contact us

Use the form on the right to contact us.

You can edit the text in this area, and change where the contact form on the right submits to, by entering edit mode using the modes on the bottom right.

2326 E. Cinema Drive
Meridian, Idaho. 83642

(208) 888-0818

The #1 Veterinary Hospital in the Idaho's Statesmen's "2014 Best of the Treasure Valley!" Pet Wellness, Pet Boarding, Grooming, and 24 Hour Emergency Care.

Our Team

Dr. Knighton graduated from Michigan State University and has been practicing since 1981. In the past 30 years he has started over 20 hospitals in multiple states. He now resides and practices here in Idaho. His special interest in veterinary medicine is surgery.
[Read More]
In his spare time, Dr. Knighton enjoys fly fishing and traveling. He has several critters that include 3 horses, 2 goats, and his dogs Max & Cuddie.

Dr. Sparzo.jpg
Dr Andrea Sparzo is a practicing doctor as well as medical manager at our practice. She graduated with honors from Purdue University in 2002. After graduating, she spent 5 years at a busy emergency and referral veterinary hospital in Indianapolis, where she gained valuable experience treating, diagnosing and caring for a wide variety of challenging cases.
[Read More]
In 2008, she met her husband and moved out west, longing to be closer to mountains. She ended up at All Valley Animal Care Center in 2009. Dr Sparzo enjoys AVACC because the practice allows her to continue to practice high quality medicine and provide 24- hour care for her patients, in addition to seeing more routine cases. Dr Sparzo’s special interests include abdominal ultrasound, internal medicine, cancer treatment, and emergency medicine. In her free time she loves mountain biking, hiking and travel. She lives with her husband, 2 spoiled dogs, a siamese kitty, and her beautiful toddler son. She also excitedly awaits a baby girl due in November 2014.

Dr. Kepping.jpg
Dr. Kepping grew up in the mountains of northeast Pennsylvania. After obtaining her BS in Animal Science from Cornell University in 2004, she attended the University of Pennsylvania and graduated in 2008.
[Read More]
She completed an intensive year-long rotating small animal internship on the outskirts of NYC, and moved to Pittsburgh where she worked at a state-of-the-art emergency and referral hospital for 2.5 years prior to moving to Boise. Dr. Kepping's focus is mainly on emergency and critical care medicine, with special interests in trauma and emergency surgery. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, skiing, mountain biking, rafting and hiking with her boyfriend and husky, Keelut.

Dr. Abbey Burgess was born and raised in Twin Falls. Even as a small child, she aspired to be a veterinarian. Dr. Burgess went to college at the University of Idaho, where she earned her undergraduate degree, while also playing on the women's rugby team.
[Read More]
She graduated with a bachelor's degree in biology. Dr. Burgess then went on to Washington State University to earn her veterinary degree (DVM). During veterinary school, Dr. Burgess worked on several research projects, including cardiology studies on grizzly bears and exercise physiology studies with Thoroughbred horses. Dr. Burgess graduated from WSU and then moved to Denver, Colorado, where she was chosen for a specialty rotating internship at a large emergency hospital. Following completion of the internship, Dr. Burgess became a doctor at AVACC. She is happy to be back in her home state of Idaho. Her professional interests include emergency and critical care medicine, internal medicine, and oncology. In her free time, Dr. Burgess enjoys the Idaho wilderness by camping, hiking, and stand-up paddleboarding. She also enjoys spending time with her fiancé, Cameron, and their two dogs, Bear (a corgi mix) and Roo (a pit bull mix)..

Dr.. Megan grew up in a small town in northern Idaho. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Fine Art from the University of Idaho and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Washington State University.
[Read More]
In her spare time away from the hospital, she enjoys fine arts, yoga, hiking and running outdoors, and spending time with boxer and pit bull, Gus and Pete, as well as her husband, Dr. Lucas Ware.

Dr. Hinderager was born in North Dakota. Her family was relocated to Boise when she was about 10 and she has been enjoying Idaho ever since. She knew that she was going to be a veterinarian since she was a little girl.
[Read More]
She first started to work in a veterinary clinic at the age of 12 volunteering as a kennel attendant and worked her way up to a veterinary assistant before she left for college. She received her B.S. and DVM degrees at Washington State University through the honors college. After college she came back to her home state of Idaho to practice small animal medicine. Upon returning to Idaho she has worked as a general practitioner and emergency doctor in both Canyon and Ada counties before joining All Valley Animal Care Center in 2010. She loves emergency medicine, geriatric patients, and managing critical patients. Dr. Tami has a fabulous husband and little girl that she adores spending time with. In her spare time she also enjoys hiking, biking, skiing, volleyball, cooking, painting, and relaxing with a good book.

Dr. Zann was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio. She went to Ohio State University where she received her degree in Animal Science in 2006. She then went on to Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2007, finishing her clinical year at Washington State University in 2011.
[Read More]
She then moved to Boise and started her veterinary career as a small animal practitioner. Dr Zann started working with animals when she was 16 and fell in love with veterinary medicine. When she is not living her dream, she can be found hiking, biking, camping, fishing, rafting, skiing and enjoying everything the outdoors has to offer.