Meet Our Team
Dr. Teri Clark | VMD
Dr. Clark was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and grew up just outside the city. She attended Duke University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She then spent two years as a Peace Corps volunteer in Africa. On her return, she worked briefly for the Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game before beginning vet school at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine. She was awarded a Veterinariae Medicinae Doctoris in 2002.
Dr Clark worked for the United States Dept. of Agriculture and the Inland Valley Humane Society before settling into companion animal practice, where she has remained for the past 15 years. She is married with 2 children and a menagerie of cats and dogs.
Darlene | Registered Veterinary Technician
Darlene began her journey in the veterinary field in 2008. Her first position was in the kennel area where she then moved along to veterinary assisting. In 2013, she attended a veterinary technician program in Lake Forest, CA. Following graduation she obtained her RVT license and has furthered her career in this field.
Darlene has gained experience in general practice, shelter medicine and emergency medicine. Darlene loves every part of her job as it always stays interesting and exciting. There is always something to learn with ever evolving medicine. Darlene’s favorite part of working with your fur babies is giving them the utmost love and care while they are receiving treatments, recovering from surgery or are just afraid to be away from their families.
In her spare time, Darlene enjoys spending her time with her family, friends and furbabies. She also loves to read, dance and sing!
Cristina | Veterinary Assistant
Cristina has known she wanted to work with animals since the age of five. Continuing her pursuit to work with animals, she found herself earning an Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology from Platt College, graduating in 2016.
In her spare time, Cristina enjoys spending time with friends and family.
Nikki | Veterinary Assistant
Nikki graduated from Carrington College in 2014 and has been working in the field ever since. Nikki is excited to be back to work after having her son and being a stay at home mom. She is continuing to learn and gain more experience in this field.
In her spare time Nikki loves to spend time with her family, going off roading and baking!
Alexandria | Veterinary Assistant
An El Monte native, Alexandria started her journey in the veterinary field as just a kennel attendant in 2015. Since then her passion and desire in veterinary medicine has only grown stronger.
Alexandria’s future plans are to go to school and earn her RVT license. Her spare time is spent either hiking in the early mornings, or cooking & baking.
Cindy | Veterinary Assistant
Since she was young, Cindy became passionate about helping animals. Cindy started with rescuing stray cats in her community. She is working on her Biology and Zoology degree at Cal Poly Pomona to continue her career in the veterinary field.
Cindy enjoys spending time with her cat Tux, watching horror movies, and listening to music.
Ryan | Veterinary Assistant
Ryan has been drawn to animals since she was a little girl. Throughout the years, she has volunteered with local humane societies. Ryan has worked with livestock, birds, reptiles and domestic animals as well. In 2017, Ryan went on to achieve an A.S. in Pet Science at Mt. Sac Community College.
In Ryan’s free time, she loves going to festivals and concerts. She is a horror movie enthusiast and loves to spend time with friends and family.
Alina | Client Service Specialist
Alina was born with a natural love for animals. She spent summers volunteering at different animal facilities. She has experience working with companion animals as well as livestock. Alina is currently doing independent studies online to become a veterinary technician.
On her free time, she enjoys going on outings with her dogs, Laika and Issa and exploring new places.
Katelyn | Client Service Specialist
Katelyn graduated from Oregon State University with B.S. in Animal Science and a minor in Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences in 2020. She has previous experience working with birds and cows, as well as the traditional cat and dog. In her free time, Katelyn enjoys spending time with her cat Binx, listening to K-pop, dancing, and reading novels.
Miranda | Client Service Specialist
Miranda has had a passion for helping people and their pets from a young age. She made her dreams become a reality when she started working as a kennel attendant. She then knew she wanted to transfer to the veterinarian field and start her career. In her spare time, Miranda enjoys the company of friends and family as well as her fur babies.