Our Veterinarians

When a family member is under the weather or suffering from discomfort, he deserves the attention of a caring, competent physician with the skills to diagnose his ailment and the compassion to treat him with tenderness.

At Yokayo Veterinary Center, an expert staff of veterinarian doctors and a skilled team of technicians are here to do just that. Under the directorship of our highly skilled veterinary doctors, your pet is always in good hands. We're ready when your pet needs us.

Dr. Farr at Ukiah Animal Hospital

Dr. Dyan Farr

Dr. Dyan Farr is a California native. She obtained a BS degree from UC San Diego in BioEngineering, then went on to graduate from Purdue Veterinary school in 1998. She practiced in Indiana for 5 years before moving back to California. She has been with Yokayo Veterinary Clinic for 2 years. Her interests include dermatology and ophthalmology. While not at work, Dr. Farr enjoys spending time with her husband and four children and new pup, "Willow." Her hobbies include hiking, biking, and reading.

Dr Alina at Ukiah Animal Hospital

Dr. Alina Goh

Dr. Alina Goh is a graduate of Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. She is originally from Singapore and has lived in multiple states within the U.S. since moving to the country more than 10 years ago. She received her Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from the National University of Singapore and her Masters Degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University. She previously worked as an engineer in Redmond, WA but became inspired to pursue a veterinary career by the veterinarians she met along the way. Her professional interests include surgery, internal medicine, and animal behavior. During her spare time she binge watches YouTube videos on dog parkour and agility and fervently surfs the Net for cool Amazon deals. She shares her life with her husband and 2 wonderful rescue dogs, Benji and Sofie.

Dr. Merritt at Ukiah Animal Hospital

Dr. Frank Merritt

Dr. Frank Merritt has been with Yokayo Veterinary Center since 1985. He received his B.S. degree in Animal Physiology, a Masters in Comparative Pathology and the DVM degree, all at UC Davis, Ca. His special interests include Diagnostic Imaging (Ultrasound), Orthopedics, and Cardiology. He enjoys the challenge of Veterinary Medicine and still loves it. When not at work, he loves water sports or other outdoor activities. The family has 1 burro, 1 dog, and 3 cats.

Dr. Peterson at Ukiah Animal Hospital

Dr. Stephanie Peterson

Dr. Stephanie Peterson began her veterinary career in Tucson, AZ over 18 years ago. She quickly discovered her love of medicine and thoroughly enjoyed getting to know the patients and the clients. She graduated from Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2013. She practiced in Spokane, WA for 2 years before joining the Yokayo team. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, photography, and cooking. Her special interests include preventative medicine, client education, and dentistry. She has 2 very spoiled and lazy cats named Josie and Bennett.