Learn More About Country Veterinary Clinic, Inc.

Country Veterinary Clinic is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located between Yuba City, Sutter and Live Oak, CA. The professional and courteous staff at Country Veterinary Clinic seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients. We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Our country setting lends itself to more relaxed patients and extra space for our lodgers. Country Veterinary Clinic strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Sutter, Butte and Yuba counties and other surrounding areas. Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find our more information about how Country Veterinary Clinic can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.
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Meet Our Staff

Jerry D. Long

Jerry D. Long, DVM, MS

Dr. Long started Country Veterinary Clinic in 1976 specializing in equine medicine but found he loved helping all animals (cats, dogs, birds, cows, rabbits, lizards, etc...) and switched to doing everything.

Education:
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, 1976
MS, Veterinary Science, University of Idaho, 1972
BS, Biological Sciences, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, 1968

Certifications:
California Teaching Credential, 1978

Affiliations:
AVMA, AAEP, AABP, NVVMA

Interests: Cattle, horses, hunting

Family:
Dr. Long's family includes Tee and three grown children; Sara, Craig and Erin as well as plenty of grandkids, lots of cats, a black lab named Jake and an aussie name Tillie. Craig is also a veterinarian and board certified radiologist, to whom we refer some of our more complicated cases for his expert opinion.

Comments:
​CVC is the BEST for quality veterinary medicine!
Megan Dunbar

Megan Dunbar, DVM

Doctor Megan started working at the Country Veterinary Clinic in July of 2014 specializing in large and small animal medicine. She especially enjoys dermatology, soft tissue surgeries and tending to equine emergencies.

Education:
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis,2014
BS, Animal Science, UC Davis 2008

Affiliations:
AABP, California Cattlemen's Association, AVMA and CVMA.

Interests:
Hunting, Fishing, Sport Shooting, Camping and Wakeboarding

Family:
Megan is native to the area. She completed her Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science, as well as her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at UC Davis. Doctor Dunbar and her husband Adam live outside of Marysville with their 3 cats, 3 dogs and 1 horse.

Dr. Melinda Faubel, DVM

Dr. Melinda Faubel Newton grew up in the Yuba-Sutter area and participated in local 4-H and FFA programs before attending Yuba College and the University of California, Davis and receiving her Bachelor's degree in Avian Science. She returned to school after a management career with Foster Farms Poultry and earned her DVM degree from UC Davis. Her professional interests include preventative medicine, exercise physiology, behavior, and education. Dr. Mel is active in the sport of equestrian endurance riding with a special love for 100 mile rides. She also enjoys the sport of Ride and Tie, driving in harness, running ultramarathons and can regularly be found on local trails training with her dog Tess and her horses Farley and MerryLegs.

Jenny Clark

Jenny Clark, BS, RVT

Jenny started working for Country Veterinary Clinic in November 1981 as a technician, kennel, front office person and although she is now our office manager she still keeps a hand in everything as she enjoys the critters and their people.

Education:
Animal Health Technician, Yuba College, 1984
BS, Business Administration, University of Fresno, 1978

License:
Licensed in California as an RVT

Affiliations:
Irish Wolfhound Club of America
Northern California Irish Wolfhound Club

Interests/Hobbies:
Irish Wolfhounds - showing, lure coursing, agility, obedience and rally

Family:
Jenny lives in Palermo with her 5 Irish Wolfhounds (Cadenze, Sydney, Mimzy, Serena and Piper) and appreciates all their help with the lawn care and house cleaning:-)
Kevin McMartin

Kevin McMartin, MS, RVT

Technician Staff

Kevin started working for Country Veterinary Clinic in September, 1995 as an unregistered technician assistant and has gone on to be our top registered technician and inventory controller.

Education:
MS, Biology, Chico State University, 2000
BS, Biology, Chico State University, 1995

License:
Licensed in California as a RVT

Interests / Hobbies:
​Horses, particularly halter and western pleasure

Family:
Kevin lives in Yuba City with his labrador Sam and two cats (Elliot and Zoey). He goes home to Bangor to train his horses and see family.
Johanna  Metcalf

Johanna Metcalf, RVT

Technician Staff

​Born and raised in Lake Almanor, moved to Chico in 2011 to attend Yuba College for Veterinary Technology. Received her RVT license in August, 2014 after graduating from the technician program. Hopes to continue education in large animal / agricultural aspects of veterinary medicine. In her spare time she enjoys shooting/hunting, camping, drawing, horseback riding and helping out on the farm with the cows and tractors.
Holley Erisey

Holley Erisey

Technician Staff

Holley has been with us since 2012 following her graduation from CSU, Long Beach. She has been working as a veterinary assistant for 5 years and will soon be obtaining her registered veterinary technician license.


Education:
BA, Anthropology Minor in Biology, CSU, Long Beach
Continuing Education for Veterinary Technicians, UC Davis

Trisha Gamble

Technician Staff

Trisha is our Technician Assistant. She is currently attending Yuba College and working to complete the registered veterinary technician program. She has a natural ability to help make our patients, as well as their owners, feel comfortable during their experiences in our clinic.

Trisha is native to Sutter and currently lives there with her son and their 3 dogs and 3 cats.

Keli Quanchi

Kelli Quanchi

Reception Staff

Kelli joined us in the end of 2010 and is a wonderful receptionist and tech assistant. She keeps everything going up front and enjoys all the animals and their friends that come in.

Family:
Kelli lives in Yuba City with her son Travis and a variety of pets.

Tyler Koranda

Kennel Attendant/Groundskeeper

Tyler came to work for the Country Vet in 2010 as a kennel attendant. His diverse skill set has made him such a great asset to our team and in so many other areas on the ranch.

Education:
Currently enrolled at Butte College

Interest / Hobbies:
Racing Dragsters