Christina or Tina, as we call her, is one of our seasoned Veterinary Assistants. She is a California native, having grown up in the city of Orange. She currently lives in Anaheim. Tina has over 14 years of experience working with animals and has always enjoyed the variety of things we do on the job, from doing a simple nail trim to taking radiographs.
Tina has 2 male cats at home named Bonesaw, who is 9 years old, and Angel, who is a 4 month old kitten. On her days off, she enjoys cooking, cleaning, and spending time with her family.
Jose or “Freddy” as we call him, is one of our Veterinary Assistants. Originally from Mexico City, he has lived in Santa Ana for over 15 years. As a child, he had a phobia of cats and dogs after getting bitten by a dog. Wanting to conquer his fear, he starting volunteering at a veterinary hospital, and was able to overcome his phobia and develop a deep love for animals. Now 6 years later, Freddy has extensive experience handling all types of cats and dogs, big or small. At home, he has a German Shepherd named Toby and a tabby cat named Luna. When not working, he enjoys playing the guitar, cooking different types of foods, playing and watching soccer, and cheering on his favorite football team, the Colts.
Hillary is one of our Veterinary Assistants. She grew up in Corona and now resides in Anaheim Hills. Hillary’s love for animals began at a young age and she grew up with them always around. Her professional career with animals started with schooling in Boston seven years ago. She loves being able to help those who cannot help themselves. She has a domestic shorthair cat named Gus and has a fondness for snub nosed dog breeds. In her spare time, she enjoys crossfit, horseback riding and going to the beach.
Andrea is one of our Veterinary Receptionists. She grew up in Placentia but now lives in Anaheim Hills. She has been working with animals for 5 years and got into the veterinary industry because she loves animals and enjoys making connections with clients and their pets. She is passionate about their care and finds it very rewarding to help pets in need. She has 2 pets of her own, a Rottweiler-Beagle mix named Valentino, and a DSH cat named Pookie. In her spare time, Andrea does beautiful calligraphy for fun and special occasions like weddings. She loves going to Dog Beach and trying new restaurants and coffee shops.
Stephanie is one of our Veterinary Receptionists. She was born and raised in Orange County and has worked in the veterinary field for over 10 years. She started off volunteering with German Shepherd rescue and has been working with animals ever since. When she is not working, she enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her two dogs, Bella and Rocco.