Dr. Valerie Caruso, D.V.M. graduated from Oregon State University in 1989, then moved to northern California to work in the Yuba-Sutter area. After six years at Marysville Veterinary Hospital, she purchased Kinship Veterinary Clinic, renaming it Companions Animal Hospital. At home, Dr. Caruso has one dog, Action Jackson, a spoiled dachshund mix. For rest and recreation, she enjoys bicycling, running, hiking, and traveling.