Alfonso – Hospital Manager
Alfonso is our Hospital Manager and Head Vet Assistant. He has been working in the veterinary field for over 16 years and has been with us since 2004. Alfonso, his wife Monica, and two daughters, Alexa and Mia, have a poodle at home named Milo. Aside from spending time with his family, Alfonso also enjoys cars, model airplanes and playing futbol/soccer.
Alli – Client Services
Alli has a long history of working with animals, starting at the Westlake Pet Motel in 2002. She joined our team in 2010 and we love having her help out! Alli has a dog, Pedro, kitty, Tuesday and a red eared slider named Filbert. She enjoys camping, spending time with family and her fiance Jeff and watching HBO.
Anna – Client Services
Anna is one of the newest members of our team, coming to us all the way from Philadelphia in 2017. Along with Anna, came her beautiful Service Dog Laila, who she has had for over 2 years. She is also a world traveler, having been to Tanzania, Egypt, Croatia, and more!
Carol – Veterinary Assistant
Carol joined our team in 2004. When not assisting the doctors, she is often cuddling and loving the animals in the hospital. She has a cat of her own at home, Jasper, whom she shares with her husband Tom and son Christopher. She loves bicycle riding and listening to classic rock music, such as ACDC and Aerosmith.
Celine – Client Services
Celine was a volunteer at our office while in High School and officially became an Arroyo Vista team member in 2017. She has 2 labs, Kiara & Mia. She loves being outdoors, hiking & dirt biking.
Courtney – Office Manager
Courtney is the Office Manager here at Arroyo Vista Veterinary Hospital. She has been with us since shortly after we opened in 2004. Courtney loves spending time with her 2 Chihuahua mix dogs (Teddy and Penny), two cats (Dolly Parton & Frisco), her family and her boyfriend Brian and listening to Lady Gaga an Pink Floyd.
Haley – Client Services
Haley is a recent addition to our team, but has been in the veterinary industry for years. She has a full house of pets with her Kingston the French bulldog, Ruca the Pitbull, and her two cats, Mowgli and Rain. A few of her favorite hobbies are shopping and camping.
Jackie – Client Services
Jackie is a former volunteer from the Health and Science Academy at Moorpark High School, and started working here at Arroyo Vista Veterinary Hospital in 2011. She has a German shepherd name Elanor; 3 Shih Tzu’s, Cookie, Peewee and Popeye; and her cats, Mika and Maxine at home. She is also a recent graduate of California Lutheran University!
Javier – Vet Assistant
Javier joined AVVH in 2017 as a highly skilled Veterinary Assistant with nearly 20 years experience working in animal medicine. He loves playing and watching soccer as well as watching movies with his wife Maricruz, their two sons, and toy poodle Luna.
Jennifer – Veterinary Assistant
Jennifer has been actively involved in taking care of animals from the age of 15, when she joined FFA. On top of already extensive knowledge of exotic animal care, she has broadened her knowledge to include dogs, cats and pocket pets upon joining our team in 2007. When not working or playing with her cats, Ebony & Natsu, Jen can usually be found at the zoo or all dressed up at a comic book convention.
Juan – Veterinary Assistant
Juan is a former Moorpark High school HSA volunteer who made the switch to official employee in 2015. Juan is currently studying at Moorpark College and hopes to one day be a Radiologist. He loves animals and has 2 dogs of his own, two Pitbulls named Hazel & Chance.
Laila – Service Dog
Laila is the Service Dog of our Receptionist, Anna. She is a beautiful Shepherd mix, born in 2013, and adopted by Anna in 2015. She loves going for walks and hikes and of course, her treats! You can find her hanging out in the reception office where she often acts as official greeter! Make sure to say “Hi” to Laila at your next visit!
Mary – Bookkeeper
Mary has been with Arroyo Vista Veterinary Hospital since we opened in 2004. She has over 20 years of management experience. Mary has a daughter who is studying at Oregon State University and she is actively involved in local and national politics. She is also the proud owner of 5 dogs!
Randy – Veterinary Assistant
While just recently officially joining our team, Randy has been volunteering at our office since a young age. Randy has a full house of animals of his own including two dogs (Furgie & Rocky), three cats (Mufasa, Tater & Pike) and three turtles (Gubbady, Flash &Sunny)! He is also an avid Football fan who loves the Green Bay Packers.
Stuart – Veterinary Assistant
Stuart was an original member of the Arroyo Vista family when we first opened in 2004. After leaving for a few years, he returned to us in 2016 and it was like he never left! Stuart has worked in the veterinary field for almost 30 years. He and his son, Jake, share their home with their collie, Callie.
Vianey – Groomer
Vianey is the extraordinarily talented Groomer on our team! She joined our team in 2015 and we have been listening to her singing while grooming ever since! Vianey loves grooming and says it’s her true passion in life. When she’s not grooming, she is spending time with her Chihuahua mix, Dabs or out at Karaoke!
Photography by Tara Schields