Meet Our Staff

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Meet Our Staff!


  • Yvonne Rose
    Office Manager

    Yvonne Rose- Office Manager:  Yvonne has been at the helm of Clearlake Veterinary Clinic since the inception in 1992 as a team leader.  She has expertly guided the growth and changes of the practice through many years with dedication and compassion.  In conjunction with her efforts at the clinic she also contributes time working with ACME and the Animal Coalition of Lake County.  Say the word 'squirrel' to Yvonne and you've got her full attention.  She has expert skill with rehabilitating injured and orphaned squirrels and completely understands their every need and traits.  Apparently, squirrels 'aren't morning people' according to Yvonne.  She is privileged to be living with 5 cats, 2 dogs and a stray lizard that lives under the bathtub and graces the house with its presence each spring.  When she isn't helping animals she enjoys quilting, reading, cribbage and knitting warm socks.

  • Heather Munday
    Receptionist

    Heather Munday- Receptionist:  Heather graduated high school in Lakeport. She joined the Clearlake Veterinary Clinic team in 2000.  She enjoys learning about and understanding animal behavior.  Heather's special interest is basic dog training.  She uses the animal behavior skills and basic dog training with her six Dachshunds, 2 German Shepherds and Rough Collie.  Heather's life and interests are rounded out with gardening, reading and jewelry. Her significant other, Bill is also our transporter for pet aftercare.

  • Claudine Thaxton
    Receptionist

    Claudine Thaxton- Receptionist:   A member of the Clearlake Veterinary Clinic team since 2003, Claudine grew up in Marin County and moved to Lake County about 20 years ago.  Wildlife is a special interest for Claudine and she fostered her first orphaned chipmunk in 2011.  She is really looking forward to assisting more orphans as the need arises.  The 4 family cats share the house with her and her Husband, Jamie. The home and family security are entrusted to Kita, the best guard dog ever!

  • Christina Flaherty
    Receptionist

    Christina Flaherty- Receptionist: Christina rejoined the Clearlake Vet Clinic team in 2013. She grew up in Clearlake, graduating from LLHS, and was a Kennel Assistant here at CVC from 2001-2005. She has an Associates Degree in Medical Transcript that helps a great deal with chart keeping. She speaks some Spanish and plans to further her knowledge of the language. Christina has 3 cats, 2 dogs, one fiance, and 3 human children. Christina enjoys barbecuing with friends and family, taking day trips with her family, and cooking; including homemade fudge. 

  • Karen Dann
    Receptionist

    Karen Dann- Receptionist: Karen joined Clearlake Vet Clinic in 2016. Karen came to us after she was living in Sebastopol and worked with a veterinary hospital for 13 years. She also volunteered with the Bird Rescue Center in Santa Rosa handling raptors as well as educating the public/school children on birds. Karen married a Lake County man in 2008 and moved to Lower Lake 7 years later. Her interests include birdwatching, gardening, road trips and reading. Karen and her husband live on 8 acres with 2 dogs & 4 cats. They have planted hundreds of trees and shrubs and have sheep to keep the grass trimmed!

  • Maia Hoyt
    B.S., RVT

    Maia Hoyt- B.S., RVT: Maia joined the Clearlake Veterinary Clinic Team in 2013. She started working in the veterinary field in 1983, becoming licensed as an RVT in 1993. She moved to Lake County in 1995. She has found a challenging, but rewarding career with the CVC team. She shares her home with her husband, John, 3 dogs (Uluru, Ute, and Stretch), 3 cats (Wheezer, Oliver, and Milo), 2 horses (Christina and Laquita), and too many fish to count. On her off time she enjoys hiking, kayaking, rock hounding, gardening, and reading.

  • Justine Merrill
    Vet. Asst

    Justine Merrill- Vet. Asst.:  Justine has been an outstanding team member with Clearlake Veterinary Clinic since 2004. She has achieved her high school diploma and has taken college courses as a Veterinary Technician. She is especially interested in education and knowledge about overall animal health and maintenance. Justine shares her life with her husband, 1 dog, 4 cats, and a tarantula that are considered her kids. Her hobbies include photography and attending and producing local live band shows.

  • Tiffany Robinson
    Vet. Asst

    Tiffany Robinson- Vet Asst.:  Joining the team at Clearlake Veterinary Clinic in 2007 Tiffany's special interest is training and working with horses. Her particular interest is assisting mares when they are foaling. With a love of the outdoors Tiffany loves to hike, fish, shoot and trail ride. When she isn't enjoying the outdoors she loves to sketch/draw.

  • Alanna Bobbitt
    Lead Kennel Assistant/ Vet Asst

    Alanna Bobbitt- Lead Kennel Assistant/ Vet Asst:  Alanna joined the team at Clearlake Veterinary Clinic in 2007. She graduated from Lower Lake High School.  With a broad interest in animals, Alanna brings passion to the team of dedicated professionals.  Among her many interests she especially enjoys scrapbooking, walks with Dexter & Buddy and spending quality time with family and friends.

  • Elena Wallace
    Vet Asst.

    Elena has been a team member with Clearlake Veterinary Clinic since 2017. She was previously working in a practice in the Bay Area for 20 years. She also fostered wildlife in the Bay Area as an additional part of her job. Elena shares her life with three dog kids, a few cat kids, and human kids. She enjoys spending time with friends and the beauty of Lake County.

  • Natalie Ramsey
    Kennel Asst./Vet Asst.

    Natalie has been part of the Clearlake Veterinary Team since September 2018. She enrolled in classes to become an Registered Veterinary Technician. Natalie has an overall love for the veterinary field and looks forward to continuing her education and knowledge with Clearlake Vet Clinic. She shares her life with her dog, two cats, and a horse. On her days off her interests include horseback riding, hiking, camping, and knitting. 

  • Ashlyn Welton
    Kennel Assistant

    Ashlyn joined the Clearlake Veterinary Team in September of 2018. She is currently taking online classes to get her Registered Veterinary Technician License. Her special interests include agility and ultrasound imaging. When she is not working she spends her free time outdoors hiking and gardening. Ashlyn shares her life with her 3 dogs Axel, Aero, and Ace but also enjoys time being a animal foster mom.

  • Elizabeth Correa
    Kennel Assistant

    Elizabeth has been working with the Clearlake Veterinary Clinic since November of 2018. She will be graduating soon with an Associates in Natural Science and an Associates in Mathematics. Her future education goals will be in radiology. Her hobbies include enjoying the weather hiking and photography. She shares her home life with her 2 dogs.

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-8:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-8:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-8:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-8:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-8:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed