Dr. Kevin Ashbran

Veterinarian, Owner

I grew up in Glendora, CA where I worked at a small animal hospital in Covina over the summers while going to UCSD for a bachelor degree in general biology. While working with Dr.

Dr. Sarah Wind

Veterinarian, Owner

My parents tell a story about me when I was in elementary school, telling my teacher I would grow up to be a veterinarian.  I have always loved animals (to my mother's displeasure when it came to snakes!). So, it should come as no surprise as I chose veterinary medicine as my career. 

Dr. Mary Sebzda

Veterinarian, Reproduction Specialist

How I became a veterinarian: I think it had something to do with my dad saying "that girl's going to be a vet", every time he saw me light up in the presence of a dog, cat, calf, lamb, piglet, tank of fish, etc.

Dr. Chris Bates

Veterinarian

I always have loved animals and knew from a very young age that I would be working with animals as a career. However, I didn't quite know in what capacity when I was little.

Dr. Renee Owen

Veterinarian

I have wanted to be a veterinarian for as long as I can remember. Even before I can remember, my Mom tells me that I wandered towards any dog I saw at the park. I was always sneaking lizards, baby birds, and the occasional stray kitten home, and trying to "save" them.

Dr. Cindy Wade

Veterinarian

I grew up in coastal Northern California and the west coast of Canada. I was the typical teen age girl-horse crazy. I was fortunate to have a mentor who trained horses for the Queen and was stable manager for both the British and Canadian 3 day Olympics teams.

Dr. Jennifer Osborne

Veterinarian

Dr. Jennifer Osborne is a Northern California native. She began her journey into veterinary medicine at the age of 15. She initially started by working as a kennel attendant in a veterinary practice, then moved up to a veterinary assistant prior to going to college.

Dr. Mark McDaniel

Veterinarian

I was born in Cerritos, California and was raised in the Los Angeles/Orange County area. I knew that I wanted to be a veterinarian since I was in the 8th grade. For my undergraduate career, I attended Cal Poly Pomona and received a Bachelor Degree in Animal Science.

Cassidy

Registered Veterinary Technician/Practice Manager

Cassidy has been with us since 2006. She started as a kennel attendant and worked her way up to veterinary assistant before she went to school to become an RVT. Today, Cassidy is our hospital manager and is such a great support for our team.

Dawn

Registered Veterinary Technician / Inventory Manager

Dawn has been with us since 1978 and she has been a great value to our team since then. She has worn many hats during our time with us, from RVT to Operations manager, and now she works hard as our inventory manager.

Erica

Practice Manager

Erica has been with us since 2018. She is currently pursuing her BS in Biology. Erica loves getting to care for the patients that we see here and learning new things. When Erica is not at work, she loves reading and cuddling with her dog Athena.

Gina

Practice Manager

Gina has been here since 2021. She is has a lot of experince working in the veterinary field, and a wonderful addition to our team. Gina is excited to work with our clients and patients to help make their visit with us the best it can be.

Jeanie

Administration

Jeanie has been with us since 1998. She came to Newport Harbor Animal Hospital one summer to help the administration team and could not leave after the summer was over. She has always considered the staff like family.

Jessica C.

Pharmacy Assistant

Jessica has been with us since 2001. She loves that we all work so great as a team and that her coworkers are so helpful and she considers the team a part of her family. When Jessica is not at work, she loves spending time with her kids, antique shopping, camping with family and sewing.

Melinda

Administration/Payroll

Melinda has been with us since 2002. She helps with various administrative needs including payroll. Melinda has always loved working here because she says she loves the staff, being around the animals and being a part of the team.

Stephanie

Media Relations

Stephanie has been with us since 2009. She started as a receptionist and then took over our social media. Stephanie is an amazing photographer and loves taking pictures of our patients.

Andrea

Kennel Attendant

Andrea has been with us since 2022. Her goal is to become a veterinarian and currently has her B.S. in Animal Biology. Andrea is excited about working here to get more hands on experience, and learning as much about the veterinary field as possible.

Breanna

Kennel Attendant

Breanna has been with us since 2022. She was drawn to our hospital after she was able to meet the staff and saw how warm and inviting everyone was. Breanna is a true cat lover, with seven of her own. Her goal in life is to work with animals and help be a voice for them.

Edward

Kennel Attendant

Edward has been with us since 2012. He loves caring for the animals and they all love him just as much. Edward likes being able to help the veterinary assistants so he can continue to learn new skills. When Edward is not at work, he enjoys music production and sound design.

Fernando

Kennel Attendant

Fernando has been with us since 2009 as a kennel attendant. Fernando is one of our assistants who also does overnights with our boarders and hospitalized patients.

Jocelyn

Kennel Attendant

Jocelyn is a wonderful addition to our family, and so compassionate with our patients and boarders. We knew the moment we met her that she was the perfect fit by the way she wanted so badly to help care for our sick patients, and expressed that it was her lifes dream to work with animals.

Kaden

Kennel Attendant

Kaden has been with us since 2022. He said that his favorite thing about working here is the high standard of care and professionalism. Kaden is very familiar with the care of animals, as he has been fostering animals since he was a young boy, and has dogs and cats of his own.

Anastasia

Client Service Representative

Anastasia has been with us since 2021. She loves all kinds of animals, and excited to learn all that she can working withour team. She was drawn to our hospital because she loves all that we offer to our clients, and felt welcomed immediately by the staff.

Ashleigh

Client Services Representative

Ashleigh comes to us with plenty of experience in the veterinary field, and we are so happy to have her as a part of our family. She loves that everyone was so welcoming and helpful while training her.

Brandon

Client Service Representative

Brandon comes to us with very valuable experience, and we could not be happier to have him as part of our family. His outgoing personality and passion for animal care is exactly what we look for in a staff member.

Frankie

Client Service Representative

Frankie has been with us since 2021. She is so outgoing, friendly, and such a great adition to our family. She is a nurturer, so people really gravitate to her instantly, and feel very comfortable with her.

Kamilah

Lead Client Service Representative

Kamilah has been with us since 2021. She has experience in the veterinary hospital field, and a much valued addition to our team. She wanted to work for our hospital, because she had heard great things about us, and wanted to work for a place that she would trust with her own pets.

Melissa

Client Services Representative

Melissa has been with us since 2021. She has a passion for working with animals, and looking forward to learning all that she can here at our hospital.

Olivia

Client Service Representative

Olivia is currently studying animal health science at Cal Poly Pomona and is working toward becoming a Registered Veterinary Technician. She is very good with our patients and clients, and a wonderful addition to our family.

Samira

Client Service Representative/Kennel Attendant

Samira has been with us since 2021. She came to work with us because she has a love for animals, and a drive to pursue the field of veterinary medicine. Samira's father was a veterinarian while she was growing up, so she is very familiar with what it takes to work in a practice.

Adriana

Veterinary Assistant

Adriana has been with us since 2021. She has always wanted to work in a veterinary hospital simply beause she loves all animals, and wants to become a veterinary technician.

Alisan

Registered Veterinary Technician

Alisan has been with us since 2019 and has been such a wonderful addition to our team. She has an A.S. in Veterinary Technology and has become an RVT. Alisan loves that we are a busy practice along with the wonderful clients and patients that we see.

Alyssa

Veterinary Assistant

Alyssa has been with us since 2021. Alyssa is always smiling and loves her job here at Newport Harbor Animal Hospital. She loves all animals, and you can clearly see that when she interacts with our patients.

Brittney

Veterinary Assistant

Brittney has been with us since 2015. She loves the bond that she gets to create with our clients and their pets. Brittney started working here right after she got her Associates in Animal Science. When Brittney is not at work, she enjoys spending time with family, pets and her friends.

Carla

Veterinary Assistant

Carla has earned her Associate of Arts degree in Veterinary Technology and will soon become a Registered Veterinary Technician. She also holds an additional degree in Liberal Arts. She is extremely smart and great with our patients and clients.

Debbie

Registered Veterinary Technician / Lead Surgical Technician

Debbie has been with us since 2015 and hs been an amazing surgical tech. Debbie's favorite thing about working here are the clients, patients and our team. She loves that we all have the same goal, excellent patient care.

Emme

Veterinary Assistant

Emme has been with us since 2022. She has a B.S. in Zoology, and experience as a veterinary assistant. She had heard that our veterinarians and staff practice quality medicine, and that we have a very supportive team.

Erika

Veterinary Assistant

Erika has been with us since 2020. She is such a hard worker, compassionate with our clients and patients, and just a wonderful addition to our team. Erika is enjoying learning new things, and loves how everyone here works as a team.

Grant

Kennel Attendant/Veterinary Assistant

Grant has been with us since 2015. He values being a part of the team, learning new skills and time management. Grant has the best sense of humor and often has the hospital in tears of laughter. When Grant is not at work, he loves watching movies and listening to music.

Hannah

Veterinary Assistant

Hannah has been with us since 2022. She comes to us with a lot of experience, and excited to work in a large practice with our nine veterinarians. She loves that we are a hard working team, and is looking forward to expanding her knowledge in the veterinary field.

Joshua

Veterinary Assistant

Joshua has been with us since 2021. He is a wonderful addition to our family, and so great with the patients. Joshua is a student in a Registered Veterinary Technician program, and had been here at our hospital getting on site experience before we hired him.

Keely

Veterinary Assistant

Keely has been with us since 2020. She has a B.S in Animal Science from Cal. Poly, San Luis Obispo. We are very excited to have her as a part of our family, and the patients really love her. When Keely is not at work, she loves spending time with her two dogs, hiking, and the beach. 

Nhi

Technician Assistant

Nhi has been with us since 2022. She comes to us with veterinary assistant experience, and really excited to work in a large state of the art hospital with all of our doctors. She also loves that the staff is so friendly and welcoming.