Dr. Raney grew up in Southern California. Graduating from University of California Irvine in 2004, she worked as a veterinary technician for 3 years. She then moved to New Zealand to pursue her dream of becoming a veterinarian and graduated from Massey University in December 2012. Dr. Raney has many interests including surgery, dentistry, ophthalmology and preventive care. She also has a passion for teaching and client education. Dr. Raney started her career with Banfield in Costa Mesa in 2013, and came to Aliso Viejo to work with our amazing team and has been our Chief of Staff since August 2017. Dr. Raney has two dogs, Gracie, her pretty and crazy German Shepherd, and Jack, her handsome Dachshund. Dr. Raney also has two cats, that took the long journey back to the U.S. with her from New Zealand, a talking tortoise shell named Jade, and rambunctious ginger tabby named Sydney.