Our Veterinarians

Discovery Bay, CA Vets

Veterinarians in Discovery Bay.

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 Discovery Bay Veterinary Hospital, 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 Doug Gray grew up in the small town of Escalon, CA in the San Joaquin Valley. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Humboldt State University in 2003. After working at a veterinary hospital in Modesto, CA for a few years he attended UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, where he graduated in 2009. After graduation he started working in East Contra Costa County at practices in Brentwood, Antioch, and Lafayette. He has special interest in general surgery and diagnostic imaging.
When not at work, Dr Gray is spending time with his wife, two daughters and their four dachshunds. As a family they all enjoy attending Comic Con, in costume of course, as well as the extracurricular activities of his daughters. He is also a diehard San Francisco 49er fan and can be found at Levi’s Stadium on any given Sunday during the football season.

Dr. Melissa Jacobs, DVM grew up in beautiful British Columbia, Canada and moved to the SF Bay Area in 2007. She completed an undergraduate degree in Physics/Astronomy/Mathematics at University of Victoria, and worked briefly at an engineering company before finding veterinary medicine as her true calling. She graduated from St. George's University School of Veterinary Medicine magna cum laude, then moved on to a rotating small animal internship focusing on Internal Medicine, Emergency and Surgery at the University of Minnesota. She then completed a fellowship in Emergency & Critical care at UMn for one year, after which moving to the Bay Area to complete a specialty Surgical internship. Since completing that program she has been caring for dogs and cats in the Bay Area for over 10 years, as well as teaching Biology at the community college level. In her spare time, Dr Jacobs enjoys spending time with family and friends, hiking, and traveling.