DR. KATHLEEN JOHNSON
Dr. Johnson is a native of Southern California. She completed her undergraduate studies at Cal Poly Pomona with a major in Animal Science, continuing on to receive a Master’s Degree in Animal Behavior. Dr. Johnson obtained her DVM from Western University of Health Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine. She has worked both in emergency medicine and in general daytime practices. She is a general practitioner with a strong interest in internal medicine, stem cell therapy and acupuncture. Dr. Johnson is credentialed to perform stem cell therapy and is certified as a veterinary medical acupuncturist. She is also a member of the Applied Animal Behavior Society.
Dr. Johnson enjoys spending “off-time” with her 4-legged children (2 Bouviers des Flandres and a Golden Retriever), her 2-legged son and her husband. When not playing with her “kids”, she enjoys, hiking, creating glass art, pottery and traveling.
DR. ANDREA BOGAN
Dr. Andrea Bogan has lived in the community for 32 years. She has deep ties in the community with family, friends, schools, church, and career. Her Veterinary career started as a technician in Fullerton during her Bachelors and Masters degrees at Cal State University Fullerton. After vet school at Colorado State and becoming certified in Veterinary Medical Acupuncture, she worked for 8 years in a busy 24hr practice and advanced her skills in surgery, ultrasound and endoscopy. 2 years ago, Dr. Bogan went to a small hospital where she worked for an Exotic/Small animal practice until she came to Anaheim Hills Pet Clinic. She has done several school lectures over the years in the community and has been a preceptor for Western Vet School for students in clinical rotations in general medicine and exotic rotations. On her days off, you will find her with her husband and two boys at the baseball and soccer fields or off to Disneyland.
DR. STEPHANIE BURBACH
Dr. Burbach joins us after practicing at a small animal clinic in Maryland. She graduated from Kansas State University with her degree in Veterinary Medicine in 2011 and first practiced equine medicine in Kansas. A Maryland native, she moved back to Maryland in 2012 and began working at a mixed animal practice before switching to only small animals in 2014. She became certified in Animal Chiropractic in 2014. She has had advanced training in spay/neuter work and was a volunteer surgeon for Snip/Tuck in Secretary, MD from 2014 until 2017. When not working, Dr. Burbach enjoys going to museums or spending time with her four-legged family; dogs Roger and Tink and her horse, Princess.
DR. KIARA FALCO
Dr. Falco entered the veterinary field as a technician in 1998 and graduated with a B.S. in Zoology from Cal Poly Pomona in 2005. After working as an RVT for 10 years, she took a giant leap and went back to school to earn her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from Ross University in 2018. She then completed a year-long mentorship in emergency medicine at Orange County Emergency Pet Clinic before joining Anaheim Hills Pet Clinic in November of 2019.”
DR. KATIE KRAMER
Dr. Kramer was born and raised in Orange County, California. She realized at a very young age that she had a passion for caring for animals and was able to transition this passion into a career. She earned her B.S. in Animal Science from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona in 2004 and her DVM degree from Oklahoma State University in 2010. She then went onto complete a small animal rotating internship at VCA Veterinary Care Animal Hospital and Referral Center.
After her studies were completed, she started doing emergency work. She worked first at a referral hospital in Salt Lake City for a couple of years, then moved back home to California to see her family and continued work in the ER field – most recently at a referral hospital in So. Califonia. Her latest career move brought her to Anaheim Hills after the hospital extended hours to provide after-hours and urgent care services to the community.
In her free time, Dr. Kramer enjoys hiking, gardening and is in the process of renovating (slowly) her older home. She owns a rambunctious Weimaraner and a feisty, aging cat.
DR. JOSEPHINE LIU-NAVA
Growing up in Yorba Linda and Placentia, Dr. Liu has strong ties to the Orange County community. She graduated from the University of California, Irvine with double degrees in Criminology, Law, & Society and Psychology & Social Behavior. After a short stint in law school, Dr. Liu realized that her passion had always been in medicine and decided to take a leap of faith to pursue her childhood dreams of becoming a veterinarian.
Over the next three years, Dr. Liu completed a post-baccalaureate degree in health sciences at Chapman University. She then earned her doctorate at Western University of Health Sciences – College of Veterinary Medicine in Pomona over the next four years. Dr. Liu is a general practitioner with a special interest in small animal medicine and surgery.
In her free time, Dr. Liu loves spending time with her husband and four-legged children (both canine and feline). She enjoys hiking, exploring museums, going on all kinds of new adventures, and trying new and unique cuisines and is fluent in Mandarin.
DR. CHRISTINA MOTE
Having grown up in Orange County, Dr. Mote is a Southern California native. Her interest in veterinary medicine began at a young age when she would sneak outside to feed the raccoons and opossums without her parents’ knowledge. She pursued her interest in animals by completing a Biology degree at Cal Poly Pomona while working as a Veterinary Technician. She then flew to Northern California for the wine and to receive her doctorate from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Mote is a small animal practitioner with a special interest in integrative medicine. When she isn’t loving on your fur babies, she enjoys being the “cool aunt” that likes to bake for her nieces and nephews. Dr. Mote also enjoys time with her fur children, two troublemaking senior terriers.
DR. KRISTIN BODENBENDER D.C., CVCP – CERTIFIED VETERINARY CHIROPRACTITIONER
Dr. Bodenbender was born and raised in Orange County, CA. At an early age, she knew she wanted a career in helping both people and animals. Dr. Bodenbender received her Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education from California State University, Long Beach and then received her doctorate of Chiropractic from Los Angeles College of Chiropractic in 1996. She completed her post-doctorate training in VOM in 2001 studying with Dr. William Inman. Dr. Bodenbender has been seeing animal patients for over 14 years.