Support Staff

Alicja Rudnicka
Alicja Rudnicka

Client Services- Boarding/Grooming 

In addition to scheduling appointments and supervising the staff, Alicja likes to learn from the animals that come into Harden Ranch Veterinary Hospital. She believes that animals have the ability to teach humans a lot, especially about how to love unconditionally and be happy.

This is why Alicja is pursuing her education in Bowen Animal Therapy. She thinks the more she can learn about animals, the more she will learn about humanity.


Jessica Gavlick, R.V.T.
Jessica Gavlick, R.V.T.

Registered Veterinary Technician

At Harden Ranch Veterinary Hospital, Jessica assists with patients during exams, radiographs, and dental work in addition to monitoring the animals during surgery. She loves working at HRVH because of the state of the art equipment. Jessica thinks that this allows for the team to provide the best possible animal care, and this is what she is truly passionate about.

Jessica enjoys hiking and archery in her free time, as well as tending to her two Quarter horses, Rio and Juliet, and her five-year-old rabbit, Snickers.


Elisa Wong-Lobell
Elisa Wong-Lobell

Client Services

At Harden Ranch Veterinary Hospital, Elisa is all about customer service. Elisa likes listening to the funny and heartwarming pet stories shared by the animal owners. When it comes to the staff at Harden Ranch, Elisa loves that everyone has a “heart of gold” and truly cares for each pet and their two legged family.

While at home, Elisa stays busy taking care of her eight cats and two Koi fish.  Her cats are named Crazy Girl, Colby Jack, Moki, The Dude, Lumpy, Tiptoo, Kinky, and Curmie.


Sara Lazzerini
Sara Lazzerini

Client Services

When you walk through the door at Harden Ranch Veterinary Hospital, Sara Sellers is the receptionist greeting you with a bright smile. She truly loves interacting with each and every person and animal that comes in. Sara’s job is perfect for her because animals are what make her life complete.

When she’s not working, you can find Sara spending time with her two dogs and cat. Sara also enjoys fishing, hunting, shopping, going to concerts, and spending time with loved ones, including “fur babies”.


Stephanie Politrón
Stephanie Politrón

Veterinary Assistant

Stephanie is a technician and receptionist at Harden Ranch Veterinary Hospital. It’s her job to make sure that pets feel comfortable and at home when they come in. She provides them with plenty of love and care. Stephanie enjoys her work at HRVH because there is never a dull moment when you work with animals.

On weekends, Stephanie spends time with family and takes her three dogs to the beach. When she’s not playing with her dogs, she’s hiking, traveling, or dancing. It’s safe to say that Stephanie loves life and enjoys every minute of it.


Joanie Cooley
Joanie Cooley

Client Services

If you are taking your pet to Harden Ranch Veterinary Hospital, Joanie will be one of the receptionists who take care of you. She is proud to say that HRVH has the best staff, facility, and clients in the world. Joanie couldn’t ask for more.

During her down time, Joanie goes hiking with her dog, Domino, and works in the yard. Perhaps one of her favorite pastimes is watching the Red Sox win.

Joanie holds a bachelor of arts in liberal arts from St. Joseph’s College.


Rafael Bernal
Rafael Bernal

Administration 

Rafael is Harden Ranch Veterinary Hospital’s trusted administrator. He manages accounting, hospital administration, and facility repairs. He prides himself on the fact that he can fix anything that breaks. Working at HRVH is a joy for Rafael because he finds himself faced with new challenges every day. This keeps things exciting.

Rafael doesn’t have a TV at home and would rather spend his time camping, cooking, dancing, woodworking, making pottery, or, you guessed it – repairing things. Rafael is one handy guy to have around.


Bonnie Holaday
Bonnie Holaday

Client Services- Boarding/Grooming

Bonnie is the smiling face that greets your pets when they come in to Harden Ranch Veterinary Hospital for grooming or boarding. As a receptionist, Bonnie’s favorite part of the job is greeting the clients and their fur babies.

For fun, Bonnie likes to garden, make repairs on her 100+-year-old house, read, build computers, and play with her grandkids and dogs.


Kristi Maxberry
Kristi Maxberry

Practice Manager

Harden Ranch Veterinary Hospital’s practice manager, Kristi Maxberry, does it all. She is in charge of managing the day to day functions of the hospital, the staff schedule, inventory, employee relations, budget, social media, and marketing. Whew!

At HRVH, Kristi likes implementing new policies to help the staff, doctors, and clients provide the best quality care for pets. This is what keeps HRVH ahead of the curve when it comes to patient care.

When Kristi comes up for air, she enjoys baking, hiking, water skiing, camping, and reading.


Vogue Rene Ross
Vogue Rene Ross

Pet Stylist

As a pet stylist at Harden Ranch Veterinary Hospital, it’s Vogue’s job to care for the animals’ hygiene and grooming. With six years of grooming experience, it’s safe to say that she knows what she’s doing. Her experience as a veterinary assistant helps her to alert the doctors of any potential health issues with the animals. The expertise of the doctors and friendly environment at HRVH is why Vogue loves her job.

Vogue holds an associate of science degree, as well as Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and Phlebotomy licenses.


Gigi Meza
Gigi Meza

Pet Stylist

Whether she’s bathing, brushing, or clipping – Gigi loves her job as a pet stylist. She particularly enjoys picking out the perfect bows or bandanas to accentuate your pet’s personality. Gigi is certified in pet grooming, which means your pets couldn’t be in better hands.

On the weekends, you’ll find Gigi hiking, swimming, or at any festival event with her family.


Raquel Santillan
Raquel Santillan

Veterinary Technician

As a vet tech at Harden Ranch Veterinary Hospital, Raquel spends most of her time taking care of the patients. You’ll find her working alongside the doctors during surgery, monitoring the animals’ vitals, and educating the clients on how to take great care of their pets. She greatly enjoys teaching and learning.

To satisfy her urge to learn, Raquel is currently studying nutrition education at San Jose State University. She previously received her associate degree in animal health technology from Hartnell College.


Wendy Rivera, C.V.A.
Wendy Rivera, C.V.A.
Certified Veterinary Assistant Wendy joined Harden Ranch in October, 2014. She received her C.V.A certificate from The Animal Behavioral College in Santa Clarita, Ca.    
Odalys Ramirez
Odalys Ramirez
Kennel Attendant/C.V.A.    
Maria Ortiz
Maria Ortiz
Kennel Attendant 
Kaitlin Schoch
Kaitlin Schoch
Pet Stylist
Haley Markow
Haley Markow
Veterinary Technician
Dawn Bright, R.V.T.
Dawn Bright, R.V.T.
Registered Veterinary Technician