At California Veterinary Specialists we are committed to teaching and sharing our expertise with the next generation of doctors. CVS offers a one-year rotating internship through the American Association of Veterinary Clinicians Internship and Residency Matching Program. For more information contact the Veterinary Internship and Residency Match Program at virmp.org.
Katherine Blincoe, DVM
The Midwestern University graduate has worked as a veterinary assistant in Virginia, North Carolina, and California and enjoys hiking and watching movies.
Allison Brennan, DVM
Dr. Brennan has worked in multiple capacities from a kennel technician to floor manager. She is a graduate of UC Davis and enjoys yoga and cooking.
Lourdes Elias, DVM
Dr. Elias graduated from Western University; the former competitive swimmer also is an animal shelter volunteer.
Snighdha Paul, DVM
The Western University graduate has an artistic side business painting Anthropomorphic pet portraits that you can find on Etsy.
Eleanor Anderson, DVM
A graduate of UC Davis, Dr. Anderson completed an internship in equine sports medicine. She enjoys horseback riding and reading and plans to pursue a residency in diagnostic imaging for small and large animals.
Rebecca Chesne, MBV
The University College Dublin graduate has worked with hunter/jumper barns in Utah as well as volunteered with a Greyhound rescue and blood bank. She enjoys horseback riding, cooking and spending time with her two dogs, family, and friends.
Lyndsey Helgeson, DVM
The Western University graduate is a black belt in Tae Kwon Do who enjoys hiking, photography and exploring new places. She has worked with various spay and neuter organizations and gone to Nicaragua twice for a veterinary outreach program.
Won Suk Kim, DVM
A former veterinary assistant and Pets Alive parvo ICU volunteer, Dr. Kim enjoys cooking as well as eating. He is a graduate of Western University with aspirations of becoming a veterinary surgeon.
Travis Vasconcellos, DVM
The former veterinary technician was with VCA Family Animal Hospital for 3 years in addition to working as a veterinary assistant with WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital. He enjoys snowboarding, surfing, hiking, and tasting local artisan beers.
Halley Barrett, DVM
A former technician at Corona Animal Hospital, Halley is a Western University graduate. She enjoys playing volleyball and watching horror movies.
Emily Fiddy, DVM
The University of Illinois graduate worked as a veterinary assistant with a VCA hospital in Ontario, Canada. She is an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys hiking.
Daniel Sintov, DVM
A graduate of UC Davis, Daniel has worked as a veterinary assistant at both general and specialty practices. Music production and gardening are his favorite past times.
Our one-year internship program provides an opportunity for newly graduated DVMs to experience supervised intensive training in a collaborative and supportive environment. We find ourselves inspired by the hard work, dedication, and talent of these young people and we feel the future of the profession is in good hands.