Animal Emergency and Urgent Care

4300 Easton Drive, Suite 1
Bakersfield, CA 93309


Katherine Ratliff - DVM

Dr. Ratliff was born and raised in Bakersfield, where she attended Edison School and graduated from Foothill High School in 1970. She went on to Cal State Bakersfield and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry in 1974. From there she went to UC Davis from which she graduated in 1978 with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM).

Allyson Hannan - DVM

Dr. Hannan received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of California at Davis in 2002. Prior to that she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from the University of California at Santa Cruz in 1997.


Dr. Hannan is a member of The Veterinary Emergency And Critical Care Society, The International Veterinary Radiology Association, and the AVMA.

Bob Maruna - DVM

Dr. Maruna graduated from The Ohio State University, College of Veterinary Medicine in 1996 and has spent the last 14 years of practice in emergency and critical care settings. He lives in Pasadena with his wife, Diana, and three daughters, Katie, Jennie Rose, and Josephine.


He is a member of the AVMA and VECCS. His professional interests include trauma surgery, nutritional management of critically ill patients, and fluid therapy.