Devotion Animal Hospital

Devotion Animal Hospital is under the care of Dr. Dennis Barros.

We are excited to offer you highly skilled pet care for your special family member. Everyone here at Devotion Animal Hospital is committed to your satisfaction and, more importantly, to the ongoing health of your pet. Our compassion and genuine concern set us apart from the rest and allow us to develop a unique and trustworthy reputation in the pet communities of all of Sonoma County.

Our knowledgeable staff welcomes the opportunity to speak with you and to answer any questions that you might have regarding your pet. Thank you once again for joining our family at Devotion Animal Hospital.
Kittens and puppy in the grass
  • Mon-Fri: 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sat: 8:00am - 12:00pm
  • Sun: Closed
  • Dr. Dennis M. Barros D.V.M.

    Veterinarian
    Dr. Barros is well known for his experience and care in the veterinary community. Beginning in 1982, Dr. Barros has been involved in every aspect of the profession. He started out as a veterinary assistant, became a licensed veterinary technician, and later graduated from Colorado State University in 1996, where Dr. Barros graduated in the top 3 percent of one of the most elite veterinary teaching institutions in our country.

    His experience is vast and he has developed additional expertise under the guidance of a board certified surgeon in San Francisco, and from a board certified radiologist in the East Bay Area. Dr. Barros has experience in practice ownership for many years, and has particular interests and skills in orthopedic surgery, cardiac and abdominal ultrasound, cancer treatment and life longevity.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1997
    Education:
    Colorado State University
  • Dr. Gabrielle Goetze

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Goetze grew up in the beautiful state of Washington before moving to California to attend University of California at Davis. After graduating in 2008 with a major in Animal Biology with an emphasis in Animal behavior, she spent a year working as a veterinary assistant in a busy Emergency Veterinary Hospital in Sacramento before returning to the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine for her DVM. During her time at UC Davis, she worked with a variety of animal species, including horses, raptors (birds of prey) and primates.

     Dr. Goetze lives in Petaluma with her rescue dog Harvey. She spends her spare time riding her horse Chance and also enjoys gardening, quilting, and sewing dresses and costumes. Dr. Goetze loves working with both dogs and cats, and enjoys all aspects of their care.  She is particularly interested in the human-animal bond, and helping pet owners develop strong and positive lifelong relationships with their pets.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2013
    Education:
    UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Dr Rachel Denney

    Dr. Denney spent her childhood climbing trees, playing sports and surrounding herself with all types of animals while growing up on Bainbridge Island, WA. She received a B.S. in Environmental Health at the University of Washington in 2009 and her degree in Veterinary Medicine this May from Washington State University. She is excited to have secured a mentorship  under Dr Dennis Barros where her interest and skills can continue to grow and expand. Her medical interests include: preventative medicine, surgery, dentistry and behavioral medicine. She initially became interested in behavior out of necessity when working with her own behaviorally challenging dog. She recognize that for some pets and owners, a visit to the vet can be very stressful. Through her extensive behavioral medicine and fear free Certification training she has become committed to making your pets visit at Devotion Animal Hospital as fear and stress-free as possible. Dr Denney lives in beautiful Santa Rosa with her significant other, her two dogs Kuma and Blue and an extra-toed kitty named Mitzi. When she isn't caring for animals at Devotion you may run into her exploring the great outdoors of Northern California. She also loves to travel, rock climb, backpack, garden and volunteer at local animal shelters.
    Years in Practice:
    Apr 20, 2017
    Education:
    Washington State University
  • Jessica Lund

    Office Manager
    Jessica was born and raised here in Santa Rosa. She has 2 boys, and their dog Vinnie. She loves spending time attending her sons baseball games and watching the Oakland A's.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2007
  • Joni Krist

    Veterinary Technician
    Joni was born and raised in Rohnert Park. She now lives in Petaluma with her husband of 30 years, their 2 cats, and 2 dogs. She has two adult sons and an adult daughter. Along with her veterinary career, she has also built up a fantastic photography portfolio. Her hobbies include photography, crafts and cooking.               
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2007
  • Sally Pingrey

    Reception
    Sally feels very lucky to have worked in the veterinary field for over 30 years. She truly enjoys her job and can't imagine doing anything else. She and her husband have 2 daughters. One is a an elementary school teacher and the other is a nurse. Her dream has always been to have a farm, so she is thrilled to now share her home with goats, and chickens in addition to their dog Ozzie!
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2007
  • Elizabeth Baker

    Reception
    Liz grew up in Santa Rosa and still lives here today. She lives with her husband Eric and their 2 Australian Shepards "Callie" and "Penny." They have 2 cats "Henry" and "Zander." Liz says her love for animals made her want to work in the veterinary field 4 years ago. Liz is one of our amazing customer service representatives.  When Liz isn't helping clients at work she enjoys taking her dogs to Dillon Beach. She also loves Zumba, trying new recipes and  scrap-booking. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2017
  • Kelly Benson

    Veterinary Technician
    Kelly started working in the Veterinary field at the age of 15 and fell in love with helping animals and people. She has 2 children, a cat named Spot and their dog Percy. Kelly spends her free time cheering on the Giants, Warriors and hiking with her family.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
  • Abigail Moreno

    Veterinary Technician
    As a Sonoma County native Abigail was raised around large animals as well as family pets. She began working with animals as an active 4H member for 5 years. That experience led her into being an AKC jr showman where she won numerous awards. Her Veterinary career began in 2005 working as a kennel assistant. She has worked her way up through the years and is now awaiting approval from the California Veterinary Medical Board to take her licensing exam as a Registered Veterinary Technician. She spends her free time with her son, their dog Boomer and their other fur babies enjoying all the things Sonoma County has to offer. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2018
  • Julia Campbell

    Veterinary Technician
    Julia grew up in Suffolk, UK. She now lives in Santa Rosa with her husband Brandon and their mini Aussie "Moose". She has a Border Collie back at home with her family named "Finn". Julia received her Veterinary Nursing Certificate with RCVS in the UK. She enjoys horseback riding, cooking and walking her dog. Julia loves living in Sonoma County. She says it is so pretty her and their is so much to do! She enjoys working with a team that makes every day fun!
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2018
  • Luz Vazquez

    Luz was born and raised in Santa Rosa and she still lives here today. She lives with her pitbull “Luna” who she adores. Luz loves Sonoma County for its culture, food and weather. She says her favorite parts about working at Devotion is her love for our patients and the staff are like her second family. She enjoys spending her free time with her dog, friends and family. She also enjoys attending concerts and sporting events.  

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2017
  • Alyah Thompson

    Kennel Assistant
    Alyah was born and raised in Santa Rosa and she still lives here today. She has 2 cats and a dog at home and likes to spend her free time reading, watching movies and cuddling with her cats. She likes working at Devotion because of the staff and all the animals she gets to see everyday.
    Years in Practice:
    Sep 19, 2019
  • Jade Garnica

    Kennel Assistant
    Jade was born and raised in Santa Rosa and still lives here today. She enjoys playing Basketball and hiking in her spare time. Her favorite thing about Sonoma County is the weather. She enjoys working at Devotion because she gets to see all the cute patients.

    Years in Practice:
    Sep 19, 2019