Fulfilling a lifelong dream, Larry Downes graduated from the University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine in 1986. A Bay Area native, Dr. Downes took over All Creatures Veterinary Hospital in 1996. His professional interests include internal medicine, dermatology, and oncology. He has a particular interest in the health and life issues of the Chinese Sharpei, although welcomes visits from all dogs, cats, and most pocket pets, birds and reptiles.
Dr. Downes and his wife Michele have two children, Joanna and Joshua. When they are well behaved, he is the proud owner of two Tibetan Spaniels, Tovah and Chloe.