templeton vetsRyan Ehlinger, DVM

Dr. Ehlinger is a 2009 graduate of Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine located outside of Boston, Massachusetts. Prior to becoming the owner of Main Street Small Animal Hospital, he practiced at a 10 doctor practice in New England offering 24 hour care and access to specialists. His professional interests include internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, oncology, dentistry, and dermatology. He loves animals, but also enjoys people and makes it a priority to educate owners and be a clear communicator. He regularly attends twice the continuing education mandated by the state of California and is dedicated to expanding his knowledge base so your pet gets the best possible veterinary care. He is a member of the American Animal Hospital Association, California Veterinary Medical Association, and American Veterinary Medical Association. Dr Ehlinger lives in Templeton with his wife Courtney, daughter Olivia, and son Jack. Their furry family members include 2 mixed breed dogs (Iggy Pop and Hazel), 6 cats (Mamma, Beanie, Kiki, Flower, Sugar, and Brownie), and 2 bunnies (Cutie and Snowball). When he can get away, Dr. Ehlinger enjoys heading to the mountains or beaches with the family for some outdoor adventures.

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templeton vetMeghan DeClue, DVM

Dr. DeClue is a 2013 graduate of Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine, where she graduated with Cum Laude honors. Prior to attending veterinary school, she received a BS in Animal Science from Cal Poly where she graduated with Summa Cum Laude honors. Dr. DeClue's professional interests include general surgery, internal medicine, cardiology, and diagnostic imaging. She is a member of various professional organizations, including the American Veterinary Medical Association, the California Veterinary Medical Association, and the Mid Coast Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. DeClue loves the problem solving involved with veterinary medicine and views each case as a riddle that needs to be solved. She lives in Paso Robles with her husband Joe and their son George. They have 2 Australian Shepherds named Hank and Brix and a Quarter Horse named Chase. They also have a variety of farm animals including Berkshire and Old spot pigs, goats, sheep, and occasionally a steer or two!

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templeton vetAlex Gomes, DVM

Dr Gomes is a graduate of Colorado State Veterinary School. He has come home to Paso Robles where he was born and raised. He comes from a family of local farriors and has been surrounded by animals his entire life. Prior to completing his DVM he was a squad leader in the US Army where he was a UAV Flight Instructor and Flight Mission Commander. He also has a bachelor's of science degree in molecular biology from Western Washington University. Dr Gomes' professional interests include general surgery, internal medicine, oncology, and shelter medicine. He has a strong passion for community outreach programs, working with groups such as World Vets and The Street Dog Coalition providing veterinary services to animals in need. Dr Gomes is a member of the AVMA, CVMA, World Vets, and Association of Shelter Veterinarians. He lives on a ranch in Paso Robles with his 3 dogs; Juniper (aussie shepard), Sullivan (aussie shepard), and Willow (cattle dog cross).

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