American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)
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Our Staff

Meet the Staff at Del Valle Pet Hospital

Audrey HartAudrey H.

Office Manager

Joined Team: June 2002
Pets: Dogs: Shelby, Hennessey, and Roscoe and Raider the cat
Hobbies: Camping, decorating my home, and family time.
Favorite thing about your job: Everyday challenges, learning new things, interacting with clients and their pets.
Favorite hospital memory: The day I got hired after completing my high school program volunteering.

Karen P.karen

Lead Receptionist

Joined Team: November 1, 2004
Pets: Three cats named Pookie, Keely, and Jazu Neko
Hobbies: Music! Cats, Thrift Store Shopping, Swimming, Old movies
Favorite thing about your job: Getting to love on and help people with their pets.
Favorite Hospital Memory: All the love I received from everyone when I returned after a year hiatus.

Mary D.


Joined Team: January 2020
Pets: Calamity Jane, GSD, 4 cats: Tootsie Pop, McGee, Lenny & Squiggy
Hobbies: Hiking with Calamity Jane, SCUBA, anything Star Wars/Trek or Marvel!
Favorite thing about your job: Puppies!!
Favorite Hospital Memory: Black lab party in the lobby!

Kacey H.Kacey

Veterinary Assistant

Joined Team: May 2014
Pets: Cinder a Border Collie
Hobbies: Hiking, writing, volunteering at the Valley Humane Society, horseback riding, fabricating costumes, movie make-up
Favorite thing about your job: Helping and being a part of the team that takes an incredibly sick animal and brings it back to health.
Favorite hospital memory: Getting hired and meeting “Mobey Dyer”

alexis-wentzAlexis W.


Joined Team: March 2015
Pets: Luna the Sassy Siamese Cat
Hobbies: Hiking, reading, going to concerts, and watching movies.
Favorite thing about your job: Being able to help people and animals at the same time, and snuggling the occasional puppy or kitten. Also being able to comfort the animals and owners.
Favorite hospital memory: Seeing people and their pets leave happy and healthy!

Joanne G.Joanne G.


Joined Team: November 2017
“MaMa Dog” a Poi dog mix from Kekaha, HI
Hobbies: Bowling, motorcycling, as well as hikes and walks with Mama
Favorite thing about your job: My favorite thing would be being able to be a part of an amazing team that works together to help fur babies through all stages of life.
Favorite hospital memory: My favorite hospital memory would have to be fostering Cleocatra, our clinic cat, while the hospital was being renovated. The best was catching her trying to eat the trunk of my Christmas tree but at least she didn’t climb it!

Luna E.


Joined Team: October 2018
Pets: 3 dogs, 1 cat & 2 parrots
Hobbies: Painting, sketching, playing the guitar
Favorite thing about your job: Being able to assist my co-workers when they need it, and making the pets trip to the vet a better experience.
Favorite hospital memory: Being in a room with nine 6 week old Golden Retriever puppies.


Pets: The staff at Del Valle Pet Hospital
Hobbies: Eating, Sleeping, Basking in the sun, ordering around the staff
Favorite thing about your job: Being the boss, making new dog friends.
Favorite hospital memory: Playing with my co-workers dog Ella almost everyday

Alice Q.

Veterinary Assistant
Joined Team: June 2020
Pets: Pinky & Buster- Dogs, Molly, Ugums, Gunther, Uno, Beau, and Blue- Cats, and 10 lovebirds
Hobbies: Making jewelry, playing music, and hiking
Favorite thing about your job: Helping people learn more about the health and well-being of their pets.
Favorite hospital memory: Cesarean section of a litter of dachshunds and the client surprising the staff with Target gift cards of appreciation.

Stacy L.Stacy L.

Veterinary Assistant
Joined Team:
March 2020
Pets: 2 cats: Purrseus & Kyle
Hobbies: Photography, camping, singing, and relaxing with family and friends
Favorite thing about your job: The animals! Love to snuggle and love on them especially the aggressive ones as they need love too!
Favorite hospital memory: Holding 50lbs “Reo” (Great Dane) like a puppy

Steph Vet AssistantStephanie L.

Veterinary Assistant
Joined Team:
August 2020
Pets: A poodle mix named Peluchin, Frisian horse named El Elegante, a Red quarter horse name El Viejon, and Rex the turtle
Hobbies: I love to paint, draw, and photograph.
Favorite thing about your job: Every day is something new and exciting, I learn new things and get even more interested and fall deeper in love with the veterinary field.
Favorite hospital memory: Walking into my working interview and everyone being super kind and welcoming.

Sabrina H.

Veterinary Assistant
Joined Team: August 2020
Pets: Bunnies!: Daisy, Delilah, Chips, Zelda, Paul, & Domino
Hobbies: Watching anime, listing to cary podcasts & eating yummy food
Favorite thing about your job: My favorite thing about my job as a veterinary technician is that I get to be around animals all day and care for their well-being and health to give them a long happy life.
Favorite hospital memory: Coming soon.

Nadia P.

Kennel Assistant
Joined Team: November 2020
Pets: Romina and Frida the Labradoodles and Rango the Kitty
Hobbies: Video games, crafting, skateboarding, watching shows, and drawing.
Favorite thing about your job: Seeing the different personalities of people’s pets and loving on the patients.
Favorite hospital memory: Receiving my first Happy Birthday card from the staff.

ViktoriaViktoria N.

Veterinary Assistant
Joined Team: October 2020
Pets: Cuddles the 12yr old Maltese mix and Tiffani the 3yr old Yorkie poodle mix
Hobbies: Gardening, Hiking, Horses (I have a 14yr old Arabian mare), and dog training/sitting
Favorite thing about your job: I enjoy building relationships with clients and their pets by being there for their needs. I’ve always loved animals, and it brings me joy to see them on a daily basis. I’ve been in this field for 7 years now because of my passion for animals. Being there for owners and their pets is the most rewarding part of my job.
Favorite hospital memory: One of my favorite memories is meeting “Larry” the pug puppy who stole my heart with his sweet kisses and cute waggy butt!

Kendal N.

Veterinary Assistant
Joined Team: February 2021
Pets: 3 dogs: A Whippet Mix named Rocket, a Boston Terrier named Bella, and a Sheperd Mix name Hailey.
Hobbies: Crafting, Reading, and going to Disneyland.
Favorite thing about your job: Watching your patients grow up and change of the years. You build relationships with them and the owners and it makes me happy to see them thriving.
Favorite hospital memory: The first time I assisted in birthing a litter of puppies, there is nothing like helping bring life into the world, especially cute fluffy lives!