and improve the overall welfare of animals in his home country.
Dr. Gonzalez is thrilled to be a part of Country Animal Clinic, where he can combine his passion for animals with his expertise to provide exceptional veterinary care and make a positive impact on the lives of pets and their families.
Sheri Rae Reinecker
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