Glory Baquiran - Veterinary Nurse/Office manager. Glory has been a key member of our team since 2008. Glory wears a coat of many colors. Originally hired on as a technician, she has supported the whole staff with everything fron answering the phones to assisting in surgeries. Her job is to make sure that as a team we are providing the best care for our patients and support for our clients. She also helps Dr. Darnell by easing the burden of the day to day work associated with running a business. Glory has 2 chihuahuas named Max and Jordan and 2 adorable human children.
Katie Currie - Lead Veterinary Technician. Katie joined us in February 2012. Katie comes to us with 10 years of experience caring for pets. Katie will assist you with checking your pet in for his/her procedure, reviewing the forms required for surgery or dental cleanings, and answer all your questions. She understands that all procedures, no matter how routine they are to US are not routine TO YOU! She will care for your pet from the time he/she arrives until the time they are safely by your side again, ensuring that every step of the way, their needs are being addressed. Katie works side-by-side with our doctors in the treatment area performing examinations, diagnostic testing, dentistry, surgery and other procedures. Katie is a San Diego Native. Her passion is caring for animals and educating clients on how to help their pets to live long, happy, healthy lives. Enthusiastic, and always smiling - she is sure to make your pet's visit to the vet as comfortable as possible. Katie became a registered veterinary technician in December 2015. Katie enjoys sunsets at the beach and bicycling. Katie has two darling doggies named Butters and Brice .
Nancy Milan - Lead Receptionist. Nancy joined our team July 2014. Nancy is a 2014 graduate from U.C. Davis with a B.S. in Animal Science. Nancy's life long dream is to become a veterinarian. Nancy is here to assist with your pet's needs whether for a wellness visit or illness. She will be sure you pet is comfortable and cared for while staying with us. Nancy has 2 chihuahuas name Philly and Preciosa.
Imelda Vasquez - Veterinary Technician. A recent graduate of PIMA's veterinary technician program, Imelda is primarily our room technician. She will check you pet's in and listen to your concerns about their care in order to make the best recommendations for your pet and your family.
Carmen Escamilla - Veterinary Assistant. Carmen has been at Shelter Island since July 2015. She started out in the kennels helping provide care and comfort for our patients and boarders. While still performing these duties, Carmen is now also well trained to monitor anesthesia and provide support to our technicians.
Anarlette Gonzalez - Veterinary Assistant.
Ellen Teng - Receptionist. Ellen joined us in July 2016 after completing her externship for PIMA's veterinary assistant program at Shelter Island Veterinary Hospital. Ellen is currently attending PIMA Medical Institute on the path to becoming a registered veterinary technician. Ellen has a lovely old fur-child name Remy.