Meet Our
Veterinary Team

Meet Santa Rosa Veterinary Hospital’s amazing veterinarians and team. We take great pride in giving your pets the best care possible!

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Meet Our Veterinarians

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Dr. Marlena Jan

Medical Director

How long have you been practicing?
Since 2009

Where did you go to school?
Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University

What do you pride yourself in when it comes to veterinary medicine and/or taking care of your patients?
I enjoy staying up-to-date with career treatments & diagnostics. I greatly appreciate and value the long-term relationships that come from caring for the same clients & patients through the years.

What do you like to do in your free time?
Mushroom hunting, hiking, dancing, and cooking.

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Dr. Ashley Foster, DVM

Associate Veterinarian

How long have you been practicing?
October 2021

Where did you go to school?
Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

What do you pride yourself in when it comes to veterinary medicine and/or taking care of your patients?
I take pride in being part of such a hardworking, dedicated community that puts animals first. I love being able to work with multiple different species all in a day and to meet all their lovely companions. I also take great pride in being part of the fantastic team here at Santa Rosa Veterinary Hospital.

What do you like to do in your free time?
I love to go hiking with my dog and spend time outdoors, especially near water. I visit with my family & especially my 3 nieces. When it’s rainy, I cuddle up with a good book.

Meet Our Team

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Timmie D.

Title
Assistant

How long have you been practicing?
1 year

Where did you go to school?
SRJC

What do you pride yourself in when it comes to veterinary medicine and/or taking care of your patients?
I enjoy contact with animals and making them feel comfortable.

What do you like to do in your free time?
Sew, knight, read, care for pets, and go on motorcycle rides.

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Megan V.

Title
Officer Manager

How long have you been practicing?
Since 2004

Where did you go to school?
UCSB – BA in English, Specialization in Medieval Literature

What do you pride yourself in when it comes to veterinary medicine and/or taking care of your patients?
Making connections with clients through care of their pets.

What do you like to do in your free time?
Ride Dressage & Working Eq, crafting (such as knitting, weaving, and spinning yarn), and baking.

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Jean H.

Title
CSR

How long have you been practicing?
36 years

Where did you go to school?
Amijo High School

What do you pride yourself in when it comes to veterinary medicine and/or taking care of your patients?
I enjoy being able to help clients & non-clients with problem-solving. I have the ability to calm down someone and determine what is going on and being able to give advice and guidance – it means a lot to me when people go out of their way to thank us for helping them and their pets.

What do you like to do in your free time?
Hike the beautiful hills of Sonoma County, visit the nearby beaches & catch a whale splash, and taste some of our famously delicious wines.

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Dean H.

Title
Maintenance/Assistant

How long have you been practicing?
18 years

Where did you go to school?
Amador County High School

What do you pride yourself in when it comes to veterinary medicine and/or taking care of your patients?
Making sure all in-hospital patients are in a safe & clean environment.

What do you like to do in your free time?
I enjoy sunsets and long walks on the beach.

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Lauren M.

Title
Inventory Clerk/Veterinary Assistant

How long have you been practicing?
18 years

Where did you go to school?
SRJC

What do you pride yourself in when it comes to veterinary medicine and/or taking care of your patients?
Getting to know our patients’ personalities so that I can do everything possible to ensure their experience here is as painless and comfortable as possible.

What do you like to do in your free time?
I’m a maker/crafter. I knit, weave, build furniture, sew, and much more.

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Kyra B.

Title
Assistant

How long have you been practicing?
1 year

Where did you go to school?
SRJC

What do you pride yourself in when it comes to veterinary medicine and/or taking care of your patients?
Knowing I did the best of my ability to help patients be the healthiest they can be.

What do you like to do in your free time?
Hiking, bowling, and roller skating.

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Ana K.
Ana K. was born in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. She acquired her A.A.S in Veterinary Technology from Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology in Denver, Colorado in 2002. During her early years, she worked at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo developing her passion for wildlife medicine. Later in her career, she moved to California where she worked at different aspects of veterinary medicine including general practice, dentistry, emergency/internal/reproductive, and zoological medicine. She served as the Patient Care Supervisor at South Novato Animal Hospital and transitioned to be the Hospital Manager at the San Francisco Zoo. Her professional interests focus on practice management, patient care, coaching, and wildlife medicine. In addition, she also enjoys hiking/backpacking, photography, and reggae music as her pastime.
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Katelyn W.

Title
RVT

How long have you been practicing?
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Where did you go to school?
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What do you pride yourself in when it comes to veterinary medicine and/or taking care of your patients?
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What do you like to do in your free time?
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