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Dr. Jacque McAndrew, DVM
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Purdue University in 1969

Dr. McAndrew has treated pets in San Diego throughout her career
in addition to three years in Prince Edward Island in Canada.
Alternative Training: certified in N.A.E.T
(Nambudripad’s Allergy Elimination Treatment),
V.O.M (Veterinarian Orthopedic Manipulation),
Reiki Level III, Healing Touch for Animals Level 3
and Acupuncture. Dr. McAndrew also has an interest
in Homeopathy and Homotoxicology.
Family: Dr. McAndrew's husband, Mac, retired as a
Command Master Chief in the Navy and then
taught Math at Chula Vista High School until
he retired a few years ago. They have two
married sons and three active grandchildren.
Current Pets: A black miniature poodle named Shen
is the princess dividing her time between home and
the hospital. Shen loves to howl at Mac. He howls back.
Gwen, a pretty, orange cat, is the queen of the hospital after worming her way into the Doctor's heart during an exam for euthanasia. You can catch Gwen sitting on boxes when supplies are delivered.
Hobbies: include reading, walking with friends, researching ancestry, learning languages and trying to grow vegetables and flowers
Languages: English, Spanish -- with an interest in German and French

amberAmber Roehm, RVT, [B.P.]
-- R.O.P, 2002 A.S., Mesa College, 2007

Amber graduated with honors from Mesa College's Animal Health Technology program in May 2007 then aced the RVT exam the following December.
Alternative Training: Reiki Level II, Healing Touch for Animals through Level 3; constantly attends lectures and seminars to stay on top of the latest in veterinary medicine and care; feline care and behavior are of special interest.
Current Pets: Boxers Stella & Suzi; Felines: Ziller, Kitty, Gravyboat, Little Man, B.J., Black, Dooter, Sunshine, Twinkles, Kitten...
Hobbies: Who has time with two young boys, a husband, a father and all these pets to care for?... But occasionally a good book or crossword and some baking can occur.
Carol is a registered vet technician at our practice.Carol Coffman, RVT
-- UABC, Baja California, Mexico, 1991
Carol is a Registered Vet. Tech since 1995. She graduated from UABC, B.C. Mexico in 1991 and has been with Dr. McAndrew since 1984. Anesthetizing animals and assisting the Doctors in surgery, X-rays, and administrative work are primary duties.
Alternative Training:
Reiki Level II, Healing Touch for Animals through Level 3
Personal: Carol has two beautiful kids
Current Pets:
2 dogs - Hunter: shorthair Pointer, and A.F.I.: a black lab
Hobbies: Play polo and/or just ride; little league and PTA

Brenda Walker is a Veterinarian Technician with 25 years of experience in the field. She is also our Office Manager and Safety Coordinator!    
Brenda owns and rides horses
Current Pets: 2 dogs,
3 horses and
2 birds: a cockatoo and a Rosella

Terry Gretz PIMA Medical Institute, 2002
terryA.A., Southwestern College
-- Terry graduated with honors from Pima Medical Institute, Veterinary Assistant program in 2002. She is currently in pursuit of the RVT classification, and wants to be Dr. Doolittle when she grows up.    
Alternative Training:
Reiki Level II, Healing Touch for Animals through Level 3
Current Pets : felines: DirtBag, Wheeze, Screech, Rwanda, Sophie (Town Town Town), Schmiege and Whackiki. Tux just shows up for meals. BeeBeeKwewlives on the couch --
Hobbies: Reading, cooking, biking, time with my granddaughter, MORE time with granddaughter, and crossword puzzles.


Kay McAndrew, RVT
has been a Registered
Vet. Tech since 1987.
Alternative Training:
Emergency /
Laboratory / Office
Married, one child
Current Pets:

Two dogs and
three cats
Hobbies: Travel, photography, art

Pam Kramer Regional Occupational Program Veterinary Assistant I
Pam is our Lead Receptionist and can assist as a Veterinarian Technician. She has 35 years experience in the field.
pamAlternative Training: Reiki Level III, Healing Touch for Animals 2.
Personal: Pam has 2 children: Jeff and Gina and a granddaughter named Arianna. She also has a long time boyfriend named Roy and his 2 daughters Dinah & Charlotte.
Current Pets: 3 dogs - a 7 yr old Pitbull named Sita, a 13 yr old Collie Mix named Shyloh and a 16 yr old Chihuahua named Buddy. She has a few too many cats, 2 cockatiels, an assortment of pocket pets and fish.
Hobbies: Cooking, walking the dogs, gardening, playing with her granddaughter and spending time with her family.