Deann graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in 1982. She started at Mission Viejo Veterinary Hospital in 1984 as a veterinary receptionist, and since 1995 she has been our office manager. A position she really relishes, as her job is never the same day-to-day. She especially enjoys researching new medications for our patients and talking with clients about their pets and their unique dietary needs. You may see her filling in for the front staff from time to time; it gives her a nice break from the paperwork involved in managing our hospital. During her time off, Deann enjoys our beautiful Colorado weather with her dogs at various performance events, like lure coursing. She is also a sports enthusiast- she loves baseball (Go Rockies!) and football (Go Broncos!).
Stephanie Certified Veterinary Technician
Stephanie also began her career as a certified veterinary technician at Mission Viejo Veterinary Hospital. She graduated in 2009 from Bel-Rea. She has 2 Pug mixes, Milo and Macy, who keep her on her toes all the time. Stephanie is originally from Texas, but has lived in Aurora since 2005. In 2015 Stephanie married her fiance Scott and when she is not hard at work supervising our kennel staff and performing her normal duties; she is busy decorating the house she shares with Scott.
Christina Certified Veterinary Technician
Christina started working at Mission Viejo Veterinary Hospital in 2014 while attending Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology. In 2016 Christina graduated with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science and is a Certified Veterinary Technician. She is very compassionate about the well-being of animals and the happiness of their owners. Christina is tasked with supervising our kennel staff and looks forward to her interaction with our boarding pets. She enjoys the opportunity to learn something new in the veterinary field almost every day. Christina was born and raised in Aurora, CO and enjoys spending time with her family and friends, bike riding and good movies! She realized her passion for animal care through the love she has for her dogs Chewbacca & Magellan and her cat, Henry, as well as caring for many and varied pets her family had over the years.
Brittany Certified Veterinary Technician
A Native of Colorado, Brittany graduated with honors as a Certified Veterinary Technician from Pima Medical Institute in August 2016. Brittany has a special interest in emergency medicine and client education for new furry friends. She has 2 Boxers, Koopa and Moxxi, and 2 cats, Jiji and Mab. When she is not working she enjoys sewing, reading and spending time with her husband and daughter.
Robin Veterinary Receptionist
Robin began work at Mission Viejo Veterinary Hospital in 1988 and has been a receptionist since. Robin enjoys getting to know our clients and our long time patrons love chatting with her when they visit with their animals. She shares her home with a chow mix named Tina and a cat named Mow Mow. Before becoming a valued member of Mission Viejo Veterinary Hospital, Robin worked 3 years for a Large/Small animal mixed practice. She has lived in Colorado her whole life, and enjoys living in the “country life”.
Lena Support Staff
Lena started working as a receptionist in early October of 2017. She was born in Tampa Bay, Florida and lived there for 17 years. She moved with her family to Strasburg, CO. She now lives part-time here in Aurora with her family and her 2 dogs. Lena spends the other part of her time at the J. H. Corral Ranch in Bennett with her boyfriend of 4 years, 4 horses, 3 dogs and 4 cats. She has always been interested in the veterinary field and as a little girl brought in neighborhood strays, loved going to the zoo and watching Animal Planet. When she is not busy working she enjoys taking her yellow Labrador, Marley on walks to Quincy reservoir or helping around the farm.
T'Asia Support Staff
T’Asia started working at Mission Viejo Veterinary Hospital in April of 2017 after graduating from Pima Medical Institute with a Certification of Veterinary Assistant. She absolutely loves welcoming new clients and familiar clients to the practice. She shares her home with 3 loving small cats named Black Demon, Diamond Diva and Kylie Kat. T’Asia enjoys hiking, listening to music and watching horror films.