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.
Pet - Your pet and his ability to thrive is our top concern. He is the pivotal part to The Team. Our goal is always to keep his best interest in mind.
You - You are the one who connects us to your pet. You are vital to The TEAM. What you do for your pet on a daily basis is truly remarkable. Your pet thanks you! And we thank you for allowing us to provide the healthy care to help him thrive.
Us - The Team at Healthy Paws Veterinary Care is honored to be your pet's health care provider
(From left to right: Kate, Brianna, Dr. Suh, Stephanie, Liliana)
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 Canine Rehabilitation Certificate Program CCRP credentials. 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 two dogs, a cockapoo and long-haired Dachshund mix named Chelsea and Chloe respectively, and one cat named Mr. Henry Pip. Dr. Suh's favorite movie is The Lion King. Her favorite beverage is a latte with almond milk 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 and two golden retrievers. Her favorite drink is Dr. Pepper Cherry and she enjoys spending her time off doing anything outdoors. 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.
Liliana- Liliana is a Registered Veterinary Technician and has one cat named Baby. She has traveled as far as Guatemala but given the opportunity she would love to visit Japan. Her favorite color is green and she prefers to drink Thai tea with boba. Her favorite workout song is "Wake Up" by Kayzo and the one song that always makes her smile is "Ocean Drive" by Duke Dumont. She spoils herself by treating herself to a nice dinner and her all time favorite movie is Finding Nemo.
Stephanie- Stephanie is a Veterinary Technician at Healthy Paws Veterinary Care. Her favorite beverage is Simply Best and her favorite workout song is "Apollo Remix" by Hardwell. The furthest place she has traveled was to the Dominican Republic and hopes to visit Paris one day. Her favorite of movie of all time is "The Labyrinth" and favorite song of all time is "Love Song" by the Cure. Her favorite color is purple and on the weekends, she treats herself by sleeping in.
Brianna- Brianna is a Veterinary Assistant at Healthy Paws Veterinary Care. She has two pets, a cat named Meu and a dog named Evee, who she likes to nap with on the weekends. Her favorite movie is "Spirited Away" and hopes to visit Japan someday. Her favorite song is "Northern Soul" by Above and Beyond, but it's "Level Up" by Ciara that gets her pumped during her workout. The furthest place Brianna has traveled to is Washington, D.C.
Our Veterinary Specialists
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
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 compassioncare 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 .