Meet Our Friendly Office Staff

The first thing you'll notice when you walk into Companion Animal Hospital is the incredibly friendly and inviting atmosphere. Members of our staff have been hand-picked to provide you & your pet the best possible experience during your visit. Learn more about our team below.


Richard, Boss
Jessie, Assistant Boss
Alisha , RVT Supervisor
Alisha has been working at Companion Animal Hospital since it opened in 2009. She has been in the Veterinary field since 2000 and became a licensed technician in 2010. She hopes to one day be a licensed behavioralist and rehabilitationist. Alisha finds working with our behavioral challenged patients very rewarding. When she's not home tending to her little zoo of dogs, cats, bird, and reptile you can find her on the beach, in the river or out on the bike trails with her boys.
Brooke , RVT
Brooke joined the Companion Animal Hospital team in 2011 and obtained her RVT license in 2013. She has a passion for working with animals and thoroughly enjoys assisting in surgery. Brooke is a proud mom and loves spending time with her husband and 2 children. At home she has the most loveable hound dogs and Maui the mischievous mouser. Some of her favorite activities are camping, gardening, shopping, and traveling to tropical destinations
Candace , Office Manager
Candace has been working at Companion Animal Hospital sine 2014 and in the veterinary field for over 10 years. She is a proud mother of one human child Jack, and three fur children Alice, Omar, and Sharon. Outside of work she enjoys gardening, cooking and spending time with her family. She believes kindness, laughter, and passion is the keys to a happy life.
Madison , Veterinary Assistant
Madison started with us back in 2013! After college, she joined us full time in May of 2018 as a Kennel Assistant, promoting to Kennel Supervisor and most recently as a Veterinary Assistant and training coordinator! **Madison has temporarily relocated to Canada. Although we not so secretly hope to see her soon!
Collier , Veterinary Assistant
Collier is newer to the veterinary field but has been working with animals her whole life. Collier grew up on a cattle ranch in Shingle Springs where she grew up with Black Angus cattle, horses, dogs and cats. She grew up showing cattle and raising guide dogs for Guide Dogs for the Blind. After graduating college, she then went on to work for Guide Dogs in the Bay Area for 5 years where she worked with behavioral career change dogs, potential breeder dogs, and managing a training kennel. She also worked in the field helping manage guide dog puppies in training. When Collier married her husband Bryan, she found herself back in El Dorado County and her pets began going to Companion Animal Hospital. Collier's furbabies include career change from Guide Dogs yellow lab Penny, black cat Cosmo and calico cat Lassen.
Victoria , Receptionist
Victoria joined us in February of 2019. As a full time health care professional and puppy raiser, Victoria regularly helps out our front office staff!
Meg , Receptionist
Meg joined our front office staff in April of 2019. You will normally see her smiling and problem solving!
Lindsey , Veterinary Assistant
Lindsey joined us July of 2019 as a Kennel Assistant. After increasing her knowledge and valuable skills, she was recently promoted to Veterinary Assistant!
Kendal, Kennel Assistant
Amanda , Receptionist
Amanda joined the CAH team in March of 2021 after having been a client since not long after the practice opened! She enjoys the busy atmosphere and seeing what each day will bring. Amanda has 2 cats, Ruby and Mean Kitty, and 2 dogs, Thorne (German Shepherd) and Crooks (French Bulldog) as well as a husband and 2 grown sons. When not working she serves as chauffer for Thorne, who is a very busy Registered Therapy Dog. She can also be found watching or playing soccer or hiking in the Sierras.
Daniele , Kennel Assistant
Daniele joined the CAH Family in May 2021. She loves working with all the amazing animals that come through our hospital. She's a wife and also a mom of two amazing daughters. She's obsessed with Boston Terriers, especially her own sweet and spicy little girl, Harper Mae. Outside of work, Daniele has a very eclectic combination of hobbies including reptile keeping, hydroponics, and soap making. Every day at CAH is an adventure and it’s an honor to work with such an amazing group of people.
Maddie, Kennel Supervisor
Maddie joined CAH in the fall of 2021 and instantly loved the rewarding yet challenging day to day the veterinary field had to offer. She has 3 feline fur babies and a truly unique chihuahua/pug mix, Ellie, who greet her when she arrives home each day! She was recently promoted to Kennel Supervisor and hopes to begin schooling to become a Licensed Veterinary Technician.
Abbie, Veterinary Assistant
Andrea , Receptionist
My name is Andrea, I'm a mother of two spunky teenagers and 4 fur babies, Ollie the boxer, and my 3 pugs, Winnie, Penelope and Mavis. I'm also blessed to be married to my high school sweetheart! When I'm not greeting all of our sweet faces at Companion Animal Hospital, you'll find me at the beach, camping or on some sort of adventure with my family. Speaking of family, I absolutely love and adore my Companion Family!
Celeste, RVT
Celeste joined us in February 2022 and is one you will see most often handling our vaccine appointments!
Sebrina, Kennel Assistant
Samantha, Kennel Assistant
Hi! My name is Samantha. I love showing sheep and working with animals. In the future, I hope to work as a pediatric nurse!
Alleah, Kennel Assistant
Alana, Veterinary Assistant
Ocktavia, Kennel Assistant
Michelle, Kennel Assistant
"Hi! I'm currently going to school to hopefully become a veterinary technician. I spend a lot of my extra time playing with my cats or working on my car!"
Emily, RVT
Sadie, Veterinary Assistant
Baylor, Kennel Assistant
Brianna, Kennel Assistant
Mikaela, Kennel Assistant
Rachel, Kennel Assistant
Kylie, Kennel Assistant
Miranda, Veterinary Assistant
Bobbie, Veterinary Assistant
Savana, Kennel Assistant
Zach, Veterinary Assistant
Hey, my name is Zach, born and raised in Orangevale, CA. I have a wonderful little family with my girlfriend, our fur baby Björn, and our several geckos including our favorite, Chunk Norris. Growing up I’ve always loved animals and have been fascinated with veterinary medicine. I’m an avid Star Wars fan, reptile owner, fisherman, gamer, and card collector. I recently joined the CAH crew after coming from a pet emergency center. Thanks for reading this and as the wise Jedi Master Yoda would say “May the force be with you.”
Lilly, Kennel Assistant
Hailey, Kennel Assistant
Ava, Kennel Assistant
Hi, my name is Ava! I have lived in Northern California my whole life! When not at work helping your own furry family, you can find my volunteering for Sierra Wildlife, working on and riding motorcycles, spending time with family, training my new dog how to perform new tricks, and working on my Veterinary Technician's License!
Kim, RVT
Lauren, Kennel Assistant
Elisabeth, Receptionist
Dixie & Andy
Dixie and Andy are deep in discussion in deciding their job descriptions (as you can see from their photo). They'll have to get back to you after their naps.
Nellie works hard at being the "goofy newfy." Be careful, she might slime you!