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.

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    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.

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    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. 

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    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.

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    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. 

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