Our Caring & Compassionate Veterinary Care Team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team at the Animal Hospital of Sebastopol! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets! Please call us at 707-823-3250 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

Dr. Nicole Canon, DVM, MPVM

Practice Owner - Team Member since February 2002

Dr. Nicole Canon is an alumna of both UC Davis and Colorado State University. She completed her undergraduate degree and received her Master’s degree in Preventive Veterinary Medicine at UC Davis and achieved her Veterinary degree in Colorado. She also lived in Springfield, VA while completing an extensive internship that covered small animal emergency, internal medicine, surgery, dermatology and radiation oncology. Finally she completed coursework in veterinary acupuncture. She came to work at the Animal Hospital of Sebastopol in 2002 and liked it so much, she bought it in 2007. For fun Dr. Nicole spends her time outside skiing, kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding. She loves sharing her home with her husband, three cats and a dog.

Dr. Giulianna Chierici, BVM&S

Veterinarian - Team Member since July 2018

Dr. Giulianna Chierici is a Sonoma County native, having grown up in Santa Rosa. After obtaining her undergraduate degree from San Francisco State University, she pursued her life-long dream of being a Vet and moved to Edinburgh, Scotland to attend the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies. She has special interests in surgery and exotic animal medicine. In her free time, Dr. Giulianna loves to be active by doing yoga, hiking, and going to the gym. She also loves to cook and bake for her friends and family. She currently has a cat named Loki, but can’t wait to add a dog (and maybe a lizard!) to the group

Dr. Barbara Farrell, MS, DVM

Veterinarian - Team Member since August 2007

Dr. Barbara Farrell is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and received her veterinary and Master’s degrees from the University of Minnesota. She worked as a veterinarian in San Francisco and the Bay Area for 18 years before moving to Sonoma County and coming to work at the Animal Hospital of Sebastopol in 2006. She loves all the variety and challenges of being a family practice veterinarian. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, camping and traveling. She lives in Forestville with her husband and two house cats.

Dr. Jill Hoffman, DVM

Veterinarian - Team Member since February 2015

Dr. Jill Hoffman grew up on a koi farm in Fremont, CA next door to Fremont Animal Hospital. She and her sister spent their childhood swimming in the koi ponds and catching feral cats to be neutered next door. She completed her undergraduate degree at Humboldt State University and fell in love with the North Coast. After graduating Magna Cum Laude from veterinary school at UC Davis in 2002, she practiced as a small animal vet for 11 years in San Jose before she and her husband fulfilled a dream by moving to Sebastopol. Dr. Jill especially enjoys being a part of the human animal bond and sharing that bond with her clients and patients through all life stages. She shares her home with three big dogs, three chickens, and her husband. Outside of work she enjoys reading with dogs on her lap, traveling with her husband, and taking the dogs to the river and beach for adventures.

Dr. Gwen Miller, DVM

Veterinarian - Team Member since June 2012

Dr. Gwen Miller is originally from the San Diego area. She moved to Northern California to attend college, and decided it is the place to be! She completed both undergraduate and veterinary degrees at UC Davis and then relocated to the North Bay to pursue an internship at Pet Care Veterinary Hospital. She has been working here at Animal Hospital of Sebastopol since 2012 and enjoys the interactions with people and animals (both old and new!) that she gets here. She and her husband are kept busy at home with 2 small children and 2 cats, and look forward to a time (hopefully soon!) when they can add a dog to the mix!

Dr. Charlotte Rockwood, DVM

Veterinarian - Team Member since October 2010

Dr. Charlotte Rockwood is a Sebastopol native. After graduating from veterinary school at the University of California, Davis, she completed a year-long intensive internship is southern California. During this time, she received additional training in internal medicine, surgery, emergency medicine, radiology and oncology. Dr. Charlotte jointed the Animal Hospital of Sebastopol in 2010. She enjoys being a pet's primary care doctor, and focuses on preventative care with a special interest in geriatric care. Dr. Charlotte lives with her husband and two young children, their bossy terrier Iris, and cat Freya. When she has free time, Dr. Charlotte enjoys being outdoors, especially hiking and gardening, reading and cooking.

Judy Fusco

Office Manager, Registered Veterinary Technician - Team Member since March 2003

Heidi Powers

Office Administrator - Team Member since July 2007

Hayley MacNab

Customer Service Manager, Veterinary Assistant - Team Member since January 2018

Ann McDonough

Customer Service Representative, Veterinary Assistant - Team Member since June 2006

Kaylee Natale

Customer Service Representative- Team Member since September 2021

Kimi Schalch

Customer Service Representative, Team Member since August 2021

Truly Shields

Customer Service Representative, Team Member since May 2021

Tanya Reyes

Veterinary Assistant - Team Member since July 2021

Brenda Rynders

Veterinary Assistant - Team Member since September 2021

Rosario Alvarado

Veterinary Technician, Team Member since October 2020

Katherine Goldschmidt

Registered Veterinary Technician - Team Member since July 2019

Allayna Fry

Veterinary Technician - Team Member since June 2015

Megan Lovejoy

Registered Veterinary Technician - Team Member since December 2016

Mindy Halpern

Veterinary Technician - Team Member since November 2000

Gina Micheletti

Veterinary Technician - Team Member since July 2015

Ashley Wilson

Veterinary Technician - Team Member since 2020

Bella Iannacone,

Kennel Staff and Tech Assistant, Team Member since June 2020

Gabriella Villagomez

Kennel Staff & Tech Assistant - Team Member since March 2019

Jamie

In Loving Memory