Dr. Smith is proud to be servicing the Santa Maria and the Five Cities area.
Inspired by James Herriot’s All Creatures Great and Small, Dr. Patrick Smith received his veterinary degree from Michigan State University. Dr. Smith began making house calls while working at a small animal clinic in Southern New Hampshire. He spent five years working in the central highlands of Papua, Indonesia with Christian Veterinary Mission doing village animal health work where he met his wife, Wendy. Dr. Smith received a masters degree in preventive veterinary medicine (MPVM) at The University of California, Davis. He has engaged in veterinary collaboration in Haiti, Nepal, China, Myanmar and Tonga. After a very satisfying twenty years of house calls, while raising his five children in Fresno, CA, Dr Smith and his family are relocating to the Central California Coast.