Staff of Park Animal Hospital

Park Animal Hospital Staff Christina, Operations Supervisor, joined Park Animal Hospital staff in 2001. She is proud of the high-quality, professional care offered at the hospital and enjoys working with animals. She shares her home with two cats, Jezebelle and Tullulah.

Park Animal Hospital StaffOriginally from Connecticut, Kirk has been part of Park Animal Hospital staff since 1996. His animal companions include three cats named Boo, Butter, and Django.

Park Animal Hospital StaffHead Registered Veterinary Technician Tiana joined the Park Animal Hospital Staff in April 2012. She grew up in Tokyo and has been around animals her entire life. Her passion for animals sparked her desire to start her own pet sitting business at age 8, which continues to this day. She then went on to become a licensed dog trainer by age 16 and a Registered Veterinary Technician by age 19 after graduating from Carrington College with an Associates of Science degree. She loves working in all aspects of the veterinary field and adores every animal that she comes into contact with.

Outside of work, Tiana enjoys spending time with her 5 dogs: Chai (yellow lab), Coco Rosie (chihuahua), Kahvi (dachshund/yorkie mix), Lallie (dachshund/beagle mix), and Brin (mini Poodle). Tiana is an avid snowboarder and loves playing in the snow, hiking, walks on the beach, or any place where she can hang out with her dogs. Her cat Wobbles rules over her five dogs at their house in San Francisco.

Park Animal Hospital StaffVeterinary Assistant Stephanie information coming soon!

Park Animal Hospital StaffNaoki is the newest Park Animal Hospital member having started in April 2018. Naoki graduated from the University of California, Davis in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Biology. During his time at Davis, Naoki was selected to study abroad in Australia in 2015 where he got to experience many exotic animal-related adventures as well as getting his scuba diving certification. From there he began working in the veterinary field as a veterinary assistant and is considering pursuing a career in veterinary medicine. Naoki grew up in Southern California and was raised around several different types of farm animals although his love for animals transcends to all species. His hobbies include Taiko drumming, traveling, and photography. He currently shares his home with his beloved rabbit Scout and has a four-legged poodle mix “sister” named Mei.

Park Animal Hospital StaffVeterinary Assistant Brittany has 5 years of experience working in the veterinary field before coming to Park Animal Hospital in January 2018. She has been a pet owner all her life and loves all animals. Her experience in the veterinary field inspired her to pursue a carrier in human medicine and she is currently in the process of obtaining an Associate of Science degree in nursing. She hopes to eventually receive a Bachelorette of Science Degree in Nursing from USF and aspires to one day work with human infants in the Neo-Natal Intensive Care Unit. She is the proud mother of her 1-year-old daughter Drew and lives with her two amazing Siamese mix cats Mischief and Bali.

Park Animal Hospital StaffSusan is a San Francisco native who worked as a veterinary technician for 25 years and has been an integral part of the Park Animal Hospital team for over 5 years. She has worked with dogs, cats, reptiles, birds small mammals, and she even has some experience with wildlife. She has “retired” from technician work and is now one of our Customer Service Representatives. Susan has adopted/rescued many different animals. The most unusual having been a Red-Billed Toucan! She currently cares for a 15- year-old dog Emily who is present whenever Susan is on duty although you never see her because she likes to rest quietly under the reception desk! Susan also has a 13-year-old kitty named Lindy, and two geckos: Mr. Peabody and Takezo. When not with her husband and pets, you’ll probably find her on her beloved bicycle.

Park Animal Hospital StaffLinda has worked as a veterinary receptionist for almost 20 years and joined the Park Animal Hospital team in July 2017. She enjoys working with both people and animals and brings wonderful energy and experience to the veterinary field. She is a mother of 4-year-old Harlem and lives with her yorkie mix Monster. On the weekends she enjoys playing with her son and enjoying time with her family.

Park Animal Hospital StaffRowena began working at Park Animal Hospital in August of 2017 but has worked in the veterinary field since 1999. As a youth, Rowena worked with senior patients in hospice which helped spark her interest in medicine. From there, she began working as a veterinary receptionist and has continued to pursue her interest in the veterinary field. She enjoys cooking and traveling and lives in Oakland with her adorable dog Nani.

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