Emmy P. RVT, Office Manager

Emmy graduated from Cosumnes River College and received her RVT license in 2009.  She has lived in Davis most of her life and is proud to call herself a townie. When she's not at home tending to her many orchids, she loves to be outdoors hiking or on the water with her paddleboard. She also loves to bake and often brings in her amazing creations to work for everyone to share. Emmy and her husband Ethan share their home with two Calico kitties, Teeny and Camilla and a Cockatiel named Sir Peppermint Waddlesworth.

Emmy, Hospital Manager
Karli W. RVT, Technician Supervisor holding cat

Karli W. RVT, Technician Supervisor

Karli graduated Cosumnes River College 2016 with an A.S. in Veterinary Technology and General Science. She got her RVT license December 2016.  She worked at PetSmart for 3 years as a dog bather. She has worked with veterinary specialists (Oncology and Cardiology). Her goal here at the clinic is "to help our patients live a long, happy life with their pet parents" and she strives for creating a positive experience for our patients and clients and love client education. Karli has two Dalmatians  named Finlay and Morgan, two cats named Elsa, Kaydee and Malley, and a Silkie chicken named Omelette. In her spare time she likes to visit zoos and aquariums and spend time with her grandparents. 

Kelly S., RVT

Kelly has been working at SDVC since September 2017 and has been a tech since 2013. Kelly loves her Beatles cat, Miss Sergeant Pepper. In her free time she likes to bake, paint, and spend time in nature. Her favourite colour is rainbow and she loves to put them on her eyes with her makeup. Kelly loves working with all her friends at SDVC. She is loud, enthusiastic, and everyone knows when she arrives for the day because she walks in and says "Good morning, friends!!!". She is always full of compliments both to her coworkers, clients, and patients. She introduces herself to all her patients and loves to give them some extra snuggles! 

Kelly S., RVT holding puppy
Katie P, Veterinary Assistant and Standard Poodle

Katie P., Veterinary Assistant

Katie’s passions in life have always been animals, nature, and family. She grew up in the South bay area with her mom and two older sisters, moving to Davis in adulthood to receive her B.S. in Animal Science at UC Davis. Pursuing her love of animals, at 18 she began volunteering at a cat rescue in the East Bay, which quickly transitioned to a veterinary technician job at the hospital the kitties were seen at – cementing her interest in animal medicine. When not helping all of our adorable animals, Katie spends her time hiking, playing with her doggy Faron and kitty Loki, and enjoying the local restaurants around Davis. 

Cassie F. RVT

Cassie is a graduate from Cosumnes River College Veterinary Technician program and has been with South Davis for a little over a year. She passed her VTNE in August 2016. She loves all fur and scaley children and has two cats named Jarvis and Gozer, three rats called Biscuit Gravy and Grits and a hamster named Chicken Nugget. She and her husband Todd reside in Sacramento and aspire to move closer to Davis soon. They prefer quiet nights in to watch their favorite shows or play board games. Cassie loves being taking care of animals and enjoys every day at South Davis!

Cassie F., RVT holding cat
Liz S., Veterinary Assistant holding chihuahua

Liz S. , Veterinary Assistant, VACSP #7904

My name is Liz Salomon and I started at South Davis Vet Center in May of 2022. I went to Cal Poly SLO for Animal Science, and am now enrolled in Penn Foster’s RVT program. Prior to moving back home from Davis due to COVID, I worked for 2 years at a specialty veterinary ophthalmology practice, milked cows at Cal Poly’s dairy, and was a volunteer supervisor at The Marine Mammal Center’s triage facility in Morro Bay for 4 years! I have been working in general practice since 2020 and I enjoy how each day is unique. I chose to work at South Davis since I have been a client here since I was 10 years old (back when it was next to the Taqueria!), so it was naturally fitting as the next step in my career. I also volunteered at Spay Day Sacramento for a couple of years as a teenager when it was hosted at SDVC! Here at SDVC I am the specialty referral/procedure coordinator and run our social media! 

Outside of work I like hiking, going to Lake Tahoe, crafting, and hanging out with my one-eyed, one-jawed chihuahua named Chunky (he lost his jaw due to cancer and became a mascot at SDVC), Because of him, I have an extra soft spot for chihuahuas and senior pets. I have numerous custom apparel items with him on them, such as headbands, earrings, and surgery scrub caps. Dr. Bradley has dubbed me the “Queen of Etsy”. I am so excited to be here and I look forward to working with you and your pets. 

Nicole B., RVT

Nicole earned her Bachelor’s degree in psychology from UC Davis and has lived in Davis ever since. After several years in a different career, she decided to follow her true passion, which is working with animals. She began working as a veterinary assistant in 2007 and obtained her RVT license in 2015 after studying through the Veterinary Allied Staff Education program. Nicole loves helping pet parents with their four-legged children and strives to create a strong, trusting relationship with both here at South Davis Veterinary Center. 

Nicole shares her home with her cat, Pawvarotti, who is a handsome, distinguished gentleman but also a bit of a nut. When she’s not working or hanging out with Pawvarotti, she can be found at the dance studio where she trains and performs with a local contemporary dance company. She also loves visiting family, hiking, and traveling.

Nicole B., RVT holding chihuahua
Diana C., RVT holding Sphynx Cat

Diana C., RVT

Diana graduated from Carrington College - Sacramento in 2020 with a degree in Veterinary Technology. The same year, she passed the Veterinary Technology National Exam and became a Registered Veterinary Technician. She has previously worked at an emergency veterinary hospital in Sacramento and took care of the hospitalized patients. She hopes to earn her VTS (Veterinary Technology Specialty) in anesthesia/analgesia and/or dentistry in the future. She loves educating clients on their fur babies and aims to provide patients with love and attention while also reassuring the clients that their animals are receiving the best care as possible. She strongly believes that when coming to SDVC for an appointment, it should be as pleasant and stress free for the patients and clients. She is one of our surgery coordinators and also assists with many surgeries and dental procedures.

Diana shares her home with Rosie, a Rat Terrier Mix and her two kitties Stormy and Raven. She one day hopes to own a Sphynx cat! She enjoys reading, hiking/traveling, watching movies, and enjoys the variety of restaurants in town.

Antoinyse C., Veterinary Assistant

Antoinyse graduated form UC Davis 2021 with a degree in Animal Science. She hopes to apply to vet school in the near future to pursue a career as a small animal veterinarian. 

In her spare time, she enjoys visiting art museums, fashion, Disneyland trips, collecting anything Nightmare Before Christmas related, and karaoke. 

Antoinyse, Veterinary Assistant Graduation Photo
Alexia K., Veterinary Assistant in front of SDVC Sign

Alexia K., Veterinary Assistant 

I am an assistant here at the clinic and have a passion for animal medicine. I enjoy meeting clients and their furry family members and giving them the best care possible. In my free time I enjoy listening to music and spending time with friends and family.

Makenna S., Veterinary Assistant

Makenna has had a lifelong dream of working with animals. She grew up in Woodland riding horses and doing 4H and FFA. She graduated from Carrington College’s Veterinary Technician program in 2019. Prior to joining South Davis in May of 2022, she worked at Yolo County Animal Services as an Animal Services Officer. Makenna enjoys spending time with her daughter, husband, and two Neopolitan Mastiffs Bonnie and Clyde. She enjoys going camping and spending time outdoors with her family. A fun fact about Makenna is she used to have a license to rehabilitate wildlife!  Her dream career is to work as a Veterinary Technician at a zoo once she gets her RVT license!

Makenna S., Veterinary Assistant and baby bird
Mike F., Veterinary Assistant and Jersey Calf

Mike F., Veterinary Assistant

I am a proud student at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. I love all animals, but my favorites are turtles and tortoises! In my free time you can find me distance running, drinking boba and reading classic novels. 

Katherine B, Receptionist

  My name is Katherine and I have been working in the veterinary field for going on 3 years. I started at South Davis Veterinary Center September of 2021. I have a fiancé and an almost 3 year old little girl. I enjoy spending time with my family whether it’s going to the park, watching movies or even just hanging around the house. I have a dog named Thor and 2 cats name Midnight and Miracle (who I both rescued while working the veterinary field). I love working as a receptionist because I love being able to help not just our clients but their pets as well.  I feel that since working in the veterinary field that I have found my career for a lifetime.

Katherine B., Receptionist with her daughter

Jackie G., Veterinary Assistant

Natalie A., Veterinary Assistant

Giovanna V., Veterinary Assistant

Annie M., RVT