Companions Animal Hospital

7668 Skyway
Paradise, CA 95969


Our Doctors of  Veterinary Medicine


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.


Dr. Shawn Duffy, D.V.M. graduated from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 2003 and shortly thereafter joined Companions Animal Hospital.  She has several pets at home.  She is an avid reader and enjoys crafts and baking.  Recently her soft spot for animals has led her to adopt Lucy and Tish. Adding to her full household of her first canine companion Donagal and her numerous felines.