Dr. Cori Mulliken
Dr. Cori Mulliken graduated from UC Davis in 2004. She worked as a mixed animal practicioner for 4 years before deciding to work with small animals only. She is particularly interested in ultrasound and surgery. She has been a part of the Auburn community for 12 years and loves the many opportunities in the area, particularly swimming in the rivers and hiking.
Dr. Mulliken and her family love traveling, camping, attending sports events and seeing movies. She herself loves woodworking, art, sewing and most of all hanging out with her family. She has one fantastic feline, June.
Brooke has been caring for animals in the veterinary field for 7 years, and in-patient care is her favorite part of her job. She is currently enrolled in school for her RVT license. She has one polydactyl cat at home and one big Labrador. When not at work she enjoys spending time with her two kids and husband, either painting or hiking.
I have 2 cats and 1 horse. I have been here at Bowman Vet Hospital for over 14 years as a receptionist among other things. I love this practice and the community. When not at work, you can find me with my animals or in my garden.
Kelley first started her veterinary career working in shelter medicine back in 2007. She has been working at Bowman Veterinary Hospital for 5 years. She has a sweet three-legged pitbull named Fiesta. When she isn’t working she enjoys going to the gym and spending time amongst the pine trees.
Dr. Linda Pirie
Dr. Pirie graduated from UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 2010. Dr. Pirie was preschool teacher before deciding to return to school to become a veterinarian. After school she spent time traveling around the country to diversify her animal knowledge and experience. She has lived in Texas, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and California. Though companion animals are her main focus, she has experience working with wildlife, farm animals, food animals, aquatics and exotics. Dr. Pirie’s Special areas of interest are Surgery and fostering the human animal bond. She is a member of the North Valley Animal Disaster Group as a disaster healthcare volunteer.
In her down time Dr. Pirie enjoys traveling, touring on her motorcycle and spending time outdoors. Current pets include a salt water tank full of fish and other critters.
Dr. Herrgesell DVM, DACVR
Dr. Herrgesell is a second-generation veterinarian who completed his doctor of veterinary medicine and radiology training at the University of California, Davis. He has served on the faculty at UC Davis for 8 years as a lecturer and clinical radiologist.
He is well known on the national continuing education circuit for radiology and ultrasound training, and in 2005, he was awarded the Norden Distinguished Teaching Award at UC Davis. He continues to speak internationally on topics related to small animal radiology and ultrasound.
Veterinary Consultant, Board Certified Radiologist
Dr. Dimock, DVM, DACVR
Dr. Dimock graduated with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from University of California, Davis in 2006. She went on to practice at a clinic in Bend, Oregon before returning to Davis in 2008 to complete the board certification exam and residency, becoming a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology in 2011. She joined Veterinary Medical Imaging at that time.
Professionally Dr. Dimock takes a special interest in abdominal ultrasound, advanced imaging (CT and MRI), and equine imaging. Outside of work, Dr. Dimock enjoys traveling, hiking with her dog and caring for her small goat herd.
Veterinary Consultant, Board Certified Radiologist
Dr. Long, DVM, DACVR
Dr. Long attended California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, where he concentrated in animal sciences and biology. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California, Davis, where he earned a bachelor of science degree in veterinary sciences. Dr. Long received his doctor of veterinary medicine degree from UC Davis in 1994.
Following veterinary school, Dr. Long completed a mixed animal internship in medicine and surgery at the Country Veterinary Clinic in Live Oak, California. He then completed a 4-year residency program in radiology at UC Davis, leading to board certification as a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology. For 5 years he was a clinical instructor at the UCD Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital.
A second-generation veterinarian, he lives in Davis with his wife and daughter.
Dr. MacKie DVM, DACVIM
Dr. MacKie received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Washington State University in 2005. Following graduation, he completed a one-year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at VCA Sacramento Animal Medical Group in Sacramento, California. After his internship, he moved to the University of Wisconsin-Madison to complete his residency training in Cardiology from 2006-2009. During his time there, Dr. MacKie helped implement the use of the Amplatz Canine Ductal Occluder for non-invasive treatment of a congenital heart disease, authored a paper on the use of an implantable ECG monitor for the evaluation of fainting in dogs, and assisted in prospective research on pulmonary hypertension and cardiac biomarkers.
is clinical interests include, but are not limited to clinical cardiology such as echocardiography and electrocardiography (ECG), pulmonary hypertension in dogs, syncope (fainting) associated with heart disease and arrhythmias, congenital heart disease, arrhythmias, and congestive heart failure (CHF). His goal in therapy for your pets is to maintain an exceptional quality of life for his patients with heart disease.
Dr. Vida, DVM, DACVS
Dr. Vida is a graduate of the University of California at Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. He completed a small animal medical and surgical internship at the Veterinary Specialty Hospital in San Diego, CA before returning to UC Davis to complete a residency in small animal surgery. He then worked as a clinical instructor in the surgery department at UC Davis before entering private practice in the Sacramento area. Dr. Vida’s special interests cruciate ligament disease (TPLO, CBLO, Arthrex TightRope system), limb deformities, vascular anomalies, oncologic surgery and minimally invasive surgery such as arthroscopy, thoracoscopy and laparoscopy.
During his free time, Dr. Vida enjoys almost all outdoor activities including running, biking, skiing, hiking, kayaking and scuba. He is particularly attached to his 200 gallon reef tank and spends as much time as possible with his wife, kids and pets.
Dr. Kerrigan, VMD, DACVS
Dr. Kerrigan is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed a small animal medical and surgical internship at the University of Pennsylvania before moving to the west coast to complete a residency in small animal surgery at the University of California at Davis. She is trained in orthopedic, neurologic, soft tissue and minimally invasive procedures. She has a special interest in surgical oncology and wound repair and has conducted research in the field of bone biomechanics.
During her free time, Dr. Kerrigan loves traveling, exploring the west coast and hiking with her husband, Wes. Together they have a few cats and a dog.
Dr. Scott Christopher, VMD
Dr. Scott Christopher is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Christopher then completed a Small Animal Rotating Internship at the University of Missouri Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. During this time, he also became a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner (CCRP). Following that internship, he undertook a Fellowship in Canine Sports Medicine and Physical Rehabilitation at Veterinary Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Group in Annapolis Junction, Maryland. After completing an orthopedics fellowship at the University of Florida before completing a three-year residency in Small Animal Surgery at Iowa State University.
Dr. Christopher has a special interest in canine orthopedics, rehabilitation, and sports medicine. He has been published on various topics and has spoken at various Continuing Education events. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his kids and biking. He has one Keeshond named Kermit and one kitten named Dash.
Dr. Christine Haas
Dr. Christine Haas grew up in a community of mini ranchettes in a beautiful place known as Wonder Valley on the outskirts of Fresno County. As a lover of all animals, she reached the decision to become a veterinarian by the time she was in first grade. She participated in 4-H, FFA, science fairs, and competed in many horseback activities.
Dr. Haas obtained her Bachelor's of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology with a minor in Animal Science and Genetics at UC Davis, and graduated in 2014 from UC Davis. Dr. Haas has experience in both large and small animal veterinary medicine and has practiced throughout the greater Sacramento region since graduation. She obtained her Certified Veterinary Medical Acupuncture certification for both small and large animals through Colorado Veterinary Medicine Association's OneHealth SIM Acupuncture course in 2014. Dr. Haas also obtained her Fear Free Certification in 2020. In her spare time, Dr. Haas is a California Cowgirl at heart and loves to spend her free time with all of her four legged "kids."