Frankie has been an Animal Emergency And Urgent Care Team member since December of 2001. She's a graduate of the Registered Veterinary Technician Program at Bakersfield College. Frankie resides in Bakersfield with her son, Conner - her pride and joy. Along with her love of animals and sense of humor, Frankie has the ability to get the job done. She is our resident laboratory specialist and ensures our lab equipment functions properly and lab results are accurate.
After the Hospital she was employed at burned down, Valerie began working at Animal Emergency and Urgent Care. Born in Ridgecrest, Calif, Val communted the many miles between Ridgecrest and Bakersfield to get to work each day. Now living in Bakersfield, Val and her husband, Will have two wonderful children.
Valerie is in charge of our imaging department and ensures our staff members are trained in using our radiology and ultrasonography equipment. With her gentle and caring nature, we are lucky to have her as a part of our AEUC Team.
School: San Joaquin Valley College
Hobbies: Include cake decorating, cross-stitching, knitting, beading, crocheting, and making scarfs and blankets.
Interests: Movies and dining out with her husband.
Pets: 5 dogs, 2 cats, and 2 goldfish.
Diana - CVT
Di, as she is known to her friends and co-workers, has been with Animal Emergency and Urgent Care for over 10 years. Before joining the AEUC team, she worked in a day practice veterinary hospital for 2 years. Along with being an integral member of our nursing team, Di also keeps inventory and performs the medical supply ordering for the hospital.
Hobbies: Loves surf & snowboard. Loves to travel, having been across the U.S. and other coutries seeking out music festivals to attend. On her off-time, she can usually be found with friends at local music shows.
Pets: 2 dogs- Mogie and Mazie; 2 cats- Mayhem and Marvel; 2 snakes- Pink Floyd & Brick the Wall.
Evelyn - Technician Assistant
Evelyn resides in Bakersfield with her husband and best friend Larry and 2 beautiful daughters. Evelyn came to Animal Emergency And Urgent Care first as a Customer Service Representative, but her fondness for animals prompted her to train as an AEUC Technician Assistant. "I love my job and the people I work with."
Hobbies: Reading, learning, driving, and eating foods she shouldn't.
Pets: 2 cats, and 3 dogs.
Christina - Client Service Representative
Christina is originally from Lancaster, California. She has been an Animal Emergency And Urgent Care Team member since 2007. She graduated from Cal State Bakersfield with a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice. Her future plans are to become a Police Officer. Christina has worked in a music studio, as a roller hockey referee, and as a ramp agent at Meadows Field Airport.
Hobbies: Playing co-ed ice hockey, billiards, and working out at the gym.