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


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


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


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


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


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.

Dr. Claire Akashi


I am an Orange County native who developed a love for animals by watching countless hours of Animal Planet at an early age. I volunteered at the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific for four years, and soon after began working at an animal hospital.