Animals have always been a huge part of Julie's life and a passion she has had ever since she was a little girl. She always knew she wanted a career working in the veterinary field. She started her first job as a kennel assistant in 2007 and after further education and schooling became registered as a Veterinary Technician (RVT) in 2012.
She has experience working in a general practice setting as well as emergency and specialty medicine. At home she lives with her husband, daughter and 4 fur kids. Dyna (german shepherd), Poppy (pitty mix), Stuart Little (cat), and Tweak (cat). In her spare time she enjoys drawing art work, relaxing with her family, and spending time outdoors
Michele grew up in a small town called Foresthill. She likes going to the beach on her days off, and spending time with her family and pets. She has been around animals since she was five years old and started working in the vet industry when she was twelve.
Jessica grew up in the Napa Valley and aspired to be a vet tech since she was a little girl. She has been living her dream for the last several years as a Veterinary Assistant. She has a passion for assisting surgery and a caring touch with patients. She attends CE seminars regularly to further her knowledge and looks forward to continuing her career. She has 2 cats (Jesus and Optimus Prime) and Odi the pitbull. She also has three of her own human kids.
Robert lives locally and has worked in the veterinary field for several years. A Vintage high school graduate and a walking "fun fact" encyclopedia. Robert enjoys all animals, especially bugs, and has had an interest in nature and science as a whole for a majority of his life. In his free time he enjoys Extreme Metal music, video games, and eating at new and interesting places.
Courtney is a mother of 4, two little humans, her dog Max, and her kitten Yogurt. She's been in the animal business for the past 14 years. She was an animal trainer at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom for 9 years and spent some time as a keeper at Safari West. She has worked with many species from raptors to rhinos. For the last few years she has found her new love for veterinary medicine and is very excited to be joining the team her at Napa River and Napa West Pet Hospital.
Grayson has always had a passion for horses and animals. She started horseback riding lessons at the age of 6, competed in hunter/jumpers, and last year volunteered herself to help many horses during the valley fires by transporting them to safety. Throughout high school at St. Helena high, she was enrolled in FFA, graduated with a green hand degree, chapter FFA degree and state degree. She currently has a black lab named Remi who is her world. In her free time she still pursue riding horses and likes to go on adventures with her dog and boyfriend. Her goal is to go back to school eventually to become a vet tech and be a lifetime equestrian.
Hi my name is Sommer!! I am a recent graduate from Fresno State. Majored in Animal Science and have always had a love for animals. I Have career changed Guide Dog named Arlene.