Veterinarians
in Santa Clarita, CA

Santa Clarita

Santa Clarita

26586 Bouquet Canyon Rd
Santa Clarita, CA  91350

(661) 263-3126

Hospital Number: 5161

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  • Banfield Pet Hospital
  • Description
    Look to the Banfield Pet Hospital® in Santa Clarita, California as your partner in quality pet care. From thorough physical exams and lab work-ups, to dental cleanings, x-rays and surgery, this full service pet hospital is committed to the long-term health and happiness of your pet. Let us show you how an Optimum Wellness Plan® ensures ongoing preventive care for your pet, at every life and health stage.

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  • Services

    Services Offered at this Location

    • Vaccinations
    • Comprehensive Exams
    • Parasite Control
    • General Dentistry
    • General Surgery
    • Skin Care
    • Geriatrics & Pediatrics
    • Spays & Neuters
    • Drop Off Services
    • Giardia Testing
    • Microchipping
    • Digital Radiography
    • In-House Laboratory Diagnostics
    • In-House & Online Pharmacy
    • Nutrition Consultation
    • Behavior Consultation
    • Personalized Client Web Portal and Mobile App
    • Urgent Care (availability may vary; please call)
    • Optimum Wellness Plans®
    • Canine Genetic Analysis™
    • Care Credit
    • Interpretation Services
  • Team
    Banfield Pet Hospital Staff

    Dr. Carlie Linger

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Linger was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley and has worked in the veterinary field since she was 18 years old. She started as a receptionist and worked her way up to technician before receiving her doctorate in veterinary medicine degree from Western University of Health Sciences in 2013. Dr. Linger spends her free time volunteering for Trap, Neuter, Release (TNR) programs and for the HOPE clinic which gives free veterinary services to the homeless. She is married with a baby girl, and has 3 cats, Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, and Jackie Lee Kennedy, and a dog named Eleanor Roosevelt. More Details >>

    Dr. Elysa Braunstein

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Braunstein hails from New York City and has a master's degree in anatomy and a VMD from the University of Pennsylvania, where she graduated with honors in 1993. She went on to complete a rotating internship in surgery, emergency medicine, and radiology in West Los Angeles at the hospital that is now ASEC. In her spare time, Dr. Braunstein participates in endurance riding (like a horse marathon). Her pets include a horse, Chulina; dog, Poppy; and cat, Captain Crash. More Details >>

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    Dr. Lindsay Tognetti

    Veterinarian

    Since graduating from the University of California, Davis in 2007, Dr. Tognetti earned a graduate diploma in animal science and dairy production from Massey University in New Zealand as well as her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Melbourne in Australia. She then pursued a small animal medicine and surgery rotating internship with Animal Specialty Group in Los Angeles, California. Upon completion of her rotating internship, Dr. Tognetti completed a small animal surgery internship with Seattle Veterinary Specialists. She has spent the last 3 years in general practice. Dr. Tognetti is passionate about soft tissue surgery and surgical oncology. She is married and has 2 adopted pups, Sparkie and Olive Lucy. More Details >>

    Dr. Fahimeh Zibaee

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Zibaee graduated from veterinary school in Tehran, Iran in 2009 and after graduation, worked for a mobile large animal (bovine, equine) lameness/surgery group. Dr. Zibaee received a CA DVM license in 2018 and due to physical issues, switched to small animal practice. On days off, Dr. Zibaee likes to watch movies, relax, go road biking, and hiking. More Details >>

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    Dr. Cailee Poulsen

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Poulsen was born and raised in Valencia, and has always had a passion for animals and veterinary medicine. After graduating from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a bachelors degree in animal science, she went on to Western University of Health Sciences where she received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2015. In her free time, she loves to be at Disneyland with her husband and son. Dr. Poulsen has one dog named Kona. More Details >>

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    Violet Matarico

    Practice Manager

    Violet is the Practice Manager for wonderful Banfield Santa Clarita, and has enjoyed building the team to better serve our community pets. She has an economics degree, with an added bonus of 14 years of management experience. She loves animals of all sorts, with a family at home including 3 dogs, Suede, Moss, and Harley, a snake named skull, a turtle named Lil One, and 3 new kitties, Axel and Ace. More Details >>

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    T.J. Tauriello, RVT

    Veterinary Technician

    T.J. received an Associate of Science degree in Veterinary Technology from Piece College in June 2016. He started his technican career at an emergency vet hospital in 2014 and had the pleasure of helping patients get through many emergency/critical situations. His professional interests include dental health, anesthesia/analgesia and preventive care. His heart has always guided him to share his compassion for animals and he decided to go back to school after receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in the arts. T.J. is a strict vegan, loves plant based foods, cows and his favorite breed of dog is the Yorkshire terrier. More Details >>

    Sidra M. Fly, RVT,CMT

    Veterinary Technician

    Sidra has been in the animal care field since 1998. She learned new things in the mountains of Colorado for 10 years and returned to her hometown to stay in 2011. She is certified in canine massage from the Boulder School of Massage, Colorado. Sidra is married with 2 children, 7 cats, 2 dogs, 1 tortoise, and is currently fostering 6 kittens. She loves to garden, paint, sew, create art and just be outside, and tends to not watch the TV, rather listening to radio stations online and local. Sidra believes that Banfield is a breath of fresh air. More Details >>

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    Joan Lucero

    Shift Lead

    Joan recently joined the Banfield team as a veterinary assistant, and is finishing school to be a RVT. Joan has three dogs and one cat, and a cute potbelly pig named Winston. More Details >>

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    Olga Medina

    Shift Lead

    Olga is a huge cat lover, and has one named Norman Bates along with a rottie named Bonnie. She has an associate's degree and 3 children. In her free time, Olga likes to read and watch documentaries. She looks forward to working with you and your pets. More Details >>

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    Madeline Bukowsky

    Veterinary Assistant

    Maddie has been with Banfield since 2017, and has always been passionate about animals of all sizes. She just can't resist bringing home more pets to join her family. Maddie currently has two dogs, Sirius and Lupin, and they are the biggest reasons she joined the field. She soon plans to become a registered veterinary technician to help even more animals. More Details >>

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    Wendy Gonzalez

    Veterinary Assistant

    Wendy started working at the age of 18, mainly in retail. She was given the opportunity of career change in August 2014 and has never been happier with her decision to work for Banfield. She has always had a huge love for animals and as a child, would dream of becoming a vet. As a veterinary assistant, Wendy is pleased she can help make a difference in a pet's life. She has a 10-year-old chinchilla, an 8-year-old cat, a 9-year-old Shih Tzu mix, and a 7-year-old Yorkie. More Details >>

    Ashley Smith

    Veterinary Assistant

    Ashley has recently joined the Banfield team as a veterinary assistant, and is very happy to be here. She brings great knowledge to the team and working with animals every day makes her very happy. Ashley is also working to complete her RVT schooling. More Details >>

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    Ana Chavez

    Veterinary Assistant

    Ana has always wanted to have a pet but unfortunately couldn’t have them growing up. She is now the proud owner of 2 spoiled cats, Sherlock and Watson. In the future, she would like to add a few dogs and maybe a goat to the mix. Ana loves working with all animals and hopes to further her studies in the veterinary field. She recently graduated with a bachelor's degree in biology and has husbandry experience with cows, goats and chickens. When not at work or school, Ana enjoys reading, going out for boba and shopping for her cats. More Details >>

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    Ashlee Heiner

    Veterinary Assistant

    Ashlee's hopes to one day become a small animal veterinarian and own her own clinic. She has two big labs who are the biggest cuddle bugs and even though she has big dogs, pugs and French bulldogs are her absolute favorite. Ashlee loves working alongside this great team, and with the patients and clients that come in! More Details >>

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    Bonnie Wilkerson

    Veterinary Assistant

    Bonnie has known since she was 5 years old that she wanted a career in animal medicine. She started volunteering at an animal shelter at the age of 15 and from there, took courses in veterinary science in high school. Bonnie was previously a dog trainer, and is now finishing up RVT school and will be done by the end of this year. More Details >>

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    Kaylie Cruz

    Veterinary Assistant

    Kaylie is currently studying to become a registered veterinary technician. In her free time, she loves to hike with her dogs, ride her horses and volunteer to help kids learn about natural horsemanship at Horse ETC. She has two dogs named Hannah and Zephyr, three American quarter horses named Whiskey, Diego and Juno, one cat named Kodiak, and three guinea pigs named Vegas, Phoenix and Montana. She has always been very passionate about animals and is thrilled to be able to work with animals as her career. More Details >>

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    Courtney Slagle

    Veterinary Assistant

    Courtney graduated from Carrington College in 2019 with a degree in animal science. In her free time, she loves to hike with her dogs, ride horses, work on her jeep and read books. Courtney has three dogs, Kona, Nubbs, and Baloo, and has two cats named Abby and Bagheera. Courtney hopes to one day work with exotic animals. More Details >>

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    Lisa Sharman

    Client Service Coordinator

    Lisa has enjoyed being around animals most of her life through work, school and volunteering. She has two cats and hopes to add a German Shepard to the family one day soon. More Details >>

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    Briana Benner

    Client Service Coordinator

    Briana is a HUGE Disney fan. She has 3 pets including a mixed breed dog named Francesco, a pitbull named Rex, and a ragamuffin named Pie Face (it's a long story). She lives in Santa Clarita Valley with her parents and 2 younger sisters. Briana has always loved pets, but working with them has made that love grow into a passion. Her goal is to one day be a veterinarian. More Details >>

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