california vet hospital, Gardena, CA 90248 - Our Doctors

California Veterinary Hospital

230 West Victoria Street
Gardena, CA 90248


Meet our Staff


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 she's 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.


Vet Tech

Michelle has been working at California Vet Hospital since 2007. She started out as our kennel assistant to tech. 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 where she rescues homeless and unwanted dogs. Michelle has three dog's roscoe, Kobe, maggie and an 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


Isabelle always knew that working with animals was in her career.  She got her Certificate of Veterinary Assistant in 2020.

She loves all animals but cats and raccoons hold a special place in her heart. On her free time, she loves to volunteer fostering any animal in need. 


Practice Manager


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Vet Assistant


Ximena became a certified animal assistant in 2020 and was shortly hired. Working with animals has always been a passion and knew working with animals was what she was born to do. Ximena enjoys going on hikes with her two German Shepherds on her days off.

She also volunteers in fostering wildlife; she is always helping stray animals in finding loving homes.


Vet Assistant