RVT, Head Technician
Lupe graduated from Western Career College in 1996 and obtained her Registered Veterinary Technician license in 1997. She is an animal nurse and helps us take care of our patients by taking x-rays, drawing blood samples, etc. She has a special talent to make animals feel comfortable and became a Fear Free Certified Professional in 2018. We have been lucky to have her at Park Centre since 1996. She currently has four dogs. Lupe is originally from Peru and is fluent in Spanish.
RVT, Veterinary Assistant ManagerNghi is a registered Veterinary Technician and obtained a Business Administration degree from Cal State Hayward, and an AA degree in Veterinary Nursing from Western Career College in 2007. She is a member of the Bay Area Veterinary Technicians Association. She has been with Park Centre since 2005, has a French Bulldog named Maverick and enjoys snowboarding, traveling and playing cards for money. She is fluent in Vietnamese and Cantonese as well as English.
RVTNina is a Registered Veterinary Technician who received a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from UC Santa Cruz and Masters of Conservation Biology at the University of New South Wales in Sydney Australia. She has been working as a Technician for Park Centre since 2010. She has a cat named Maui and a dog, Abby.
RVTJackie is a Registered Veterinary Technician who received an Associates degree from Foothill college in Veterinary Technology. Jackie Joined Park Centre in 2008 and also spent nearly a year as a Relief Surgical Nurse at Sage in Dublin. Jackie has three cats, enjoys weight lifting, cycling and cooking. She is also the owner of a local pet sitting business: Island Pets.
RVTAllison joined Park Centre in June of 2013 soon after finishing up her RVT coursework at Carrington College. At home, Allison looks after a beagle named Peanut, and a cat named Marley. She enjoys the outdoors, going on adventures and cooking. Allison also does pet sitting along with Kayla and Jackie at Island Pets.
Kayla joined the Park Centre team in 2016. She has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Animal Science from California Polytechnic State University and obtained her RVT license in late 2017 after receiving an Associate of Science Degree in Veterinary Technology at Foothill College. Kayla became a Fear Free Certified Professional in 2018. At home she has a great dog named Holly, and in her spare time does pet sitting with Island Pets.
Fabiola has been with Park Centre since 1989, first as a Kennel Assistant, and now a Veterinary Assistant. She does an amazing job gauging a patient’s temperament. She is an accomplished artist (some of her work can be found in exam room 4) and is fluent in Spanish. She enjoys Salsa Dancing and her cat Azul.
Monica Ballerini joined the Park Centre team in 2007 as a veterinary assistant after graduating from UC Davis with a Bachelors degree in Animal Science. She has a wide range of animal experience from wrangling beef cattle to handling birds of prey. She was thrilled to work with all types of animals, but she found her niche working with small, companion animals at Park Centre and is especially fond of elderly felines. Her patience and calm demeanor make even the most difficult pet a little easier to work with. She lives in Alameda with her husband, daughter and 3 cats.
Caroline joined us as a Veterinary Assistant in 2017. She graduated from Carrington College’s RVT program in 2017 and expects to get her RVT license in 2018. When not at Park Centre Caroline enjoys streaming games and costume making with friends for conventions in California.
MitchellMitchell joined Park Centre in 2017. He is planning to attend Veterinary School in the very near future.
KatBefore joining Park Centre in 2018, Kat worked for a few years at a Veterinary Hospital in Oakland. She is a graduate of Alameda High School.
Teresa is our Kennel Supervisor and first started at Park Centre in 1993, after taking some time off, she returned to our team in 2006. She has two cats, enjoys reading, doing jigsaw puzzles and spending time with her family. She is a fabulous baker and often brings in goodies she has prepared for us at Park Centre.
Erica has been a Kennel Technician since 2009 and has a dog named Simon.
Sonya joined our team in 2017 as a Kennel Assistant.
Tues: 8:00am – 6:00pm
Wed: 8:00am – 6:00pm
Thurs: 8:00am – 7:00pm
Fri: 8:00am – 6:00pm
Sat: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Sun: 10:00am – 4:00pm
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