california vet hospital, Gardena, CA 90248 - Our Doctors

California Veterinary Hospital

230 West Victoria Street
Gardena, CA 90248


Meet our Staff


Office Manager/Vet Assistant 

In 2008 Jennifer studied nursing at a local college. Soon after, she discovered that was not her passion. 

Having many hamsters, rabbits, and guinea pigs in her lifetime made her realize how much love she has for animals.

Jennifer went back to school to become a vet assistant and got her certification. Soon after she began volunteering and got hired at Cal Vet Hospital. "I wouldn't want to work anywhere else".


Vet Assistant 

Working with animals has always been Dianyra's dream. Her first job involving animals was in the grooming field. Although she enjoyed it, she was not happy there.

Now that shes working here, she has never been happier. Everyday there is something new to learn. Her care and love for animals has grown everyday working at California Veterinary Hospital.


Practice Manager/Vet Tech

Michelle has been working at California Vet Hospital since 2007. She started out as our kennel assistant to tech to now practice manager. She attended Pierce college RVT program.  She has a special interest in Dentistry, and has been here since day one.

Working with animals has been her passion ever since she can remember. She also has her own rescue group were she rescues homeless and unwanted dogs. Michelle has two dogs roscoe and rhino and a Iguana named valentine, although she loves working with animals her number one joy is spending time with her three beautiful daughters. 


Vet Assistant

Cristal grew up surrounded by cats and dogs. She attended community college to study psychology, but when she rescued 2 kittens that's when she knew working with animals was her calling.

In January 2017 she got her certificate for Veterinary assistant, her internship hours was performed here. Soon after she became part of our team. 

Cristal enjoys spending her free time with her two dogs Max the newfoundland mix and Ivy the lab mix. She has a special place in her heart for stray kittens. 


Vet Assistant

Gisele started her internship for her Veterinary Assistant certificate in 2018. Her personality and her enthusiasm to wanting to help sick and injured patients is what got her hired and join our veterinary nurses team.

She is a proud mom of 4 dogs and a Leopard Gecko. In her spare time gisele likes spending time at the beach with her dogs. 



Janette has been working here for almost a year. She has always been an animal lover since she was young. Having a big interest in animals. She has volunteered at several pet adoption events to try and help find homes for rescued animals.

She believes that every animal deserves their furever home and should be considered as family. From owning a tarantula, 4 dogs, one cat, a rabbit, and several hamsters, her love for animals has grown every day.

On her spare time Janette enjoys going on adventures, the gym, and spending time with her family and her 2 doggies.


Vet Assistant/Receptionist

Melody started out as our receptionist and currently training to become a Veterinary Assistant.

Working with animals has always been an ambition of hers. She plans to continuing her education in animal science. "You can always count on me to give your pets lots of love, comfort and affection".


Kennel Assistant

Laisha is attending a community college studying Animal Science. She volunteered at the South L.A. shelter because she wanted to be part of their adoption journey.

She believes that these fur babies deserve a second chance in life. Someone to love them and care for, without asking anything in return. 

Now she is part of our team helping take care of the animals on there regular basis check ups.



Eileen Recently joined our hospital as a receptionist. She has had a love for animals for a long time and she hopes to become a veterinary technician one day. 

She is a mom of two puppies named Zero and Marley whom she cares for very much. She is very passionate about everything from pet life to wild life.

On her spare time, she likes to go to the beach and spend time with her friends and family.


 Vet Assistant

Berenice Grew up with a family whom always had German Shepherds, small breeds like Shih Tzus, and fishes around, she is now a proud mom of a Pit Bull named Shadow.

She became a certified Vet Assistant in 2018. She did her first couple of internship hours at two different Vet Hospitals, she then came here too finish her hours and was offered a position here, she didn't hesitate to say yes. "Everyone is so welcoming they showed such love and interest in what they do its very inspiring, I continue to learn and experience new things  everyday from our staff and Veterinarians".