About Dr. Ryff

Many of you likely already know Dr. Ryff, but there may be more to the story than you think immediately. Beyond just being Salida’s most active veterinarian, Dr. Kit Ryff is also a genuine animal enthusiast with a rich history in pet vet care. To hear him say it:

“With more than 40 years of experience, I have always had a deep love for animals. I genuinely love what I do and I wouldn’t trade my profession for anything; being able to help critters in need is my true passion.”

Our veterinarian’s commitment

Dr. Ryff acting as equine veterinarianDr. Ryff is proud to work all hours and offer mobile vet services to help any pet in need, even throughout the mountainous Salida area. Thanks to his commitment, animals small and large can receive the routine care, emergency services, and even surgeries they need to remain happy and healthy, even if traveling to our animal hospital is an issue. His philosophy is, and always has been, that pets should feel like Mountain Shadow Animal Hospital is their home away from home, and not just their veterinarian’s office. For your pet, visiting the vet can be an anxiety-inducing experience, and, under Dr. Ryff’s leadership, we here work hard to reduce that burden for your furry friend and family alike.

Meet our staff

Get in touch with our office today online, by phone, or stop in to our Salida animal hospital today to meet our awesome staff. We all follow our veterinarian’s lead when it comes to putting your pet’s care at the highest possible priority, and would love nothing more than to meet any new patients you may have for us.