Lianne Chu, DVM
Dr. Lianne Chu is our veterinarian and business owner. She graduated from the University of California Irvine with a Bachelors's degree in biology and the University of California Davis with a Degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1995. She has been providing veterinary care at Ark since the summer of 2008.
Her hobbies include ultra distance running, swimming, hiking, cooking, reading, and world travel. Dr. Chu has two daughters- one is at UC Davis and the other is at Northern Arizona University. She happily shares her home with her mixed-breed running partner named Charlie Mae, Golden Retriever named Summer and two precious cats named Midas and Apollo. Starting in the fall of 2021, she started raising a puppy named Raspberry who is a service dog in training for Canine Companions- Raspberry has been a perfect addition to the family and will be going to formal training with Canine Companions early in 2023.
Being a veterinarian has enabled Dr Chu to not only help our beloved dogs and cats but in doing so she also is helping the humans attached to them. “It’s the most rewarding career I could ever ask for”, says Dr Chu.