Liz started at the Pet Hospital of Penasquitos doing an internship through the Regional Occupation Program for both veterinary assistant Part 1 and 2, and veterinary receptionist at Grossmont Community College courses. In July 2003, the Pet Hospital of Penasquitos as a veterinary receptionist hired Liz. In 2004 Liz became full time, working as a veterinary receptionist and veterinary tech assistant, a "techceptionist,” and has been with us ever since. Liz is enrolled in the California Veterinary Assistant Program. Liz has a great understanding about balancing the care of your pet and explaining procedures. Liz has a big family with three young daughters and a bearded dragon, and recently lost her baby boy Sammy, a bichon frise mix. She enjoys doing all the outdoor adventures that San Diego has with her three little tornados.
Krissy started her career working with animals in the year 2000 and attended Cal State University San Marcos where she studied Molecular Cell Biology. Krissy is enrolled in the CVMA Certified Veterinary Assistant Program. Krissy has lived in San Diego since 1996 and is married to her husband Dave and they have two children, a daughter, Sierra and a son, Brodin. Krissy also has two dogs, Rip, a Border Collie/Lab mix and Blaze a Shepherd/Border Collie mix. Krissy and her family enjoy the beach, hiking, camping, off-roading and taking the kids to all the wonderful amusement parks in Southern California.
In 2010 Katie graduated from Cal Poly Pomona with a Bachelor of Science in Zoology. During her time at Pomona she was President of the Zoology Club, competed on the Horse Show Team, and volunteered at the Santa Ana Zoo. After graduation she completed an internship with the Navy Marine Mammal Care and Training internship. In February 2011 she started her career as a veterinary technician, passing the California Registered Veterinary Technician Exam in August of 2013. In February 2014, she started working at the Pet Hospital of Penasquitos as an RVT with a special interest in exotics. Katie and her husband own a ball python. She enjoys reading, sports (especially soccer), and traveling.
Tim started at PHP in January 2014 as an extern from PIMA Medical Institute and graduated in February 2014 as a Certified Veterinary Assistant. He plans on continuing school this year to become a Registered Veterinary Technician. Tim previously worked at LLL Reptile for 4 years, loves reptiles, and owns several himself; 2 panther chameleons, 2 diamondback terrapins, 2 pink belly sidenecks, and 2 woma pythons that he is working on breeding. On his free time he loves to fish and loves working with his Bonsai Trees.
Tara has been working at the Pet Hospital since July 2015, as a receptionist assistant. Tara is Dr. Boyer's youngest daughter, and has had a passion for animals since her toddler days. Tara is in her first year of college studying for a Bachelor's of Science in Biology.
Kevin started at PHP in August 2015 as an extern from San Diego Mesa College and graduated in May 2016 as a Veterinary Technician. Kevin was officially hired on at PHP in August 2016, and finished the state and national exams required to become a Registered Veterinary Technician in December 2016. Kevin has loved animals since he was very young, and owns three reptiles himself: two ball pythons and 1 bearded dragon. He also loves reading sci-fi/fantasy novels and various nerdy things such as Star Wars and Marvel comics.