Hazel Ridge Veterinary Clinic staff includes experienced Registered Veterinary Technicians to provide the best quality nursing care. Our “RVT” assist the veterinarians in performing duties in the medical, surgical, and therapeutic treatment of the animals. Our staff frequently attends continuing education courses to keep up with the constant changes and improvements in veterinary medicine.

Cindy G.
Cindy has been an RVT since graduating from Western Career in 1983. She also has a BS degree from Rutgers University. She has worked at Hazel Ridge since 1991. Her hobbies are: keeping big nerdy dogs busy! Running, sports and art.

George C.
George has been an RVT since graduating from Western Career in 1988. He has been working at Hazel Ridge since 2001. He is our surgical technician. He is the person you will see in the morning when you drop off your pet. His hobbies are: running and he enjoys training and competing in agility with his Australian Shepherd named Douglas.  He also has four cats and one bird named Joe.

Brenna T.
Brenna has been an RVT since graduating from Consumnes River College in 2001. She also has a BS degree in Biological Science from UC Davis. She has been working at Hazel Ridge since 1999. She now works part time. She is a mom of two young girls, two cats, two dogs and a desert tortoise. Her hobbies are working with cat rescue and participating in Spay Day.

Cidny V.
Cid has been an RVT since graduating from Consumnes River College in 1983. She did leave the field for several years to be a computer programmer, but it was her first love, working with animals, that brought her back. Cid has been working at Hazel Ridge since 2003. She has a rescue dog and fosters many orphan kittens.

Elise H.
Elise has been working full time as a RVT at Hazel Ridge since 2008 after graduating from Cosumnes River College. She raises Australian Shepherds and competes in conformation and agility with them. Her home also includes a young African Grey parrot named “Delta” who is rapidly expanding her vocabulary. Elise’s other interests include vegetable gardening and traveling.

“In order to keep a true perspective of one’s importance, everyone should have a dog that will worship him and a cat that will ignore him.”
-Der eke Bruce, Taipei, Taiwan