Hospital Staff


Ligia is one of our experienced Registered Veterinary Technicians. She was born in Mexico City and has lived in Santa Ana for 15 years. Ligia has always wanted to help those without a voice and wanted to educate people about their pets and their needs. She is also very interested in animal behavior.

She has 2 cats, an Orange Tabby named Gimli and Siamese named Charles, one dog, a Labradoodle named Arya. When she’s not working, Ligia enjoys reading and listening to music.


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.


Marco is one of our Veterinary Assistants. He is originally from Mexico and now lives in Whittier. Having his first German Shepherd is what made him interested in veterinary medicine. He enjoys learning all he can about caring for animals and enjoys seeing a pet go home happy and healthy. He is studying to become a veterinarian and has an interest in nutrition. He has a full house at home that includes 2 German Shepherds named Charlie and Sargeant, a Norwich terrier named Buster, a Siamese cat named Mr. Kitty, and a brown and white Guinea Pig named Coco. Marco has been working in the animal field for over 6 years and when he is not working he enjoys going to the gym, hiking with his dogs, and taking his young son to Disneyland.


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.