We are extremely proud of our dedicated team. Our team is special because it centers around your pet and you. We are simply here to assistant with all their veterinary needs.
Learning and education are very important here at Healthy Paws Veterinary Care. We strive to have a state of the art hospital with a staff trained in the latest medical advances. We believe our patients deserve the very best veterinary care.
Our team is comprised of animal lovers. We treat each patient like our own so you know they get plenty of love and attention during their visits.
Dr. Suh- Dr. Janet Suh is a UC Davis graduate with over 20 years of experience in various positions in the veterinary field. She specializes in giving top notch individualized care as a general practitioner and as a pet rehabilitation specialist. She received additional training from the University of Tennessee School of Veterinary Medicine to obtain her Certified Canine Rehabilitation Professional Certificate (CCRP). The additional training in rehabilitation allows her to provide treatment plans encompassing advanced energy-driven modalities, active modalities, manual therapy, and regenerative medicine.
Dr. Suh has three dogs, a dachshund, a cockapoo and long-haired Dachshund mix named, Frankie, Chelsea and Chloe, and one cat named Mr. Henry Pip. Dr. Suh's favorite movie is The Lion King. Her favorite beverage is a caffè americano and she loves treating herself to a manicure and pedicure. The song that always makes her smile is "Just the Way You Are" by Bruno Mars and her favorite workout song is "Eye of the Tiger" by Katy Perry. The furthest place she has traveled is Melbourne, Australia but would love to visit Tokyo, Japan. She loves making her kids laugh and watching TV with her husband.
Kate - Kate is the Office Manager at Healthy Paws Veterinary Care. She has two cats, Simon and Cali, and two golden retrievers, Sadie and Blue. Her favorite drink is Dr. Pepper Cherry and she enjoys spending her time off doing anything outdoors, preferably at the dog beach. She wishes to visit Australia but has only traveled as far as Boston, Massachusetts. Her favorite movie is The Nightmare Before Christmas and her favorite color is blue. Her favorite song is "Zombie" by the Cranberries and her favorite workout song is "Smells like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana.
Sabrina- Sabrina is a Veterinary Assistant at Healthy Paws Veterinary Care. She has three dogs named Cara, Rosie and Chubbz. Her favorite color is yellow and her favorite drink is an ice cold lemonade. On her days off, she enjoys listening to anything by Led Zeppelin and going on walks in nature. Sabrina's all time favorite movie is Pulp Fiction and her favorite workout song is "Countdown" by Beyonce. She would love to travel to Germany and has been as far as New York.
Kristine- Kristine is Veterinary Assistant at Healthy Paws Veterinary Care. She loves watching Dodger baseball and dreams of traveling to all the MLB stadiums one day. Her favorite beverage is a cold brew coffee and favorite color is purple. The furthest place Kristine has traveled to is Cancun. Her favorite movie is Remember the Titans and her favorite song is "I" by Kenderick Lamar. To get her workout started, Kristine listens to "Run the World" by Beyonce.
Clara- Clara is a Veterinary Technician at Healthy Paws Veterinary Care. She has one cat named Will and three dogs named Felipe, Merle and Missy. Her favorite drink is chai tea and she enjoys spending her time off at the movie theatre. She dreams of traveling to Japan but has only traveled as far as Hawaii. Her favorite color is pink and loves all Marvel movies. Her favorite song is "What's Love Got To Do With It" by Tina Turner and her favorite work out song is "Crazy in Love" by Beyonce.
Fred C. Brewer IV, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)
Dr. Fred Brewer is a board certified (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine) veterinary cardiologist. He graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychobiology and received his veterinary degree from Cornell University in 2009.
He has a keen interest in electrophysiology, has extensively studied the canine sinus node, and has published in veterinary medical journals. Additionally, he is experienced in the management of complex arrhythmias and the treatment of refractory heart failure.
In addition to providing the best quality of care for his patients, Dr. Brewer is an avid surfer and enjoys playing water polo, traveling, and photography.
Randall Fitch, DVM, MS, DACVS
Dr Fitch is our TPLO (tibial-plateau-leveling-osteotomy) surgeon. He is a TPLO Specialist who travels several times a month, utilizing our Surgery Suite and our Technician Staff to perform these extraordinary surgeries. Dr. Fitch received his DVM degree from University of Wisconsin. During his academic tenure he received multiple teaching and research awards in small animal orthopedic and neurologic surgery.
Currently,Dr. Fitch’s clinical research interests include canine stifle injuries, sports medicine, fracture repair, surgical spinal cord disease, shoulder instability, arthroscopy, elbow dysplasia, angular limb deformities (correctable abnormal limb alignment), and juvenile bone and joint disease. He has put forth
considerable effort in enhancing client services and improving patient outcomes
through teamwork with owners. He is actively committed to improving diagnosis,
advancing better treatments, and providing better pain control and compassion care for our pets.
Amy Farcas, DVM, MS, DACVN
Dr. Amy Farcas is board-certified as a specialist in nutrition by the American College of Veterinary Nutrition. Dr. Farcas earned her veterinary degree at the University of California-Davis, and then completed a rotating internship, followed by a year of practicing general and emergency medicine. Dr. Farcas was the clinical nutritionist and acting service chief for the clinical nutrition service at the Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania before returning to California to start Veterinary Nutrition Care, a nutrition specialty practice in the San Francisco Bay Area. Dr. Farcas is passionate about families, teaching and food. Her work as a veterinary nutritionist allows her to combine these to help people give pets their best.
Melissa Fisher Goldman, LCSW
Melissa Fisher Goldman, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 15 years experience in hospice care both in Los Angeles and Orange County. Melissa opened a private practice back home in Orange County in 2012. Melissa has an expertise in end-of-life care, bereavement and grief and loss counseling. In addition to her private practice, Melissa is the Clinical Director of Our House Grief Support Center Orange County and Camp Erin Orange County a grief camp for children. She has worked with people from all walks of life with many different reasons for seeking therapy and has found that no matter the reason for which a client seeks counseling it always comes down to coping with what she refers to as Life's Transitions. All life transitions come with some element of grief and loss. Melissa knows some grief can be stigmatizing and therefore people feel ashamed asking for help. As a lover of animals and with a fur baby of her own, she knows that dealing with an aging or ill pet as well as the death of a beloved pet can be just as difficult as any other life transition. Melissa can help you through these transitions with comfort and ease.
Margo Perryman, Certified Trainer, CGC Evaluator
Margo Perryman has been training dogs since the mid 1990's. Margo is a CGC (Canine Good Citizen) Evaluator and Certified Trainer. Margo has completed a 500 hour dog training course in 1997 with special attention on behavior modification, fears and phobias. While working in the veterinary industry and participating in obedience competitions, Margo saw a huge urgency for early training of dogs. Margo focuses on educating owners on how to achieve a balanced loving relationship with their canine family members.
Margo also raises and trains alpacas and enjoys volunteering her time working with animal rescue groups. Margo gives back to the community by visiting senior care facilities and children with cancer with her own canines and alpacas .
George Kittridge, Certified Trainer
Using positive first methods, George has successfully trained and served over one thousand dogs in his 5 years of dog training. His work began at Petco in Anaheim Hills, but he quickly saw a need for a better way. To better serve the dogs and families in his community, George traveled all across North America learning from the best dog trainers in the industry to bring the most effective, gentle, and long-lasting results right back home to Orange County.
He is currently residing in Orange County, training dogs every day, and building a training super team that includes a K9 handler, a therapy dog trainer, and his very own assistance dog and star of the show, 1 year old Blue Heeler, Riley.