Welcome to Kittel Family Veterinary Practice
Your Veterinarian in Elk Grove,CA
Call us at (916) 714-5387
For Emergencies, please call Vista Vet Specialists at 916-231-4445. They are open 24/7 and we refer all our patients there when we are closed after-hours or on holidays.
We Now Offer Honeybee Veterinary Services
The FDA federally mandated starting January 1, 2017 that hobbyist and commercial beekeepers will no longer be able to purchase antimicrobials over the counter. The mandate is part of the FDA’s reform on the way antimicrobials are used in food-producing animals. Honeybees are the only insect listed as a food-producing animal, so now bee-keepers will need a veterinarian to manage the health of their hives and prescribe antibiotics.
Local beekeepers are in luck, because Dr. Kittel is a hobbyist apiarist. Familiar with honey bees, and experienced with his own hives, Dr. Kittel can provide expert veterinary care for any beekeeper in need of medical care and/or antibiotics for their hives and bees. Please call our office or send Dr. Kittel an email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in getting information about our honeybee veterinary care & services.
Pet Portal Update & Change
In May 2018 our office changed over our Pet Portal & Communication/Reminder system from VetStreet to VetScene in an effort to better communicate with our clients about the care their pets need. Through VetScene our clients have access to a new online pet portal. The new system still allows clients to schedule appointments online, view/print out their pet's basic medical records and vaccine due dates, request prescription refills, order food, schedule and/or confirm appointments, and communicate with our staff - all from their own computer or cell phone! The new system will also be used to send out our client newsletters and promotions/offers, and an added new feature will allow clients to text back and forth with our staff. For clients without access to text or email, reminder postcards will be mailed out notifying them when their pets are due for important health care. When you log-in to your new VetScene pet portal, please take a moment to...
(1) check to make sure your client and pet's information is current and correct, and notify us of any changes you'd like to make,
(2) set your communication preferences and be sure to opt-in for text messaging,
(3) upload a picture of your pet that we can then use in your pet's medical record
When you log-in for the first time to set up your Pet Portal, you will need 3 things: (1) our Clinic Number (which is 5797), (2) your individual Client Number, which can be found on any Invoice or Treatment Plan from our office, (3) the email address associated with your record at our office.
Please call the office if you have any questions about or problems with our new Pet Portal system VetScene!
Awards For KFVP
Business of the Year for 2011 - from The Elk Grove Citizen
Elk Grove Best in Business Award - Neighborhood Pioneer 2012 - from the City of Elk Grove
We would like to thank The Elk Grove Citizen and author Keri Wood, the City of Elk Grove, our clients, and all of the staff at KFVP for helping us to become the best that we can be! We look forward to finding new ways to exceed your expectations and give back to the community!
Pet Health Insurance
We strongly recommend pet insurance for all our patients. If you'd like more information about pet health insurance, give our office a call! While we recommend Trupanion and Embrace, our office accepts all types of pet insurance, and we'll even help you file claims and pre-authorization approvals no matter which pet insurance you have.
At Kittel Family Veterinary Practice, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.
- Dr. Dan Kittel, DVM
Kittel Family Veterinary Practice
8153 Elk Grove Blvd Ste 30
Elk Grove, CA 95758