PetPoint’s team members are carefully selected highly trained and experienced professionals who are devoted to the care of your pets as they would treat their own.
Dr. Kathy has been caring for veterinary patients in Southern CA for 17 years after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine. She grew up in Denver, Colorado and completed her undergraduate studies in Animal Physiology and Neuroscience at UC San Diego. Dr. Kathy furthered her passion as a veterinarian by becoming board certified as a Diplomate in Canine and Feline Practice by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in 2010.
Although she is fully dedicated to caring for dogs and cats, Dr. Kathy has the expertise and appreciates the more exotic creatures that have become so much a part of the family. She has extensive experience in rabbits, pocket pets and all types of reptiles.
In her free time, Dr. Kathy enjoys activities with her two sons Miles and Carter and her Briard Jagy.
Born in Singapore, Dr. Tan grew up in Southern California and obtained her undergraduate and veterinary degrees from UC Davis. She then completed a vigorous internship rotation at the Pet Emergency and Specialty Center in San Diego. For the past five years, Dr. Tan has focused on emergency and specialty medicine, gaining invaluable skills while providing compassionate, exceptional care for all her patients. Dr. Tan enjoys competition riding with her horse, Zarabella and then rests afterward with her miniature poodle, Ralphie. She is a welcome addition to the PetPoint Team!
Dr. Hsu is fluent in Chinese Mandarin. She grew up in Taiwan and New Zealand and immigrated to the US for her Animal Science undergraduate study at UC, Davis. In 2009, she earned her DVM degree from University of Missouri and since then has been practicing mainly in Southern CA. Her special interests are surgeries, ultrasound, dentistry, acupuncture and herbal medicine as complementary therapies to conventional medicine. Dr. Hsu also loves rabbits and pocket pets and frequently enjoys continued education to expand her knowledge and keep up-to-date with the latest in veterinary medicine and holistic care. In her free time, she goes backpacking and rock climbing.
Dr. Sable is a Southern California native who attended UC Irvine to obtain her undergraduate degree in biology, with an emphasis in molecular biology. This degree allowed Dr. Sable ground floor entry into the just evolving field of molecular health sciences at Southern California's City of Hope Research Center. While living briefly in Washington, she was introduced to veterinary sciences and from there pursued her Doctorate Degree from Washington State University. Back in Southern California, Dr. Sable continues to enjoy small animal practice with emphasis on client education, preventative care and the compassionate, ethical care of your pet. When not caring for others, she enjoys hiking, equestrian sport and dog walking.
Dr. Greco has been a Board Certified Veterinary Surgeon for over 10 years, performing thousands of surgeries, including soft tissue, orthopedic and neurologic procedures. He has been involved as a Lecturer/Staff surgeon and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Orthopedics at PENN, an Assistant Professor/Locum at Cornell University, University of Illinois and Chief of Surgery at multiple private practices in NY, MD, and CA.
His extensive training involves graduating Phi Zeta from UC Davis, doing an internship at University of Pennsylvania, and a surgical residency at The Animal Medical Center in NYC.
Dr. Greco is very happy to have returned home to Southern California, with his wife Kristen, and their two children Ethan and Brienne. Let’s not forget their family yellow lab, Toby!
Dr. Brewer, a Board Certified Cardiologist believes in the best quality of care for his patients. Following a three-year cardiology residency at Cornell University, which included training on minimally invasive procedures such as pacemakers, balloon valvuloplasty and PDA occlusions, he further developed a keen interest in electrophysiology, and the canine sinus node. Dr. Brewer also has extensive training in the management of complex arrhythmias and treatment of refractory heart failure.
In addition to being published in veterinary medical journals, Dr. Brewer graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychobiology.
A California native, Dr. Brewer is an avid surfer who enjoys playing water polo, traveling, and photography.
Brooke is a native Californian and has been in the veterinary field for over 27years. Fully certified and highly recognized as an RVT, Brooke's many skills include surgery support, emergency and intensive care, rehabilitation and senior pet support. And there's more!
Brooke has extensive experience in the dental health field and has been performing dental procedures for over 20 years.
After hours Brooke relaxes with her dog Dillon and cat Hailey.
A most welcome addition to our PetPoint staff, Natasha joins us with a wealth of experience. In the veterinary field for over 15 years, Natasha is a certified RVT with a working history that includes extensive supervisory, operations and practice management skills.
Passionate about education, Natasha has an Associate’s degree in social and behavioral sciences, and is currently in the process of obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in business administration.
As further proof of her dedication to animals, Natasha has two horses (Bugs and Chipper), one shelter dog (Astro) and two cats (Bam Bam and Dusan). What’s left? Travel of course!
Kathy joins our PetPoint team with over ten years’ experience in the pet daycare and boarding. Her passion for pets is obvious the minute she takes a guest under her wing. Whether it's personal attention, extra cuddles or long walks, Kathy positively enjoys what she does and she is the perfect fit for the resort. In her spare time, Kathy takes her two dogs to the park and later reads with her cuddly cat on the couch. Welcome Kathy, we are so glad you are here!
Renee has over three years of animal care experience, with an emphasis in the fields of confidence building, socialization, and dog behavior. Her calm energy and positive attitude enables her to interact with dogs of all temperaments. Renee understands the human-animal bond and treats every pet in her care as if they were her own.
Humberto joins our PetPoint team with many years of experience in the dog training field. He believes in balance, positive reinforcement and recognizes that each pet learns differently, and has many guests at PetPoint who feel the same way. In his spare time, Humberto continues to further his training education by following great trainers including Karen Pryor, Ian Dunbar and Ken Ramirez and enjoys the company of his pit bulls. Welcome Humberto.
A professional stylist for 8 years, Stevie’s clients would be right at home at the Westminster Dog Show. Proficient with all breed coat styles, she also collaborates with our veterinarians in assessing sensitive skin and coat conditions with recommendations for the appropriate treatment regimens. Certified in the FearFree philosophy, Stevie applies her gentle skills and encourages self-confidence in even the most timid of clients. Her expertise also includes styling of kittens and cats and even the occasional rabbit! When she isn't working, Stevie loves spoiling her own dog Sebastian with trips to the dog park and visiting dog friendly restaurants.
Tracey Sciarra is our Canine Massage Practitioner. Board certified in canine massage for seven years and certified in acupressure, she has also completed coursework in animal aromatherapy and has a love of learning which consistently adds to her healing modality. Through her experience and expertise, Tracey has integrated her own innovative acupressure and aromatherapy techniques to positively enhance the massage experience of all pets.
Originally from Huntington Beach, Tracey loves spending time with her chihuahua mix, Ned, and enjoys hiking and traveling.
Dena is a native of Southern California and a graduate of UC Santa Barbara. With over 27 years of practice development and management experience, Dena brings extensive knowledge to PetPoint and is in the right place at the right time. Her community outreach skills and innovative approach to client services bring our public profile to a whole new level. Whether it's hosting an off-site meet & greet or organizing a grand opening for 500, Dena can do it all. Her furry friend is named Isabelle who frequently helps her greet PetPoint clients. She also enjoys golfing and spending time with her husband and adult children.
Focusing on the creation and development of balanced, cutting edge nutrition, Tamara is an experienced Executive Chef who brings her successful career to PetPoint having overseen aspects of high volume kitchens while managing fully staffed multiple locaitons.
While providing oversight with PetPoint's nutrition strategies, Tamara will be managing our branded commercial food production as well as providing nutritional counseling, meal planning and the expansion of our community outreach.
Tamara graduated from California State University Long Beach with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Therapeutic Recreation, and enjoys spin classes, swim workouts and lifting weights. She also enjoys spending time with her husband Bob and two sons, Blake and Robbie.
A California native, Karen is “thrilled” to join our PetPoint team and brings with her extensive client relations experience. Involved with our in-house rescue FOCHP for over 14 years, Karen has always been involved with animals and will happily share with you a picture of her pride and joy, Pearlie Mae when you come in!