Animal Hospital of Sebastopol

Our Veterinary Team

Our team is here to help. At Animal Hospital of Sebastopol, we treat you and your pets like our family.

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Meet our Veterinary Team

Dr. Nicole Canon

Dr. Nicole Canon, DVM, MPVM

Practice Owner – Team Member since February 2002

Dr. Nicole Canon is an alumna of both UC Davis and Colorado State University. She completed her undergraduate degree and received her Master’s degree in Preventive Veterinary Medicine at UC Davis and achieved her Veterinary degree in Colorado. She also lived in Springfield, VA while completing an extensive internship that covered small animal emergencies, internal medicine, surgery, dermatology, and radiation oncology. Finally, she completed coursework in veterinary acupuncture. She came to work at the Animal Hospital of Sebastopol in 2002 and liked it so much, that she bought it in 2007. For fun, Dr. Nicole spends her time outside skiing, kayaking, and stand-up paddle boarding. She loves sharing her home with her husband, three cats, and a dog.

Dr. Charlotte Rockwood

Charlotte Rockwood, DVM

Veterinarian, Team Member since October 2010

Dr. Charlotte Rockwood is a Sebastopol native. After graduating from veterinary school at the University of California, Davis, she completed a year-long intensive internship is southern California. During this time, she received additional training in internal medicine, surgery, emergency medicine, radiology and oncology. Dr. Charlotte jointed the Animal Hospital of Sebastopol in 2010. She enjoys being a pet’s primary care doctor, and focuses on preventative care with a special interest in geriatric care. Dr. Charlotte lives with her husband and two young children, their bossy terrier Iris, and cat Freya. When she has free time, Dr. Charlotte enjoys being outdoors, especially hiking and gardening, reading and cooking.

Dr. Gwen Miller

Gwen Miller, DVM

Veterinarian – Team Member since June 2012

Dr. Gwen Miller is originally from the San Diego area. She moved to Northern California to attend college, and decided it is the place to be! She completed both undergraduate and veterinary degrees at UC Davis and then relocated to the North Bay to pursue an internship at Pet Care Veterinary Hospital. She has been working here at Animal Hospital of Sebastopol since 2012 and enjoys the interactions with people and animals (both old and new!) that she gets here. She and her husband are kept busy at home with 2 small children and 2 cats, and look forward to a time (hopefully soon!) when they can add a dog to the mix!

Dr. Giulianna Chierici

Giulianna Chierici, BVM&S

Veterinarian – Team Member since July 2018

Dr. Giulianna Chierici is a Sonoma County native, having grown up in Santa Rosa. After obtaining her undergraduate degree from San Francisco State University, she pursued her life-long dream of being a Vet and moved to Edinburgh, Scotland to attend the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies. She has special interests in surgery and exotic animal medicine. In her free time, Dr. Giulianna loves to be active by doing yoga, hiking, and going to the gym. She also loves to cook and bake for her friends and family. She currently has a cat named Loki, but can’t wait to add a dog (and maybe a lizard!) to the group.

Dr Jill Hoffman

Dr. Jill Hoffman, DVM

Veterinarian – Team Member since July 2015
Dr. Jill Hoffman grew up on a koi farm in Fremont, CA next door to Fremont Animal Hospital. She and her sister spent their childhood swimming in the koi ponds and catching feral cats to be neutered next door. She completed her undergraduate degree at Humboldt State University and fell in love with the North Coast. After graduating Magna Cum Laude from veterinary school at UC Davis in 2002, she practiced as a small animal vet for 11 years in San Jose before she and her husband fulfilled a dream by moving to Sebastopol. Dr. Jill especially enjoys being a part of the human-animal bond and sharing that bond with her clients and patients through all life stages. She shares her home with three big dogs, three chickens, and her husband. Outside of work she enjoys reading with dogs on her lap, traveling with her husband, and taking the dogs to the river and beach for adventures.

Meet our Veterinary Care Team

Megan
Megan Lovejoy
Registered Veterinary Technician – Team Member since December 2016

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Rosario
Rosario Alvarado

Veterinary Technician, Team Member since October 2020

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Bella
Bella Iannacone

Kennel Staff and Tech Assistant, Team Member since June 2020

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Gina
Gina Micheletti

Veterinary Technician – Team Member since July 2015

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Mindy
Mindy Halpern

Veterinary Technician – Team Member since November 2000

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Allayna
Allayna Fry

Veterinary Technician – Team Member since June 2015

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Ashley
Ashley Wilson
Veterinary Technician – Team Member since 2020

Ashley grew up in Cotati and has wanted to work with animals as long as she can remember. She moved to LA in 2015 where she lived for 5 years and began her career in veterinary medicine working at a hospital in Malibu. She has a golden retriever named Gander (pictured) who is her whole world. She enjoys camping, playing soccer, and of course caring for any and all animals with a passion. She is currently in school working toward her RVT and considering becoming a veterinarian someday!

Brenda
Brenda Rynders

Veterinary Assistant – Team Member since September 2021

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Tanya
Tanya Reyes

Veterinary Assistant – Team Member since July 2021

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Judy
Judy Fusco

Office Manager, Registered Veterinary Technician – Team Member since March 2003

Judy was born and raised in Sebastopol. She still resides on her family property with her husband, two dogs and a very robust cat. She attended SRJC where she completed the veterinary technician program to obtain her RVT license. She currently manages the hospital while still getting the pleasure of working with all of our sweet, furry patients. Outside of work she enjoys as much travel as possible as well as exploring the beauty of our own Sonoma County.

Hayley
Hayley MacNab

Customer Service Manager, Veterinary Assistant – Team Member since January 2018

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Heidi
Heidi Powers

Office Administrator – Team Member since July 2007

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Truly
Truly Shields

Customer Service Representative, Team Member since May 2021

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Ann
Ann McDonough

Customer Service Representative, Veterinary Assistant – Team Member since June 2006

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Katy Carwell
Customer Service Representative, Veterinary Assistant

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Lia Fonseca-Cierley
Customer Service Representative, Team Member since May 2021

Lia has spent her entire life surrounded by a plethora of pets of all shapes and sizes and adored each and every one of them. She found her passion for animals after working at doggy daycares and worked her way into the veterinary field, where she decided to park her paws. She enjoys not only helping the animals but the people as well! Lia spends her free time with her 100-pound gentle giant Dozer and her tiny human Braden.

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Victoria Bell

Technician Assistant, Team Member

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Emma Pederson

Veterinary Technician, Team Member

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Andrea Briones

Vet Assistant, Team Member

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Hayden Navarro

Vet Assistant, Team Member

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Alice Downing

Vet Assistant, Team Member

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Kate Eastman

CSR, Team Member

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Sophia Livenspargar

Veterinary Technician, Team Member

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Colton Slack

Technician Assistant, Team Member

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Britni Whitlow

Vet Assistant, Team Member

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