Tania joined the Bay Animal Hospital team in June 2015. Born and raised in the Midwest, she grew up with a great love and compassion for animals. After attending the University of Arizona and studying Animal Sciences, Tania enjoyed working on the management side in veterinary medicine. With over 26 years in the veterinary field; 21 years of experience in management, Tania was excited to work at Bay Animal Hospital. Tania loves the sunny California weather, spending time at the beach and sailing. She has an adorable long-haired chihuahua named Teddy; who comes to work with her daily and loves greeting all the patients that visit Bay Animal Hospital.
Sara has been with Bay Animal Hospital since November 2016. She came to us with years of experience in animal and customer care, and quickly became helpful in every department. In Sara’s free time, she enjoys hiking, camping, and spending time with her Australian Shepherd mix, Abbey Road.
Shanise has been working for BAH since October 2006 and has been a veterinary technician since 1990. She has a Bachelors degree in Animal Science and Management from UC Davis. Her past work experience includes protecting animal actors on movie sets for the “no animals were harmed” credit and working as an animal control officer. She truly loves animals! Her family consists of a loving husband, one daughter and three sons. They have two dogs – Princess Leia and Lando, and a cat named Whiskers. Shanise works hard to ensure that the hospital has the medications, supplies and prescription diets needed to provide excellent care for our patients.
Doreya has been with Bay since July 2000. She is responsible for all hourly treatments for our hospitalized and boarding patients. She also volunteers a lot of her time to rescuing lost or abandoned animals and finding them good homes.
Doreya was voted Employee of the Year in 2013 by the BAH team!
Rocio joined the Bay team in September 2014. Her favorite thing about working at Bay is the happy environment and the positive attitude between employees and Doctors. She attended Carrington College and received her A.A. in Animal Science. Rocio has lots of rescue pets that keep her very busy when she’s not here taking great care of our patients. She has 3 cats named Antonio, Bazinga, and Pedro as well as 5 dogs named Chase, Chiquita, Freckles, Kobe, and Mya. Her family also has guinea pigs and a bearded dragon! Before Rocio joined the Bay team she was working at Cottage Pet Animal Hospital and served in the military for 6 years. Her interests outside of Bay are to scrapbook and watch movies with her husband and son.
Juan has been working at Bay since March 2013. Before joining Bay he worked at The Cat Doctor Hospital. His favorite thing about working at Bay is his coworkers. Juan has 2 guinea pigs named Monkey and Mickey and enjoys playing paintball when he’s not busy helping our patients.
Memo joined the Bay team in December 2009. He started out in the kennel department, and quickly became interested in expanding his great patient-care skills in the technician department. When Memo isn’t busy taking care of our many furry patients, he enjoys music and going out with his friends.
Angie joined the Bay team in May 2019. She moved back to the South Bay from Northern California and brings years of experience in the veterinary field with her. Angie is excited to gain more knowledge in surgery as well as getting to know our many adorable patients. In her spare time, Angie likes going to concerts, the gym, hiking, and spending time with her 7 year old pit mix, Milo.
Daniel began working at Bay in September 2019. He comes to us with years of experience working with animals at other hospitals in the South Bay. Daniel also worked alongside some of our staff at those hospitals and is excited to be working with them again. In his free time, Daniel enjoys Perler bead art, going to festivals and spending time with his cat, Ginger.
John has been with Bay Animal Hospital since January 2016. He attended Colorado State University and completed the RVT program. He has worked in both animal hospitals and shelters. John enjoys hiking, surfing, drawing, and writing. He has two dogs; Spunky, a Jack Russell, and Ella, a Beagle mix.
Julie began working at Bay in August 2018 as a kennel attendant and quickly transitioned to our technician team. With her background and degree in Zoology, Julie continued to learn and study and as of December 2020 completed the RVT program. In her free time, Julie loves spending time with her border collie, Bruin, as well as hiking and camping.
Evelyn has been with us at Bay Animal Hospital since June 2020. She was previously at Redwood Animal Hospital as well as the Stray Cat Alliance. Evelyn has years of experience in the animal field and is excited to get to know our patients and gain more knowledge in dental prophylaxis. When she is not helping animals, Evelyn can be found traveling, hiking and gardening. She has 3 cats named Zeus, Calliope, and Yuri.
Treatment Technician/Kennel Supervisor
Eduardo started at Bay Animal Hospital in July 2015. He loves taking care of all of our boarding patients and our resident cats. In his spare time, Eduardo enjoys spending time with his friends and family. He has a little chihuahua named Muneca.
Zennia joined the Bay team in May 2021. Her years of animal experience, including helping out strays at Stray Cat Alliance and SNPLA, have made her a wonderful addition to our team. When Zennia is not helping animals, she enjoys camping, hiking, and picnicking. She also loves spending time with her dog Pita, and her cat Flash.
Marwin started working at Bay early in 2015. Before joining Bay he worked at VCA West LA for 7 years and at California Animal Hospital for 2 years. He also went to Cal State LA for fashion. His favorite thing about working at Bay is continuously learning new things. Marwin’s interest outside of Bay is fashion, traveling, and going to concerts.
Doctor’s Assistant Supervisor
Jessica has been with Bay Animal Hospital since August 2019. She comes with years of experience and a huge love of animals. She enjoys working at a hospital where the patient’s always come first. Her favorite things to do when not helping our many patients is riding bikes and hanging out with her two cats – Roman and Blackberry.
Sandra began working at Bay Animal Hospital in November 2017. Before coming to the South Bay, Sandra worked at Culver Palms Animal Hospital in Culver City. She enjoys playing soccer and spending time with her son. They have 2 dogs – Rocky and Princess, and 5 cats – Zena, Caramel, Apple, Beetlejuice, and Black Panther.
Kim joined the Bay team in August 2016 as a Client Care Specialist and quickly transitioned to our Doctor’s Assistant position. She moved back to the South Bay from San Francisco and has been taking care of patients in the veterinary field for many years. In her spare time, Kim enjoys reading, swimming, and listening to music. She also has a little terrier mix named Gidget, and 2 adorable cats – Ribs, and Monster.
Kelli joined the Bay team in May 2017 with years of experience as a doctor’s assistant at Animal Emergency Medical Center in Torrance. Kelli’s favorite place to spend time at is the beach. Her other hobbies include camping, dirtbike riding, rollerskating, and hiking. She also loves spending time with her two dogs Roxi and Sonny, and her cat Boo Radley.
Tiffani joined the Bay team in November 2021 with many years of experience as a veterinary assistant. She is excited to bring her love of animals to our hospital and get to know our patients and clients. When Tiffani is not helping animals, she enjoys watching movies and spending time with her 3 dogs – Jax, Cash, and Charlotte.
Dani joined the Bay team during the fall of 2022. She came to the South Bay by way of Ohio where she gained veterinary experience charting for a busy emergency hospital. When Dani is not helping our patients and doctors, she can be found hiking, biking and painting. She is excited to be here and experience Southern California’s mild winters and we are so happy to have her on the team.
Aaliyah came to Bay in September 2021. She moved to the area from Nevada and is excited to get to know the team as well as all of our wonderful patients and clients. In her spare time, Aaliyah enjoys watching documentaries and relaxing with her maltipoo, Luna.
Client Care Specialist
Alma has been with Bay Animal Hospital since August 2015. Alma has extensive experience in the medical field. She worked as a Dental Assistant for 5 years and has been in the Veterinary Field for 8 years. Alma enjoys spending time with her two children, daughter Jezebel and son Santos. She also has three furry family members, “Rex” a min-pin/dachshund mix, “Pooh” a Chihuahua, and Thalia. Alma enjoys working at Bay Animal Hospital with the friendly, hardworking staff.
Client Care Specialist Supervisor
Coreena has been with Bay since October 2015. Coreena worked for California Science Center and studied Marine Biology. She has worked with wildlife and aquatic animals for 5 years. She enjoys spending time with her daughter, Sirena, and being by the ocean. Coreena is a synchronized swimmer and has been enjoying the sport since she was 7 years old! She also has 3 cats; Salem, Mimi and Bobby G. Coreena enjoys working with her coworkers at Bay Animal Hospital because everyone is compassionate and caring and loves working with animals.
Client Care Specialist
Yamira started with Bay in December 2015. She has worked in personal home care and child care. Yamira enjoys playing volleyball and expressing herself in cosmetology. She has two turtles named Myrtle and Speedy. Yamira enjoys working at Bay Animal Hospital learning new things and working with animals. She is looking forward to expanding her career and become a veterinary technician in the future.
Client Care Specialist
Kelsie came to Bay in August 2021. She is very excited to have the opportunity to help all of our clients and patients get the best care. Before coming to Bay, Kelsie helped the rescue animals at the Chattahoochee Humane Society. In her free time, Kelsie enjoys going on road trips, spending time at the beach, and hanging out with her own pets – a cat named Scoot, and her 3 dogs – Conway, Jinger, and Rodeo.
Ben has been with Bay Animal Hospital since December 2006. He loves helping our patients every day and works hard to keep our hospital clean and sanitary for us all. When Ben isn’t working, he enjoys spending time with family, hiking, and going to the beach.
Ethan has been with Bay since July 2020. He attended Canisius College in Buffalo New York where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Behavior and Environmental Studies. Ethan comes to us with years of animal experience and loves being able to help our patients each day. Ethan enjoys hiking, spending time with friends, and his 3 pets – a dog named Cali, and 2 cats named Sami and Leo.
Diana began working at Bay in April 2022. She has previous experience helping and handling animals and we are excited to have her on the team. When Diana is not helping animals, she enjoys going to the beach, playing piano, and spending time with her dogs – Athena, Zeus, and Milo.
Jenny started at Bay in November 2022. She moved back to California from Arizona to be closer to family and brings years of veterinary experience and knowledge with her. Jenny is looking forward to getting to know our team, our clients and our patients and we are so happy to have her as part of our team. When Jenny is not helping animals, she enjoys traveling, backpacking, and hiking with her dogs, Elvia and Kalaura.
Client Care Specialist
Melina joined the Bay team in November 2022. She moved to the area from Arizona and brings years of veterinary experience with her. Melina loves helping out and getting to know the pets of the South Bay as well as being part of our community. In her spare time, Melina enjoys going to the beach, being with family, and taking care of her 3 cats – Kali, Mike Tyson, and Tupac Shapurr.
Client Care Specialist
Isamar came to Bay in October 2022 with years of veterinary reception experience. She is excited to get to know our patients and clients and to learn more in her new position. Isamar enjoys reading, drawing, and spending time with her cat, Tom.
Alina joined Bay Animal Hospital in June 2023 and we’re very excited to have her on our team! She recently moved to California from Illinois and has years of experience as a licensed pharmacy technician. When Alina is not working, she enjoys drawing, reading and exploring new hiking trails with her big yellow lab named Dexter.