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Tania

Tania

Practice Manager
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

Sara

Assistant Manager

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

Shanise

Purchasing Manager
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

Doreya

Treatment Technician


Doreya has been with Bay since July 2000. She is responsible for outpatient and in hospital treatments for all our patients. She also volunteers a lot of her time to rescuing lost or abandoned animals and finding them good homes.

Rocio, RVT

Rocio, RVT

Dental/Surgery/Treatment Technician
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, Alberto, and Pedro as well as 5 dogs named Chase, Betty White, Mya, Joey, Miguel and Phoebe. 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 kids.

Juan F.

Juan F.

Treatment Technician
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

Memo

Treatment Technician
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.

Angela, RVT

Angela, RVT

Surgery/Treatment Technician
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 primarily assists in surgery and loves getting to know our many adorable patients when working on the floor. In her spare time, Angie likes going to concerts, the gym, and hiking.

Daniel

Daniel

Treatment Technician
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 cats, Beerus and Haku.

John, RVT

John, RVT

Dental/Surgery/Treatment Technician
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, and is currently working towards his Veterinary Technician Specialty in dentistry. John enjoys hiking, surfing, drawing, and writing. He has two dogs; Coyolxauhqi, a Jack Russell, and Pryna, a Pungsan.

Julie, RVT

Julie, RVT

Dental/Treatment Technician
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

Evelyn

Treatment Technician

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.

Eduardo

Eduardo

Treatment Technician/Kennel Supervisor
Eduardo started at Bay Animal Hospital in July 2015. He loves taking care of all of our 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, and a Bully named Legend.

Zennia, RVT

Zennia, RVT

Treatment Technician

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.

Jessica

Jessica

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

Sandra

Doctor’s Assistant
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

Kim

Doctor’s Assistant
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

Kelli

Doctor’s Assistant
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

Tiffani

Doctor’s Assistant

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

Dani

Doctor’s Assisstant

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

Aaliyah

Doctor’s Assistant

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.

Alma

Alma

Client Care Specialist
Alma has been with Bay Animal Hospital since August 2015 and has extensive experience in the medical field. She worked as a Dental Assistant for 5 years and has been in the Veterinary Field for 10 years. Alma enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. She also has three furry family members – two Chihuahua’s named Chiquis and Idaho, and a kitty named Whiskey Bob! Alma enjoys working at Bay Animal Hospital with the friendly, hardworking staff.

Coreena

Coreena

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.

Yamira

Yamira

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.

Kelsie

Kelsie

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

Ben

Kennel Attendant

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

Ethan

Kennel Attendant

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

Diana

Kennel Attendant

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

Jenny

Treatment Technician

Jenny joined Bay in November 2022 after relocating from Arizona to California to be closer to her family. With years of veterinary experience under her belt, she is eager to broaden her expertise in anesthesia and deepen her understanding of animal behavior. When she’s not caring for animals, Jenny indulges in her hobbies of taxidermy, traveling, and backpacking with her husband and their dogs, Elvis and Kalaura.

Isamar

Isamar

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

Alina

Pharmacy Technician

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.

Daniela

Daniela

Doctor’s Assistant


Daniela joined the Bay team in 2023. She attended UC Davis for Animal Science and has gained experience through internships at Davis in their small animal and neurology departments. When she is not assisting our doctors and patients, you can find Daniela playing beach volleyball, scoping out new coffee shops, and spending time with her Beagle/Chihuahua mix, Charlie!

Ana Sofia

Ana Sofia

Doctor’s Assistant

Ana Sofia has been in the veterinary field since 2016. She has experience as a receptionist, doctors assistant and technician assistant. She joined the Bay team in January of 2024, and aspires to be a doctor herself one day. On her days off, Ana Sofia enjoys reading, watching movies, spending time with family, or snuggling with her two kitties, Autumn & Dottie!

Alexis

Alexis

Kennel Attendant

Alexis found her passion for working with animals while employed at Down Dog Lodge. She joined our team in 2024 and enjoys interacting with our patients and clients any chance she gets! Alexis has two Pitties of her own, Kush & Brandy, and loves spending time with them when she’s not busy working.

Gilbert

Gilbert

Client Care Specialist

Gil is a dedicated army veteran who joined the Bay Animal Hospital team in 2024. He has years of experience in animal medicine and customer service and was drawn to the atmosphere here at Bay. When Gil is not busy servicing our clients, he enjoys spending time with his family, including his Maltese Mix, Stickers! He also loves art, music and traveling.

Richelle

Richelle

Client Care Specialist

Richelle has been working in animal medicine for a few years, and has done everything from receptionist, to vet assistant to pharmacy technician. She even has volunteer and intern experience at a bird sanctuary and wildlife ranch! She’s excited to have joined our team and work alongside our wonderful clients and patients. When Richelle isn’t busy working, she enjoys spending time with her three dogs – Reef, Jager, and Sarah, and her chinchilla – Rogue! She also loves reading, going to the beach, and all water sports!

Molly

Molly

Doctor’s Assistant

Molly joined our team in June 2023. She graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor’s of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, and comes to us with years of experience in the veterinary field. She loves the welcoming atmosphere at Bay Animal Hospital and enjoys helping all our clients and patients. Molly loves to travel and visit new places. In her free time, you can find her cooking, relaxing at the beach, or hanging out with her Yellow Lab, Tucker!