Dr. Bonnie MarkoffDr. Bonnie Markoff is the owner and founder of Animal Care Clinic. She is almost a San Luis Obispo native; she moved here at the age of 9 and attended elementary and high school in SLO. Dr. Markoff graduated from Cal Poly with a degree in Animal Science and then went directly to UC Davis for veterinary school, earning her DVM in 1988. She is a Board Certified specialist in Canine and Feline Practice, a Diplomat of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners. In 2001 she had the special honor of being named a Fellow at UC Davis in small animal abdominal ultrasonography. Dr. Markoff ™s special medical interests include internal medicine, oncology, pain control, diagnostic imaging and figuring out the œtricky  cases.

Bonnie lives with her Border Collie, Pete; Australian Shepherd, Zeke; and Catahoula cross, Teague.  She enjoys photography, landscaping, hiking, traveling, kayaking, singing in the church choir and playing percussion in her church band. She sits on the advisory board for the Animal Science Department at Cal Poly. Bonnie also works often on short-term missions for Christian Veterinary Mission and other faith based groups to bring veterinary care and leadership skills to people in need throughout the world. She most frequently visits Mongolia and Zambia on these trips.  She is also leading Animal Care Clinic in a partnership with the University of Baja California to bring both veterinary medical and leadership training to the students in Mexico.

This summer Dr. Markoff will be participating in the MR340 – a kayak race across the state of Missouri – 340 miles down the Missouri River in 3.5 days!  This will be a fundraiser for a the American Cancer Society, Guide Dogs of America and the Mongolian organization Dr. Markoff volunteers with.  To support Dr. Markoff and her team on this adventure, go to animalcareclinicslo.com and check out the Open House and Wine Gala page!