Charlene Hagus DVM

Dr. Hagus grew up on a Thoroughbred horse ranch in Cottonwood, California and showed Angus cattle before attending Veterinary school at U.C. Davis. She did her internship and residency at Texas A&M University and practiced in the Virginia horse country for two years before opening her own practice in Fresno. She has two Smooth Collies, Flopsy and Mopsy and seven cats including two persians.

Velen Suarez, Veterinary Technician

Velen has been a technician in the practice for sixteen years. She enjoys studying animal behavior and nutrition on her spare time. She is a mother of one little girl. She also likes to compete in obedience and rally with her pomeranians. She has rescued several animals over the years that she now competes with.

Velen and Holly dressed up for Halloween

Additional Information

Horse Owners – For up-to-date information on horse health please go to where you will find dozens of articles about topics from nutrition to lameness, a question-and-answer forum with a member veterinarian, listings of owner educational events and a bi-monthly e-zine.

Cattle Owners – Visit for up to date information on beef cattle.