Veterinary Support

  • Veterinary Assistant Supervisor

    Gena Chaffin

    Gena was born and raised in the Coachella Valley, and has been working in the veterinary profession for 16 years.  In addition to a dog and two cats, Gena has two children, three grandchildren, and three grand-pets.

  • Veterinary Assistant


    Dawn has had countless days brightened by four-legged friends over the 30 years in the veterinary field.  Her home is a menagerie of dogs, cats, and birds.

  • Veterinary Assistant


    Rhoda has worked in veterinary and other animal-related jobs for 19 years.  She has lived in the desert her entire life, enjoying the sunshine with her husband, son, and two dogs.

  • Veterinary Assistant


    After a year at UC Davis, Tammy received her Associate degree from College of the Desert.  Her experience includes a wide range of positions in veterinary medicine, and in each one she has relished the opportunity to spend her days working with animals. 

  • Doctor Assistant

    Mia Bass

    Mia has worked in both our Pet Resort and Hospital, showing equally cheerful commitment in each.  She has a lifelong love of animals and has three rescued dogs of her own. 

  • Doctor Assistant

    Ashley Rodriguez

    Ashley has been providing care in our Pet Resort for two years where she brings her love for animals every day.  At home she enjoys her cat and two dogs.