Dr. John Ensign
Dr. John Ensign spent his childhood in northern Nevada, later moving to southern Nevada where he graduated from Clark High School. His love of animals began at age eight with his best friend Fred, a mutt that he owned with his brother, later buying the half share of Fred for $5. He ran away from home once with Fred, who was the only one who understood why. Read full bio
Dr. Regina Anderson
Dr. Regina Anderson was born and raised in southwest Iowa. Her childhood pets included dogs, hamsters, mice, fish, a rabbit, and a ferret. She decided to be a veterinarian when she was in middle school and came home to find her ferret Fuzzy was sick. She called every vet in town and they either didn’t treat exotics or they were closed for the day. Her mom promised to help her find a vet for him the next day but he didn’t make it. Since then she has wanted to save all the Fuzzies of the world. Read full bio
Dr. Caitlin Hill
Originally from Santa Monica, California, Dr. Hill grew-up caring for dogs, reptiles, fish and the occasional pocket pet. After getting her first job working as a receptionist in a veterinary clinic, there was no doubt what she would end up doing for her profession. Read full bio
Dr. Katie Gibson
Dr. Katie Gibson was born and raised in New Jersey and then moved to North Carolina when she was in high school. Her parents were falconers so she spent her childhood training hawks and owls that her family had for falconry and rehabilitation. That probably helped to trigger her love for exotics. Growing up she had everything from snakes, frogs, lizards, birds, dogs, ferrets, fish, to sugar gliders as pets. Read full bio
Dr. Patricia Wagner
Dr. Patricia A. Wagner was born and raised on Long Island, NY. She obtained a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Cornell University, and a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University, with a clinical year completed at Louisiana State University. She also holds Advanced Certifications in Veterinary Medical Acupuncture through Colorado State University, Veterinary Pain Management through the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management, and is a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist through the Canine Rehabilitation Institute. Read full bio
Advanced Medical Training With Compassionate Care
At Boca Park Animal Hospital, our top priorities are the health, safety and comfort of your pet. Not only is our staff highly trained in the most advanced pet care, we are also passionate about all animals. This passion is what drives us in all that we do. When your pet visits Boca Park Animal Hospital, they will be treated by the best veterinary nurses, client care coordinators and boarding attendants.
Jody - Licensed Veterinary Nurse/Practice Manager
Jody started her profession, veterinary nursing, in 2007 and became licensed in 2009. Through the years she has acquired multiple skills and knowledge. Jody became a nurse so she could provide compassionate care and excellent treatment. She enjoys every part of her career but her favorites are dentistry, emergency care, and pain management. Jody enjoys swimming, movies, and spending time with her two children, her Golden Retriever, and her Chihuahua She also has a leopard gecko and a variety of water pets.
Oneida - Licensed Veterinary Nurse, Treatment Manager
Oneida Vianey was born in Mexico but has been raised in Las Vegas since she was 2 years old. She has been in the veterinary field since 2007 and received her Veterinary Technician License in 2009. Oneida loves to read, write and attempt to stay fit. She shares a home with her pack; American Eskimo Lunatic, Lab mix Einstein and Australian Shepard mix Nicolai Fury. Oneida enjoys her career because she provides professional, compassionate and dedicated care to her patients and pet parents.
Kathryn - Licensed Veterinary Nurse
Kathryn moved to Las Vegas in 2011 from Rock Springs, Wyoming. She has always loved animals which led her to get her degree as a Veterinary Nurse from Pima Medical Institute. She has 5 furry children at home, 2 cats Alex and Ebony, 2 dogs Reggie and Rufo, and a ferret named Coco. Outside of work, Kathryn enjoys spending time with her family, painting, and participating in obstacle marathons.
Beverly - Licensed Veterinary Nurse
Beverly has been in the veterinary field since 2009. She has the love and compassion for animals of all shapes and sizes. Beverly loves to provide the best possible care for everyone. Her large furry family consists of Black Lab named Cole, German Shepherd Roxy, 3 tri-color corgis, Lilly, Windy and Hercules. During her free time Beverly enjoys hiking and spending time with friends and family.
Ashley Winter - Licensed Veterinary Nurse
Born and Raised in Las Vegas Ashley grew up watching her mom be a veterinary technician for the 5th Licensed vet in town! She became a Princess for Celebrate Kids mainly playing Cinderella. She graduated the Veterinary technician program in 2012 and enjoys emergency medicine, equine and has a love of giant breed dogs. She lives with her husband Dustin and daughter Skarlette along with her Great Danes Diesel and Rogue, her 5 chickens- Fizby, Cinderella, Minnie, Elsa, and Maleficent, 2 red eared sliders and fish. She enjoys crafting, going to church and taking bubble baths, and anything Disney, especially princesses!
Amanda Hippert - Licensed Veterinary Nurse
Amanda was born in Detroit, MI and raised watching hockey and attending games. She moved to California to be closer to family, this is where she found her love for helping animals. She started working as a receptionist at an animal hospital and worked her way to being a veterinary technician. Her parents moved to Las Vegas to retire and she came with them for the adventure. She has a 9 month old mixed breed that was found in a shoe box named Lucky, Lhasa mix Marley that is a 6 year old, and Gizmo, 9 year old Shih Tzu mix. She enjoys napping, swimming, and spending time with her parents, boyfriend and fur babies. She enjoys the outdoors, her and her boyfriend attend church every Sunday to start the week off encouraged and positive.
Karen - Licensed Veterinary Nurse
Karen was born in Las Vegas and has been in the veterinary field locally since she was young. Her first veterinary job was when she was 17 years of age. Veterinary nursing and practice management have been part of her career for over 35 years. Surgical nursing is her favorite thing to do. Karen has two pets Ginger and Gracie who she enjoys spending time with alongside her family and daughter who lives in Vegas. During her free time she enjoys Hiking and golfing.
Alexa - Licensed Veterinary Nurse
Marianne - Licensed Veterinary Nurse
Marianne has been in Vegas for 25 years. She has worked the from the casinos for 8 years she then went to work for southwest airlines which was a blast. She then had the opportunity to do what has been a life dream and that was going to school for veterinary medicine. Marianne graduated veterinary technician school in 2009 and has been a licensed veterinary nurse since then and loves every minute of it. Marianne owns one pet horse, named Galt. He is an off the track thoroughbred. He never made it at the track so she rescued him, he is a 1200 lb lap dog. Marianne's passion is horseback riding, it allows her to clear her mind and is great exercise. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends. Marianne is always up for anything, enjoys doing fun things with company.
Dani - Veterinary Assistant, Treatment Supervisor
Dani has always had a passion for helping animals. Her goal is to go to WSU and become a DVM. Dani would love to travel the world and work with wild life. She enjoys spending time at home with her dog, Galahad, and her sugar gliders, Dolce and Gabbana.
Ivy Rose - Overnight Veterinary Assistant
I am a Las Vegas native with a deep passion for animals, especially concerning wildlife conservation. My parents live in Oregon and I don’t have much family here, but my wonderful partner Zoey and I share our home with a collie mix named Sassie, Zeus the kitty, and an all-white rabbit aptly named Bunny. In my free time, I enjoy playing video games, archery, hiking, and playing guitar. I also do theater and used to perform with the group “Jest Serendipity.”
Alexis - Veterinary Assistant
Alexis has lived in Las Vegas for roughly 10 years. She's originally from Alaska and has lived in many places in between. She is currently going to school to become a veterinarian so that she can pursue her passion for animals and research. She has 3 dog babies-- Mijo, Chewie, and Simba. On her free time she likes to play video games, eat, explore new places in the city, and spend time with friends/family.
Mike - Hospital Assistant
Mike was born and raised in San Diego, California. He moved to Vegas after high school with his family. Mike has always had pets growing up and they have helped him grow as a person. He has eight years experience in the veterinary industry working in the boarding and hospital side of the field. Mike hopes to see your loving companion boarding with us soon!
Veronica - Veterinary Nurse in Training
Veronica was born in the Philippines, and came to Las Vegas when she was 15 years old. She grew up around the ocean and tropical wildlife, and is passionate about animals. Her and her hubby run their household zoo, with their dog Goonie, parrot ChaCha, bearded dragon Worf, desert tortoises Thing 1 & Thing 2, 2 tanks full of happy fishes, shrimps and Trevor the frog, a little Betta named Koi, and their newborn (human) baby, Ryan.
Jayme - Veterinary Nurse in Training, Treatment Trainer
Jayme began her career in the veterinary field 13 years ago in Columbus, Ohio her hometown. She and her husband have resided in Las Vegas for the past 4 years with their Doberman Mayha, Rottweiler Finlay, Squidjie the one eyed pug, Baloney the handsome dumpster cat and Tulip the Iguana. In Jayme's free time she enjoys crossfit, watching movies or cleaning up pug hair. She has at last completed the arduous task of veterinary technician schooling and is anxiously awaiting to take her state medical board exam this fall.
Justin - Animal Caretaker Manager
Justin is originally from Las Vegas, but lived in South Dakota for over 6 years where he earned a degree in business and marketing. After graduating college, he moved back to Las Vegas and decided to change careers to enter the veterinary field too follow his passion for animals. Justin loves the outdoors and cooking.
Geinee - Animal Caretaker Supervisor
Geinee was born in the Philippines and moved to the United States when she was 16. She has been living in Nevada for over 2 years and has attended Pima Medical Institute for Veterinary Assisting. She has plans to pursue Veterinary Technician in the future. In Geinee's free time she enjoys spending time with her two fur babies named Quincee and Sofie, and doing art.
Wyatt - Animal Caretaker
Wyatt is originally from Owyhee, NV, a town located on the boarder of Idaho and Nevada. He developed his love for animals from growing up on a ranch where he was raised with multiple mammals. Wyatt moved to Las Vegas last summer to work in Video Production and decided to change careers to enter the veterinary field. He currently shares his home with his 1 year old Tabby cat, Clarence.
Crystal - Animal Caretaker
I am a 25 year old, Las Vegas native, and I decided from a young age that working with animals is my career goal. I currently attend PIMA in order to continue my passion and become a Veterinary Nurse. In my spare time, I love to go hiking with my fur-babies Bently, a pitbull - chihuahua mix, and Belle, my basenji. I am just as happy having a lazy day around the house with our cat Leo.
Terrie - Animal Caretaker
Theresa is originally from Southern California and has lived in Las Vegas for 29 years. She has always had a compassion for animals. Her lifelong goal is to become a veterinary technician. She has 1 daughter and 1 son and has; Porkchop a French bulldog, Zelda a special needs Chihuahua, Marley a chiweenie, Rolo a dachshund, Gremlin a Sphynx cat, and Eleven a Hairless Hamster. She enjoys playing video games, taking her dog to the park and spending time with her family!
Kim - Receptionist Manager
Kim was born and raised in Phoenix, AZ where she married her husband of 22 years Fran and raised here two children Abby and Thomas. Dogs have always been members of their family as well, starting with Isabel as the oldest 16, Eva 6 and the newest addition Piper. In her spare time she enjoys arts and crafts, family outings, and relaxing with the animals she loves.
Shawna D. Mullaney - Reception Supervisor
Shawna was born and raised in Indiana, she then moved to Florida and got married 3 years ago. She got to enjoy swimming with dolphins on her birthday. She has 2 dogs, 5 year old red nose pit named Miles, and a 4 year old pit bull chow mix, named Roscoe. She lives with her husband and 2 dogs while the rest of her family still live in Indiana. Shawna enjoys woodworking, embroidery, sewing, drawing, crafts, and “do it yourself” projects.
Stacy Rae Weeks - Client Care Coordinator
Stacy has rescued and been in the animal field since childhood. At a young age she operated her own pet sitting and dog walking business. She aspires to get continuing education to become a certified dog trainer. She also is Reiki attuned level II which the animal she comes into contact with responds positively too. She enjoys her time snuggling with her cats Carl Jones and Petey Lou. She also spends time doing reading and research as well as cooking, baking and coloring!
Mackenzie Dienhart - Client Care Coordinator
Mackenzie is 25 years old, originally born in Sacramento CA and moved to Las Vegas shortly after. She lives with her boyfriend Josh of 3 years. She has always loved and had animals of her own like Burton her Pug that is 5 years old. Her mom also lives in Las Vegas and happens to be her neighbor. She enjoys going to the movies, shopping, going to the strip, loves going to concerts and listening to music, she also enjoys staying at home and watching TV shows in her free time.
Joy - Client Care Coordinator
First and foremost I am a christian, we attend Central Church. I was born and raised in San Diego, CA. I am the youngest of 7. I have been married to Craig for 21 years. With my husbands occupation we have traveled a lot. We have resided in Las Vegas, NV now for 7 years. I have over 25 years of customer service and management experience. I love life. We currently only have one dog now her name is Brandi. She is a soft coated wheaten terrier. She is 3 years old and the best dog ever. Craig takes her to work with him on a regular basis. Between Craig and I we have 4 boys: Ryan, Jon, Anthony and Matthew. The youngest is 27. We are all spread out. Three are in different parts of California and one is here in Nevada. In my spare time I love DIY home projects. Craig is my Chip from "Fixer Upper". When time permits I like to bowl, and do anything outdoors. I love the beach and water. When my husband and I take vacations, its always a different beach location.
Sara - Client Care Coordinator
I was born in Las Vegas, NV. My long term goal is a medical career for animals or humans. I currently own two pets, Bobby a shitzu and Gatsby a pitbull. I have 1 brother, 1 sister, and 3 nephews who I enjoy spending time with. In my spare time my hobbies include hiking and going to the gym.
Savannah Brah - Client Care Coordinator
I am 19 years old, and ever since I could remember I loved animals. I grew up with reptiles, rodents, avians, cats, and dogs. Vet visits were frequent growing up, and they led me to realize my dream was to do what the assistants and techs do. So, I am currently working on my goal to be a veterinary assistant! I come from a small family, but I am proud to say my boyfriend’s family completes my now giant family. We currently share our home with a pitbull named Tyson, 3 cats Lover, Powder, and Sayria, my ferret Opal, and a cocker spaniel named Lady, whom I am currently training to become a service dog. She is a loving and compassionate component to my family, and I want her to share that with others as she has with me.
Katarina - Client Care Coordinator
I have worked in animal hospitals for the past 5 years, and am currently attending CSN for the nursing program. I am originally from Southern California where my family still resides, but I have been in Las Vegas for 4 years. I enjoy baking, yoga, and movie watching with my kitty Reagan, whom I adopted as a kitten from a shelter in 2013.
Xochitl - Client Care Coordinator
I am 19 years old and currently studying to be a veterinarian. If I am not able to become one, I would like to try to work with animal control. Animals are my passion, and being an equestrian, horses are my favorite. I live with my mom and cousin, as well as our 5 chihuahuas - Pequena, Guero, Tiny, Chispa, and Angel. I was involved with a lot of sports and clubs in high school, and I spend my free time walking my dogs, volunteering at shelters, and going to dog parks with my family and boyfriend.
Korrin - Playground Attendant
Korrin started as a volunteer here and now is employed as a playground attendant. She has 4 dogs, Mocha, Mini, Pep-c, and Jesse. Korrin also has 3 cats, Gintler, Tink, and Champ. In her free time she enjoys fishing and riding her bike. Korrin has been a wonderful addition to our family here at Boca Park Animal Hospital.
Caitlin - Playground Attendant
Caitlin is from Sacramento, CA and has lived in Las Vegas for 13 years. She graduated from Shadow Ridge High. Caitlin received job training through opportunity village who recognized her love for animals which led her to us. Caitlin has gown up with her Springer Spaniel named Sheba, and lots of kitties, including Mouse, Dawg, and George. She has helped take care of Clawdia for 19 years! Caitlin has always loved cats and dogs and enjoys dog-sitting for friends and family. She enjoys arts and crafts, ceramic, pottery, and music. Also, you may find her playing with the cats in boarding during her free time!
Taylor Fryar - Playground Attendant
Taylor is a 16 year old student at Palo Verde High School. She is on the varsity golf team, and a member of Key Club, a volunteering program. She has been with Boca Park Animal Hospital since January 2017, and is in charge of watching our pawtastic daycare dogs. In her spare time, she enjoys playing golf, hanging out with her friends, playing the piano, and spending quality time with her family and their German Shepherd, Negan. Her plan is to eventually go to the University of Reno to study Veterinary Medicine.
Amelia - Playground Attendant
Amy - Groomer
Originally from South Dakota, Amy has lived in Las Vegas for the past 38 years. Amy has two lovely sons, three cats and three fish. She has 26 years of grooming experience, which includes owning her own business. She enjoys off-road racing and drag bikes. Amy is very excited about working for the Boca Park Animal Hospital and in particular, looking forward to meeting clients, both old and new.
Mackenzie - Groomer
Mackenzie calls herself a big nerd who also has a passion for all animals big and small. She is very sociable and enjoys spending time laughing with her friends. Mackenzie loves to travel around the country. Her favorite hobbies include skydiving, video games, and volunteering. Mackenzie family consists of a loving mother, father and a little sister, along with her pets Zora, Aztec, and Kalimba.
Emilia - Groomer
I am a pet stylist of 6 years by day, and a professional boxer after hours. Grooming is one of my many passions. I LOVE animals and would take a whole shelter home if I had the space and money. I share my home with Boo, a Chihuahua/Terrier mix, and my wife Keara. They provide the best love no other human can.
Shahara - Overnight Assistant
Shahara is new to Las Vegas and can not wait to take in its wonders. She has spent most of her life performing and touring for the musical theater national tour. She recently became involved in the veterinary field where she now gets to use her lover for animals to help promote healing and happiness. Shahara owns a little 1/2 pound chihuahua mix named Roofis and soon to be joined by ferrets! Shahara enjoys the art of movies and spends her free time watching them with her pup!