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Welcome to Silicon Valley Veterinary Specialists
Your Veterinarian in San Jose CA
Call us at (408) 649-7070

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (408) 649-7070!

If you live in San Jose or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Mike Moore is a licensed CA veterinarian, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and wellbeing are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Silicon Valley Veterinary Specialists is dedicated to providing high quality patient care with compassion and respect for our patients, clients, referring veterinarians and the communities we serve by employing a highly skilled team of well trained, caring professionals.

Silicon Valley Veterinary Specialists is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Mike Moore has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our SVVS veterinarians.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (408) 649-7070 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for pet owners.

At Silicon Valley Veterinary Specialists, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.


Mike Moore
San Jose Veterinarian | Silicon Valley Veterinary Specialists | (408) 649-7070

7160 Santa Teresa Blvd
San Jose, CA 95139

Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Ravi Dhaliwa
    Oncology
    Dr. Dhaliwal was born and raised in India. His love, passion and affection to understand the animal kingdom began at an early age and he was heavily influenced by his grandparents to enter the veterinary profession.
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  • Dr.
    Michael Moore
    Internal Medicine
    Dr. Moore obtained his DVM degree from Oklahoma State University. After completing his post DVM education, he was on faculty at Washington State University, College of Veterinary Medicine Department of Clinical Sciences. Dr. Moore accepted a position in private practice at All Care Animal Referral Center in Fountain Valley California and later became a partner. He is now excited to be in practice in San Jose at Silicon Valley Veterinary Specialists.
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  • Dr.
    Robert W. Moore
    Surgery
    Dr. Robert Moore grew up in Florida surrounded by orange groves and family pets. After attending the University of Florida, he graduated from Auburn University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1978 and then completed internship and surgical residency training at Colorado State University along with a Masters in Science during the same period.
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  • Dr.
    Sherry Appel
    Surgery
    Dr. Appel earned her first degree in mathematics/computational science from UCLA. Thereafter, she obtained her Juris Doctorate (law degree) from Boalt Hall at UC Berkeley. Dr. Appel left her career as a corporate attorney to pursue her dream of becoming a veterinarian, taking her veterinary pre-requisites while working full time.
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  • Dr.
    Cheri Nielsen
    Surgery
    Dr. Cheri Nielsen has been providing innovative and compassionate surgical care in the SF Bay Area since 2006, and is thrilled to help South Bay pets at Silicon Valley Veterinary Specialists. She has a particular passion for minimally invasive procedures (i.e.laparoscopy/thoracoscopy) and also for the advanced reconstruction techniques required with many cancer surgeries.
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  • Dr.
    Carrie Jurney
    Neurology
    Dr. Jurney completed her residency at the University of Pennsylvania and was boarded in 2009. She moved to the Bay Area and has practiced both locally and as a locum consultant.
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  • Dr.
    Lillian Good
    Emergency
    Dr. Lillian Good joined the team at SVVS as a Criticalist to better serve the needs of our most ill and injured patients. She completed her veterinary education at Cornell University, and pursued internship and residency training at Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston, MA.
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  • Dr.
    Ryan Wheeler
    Emergency
    Dr. Ryan Wheeler grew up in the East Bay always knowing he wanted to practice veterinary medicine. He graduated from Chico State University and attended veterinary school at Ross University with his clinical rotations done at the University of Minnesota.
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  • Dr.
    Nicole Pacheco
    Emergency
    Dr. Nicole Pacheco was born and raised in the south Bay Area. She received her undergraduate education in biochemistry and molecular biology from UC Davis, graduating with honors. She continued on in the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine to receive her DVM, where she graduated with Phi Zeta honors
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  • Dr.
    Beau Bedell
    Emergency
    Dr. Bedell was born in Monterey, and raised in Santa Cruz county. He attended high school at Monterey High where his father worked as a teacher and principal. Dr. Bedell earned a B.S. in Biology from Santa Clara University in 2004 and spent the next two years working as a veterinary technician while completing prerequisite courses for veterinary school.
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  • Dr.
    Amy Hoover
    Emergency
    Dr. Hoover was born in Walnut Creek and raised in Livermore. She received her undergraduate degree in Microbiology with a minor in Chemistry from San Jose State University. She then moved to the South to receive her veterinary degree from Auburn University and graduated Cum Laude.
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  • Dr.
    Kristine Chan
    Cardiology
    Originally from New York City, Dr. Kristine Chan received her BS and DVM degrees from Cornell University. She completed an internship at the Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston and a cardiology residency at the California Animal Hospital in Los Angeles, where she achieved board certification in 2009.
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  • Dr.
    Amalia Zacher
    Dentistry
    Veterinarian Dr. Amalia Zacher has been practicing dentistry and oral surgery for more than 5 years, and has been working in the greater San Francisco Bay Area for more than 3 years.
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  • "Dr. Anderson has always gone above and beyond for the care of our family's pets for several years."
    Jane Doe
  • "Wow! Thanks to all the staff at Anderson Vet Clinic. I feel like you all truly love what you do! My kitty, Lola and I always have such a pleasant experience when we come in. Fortunately, it’s usually just for a check-up, but I would not leave Lola in anyone else’s hands but yours. Thank you for your caring commitment"
    Maya Smith / Los Angeles, CA

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