Franklin Ranch Pet Hospital and Hotel

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10207 Franklin Blvd
Elk Grove, CA 95757

Driving Directions

(916) 683-4000


  • Hours:
  • Mon-Thu: 7:00am - 8:00pm
  • Fri-Sat: 7am - 7:00pm
  • Sun: 9:00am - 7:00pm

Franklin Ranch Pet Hospital and Hotel is a full-service practice that strives to offer excellent care to our patients. We understand the uniqueness of each pet, and we are committed to working with each pet owner to help ensure his or her pet’s overall wellness. Our highly trained staff and state-of-the-art equipment are important to the care we provide, but that is only part of our story. You and your pet will be treated with care, compassion, and professionalism, which are critical to the friendship we hope to build with you. Call today to learn about our services or to schedule an appointment.

Franklin Ranch Pet Hospital and Hotel Services

  • Acupuncture
  • Anesthesia
  • Bathing
  • Dental Care
  • Fully Stocked Pharmacy
  • Grooming
  • Laboratory
  • Microchipping
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pain Management
  • Parasite Prevention and Control
  • Puppy and Kitten Care
  • Rabbits and Small Mammals
  • Radiology (X-Rays)
  • Senior Care
  • Surgery
  • Ultrasound
  • Vaccinations
  • Wellness Exams

Franklin Ranch Pet Hospital and Hotel Staff Profiles

Thomas Zehnder, DVM

Hospital Director
Dr. Thomas Zehnder received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of California at Davis in 1979. After two years of dairy and small animal practice on the north coast of California, Dr. Zehnder returned to his hometown of Elk Grove. In 1984, Dr. Zehnder took over ownership and management of Bradshaw Veterinary Clinic along with Dr. Michael Johnson. With their combined 60 years experience in the profession, they have designed and developed the Franklin Ranch Pet Hospital to be one of the most advanced in the industry. Dr. Zehnder is married with 4 children. His outside interests include golf, tennis, waterskiing, snow skiing, and horseback riding. His goal is to offer the Elk Grove/Laguna area unsurpassed service and comfort for their pets.
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Richard Strasser, DVM

Hospital Administrator
Dr. Richard Strasser was born in Anchorage, Alaska. His early years were spent in Manassas, Virginia and Bellevue, Washington, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in history from the University of Washington in 1990. He then enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, serving as a rifleman and squad leader with 3rd Bn., 9th Marines. After fulfilling his obligations to the Marines, he returned to school and received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of California at Davis in 2002. He is interested in all aspects of veterinary medicine, including preventive medicine, dermatology, dentistry, internal medicine, and surgery. His goal is to provide you, the pet owner, with as much information as he can, to enable you to make the best decisions for the well-being and care of your pets.
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Arlene McKinstry, DVM

Dr. Arlene McKinstry received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State University in 1994. She fulfilled her lifelong dream of becoming a veterinarian after studying Animal Science at the University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez. Dr. McKinstry‘s professional goal is to offer the Sacramento and Elk Grove region excellent veterinary care for small and companion animals. Her experience and interests include internal medicine, geriatric care, surgery and preventive medicine. Outside of work she enjoys spending time traveling with family and friends, reading, photography, biking and scrapbooking. Her family includes her husband, children, dogs, and tortoise.
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