Central Valley Animal Hospital is a full service veterinary hospital treating Manteca’s pets for more than 25 years.

Full service hospital to meet your veterinary needs.

It is a place of healing, warmth and goodwill and is dedicated to keep your beloved pets healthy and happy.

Our Doctors and Staff are committed to ensure your happiness as well as your pet’s health and are dedicated to attending to the best interest of both the patient and client. We strive to fulfill our mission of providing the most comprehensive veterinary care. We do this by practicing preventative and diagnostic medicine.

About Dr Raj Dhanota, DVM  (Veterinarian/Owner)

rajDr. Raj moved to California in 1998 after graduating from Punjab Agricultural University in India. He has had a love for and fascination with animals since his childhood, which fueled his desire to work in the veterinary field.

He attended one year internship in Alabama and had opportunities to work closely with veterinarians specializing in surgery, internal medicine, oncology, and ophthalmology. These experiences broadened his clinical knowledge base and taught him skills in handling a variety of cases.

Dr. Raj bought the Central Valley Veterinary Hospital in Manteca, which has been serving the local community for over 25 years. Before that, he worked at different hospitals in the Bay Area and the Central Valley. He is an expert in small animal surgery and medicine as well as many other areas.

Dr. Raj has a strong interest in preventive medicine, which is becoming of greater use as the prices rise in both the human and animal medical fields. Dr. Raj is a member of American Veterinary Medical Association, California Veterinary Medical Association, North San Joaquin Veterinary Medical Association and VIN (Veterinary Info Network), where he discusses his cases with Board Certified Specialists). Dr. Raj owns two pets, Cat named Rani, American Bull Dog named Cholo.