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Important Message regarding COVID-19 precautions:


Hello everyone,

     In the middle of all this uncertainty we want to assure you we will be open to care for your pets. Because we deeply care about our community we have made some changes to reduce the risk for everyone. As a standard we have always implemented strict hand washing, cleaning & sterilizing. In these times we have increased the frequency & are following the CDC recommendations along with veterinarian contact guidelines that have been recently published. 

Here are some changes: 

  1.  If you are feeling ill please do not come in, we can always reschedule or answer any questions by email, or phone. We also have a home delivery pharmacy for food & medication available. Please call to schedule appointments. If you do not have an appointment please call to set one up. 
  2. We will be screening by need basis & ask that you come at your scheduled time. NO EARLIER OR LATER to reduce full waiting rooms. If there are more people in the waiting room please notify us you’re here & stay in your car. We will contact you once we are ready for you. 
  3.  Limit the number of people coming into the appointment. Upon entering please make use of the hand sanitizer provided. Please observe Respiratory Hygiene/Cough Etiquette: Cover nose/mouth with a tissue coughing or sneezing. Use disposable tissues and discard after use. Use hand hygiene after having contact with respiratory secretions. 
  4.  If you are here for a technician appointment & do not need to see the Dr. please wait in your car. Notify us you’re here & we can let you know when we are ready for your pet.       
  5.  Vaccine clinic will be postponed for the next 2 weeks. Much similarly to humans pets are susceptible to illnesses when they are unvaccinated & as always we ask you continue to keep unvaccinated pets indoors to keep them away from possible exposure to illnesses. That is strongly encouraged for puppies as a general rule.   

 For everyone still working we want to take this opportunity to thank you very much for your hard work & your service to the community during these next days!   Thank you for understanding & we hope you all stay safe & well! 

                                                                      -Summer Hills Vet Family

Welcome to Summer Hills Veterinary Hospital

Your Veterinarian in Citrus Heights, California
Call us at 916-726-3001

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at 916-726-3001!


Exceptional pet care for extraordinary pets.When a pet patient and parent enter our office, their health and well-being becomes our primary concern. Our staff is dedicated to upholding notable veterinary standards to provide your pet with superior care in a welcoming, relaxed environment.

In serving our pet parents, we aim to help further educate them by providing resources that allow pet owners to make informed decisions regarding their pet’s wellness. Our website is intended to serve as a veterinary health reference that we hope you find interesting and informative.

Our veterinary practice strives to provide pet parents with a useful resource that expands their knowledge about our practice, services, and more.

After browsing through our website, please contact us if you have any further questions or would like to schedule an appointment.

Citrus Heights Veterinarian | Summer Hills Veterinary Hospital | 916-726-3001

7912 Zenith Drive
Citrus Heights, California 95621

Office Hours

Closed 12-1pm for lunch daily


8:30 AM-5:00 PM


8:30 AM-5:00 PM


8:30 AM-5:00 PM


8:30 AM-5:00 PM


8:30 AM-5:00 PM


9:00 AM-5:00 PM



Meet the Veterinarian

  • Dr.
    David Davis

    Dr. David C Davis is our internal medicine specialist who also practices general medicine. He grew up in a small town near Fresno, Ca. with pets and sheep, which he showed in his FFA chapter. He wanted to be a veterinarian since he was in the 8th grade. He is best known for his expertise & thoroughness by many pet owners who have been bringing their pets to him for years.


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Hear From Happy Pet Owners

  • "Dr. Davis and his team are very thorough and caring - I highly recommend them!"
    Jennifer Mueller
  • "Dr. Davis has been my Veterinarian for over 30 years. I recommend him to everyone and cannot imagine trusting anyone else with my kitties. He even takes the time to call me personally to explain what is going on with my kitty. When one of my kitties was near the end of her life, he gave me his personal cell phone number in case I needed him. If you want a DVM who can deal with and figure out complex issues or just an all around amazing Veterinarian, Dr. Davis is you man. His reputation in the community is beyond reproach."
    Tracy Denny
  • "A hidden gem of pet care providers. Everyone in this office has a great attitude and genuine love of animals."
    Christopher Smith
  • "Very helpful staff and very knowledgeable vet. My cat is diabetic and has some other problems that Dr. Davis has helped us with, as well as better educated us on his care!"
    Pam Barnes
  • "Took my kitty in today to get her wound treated and I have to say the doctor and the staff took such good care of my cat. The attention to detail and the care she received was excellent. A big thank you to summer Hills veterinary hospital."
    Joy James
  • "I went to San Juan veterinary hospital for many many years, slowly but surely the vets we're not available or had moved on, didn't like the new one they had hired so I started going to this wonderful veterinarian David Davis DVM. He's a very compassionate and kind man, very knowledgeable and his staff treat you like family, can't say enough good about these folks, love them."
    Lisa Marie
  • "I called at 8am on a day the vet only did procedures and was able to get my cat in by 10am. He got a minor surgery as a new patient and was home happy and healing by 5. The Doctor was straight forward and asked many questions before looking at my cat. I am very happy and will keep my cat here. My dog will be joining the summer hills family soon."
    Tyler Williamson
  • "Love this place! You can tell the staff loves animals and took good care of my puppy with his shots 🙂"
    Jennifer M.
  • "I love Dr Davis and his staff ❤️❤️❤️. They are the best at caring for my dogs 🐶🐶❤️"
    Denise P.
  • "They always have done such an amazing job with my cat Puffy we have ended up having to bring him in for a few emergency visits now and the whole team is so amazing! Thank you!"
    Jenna N.

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