At Hazel Ridge, our Vet Assistants are a key member of our team. Their jobs include getting the patient’s vitals before the doctor comes in for the exam. Assisting the doctors with the treatment of your pets, performing lab tests and client education. You may also see them in the Receptionist box checking you in or out.


Anne B.
Annie came to Hazel Ridge in 2016.  She started as a kennel assistant and is now one of our veterinarian assistants. Annie graduated from Sacramento State University last winter and now has interest in becoming a Registered Veterinary Technician. Annie is a quick learner, enthusiastic, compassionate, truly enjoys caring for your pets and assisting them with their veterinary care.


Jill L.
Jill started at Hazel Ridge in 2007. She also works at the Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary, first as a volunteer and then as a staff member. There she cares for a wide variety of domestic and wild animals. Her hobbies include camping, hiking, rafting, and working outdoors as well as spending time with her dogs and horses.

“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.”
-Dereke Bruce, Taipei, Taiwan