Front Office Personnel
Liz is excited to be the Manager at Healthy Pets and thrilled to work with such a dedicated team of staff who are 100% committed to the families we see every day. Liz oversees all management, human resources, and operations at the hospital. Liz joined Healthy Pets because she is committed to the integrative approach provided for each animal seen and the care given to the loving families. As a previous client, she saw first-hand how important it is to have trust and confidence in those caring for your family. Liz's pet family includes Jules, a Senior orange tabby female and Luther, an Australian Cattle Dog mix who is ready for play time, all the time.
Lisa is a San Francisco native who grew-up with pets and attributes them to making her the person she is today. In addition to working at Healthy Pets, Lisa’s does pet massage therapy. Lisa’s pet family is comprised of many, spunky senior Chihuahua mixes. When she isn’t working or tending to her Chihuahua brood, she likes to read classical literature and social commentaries. As well as plan Disneyland trips.
Victoria is excited to be part of the Healthy Pets team as she shares the belief of a balanced integrative medicine tailored to provide the best care for pet’s needs. She is a passionate dog sports enthusiast. She is also a certified small animal massage practitioner by Northwest School of Animal Massage. She has experience working with dogs in dog training facilities, daycares and dog swimming/rehabilitation centers. Her dogs Piki and Waltsu are both avid dog agility practitioners. When not working with dogs you will find her hiking, backpacking or training for the Spartan obstacle races.
Fluent in: Finnish and Russian
Annamaria is a San Francisco native who loves puns, pets, and silly jokes. She also loves to read, cook and knit. She joined Healthy Pets because she’s always genuinely happy to see animals. She is self-proclaimed cat lady who has two cats, Miss Spooky and Feist. Miss Spooky is the first cat she ever adopted and Feist is too smart for his own good and occupies his time with batting things off tables and trying to remove light-switches and thumb tacks from the walls. Annamaria describes herself as genuine, self-motivated, caring.
Olivia is a big-time animal lover and is currently studying Biology at San Francisco State University. She aspires to be a voice for animals and help those in need. She joined our team to gain more experience in the real-life veterinary world and get a head start on her desire to be a Veterinarian. She’s also a people person and very much enjoys interacting with clients. Olivia has two dogs that are her everything! She likes taking them on long walks when she’s not studying or working.
Fluent in: Cantonese
Rena is a city girl who loves animals. She has worked in the veterinary field for 15 years and she's excited to work with dogs again. She's happy to be working with a small, family oriented team and looking forward to expanding her veterinary knowledge into the realm of integrative veterinary medicine. She is described as enthusiastic, compassionate, and good-humored! Rena has a 9 year old black DSH female named Chichina and a 12 year old DSH male named Stanley. When she's not hamming it up with the cats she enjoys baking, reading, and eating all the food our city has to offer.
Vivian is a San Francisco native who has recently moved back to the city from school. She loves animals, both learning about them and working with them, with a special interest in animal behavior. She wants to be a veterinarian and wanted to get more hands-on experience working in a veterinary hospital. Healthy Pets attracted her because of our close-knit team, our unique services and our passion and care towards the animals and clients. Vivian has a feisty little Pomeranian named Veggie who is sassy little fluff ball that thinks she is bigger than she actually is. Vivian describes herself as eager to learn, passionate and organized.
Fluent in: Cantonese
Karen is thrilled to be a part of our team. Prior to working with us, Karen worked in El Salvador where she had a Dachshund named “Churro” and since being in San Francisco she has spent a time working with shelter pets. Karen is our resident small animal whisperer whose gentle nature shows when working with nervous patients. Karen is described as caring and empathetic to all. When Karen isn’t at work, she loves trying new foods (Japanese and Greek foods being her favorite) and spending time with family and friends. As of now, Karen does not have a pet but she would really like a Munchkin kitty to call her own.
Fluent in: Spanish
Kai is an aspiring veterinarian who wants to be well-rounded when it comes to animal lives. Joining Healthy Pets will give her the first-hand experience of how our furry friends interact with their humans, and she thinks it’s definitely the purest form of happiness and joy. Having a shelter background, she has experienced and learned the needs of domestic animals, exotic animals, and wildlife. Kai has a very sweet 5 y/o English Staffordshire Terrier named Nani whom she had since she was 2 months old. Kai describes herself as outgoing, passionate and a kind-hearted animal lover.
Fluent in: Tagalog