Veterinarians Available for Relief


Ellen Catt DVM  (MSU 84)   Small animal relief.  Reliable, good client communication, compassionate, clear record keeping.   Accrediated and DEA Lic.
East County preferred. M-Th   


619 985-4459

Andrew Klotz, DVM (UCD ’83)(aka “Klotzie”) Relief or PT, LIC. 

  • SA and limited exotics.  
  • Excellent Med/Sx/dentistry/behavior.
  • Prior practice owner.
  • Pref N. County and Central SD county.
  • Accredited, DEA licensed, personable. 
(619) 384-1405

Maria Jernigan DVM  ( FL  86 )

Licensed Independent Contractor, USDA Accredited.

Small Animal Relief.  Former practice owner.   Very reliable, great client communication.  Strong skills in internal medicine and soft tissue surgery.  Limited experience with exotics.  Available Tuesdays and some Thursdays.


760 470-9493

Craig Dixon DVM  (CSU 70)

Licensed independent contractor, USDA accredited, & DEA licensed

Excellent Medicine & Surgery - 

Great client communicator - Previous hospital owner 

Dog Genetic Disease author -

Available Friday, Saturday, and Monday



Celeste Benavides, DVM (UCD '89)

-Small animal relief services.

-Licensed independent contractor, USDA accredited and DEA licensed.

-Over 25 years experience working in busy East County small animal practice.

-Excellent medicine skills and client communication.

-Strong in soft tissue surgery.

-Available 1 - 2 days per week.

-No weekends


Nansi Laing DVM'97

Licensed,insured and USDA category II accreditation.

Small animal, avian and exotics experience with fear-free practice style.

Medically thorough, highly productive, business savy, enjoys client and team bonding, compassionate care

(619) 796-2473

Jane M. Lindsey, DVM
LIC, OSU 1995
Available all days of the week
Good client education skills
High rate of client acceptance of plans
Huge dog OHEs, C-sections, pyo, most soft tissue surgery
USDA accredited and DEA Lic
Thorough, dependable, compassionate
Experienced in medical recordkeeping in 6 veterinary software programs

858 272 9525, 858 248 0095

Taryn Kashani, DVM (MO03)

  • Licensed Independent Contractor
  • USDA accredited
  • Dependable & highly effecient
  • Clear & concise medical records
  • Thorough work-ups
  • Personable with excellent client communication
  • Available MWF
  • San Diego County only please

Cora Watson, DVM

  • Small animal relief veterinarian
  • Licensed independent contractor
  • DEA licensed
  • USDA Category II accreditation

previous solo practice owner of 36 years, excellent in client relations and surgery. Experience in dermatology, perineal urethrostomy, cystotomy, 3rd eyelid gland fixation, extracapsular cruciate repair, enterotomy, splenectomy, Hollander practice management and Avimark.  Inclined to teach and share.  prefer permanent 1 day a week.


Andrew Zuckerman, DVM (WI-1996) Over 20 years experience in many different clinical settings. Strong skills in dermatology, internal medicine, and soft tissue surgery. USDA accredited for health certificates. DEA licensed. Large dog spays, no problem. Competitive rates. Great patient care. Top production and ACT.


Harvazinski, Dee (TEX89)
Licensed Independent Contractor

• Excellent client communication skills and great with staff. 
• Small Animal and Exotics.  
Experienced with CO2 Laser Surgery.  
Efficient and able to handle busy caseload.  
Good production stats. 

   San Diego County only please


Jeff Pollard, DVM, Diplomate ABVP, (NAP 90), licensed independent contractor, USDA accredited, DEA licensed, 20 yrs of ER/CC in specialty/referral hospitals, excellent surgery skills, experience with many software programs, thorough medical records.