Our Team

Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Canal Veterinary Hospital in Turlock! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at 209-668-1807 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!


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    Gary A. Baker


    Dr. Baker was born and raised in Turlock when it was considered "rural." He has followed…


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    Deron P. Larsson


    Dr. Larsson is a 1987 graduate of U.C. Davis Veterinary School and…

    Veterinary Assistants

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    Ann Kutz

    Ann has been handling animals as our Kennel Assistant for many years and is now also using…

    Kennel Assistants

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    Caleb Heppner

    Caleb is a welcome addition to our team at Canal Veterinary…
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    Janae Heppner

    Janae recently joined the Canal Veterinary Hospital team and…

    Receptionist/Marketing Coordinator

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    Jill Hunt

    Jill’s smile is one of the first smiles that will greet you as you enter Canal…

    Receptionist/Merchandizing Specialist

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    Julie Christenson

    Julie is one of the first faces you'll see at Canal Veterinary Hospital.  Her bubbly…


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    Sheri Carlson

    Sheri is a part-time receptionist working the front desk at Canal Veterinary Hospital.…
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    Lindy Wright

    Lindy has been with Canal Veterinary Hospital since 2008.  Taking time out to start a…