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3762 Castro Valley Blvd
Castro Valley, CA 94546

Georgi Dimov, DVM

Dr. Dimov obtained his Masters of Veterinary Science degree and Certificate of Qualification from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the Thracian University in Bulgaria in 1997. After practicing small animal medicine in his home town in Bulgaria, he went on his path of pursuing his dream of exploring the New West.

He first immigrated to Canada in 2000 where he acquired his North American Certificate of Qualification and practiced both emergency and general small animal medicine for many years. In 2009, he passed the California Veterinary State Board exam and settled to work in the Bay Area, in the field of canine, feline, and exotic (pocket pet) medicine.
Dr. Dimov likes the challenges of both regular and emergency medical cases. His keen interest is in diagnostic imaging and surgeries.
In his spare time, he loves to travel, play basketball, and read. He is surrounded by his family, including his two kids, supportive wife, and two fluffy cats.

Joelle Abrams, DVM

Dr. Abrams is originally from France. Just after high school graduation she left her home country and moved to California where she received her BS in Genetics at the University of California Davis.  Dr. Abrams is a 2004 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine. She has practiced emergency medicine for several years before settling into general practice. She has strong interests in both emergency medicine and soft tissue surgery and enjoys preventive care medicine. She realized her dream of having her own veterinary hospital by acquiring Redwood Animal Hospital in 2011. She currently shares her home with her husband, her two beautiful daughters, her son and her dog Isaac. In her spare time, she enjoys swimming, water sports, karate, traveling and spending time with her family.