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. KARLA COSTA
Dr. Costa was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico and moved to Texas at a young age. As a daughter of physicians, she developed an interest for medicine but realized her passion was to help animals. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in biomedical science from Texas A&M University in 2002. Then, she moved to Southern California to attend vet school at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona and graduated in 2007. Her interests in small animal and exotics medicine include surgery and dentistry. Dr. Costa has been fortunate to volunteer with zoo and wildlife animals in South Africa and Costa Rica, the Santa Ana Zoo and the Exotic Feline Breeding Compound in Rosamond, CA. In 2014, she became certified in veterinary medical acupuncture and believes in combining multiple modalities to better serve her patients’ needs.
When not at work, Dr. Costa enjoys spending time with her two young sons and her husband. She also likes soccer, hiking, and watching movies.
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.
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. KATHLEEN LYNDE
Dr. Lynde is one of our Urgent Care Veterinarians. She has been a mixed animal and a critical care practitioner since graduating from the same vet school class as Dr. Johnson and Dr. Costa. In December of 2017, DR. Lynde became certified in equine medical manipulation (aka chiropractic) in addition to practicing acupuncture on small and large animals.
Recently, she and her husband has acquired a small ranch in the high desert that they share with their 3 dogs and a flock of sheep. In her spare time, Dr. Lynde enjoys sleeping and practices driving her new tractor.
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 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.