About Us

Our Doctors

Paul Sessa, D.V.M.


Dr. Paul Sessa graduated from U.C. Davis in 1984 with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. He practiced medicine in Escalon before joining the Veterinary Emergency Clinic in Modesto in 1985. In 1990 he transferred to the Associated Veterinary Emergency Services Clinic in Stockton, while developing his Animal Home Health Mobile Care practice. May of 1997 brought the opening of Salida Veterinary Hospital, where Dr. Sessa continues to bring his tremendous breadth of experience to his clients and patients.

Cameron Henke, D.V.M.

DrHenke&TessieDr. Henke is a born and raised Salida resident. After completing his primary education in Salida and Modesto Dr. Henke attended U.C. Santa Barbara and earned a Bachelors of Science in Physiology. Dr. Henke attended St. George’s Veterinary University in Grenada and completed intensive clinical rotations at Auburn University in Alabama. Dr. Henke graduated in December 2017 and will complete a post-grad internship at Advanced Veterinary Specialists in Santa Barbara in 2018-2019. Dr. Cameron Henke has worked at Salida Vet as a kennel assistant in high school, a veterinary technician after college, and now as a veterinarian. We truly are proud to call him a lifelong Salida Veterinary Hospital team member.

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