Acorn Veterinary Clinic

1340 East Covell Blvd., Suite 101
Davis, CA 95616



Pam Buckman, RVT

Pam has been with Acorn for over 15 years. She earned her degree as a veterinary technician from Western Career College and passed the board exams to become a registered veterinary technician. Pam and her partner, Jack, live with their two cats; she also has a horse. She enjoys horseback riding, golf, cooking, and just plain hanging out.

Nicole Bell, Veterinary Assistant

Nicole has been with Acorn since 2007. She earned her BA in Psychology at UC Davis. She lives with her dog and three cats. She enjoys modern dance, fine art modeling, and pet sitting.


Kristi Klinger, RVT.

Kristi has been with Acorn since 2004. She became a Registered Veterinary Technician in 2012 while juggling 2 jobs! She has a grown daughter, two dogs, two cats, and one horse.She enjoys hanging out at the barn with her horse and all the barn kitties and dogs. She also like watching (PBR) bullriding on TV!


Megan Galloway, RVT

Megan juggles three part-time jobs, all involving her love of animals.  She is currently enrolled in the RVT program to become a Registered Veterinary Technician.  She has 4 dogs of her own. 


Debbie Parrella, Practice Manager

Debbie has been at Acorn since 2000. She earned a BS in Agriculture and an MS in Entomology. She lives with her husband of 33 years, with whom she has three grown children. They have three cats, a dog, goats and sheep, a flock of chickens, and one guinea pig. Debbie is a natural organizer and enjoys photography, birdwatching, gardening, beading and oil painting!


Kerry Sorum, Receptionist

Kerry has been at Acorn since 2005. She lives with her husband, with whom she has two children, and their dog. She enjoys tennis, bicycling, and sailing on warm, calm days.