Dr. Jon Dickson joined Buena Vet as an associate veterinarian in May 2017. Dr. Dickson is a 3rd generation veterinarian from Bakersfield, CA. He earned his bachelor’s degree in physiology and neuroscience from University of California, San Diego. He then went on to receive his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Dickson completed a small animal rotating internship at the VCA Animal Referral Emergency and Referral Center of Arizona in Mesa, AZ. He then returned home to Bakersfield and took a position as an associate veterinarian at Bakersfield Veterinary Hospital in July 2014. His professional interests include neurology, diagnostic imaging, internal medicine, and soft tissue surgery.
Dr. Dickson is married to Dr. Marnie Burgoyne, who is also a veterinarian at Buena Vet. They have a daughter and two dogs: a deaf Australian cattle dog named Gibson and a 3-legged rat terrier mix named Tippy. Outside of work, Dr. Dickson enjoys soccer, hiking & backpacking, mountain biking, surfing and board games.
University of California, San Diego
Bachelor of Science, Physiology & Neuroscience
University of California, Davis
DVM, Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine