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Carson Valley Veterinary Hospital

Carson Valley Veterinary Hospital

1390 Hwy 88 | Minden, NV 89423

Call 775-309-1918
Monday 7:00am - 7:00pm
Tuesday 7:00am - 7:00pm
Wednesday 7:00am - 7:00pm
Thursday 7:00am - 7:00pm
Friday 7:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Affordable routine services
  • Learning tools for our clients
  • On call emergency services
  • Therapeutic prescription diets
  • Advanced Dental Technology
  • Animal Boarding
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Declawing
  • Emergency Veterinary Clinic
  • Small Animal Vet
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam

For over 50 years we have provided exceptional healthcare to each and every patient. We stand for continuous improvement in education, facilities, and service. We are committed to personal, courteous service while addressing each clients concerns.

We know the bond between you and your pet is as powerful as any relationship you experience. Whether they are your stress reliever, kid's playmate, home protector, exercise buddy or cuddly companion, your pet makes life richer in many ways. Their unconditional love is a true source of joy. For all that they give; your pets depend on you to keep them healthy and happy. Dedicated pet owners in the Carson Valley Area turn to Carson Valley Veterinary Hospital for help with these important responsibilities.

We know just how you feel about your pets. For routine wellness care, or in times of illness or injury, no one is more dedicated to giving your pet a long and healthy life than our experienced and compassionate staff.

We are committed to:

Exceptional Health Care
Personal, Courteous, Compassionate Service
Continuous Improvement in Education and Facilities

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Cameron Ross
Cameron Ross

Dr. Cameron grew up in Iowa, went to Truman State University for his undergraduate degree, and to veterinary school at the University of Missouri, Columbia. He graduated top of his class in 1993 and received awards in small animal medicine and surgery, going on to work for a small animal practice in Arizona for the next two years. In 1995 he moved to the Carson Valley. Dr. Cameron, his wife Monica and his daughter have three dogs and two cats. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, hiking, camping, golf and other outdoor recreation. He attends the ACVIM (Internal Medicine) continuing education seminar. His special interests in veterinary medicine include ultrasound and internal medicine, as well as exotic and avian medicine. He has received personal training in ultrasound by leaders in the field of echocardiography and general ultrasound.

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Bob Gorrindo
Bob Gorrindo

Dr. Bob went to veterinary school at the University of California, Davis. He came to the Carson Valley Veterinary Hospital in August of 1973. He raised his four children in the Carson Valley. Dr. Bob's life outside work includes biking (he successfully completed five mountain passes in the Death Ride in 1995). He ran the San Francisco Marathon during his previous running years. He also loves to play golf and enjoys travel when the time allows. Dr. Bob has one dog (a Golden Retriever) and two cats at home. He enjoys attending the ACVIM (Internal Medicine) continuing education seminar each year. His veterinary special interests include surgery and medicine of dogs and cats as well as helping various working dog organizations. Dr. Bob treats El Dorado County Police Dog "Tracker", the Douglas County Narcotics Dogs, contributes to - a web page for working dogs, wrote a chapter on medicine for a book on police dog tactics, and treats "WOOF" search and rescue dogs. Dr. Bob put together and donated first aid kits for the Douglas County Narcotics Dogs and donates all veterinary services required for the K9 police dogs.

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Lance Gorrindo
Lance Gorrindo

Lance grew up here in the Carson Valley, graduated from Santa Clara University with a degree in biochemistry, and earned his DVM from Colorado State University at Fort Collins. Graduating first in his class, Lance also earned the Radiology Award. Lance and his wife have one child, Savannah, their three dogs Tyler, Bucket and Kaya, two cats and a horse. In his free time Lance enjoys fishing, hiking, and traveling. Lance's love for animals is focused on his two dogs, a black lab named Conrad and a shitzu named Zowie, and his cat Wally. In his spare time, Lance enjoys taking his two dogs on hikes, fly fishing, and golf. Lance's rigorous training in radiology contributes a great deal to our hospital.

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Steve Talbot
Steve Talbot

Dr. Steve was born in Bishop, California. He attended veterinary school at the University of California, Davis. After graduating in 1965 he went to work at the Berkeley Humane Society Veterinary Clinic for one year. He has worked at Carson Valley Veterinary Hospital since 1966, when he and Dr. Cornforth treated mostly livestock and some small animals. The valley and the practice have changed a great deal over the years. He now sees primarily dogs and cats. He and his wife, Jill Derby, have raised their two children here in Minden. Dr. Steve has two cats and several fish at home. One of Dr. Steve's favorite activities is hiking "backyard" near Job's Peak/Kingsbury area. He also enjoys fishing, camping and skiing. Dr. Steve has completed many leadership and growth seminars. He attends the Wild West Veterinary Conference in Reno, ACVIM (Internal Medicine), and Veterinary Post-Graduate Institute continuing education seminars. His special interests in veterinary medicine include surgery and medicine as well as nutrition.

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Justin Pitts
Justin Pitts

Justin grew up in Missouri and received his undergraduate degree in Biology from Southwest Baptist University. He went on to attend Southwest Missouri State University and the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia receiving his Veterinary degree in 1994. Following graduation, he joined a small animal hospital in Las Vegas, NV where he held a senior associate position for 14 years. In 2008, he and his family moved to the Carson Valley to join the Carson Valley Veterinary Hospital team. Justin and his wife have two children and Dakota the family dog. In his free time, he enjoys DIY projects, camping and other outdoor activities. He attends the Western States Veterinary Conference continuing education seminars and his special interest in veterinary medicine include surgery, internal medicine, general ultrasound and echocardiography.

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Erika Little

New to Carson Valley Veterinary Hospital

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