Our Staff

Managers

Michelle, SHRM
Michelle moved to the Central Coast from the Fresno area in 2008. It had been her lifelong dream to live on the coast. She and her daughters, Katelyn and Megan, have enjoyed the SLO life after their move to Atascadero. In 2015 she married her husband, Ethan, and moved to Arroyo Grande where her family [...]

Michelle, SHRM

Practice Manager

Supervisors

Elaine, R.V.T.
Elaine joined PBVC in May of 2016 after working 8 years in veterinary emergency medicine. She has worked in the five cities area in the veterinary field over 10 years. Elaine and her husband have 2 cats. Shaka is a spunky brown tabby and Indira is a beautiful calico. Elaine likes to spend time with [...]

Elaine, R.V.T.

Technical Staff Supervisor, Registered Veterinary Technician

Customer Service Representatives

Debbie
Debbie is a native Californian who has worked in the veterinary field for 16 years. Before settling on the central coast, she lived in San Diego and worked as a Personnel Recruitment Clerk in North Island Naval Base on Coronado Island. She has had love and compassion for animals since she was a child. Over [...]

Debbie

Customer Service Representative
Jill
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Jill

Customer Service Representative / Kennel Assistant
Kirsten
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Kirsten

Customer Service Representative
Valerie
Born and raised in San Luis Obispo, Valerie is a true local. She graduated from San Luis Obispo High School and attended Cuesta College for a couple of years working towards a Health Services degree. She hopes to someday enroll in the RVT program to continue her passion for helping animals. She has grown up [...]

Valerie

Customer Service Representative

Registered Veterinary Technicians

Heidi, R.V.T.
Heidi has been working with animals for over 5 years but she’s been in love with them for as long as she can remember! Heidi has had the pleasure to work at a vet that treated Pacific Wild Life animals and had hands-on experience with owls, eagles, pelicans, etc. Heidi has also spent time in [...]

Heidi, R.V.T.

Registered Veterinary Technician

Technical Staff

Alex
Alex joined the PBVC team in March of 2019 but has been working in the veterinary field for over 2 years now. She moved here from the Central Valley where she graduated from SJVC veterinary technician program with an AS degree in animal science. Her goal is to become a RVT in the near future.  [...]

Alex

Lead Veterinary Assistant
Allison
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Allison

Veterinary Assistant
Amber
Amber was born and raised right here on the central coast. Amber is a mother, fiance, and a fur mom. She has a Border Collie named Angel, a Queensland Heeler named Mater, and Tortoise named Dino, and a variety of fish. Since a young age Amber has been surrounded by animals such as something so [...]

Amber

Veterinary Assistant
Carolina
Carolina graduated from Santa Barbara Business College in 2007 to pursue human medicine. After working with humans, she realized her true passion for animals. That same year, Carolina joined the team at PBVC and has been here ever since! Carolina’s favorite thing to do at work is draw blood and perform dental cleanings. She has [...]

Carolina

Veterinary Assistant
Cassidy
Cassidy moved to Santa Maria from Austin, Texas after living there for over 8 years. She joined the PBVC team in February of 2019 to earn some more experience in the veterinary field as she is studying nursing, but considering changing her major. On her days off, you can find her playing roller derby, bowling, or [...]

Cassidy

Veterinary Assistant
Celeste
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Celeste

Veterinary Assistant
Damian
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Damian

Veterinary Assistant
Emily
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Emily

Kennel Assistant
Emma
Hello, I am Emma! I’m from Los Gatos, CA, but moved to SLO to study animal science at Cal Poly in 2018. I have loved animals all my life so I am hoping to become a vet in the future! When I’m not studying you can find me spending time with my horse, Socrates, and [...]

Emma

Kennel Assistant
Gabbie
Gabbie or “Gabbs” as we affectionately call her, is the ultimate Central Coast native. Born and raised in Lompoc, Gabbs showed livestock in 4-H and FFA including poultry, rabbits, swine and sheep, which helped to pave the way for her love of animals. Staying close to her roots, Gabbs moved up the road to San [...]

Gabbie

Lead Veterinary Assistant
Jordyn

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Jordyn

Veterinary Assistant
Kai
Kai was born and raised in Saint Louis, Missouri.  She attended the University of Missouri-Columbia (Mizzou) where she received her Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science.  She moved to the Central Coast with her now-fiancé in 2018.  Kai has been working in the veterinary field on and off since she was 15, she had even planned to [...]

Kai

Veterinary Assistant
Liz
Hello, my name is Liz and I’m currently an Animal Science major at Cal Poly, originally from the Bay Area! My goal is to attend vet school after graduation, and I feel that gaining hands-on experience at this clinic is a great way to prepare myself for that next step. Some other things I enjoy [...]

Liz

Veterinary Assistant
Marissa
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Marissa

Veterinary Assistant
Nicole
Hi, my name is Nicole and I moved to the central coast 5 years ago from North Dakota. I am currently a Biology major attending Cal Poly. I have always had a love for animals and it only grew when I moved to SLO because I then started working with horses at a therapy facility [...]

Nicole

Kennel Assistant

Groomers

Angelic
Hi, my name is Angelic.  I've lived in Five Cities all my life.  I have six years of animal handling experience.  I have worked as a dog sitter, dog trainer, kennel attendant and most recently, a groomer.  My passion is helping your pets look and feel their best, while keeping my clients happy! In my [...]

Angelic

Groomer
Sarah
Hello, my name is Sarah! I have been professionally grooming dogs for nine years, seven of those years being in a veterinary practice. I continue my education on grooming through expos, seminars, online classes and research to always stay up to date and to learn more about the grooming industry. I am Fear Free certified which [...]

Sarah

Groomer
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Sydney

Groomer Assistant