Our Veterinarians and Caring Staff

Our Team2020-10-02T17:56:15+00:00

Our Veterinarians

Dr. Gobind Gill
Dr. Gobind GillD.V.M.
Born and raised in India, Dr. Gobind Gill was inspired by his grandfather who was a practicing veterinarian. After finishing vet school in India in 2000, Dr. Gill moved to the US, where he continued studying at LSU School of Veterinary Medicine. He has been practicing small animal medicine for 15 years and has been living in Clovis for the last seven years. He was previously working at Abby pet hospital in Fresno. In 2011, he established and owns Armstrong Pet Hospital. He also acquired Kingsburg Veterinary Clinic in nearby Kingsburg in 2013.
Dr. Arti Nayyar-Gill
Dr. Arti Nayyar-GillD.V.M.
Dr. Arti Nayyar-Gill graduated from vet school in India in 2000. She earned her Masters degree in surgery and radiology with her research focused on treatment of mammary tumors. She continued furthering her study of veterinary medicine when she attended the University of Saskatchewan, Canada. There she earned her PhD in Veterinary Immunology with her area of research focused on allergies and treatment of asthma. In 2007 Dr. Nayaar-Gill moved to the United States and began practicing as an Associate Veterinarian at Companion Medical Center in Visalia, CA. She finally joined our facility here in Clovis in 2013, where she practices companion animal medicine. Her areas of special interest are in soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, as well as dermatology. She and Dr. Gobind Gill have been married since 2002 and have two children, with whom she spends much of her time. In her free time she loves to play tennis and enjoys painting.
Dr. Kamaldeep Gaheer
Dr. Kamaldeep GaheerD.V.M.
Dr. Gaheer grew up owning dogs and that bond inspired him to become a veterinarian. After completion of his masters degree in veterinary medicine in 2003, he continued to complete his credentials at LSU School Of Veterinary Medicine. He is co-owner of Armstrong Pet Hospital. He also acquired Kingsburg Veterinary Clinic in 2013.

He has keen interest in orthopedic surgery and completed intensive courses in advanced orthopedic surgery certified by AO-ASIF. This has provided him with the skills needed to perform all kinds of simple or complicated fracture repairs, patellar/ hip luxation repair and corrective osteotomies, such as the TPLO surgery for ACL injuries in dogs. He spends his time off with his wife, daughter and their dog Lewis.

Dr. Bachint Bir Singh
Dr. Bachint Bir SinghD.V.M.
Dr. Bachint Bir Singh was born and raised in Northern India. After completing vet school and his residency in 2013, he worked at different shelters and practices for 4 years before moving to California in November of 2016. Dr. Bachint has a love of all animals. While in college he worked with the Tiger Conservation and Reptile Rescues. Apart from work, he enjoys being outdoors, going on hikes and traveling.
Dr. Angelica Reyes
Dr. Angelica ReyesD.V.M.
Dr. Reyes joined our team in May of 2019. She is a Fresno native but moved to the south shortly after high school. She graduated from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. She has practiced mixed animal medicine in rural Alabama and small animal medicine in Atlanta. She decided to move back home to Fresno to be closer to family after starting her family. She is married and has two young daughters. Her hobbies include running, reading and family trips to the dog park. Their pets include 2 dogs and 3 cats.
Dr. Guriqbal Nayyar
Dr. Guriqbal NayyarD.V.M.
Dr. Nayyar grew up in Punjab in Northern India. His earliest childhood memories revolve around his dogs as his father was very fond of pets and his first dog was a Pomeranian named Snowy and later her daughter, Snoopy.

He graduated from the College of Veterinary Sciences, Punjab Agricultural University, India in 2005 and practiced mixed animal practice for 6 years in India before moving to Canada in 2012 with his wife.

They enjoyed their wonderful, snowy stay in Calgary, Alberta but always yearned for the California weather as it resembles the weather back home in Punjab where they both grew up.

He worked in veterinary nutrition sales in Canada where he got an opportunity to explore the Canadian countryside and work with a lot of farmers.

Dr. Nayyar moved to Clovis to work as a full-time small animal veterinarian in 2017. He loves helping his clients take care of their pet’s problems and feels rewarded seeing his clients and patients happy.

In his free time, he enjoys creating bed time stories for his kids, along with reading modern history, watching documentaries and learning music. He lives in Clovis with his wife and two kids.

Our Team

Samantha joined our family in 2016. Without having any previous veterinary experience, she fit right in and quickly became our head receptionist. Samantha has previous human medicine experience but found a love for animal medicine. She currently has a dog named Oreo and 2 kitties named Tunko MacLovio and Snarf. She likes to relax on her days off with her daughter, as much as any mother can relax and is currently expecting her second child. We are proud to call her a receptionist here at our clinic.
ZulemaVeterinary Technician
Zulema has been working with us since 2014 after graduating from San Joaquin Valley College as a veterinary technician. She became the manager of our facility in 2019 shortly after opening our new building. Zulema has always had a passion for animals since she was a little girl and knew that the veterinary field was one that she always wanted to pursue. She currently doesn’t have any pets of her own, so she loves to see different pets come and go into our facility. During her spare time, she likes to be with her 2 small children and loves to travel outside of the valley when every possible.
Kelli has been in the veterinary field for ten years. With her animal science background she has continued to grow her knowledge and love of this field. She especially loves the orthopedic surgeries that she assists with at the clinic. She has enjoyed the time she has spent at Kingsburg Veterinary Clinic and the relationships developed with the clients. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her two daughters, family and friends.
MaliaRegistered Veterinary Technician
Malia has been working with us since June of 2017 after studying at San Joaquin Valley college, where she graduated as valedictorian. Shortly after graduating, she passed the state and national certification tests to become a Registered Veterinary Technician. Malia has brought a sense care and sensitivity that only she could. She has one dog named Ivy and 3 cats named Jasper, Kaepernick, and Vespers. We are proud to have her be a part of our team.
Joey Rodriguez Jr.
Joey Rodriguez Jr.Kennel Assistant
As our head kennel assistant, Joey is responsible for the cleanliness of our clinic. He has one dog named Poppy, who he adopted from one of our clients. She and Joey have a bond that is unbreakable. He loves to relax at home when he is not working and has a thirst for knowledge when it comes to anything medical.
BrianaVeterinary Technician
Briana came to us in 2014 while attending the ROP program at Clovis East. She was hired shortly after graduating and has made a great addition to our team. She briefly moved to Spokane, Washington where she became “fear-free” certified at the clinic she was working at. Cooper, Briana’s 5 year old terrier mix, went along with her to Spokane and while there, she adopted a black Labrador named Cali. Cali and Cooper are inseparable and enjoy accompanying Briana on her hikes and trips to the park.
Marisa has one pug named Gelato, who is a bundle of fun. She is one of our amazing receptionists/ pharmacy technician and loves to spend her time with friends and family. Marisa became a part of the Armstrong family in the middle of 2018 and has won the hearts of many of our clients.
ElizabethVeterinary Technician
Liz is one of our technicians that has been in the veterinary field for the past 7 years. She graduated from San Joaquin Valley College and immediately started working at an animal hospital. She has 2 dogs and 3 cats, pictured above is her handsome boy, “Brutus”. She loves to spend time with her family, going to Disneyland and enjoys any type of arts and crafts.
Chelsee is one of our newest additions to the family. She has a love for animals and has two cats named Freyja and Casper. Having never worked in the veterinary field, she has learned very quickly about veterinary medicine. When she is not working, she enjoys going to the coast and spending time with her friends and family.
ErnieKennel Assistant
Ernesto is one of our kennel assistants. He ensures our clinic stays clean for all our furry friends and is responsible for the many plants and flowers gifted to our clinic by our clients. He has a knack for technology and has proven to be a great extension of our family.
KylieVeterinary Technician
Kylie came to us in mid 2019 and has been in the veterinary field since August of 2015. She graduated from San Joaquin Valley college in 2019 as a veterinary assistant but is currently working to obtain her RVT license. She loves to help with any procedure that comes into our facility but is wanting to specialize in orthopedics. At this time, Kylie has 3 dogs named Maia, Calliope, and Maggie and a kitty named Cupcake. She came to our clinic with a lot of knowledge and hope we can add to that knowledge to help her with her RVT license. Health and fitness is important to Kylie, so naturally she likes to spend a lot of her free time being outdoors as well as the gym.
OliviaVeterinary Technician
Olivia is one of our newer employees and joined our team in 2019. She graduated from San Joaquin Valley College in 2012 and previously worked at Valley Animal Center. She is no stranger to frightened cats and dogs and knows that “slow is the way to go”. Olivia enjoys her days off with her young daughter and her two cats, Baxter and Macon. She has shown great promise and a drive to learn as much as she can in the veterinary field. We are happy to have Olivia here with us.
Brittney is one of your newer additions as she started working with us in 2019. Brittney has 2 pets, a dog named Luna and a cat named Star Lord. She is married and has one son and daughter who she loves to spend time with. On her free time, she enjoys camping and being outdoors; anything to have fun with family. She has become a great addition to our family.
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