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About Our Ukiah Veterinary Practice

Mendocino County's Trusted Large Animal Vet for 28 Years

Dr. Rich Brazil, DVM, graduated from the U.C. Davis School of Veterinary Medicine and moved to Mendocino County to begin a career in large animal medical care. Coming from a family of farmers and ranchers with deep roots in animal husbandry, Dr. Brazil has always stated that he is just as inspired by the people he works with on a daily basis as he is by his appreciation of animals and the role they play in agricultural communities.

You can rely on our Potter Valley practice to provide the best care for your animal. To schedule an appointment, call Dr. Brazil’s office today at (707) 462-0408!

Elite Standard of Veterinary Care for Rural Communities

Our Potter Valley large animal vet practice offers flexibility in service to meet the unique needs of clients, with two forms of service:


  1. On-location care with a mobile practice traveling throughout Lake and Mendocino Counties

  2. Clinic-based care at our Potter Valley facility


As a trusted Ukiah large animal vet for close to 30 years, Dr. Brazil has built a legacy of excellence, professionalism, and care. He graduated from the U.C. Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 1988, along with his now-wife Erin Walsh Brazil. Both veterinarians, Erin now participates in a consultative role as opposed to full-time work in the field, in order to raise their eight children. An active member of the community, Dr. Brazil is an elder at Potter Valley Bible Church and a long-time coach for Little League, Babe Ruth League, Ukiah Valley Youth Soccer League, and more. Dr. Brazil's practice was recently featured in the film series "Sweat of Thy Brow" produced by Naknek Design (see below).

Contact Dr. Rich Brazil at (707) 462-0408

Known for an approach that emphasizes respect for his hardworking clients along with a compassionate, levelheaded, and experienced approach to large animal medicine, Dr. Brazil is committed to providing an uncompromising level of elite veterinary care for the members of his rural community.

If you would like to schedule an appointment, call our office today at (707) 462-0408. We provide veterinary care throughout Lake and Mendocino Counties, and we look forward to getting know you!

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