Our Veterinarians

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Our Veterinarians 2017-09-26T07:49:23+00:00

Meet Our Talented Veterinarians

Jatinderpal Chahal, DVM

General Practitioner and co-founder of Ace Animal Hospital in Fremont, CA.

As a child growing up in Punjab, India, Dr. Chahal experienced the loss of a family dog to a splenic tumor, which affected him in such a manner that it encouraged him to seek a life caring for animals. He adds, “I grew up in a rural environment in close proximity to animals. I fed cattle and dogs and developed a relationship with these animals, which guided me to become a veterinarian.”

For his veterinary studies, Dr. Chahal attended the College of Veterinary Science at Punjab Agriculture University and received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. His areas of professional interest include internal medicine, surgery, and laser surgery and therapy. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association. He is also a graduate of the Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates program at Louisiana State University’s College of Veterinary Science.

At home he has an English Bulldog named Princess Roni-Roo. Dr. Chahal’s interests include soccer, listening to music and reading books.

Parminder Aulakh, DVM

General Practitioner and co-founder of Ace Animal Hospital in Fremont, CA.

Ever since his early childhood in Punjab, India, Dr. Aulakh has held a love for animals, which deepened after saving a small bird from a roadside when he was 12-years-old. Now that he is a veterinarian, he says he enjoys being able to help speechless creatures.

For his veterinary studies Dr. Aulakh attended the College of Veterinary Science at Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University in Ludhiana Punjab where he earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1998. His areas of professional interest include emergency medicine and he is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Aulakh and his wife Harmant, also a veterinarian, have a young daughter, Jessica, who enjoys dancing, singing and coming to the Hospital to play with the puppies.

Dr. Aulakh’s interests include tennis, golf and exploring technology.

Matthew Ugwu, DVM

Dr. Matthew Ugwu graduated from the University of Nigeria in 1995. He came to the United states in 2008 where he completed his ECFVG certfication with the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Ugwu worked as an associate veterinarian in various veterinary hospitals in southern California before joining Ace Animal Hospital in 2016. His professional associations include the AVMA, CVMA and the IVMA and professional interests include internal medicine, surgery, orthopedics and dentistry.

In his spare time, Dr. Ugwu likes spending time with his wife Amara, his son Isaac and his dog Papi.