Dog parks: they are great for socialization, exercise, and mental stimulation for many dogs. Whether you and your dog have a good dog park experience or a bad one depends largely on your understan ...View Article
Kenneth C Haynes , Diplomate: ABVP, DVM
Dr. Haynes is a 1976 graduate of Kansas State University and one of the first practitioners to be certified as a specialist in Canine and Feline practice by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners. Dr. Haynes practiced in Southern California for 10 years before moving to Redding to purchase Hilltop Veterinary Hospital. In 2002 the practice name was changed as we moved in to the international award winning facility at Dana Park Veterinary Hospital. Professionalism and community service have always been an important part of Dr. Haynes' career. He has served three terms as President of the Northern California Veterinary Medical Association (NCVMA), five years as Program Chair of the NCVMA, President of the South Bay chapter of Southern California Veterinary Medical Association (SCVMA), Chariman of the SCVMA Governing Council and as a Trustee for the SCVMA. Dr. Haynes was a founding board member of Veterinary Pet Insurance. Within the local community, he has served as President of Redding Rotary West, President of the Shasta Professional Association and has served as a board member for Shasta Christian Youth, and the Redding Soccer Park. Dr. Haynes has been active as a soccer coach for 18 years. He has coached youth, high school and college soccer. He is currently the assistant coach for men's soccer at Simpson University.
Dr. Haynes married his wife Chris in 1979 and they have three children, Trevor, Meaghan and Michael. As an avid fly fisherman, Dr. Haynes enjoys the many world-class fisheries that surround Redding and enjoys the lakes and mountains that surround us.
Heather Evans , DVM
Dr. Evans attended UCLA and then UC Davis for Veterinary school. She came to Redding in 1996 to work for Dr. Haynes and has made it her home. In 2001, Dr. Evans took the IVAS acupuncture course and is currently continuing her study in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Dr. Evans opened her housecall practice, At Home Mobile Veterinary Clinic, and still practices one day a week at Dana Park. Dr. Evans is also involved with Haven Humane board of directors and RX Pets. She and her husband, Will, have two young daughters and several four legged family members.
Jeffrey K Johnson , DVM
Dr. Jeff Johnson graduated, in June 1987, from Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He has been with Dana Park Veterinary Hospital since 1999 and is passionate about pets and their owners. Dr. Johnson, his wife and 2 children enjoy all that Redding has to offer. He and his family are all avid runners and enjoy the outdoors with a view from their running shoes.
Dorothy Dyson , DVM
Dr. Dyson holds a Bachelor in Animal Science and is a 1985 Graduate from UC Davis Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital. Dr. Dyson has been with us since 2001 and always brings a friendly smile and positive attitude to work with her. She has 3 teenage boys that keep her on her toes at all times and a houseful of pets that range from cats and dogs to exotics.
In her off time, Dr. Dyson stays active with hiking and biking. She is an avid reader and enjoys wine tasting and cooking.
Amy Reck , DVM
Dr. Amy Reck graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Oklahoma State University. She completed an internship at Veterinary Medical & Surgical Group in Ventura, CA, in small animal emergency and internal medicine. Dr. Reck also has an undergraduate degree in business administration from Miami University of Ohio. Prior to becoming a veterinarian, Dr. Reck was an accountant and Peace Corps volunteer. Originally from Pittsburgh, PA, she is a big fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers! She enjoys hiking, running and cooking in her spare time.