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.
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.
Jillian , RVT Supervisor
Jillian is a RVT who is licensed both for the state of California and nationally. She has been working for Companion Animal Hospital since 2010, and loves the unknown of what each day brings working in a veterinary hospital! She is mother to Jameson Hazel, and four fur children: Kevin, Bodie, Iris, and Baldar. All are equally a handful and keep her busy in her free time. Jillian enjoys good food and being outdoors exploring with her family. She looks forward to meeting and building relationships with not only the patients she sees, but also their loving owners.
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.
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
Jeanette , RVT
Jeanette has been an RVT since 1997 AND joined the CAH team in 2018. Helping animals is truly her passion! She is especially interested in low stress patient handling, exceptional patient care, and client education to help you take the best care of your fur babies. When not at work, she loves spoiling her 3 rescue kitties Jelly, Jane and Sasha, and her little rescue doggie Sienna.
Samantha , RVT
Samantha is a licensed RVT, who joined the Companion Animal Hospital crew in early 2016! She has a passion for animal medicine that shines through in her excellent patient care, and her attention to details. Samantha is a proud parent of two amazing kiddos, as well as their trouble making fur babies: Primus, Clara, and Ellie. In her spare time she is busy as ever, managing therapies for her son with Autism, and chasing after her daughter.
Jamie , RVT
Jamie received her veterinary technician’s license in 2007. She has been in the veterinary field for over 20 years, including working as a dental and surgical veterinary technician. She enjoys RV camping and other outdoor activities with her husband, daughter, and stepson and their three dogs. Jamie joined the Companion Animal Hospital family in 2019.
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.
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!
Cora, Kennel Attendant
Recientemente regresé de un viaje misionero en México. Me encanta pasar tiempo con mi familia. Espero con ansias mi carrera en el campo veterinario.
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!
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!
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 Attendant
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 Supervisor
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 joined us in February 2022 and is one you will see most often handling our vaccine appointments!
Sebrina, Kennel Attendant
Samantha, Kennel Attendant
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 Attendant
Bri, Kennel Attendant
Since I was little, I've always had a passion for animals and currently in school to become a Registered Veterinary Technician. I love seeing a patient leave the hospital healthier than when they got here. I'm very passionate about my schooling and also music. If I'm not at the Disney Theme Parks, I'm at home taking about Disney with my boyfriend and our fur-babies, Cat Lucky, Kitten Nigel, Sphynx Kitten, Raisin and Pitbull Rina. I hope to further my career with the support of my family at Companion Animal Hospital!
Alana, Kennel Attendant
Ocktavia, Kennel Attendant
Michelle, Kennel Attendant
"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!"
Sadie, Veterinary Assistant
Emily, Veterinary Assistant
Baylor, Kennel Attendant
Kendal, Kennel Attendant
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!