Dr. Aiden KangEducation: Seoul National University College of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Kang was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea and immigrated to the United States in 2006 to seek change and a better opportunity to serve. He graduated from Seoul National University College of Veterinary Medicine, of Seoul, Korea in 2000. He majored in veterinary internal medicine and dermatology in graduate school, thus earning his master’s degree. He worked as an internal medicine/dermatology specialist and as a general practitioner in big and small practices in order to obtain a wider range of experience. Dr. Kang also gained valuable critical care and emergency experience after transferring to the biggest referral practice in all of Korea. He began working at a private practice then continued his work at a 24 hour emergency practice for more than 2 years before he began to work at Rancho Sequoia Veterinary Hospital. He is the proud parent of an exotic short haired kitty named Sirloin who you may see around the office.
CrystalCertified Veterinary Technician
Crystal is a proud advocate of the ASPCA and strong supporter of animal rights. Crystal volunteered at a small dog rescue for 3 years where she received recognition for her hard work and determination to give dogs a second chance in life. She hopes to become a vet, too.
MacKenzie studied Biology with an emphasis in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs and graduated in 2022. A lifelong animal lover and caretaker, she aims to become a veterinarian in the future. MacKenzie spends her free time volunteering at a nearby alpaca ranch.
Jordan is pursuing a bachelor degree in Environmental Science and plans on becoming a registered veterinary technician. Jordan has years of experience working with animals in a variety of positions. “After trying different career opportunities since I started working at 15 years old, I always find myself right back in the animal care field. Since animals don't have the ability of self-autonomy, I always want to make a point of being that voice for them.” Jordan has 2 of her own dogs at home, Zero and Huckleberry.
Tania graduated in early 2023 with a bachelor degree in Animal Science from Chico State University. Before earning her degree, Tania spent many years volunteering at Best Friends Animal hospital in LA and has also fostered many shelter pets until they could find their forever home. Tania hopes to one day further her education so she can help the community as a Veterinarian. She has two Chihuahua mixes at home, Lucky and Guppie, and enjoys activities in the outdoors like hiking.
Julia is pursuing a bachelor degree in Biology at California Lutheran University. She has 11 years of experience working with horses and hopes to become a veterinarian in the future. Julia also has a German shepherd named Baidu, whom she loves to take exploring.
John went to Moorpark College and became a licensed EMT. He then spent a few years working in different healthcare positions before transitioning into the animal care field as a vet assistant. John has 2 cats named Coconut and Happy and one dog named Juju.
Wendy received a degree in Art from CSUN before going on to study photojournalism at Western Kentucky University. She spent more than a decade working as a photographer and photo editor at newspapers all over the country before transitioning into social media and digital marketing. Wendy has always loved animals, and has volunteered and fostered for a variety of shelters and rescues.
Sirloin loves to hang out with his dad and the staff at Rancho Sequoia. His favorite treat is Churu yogurt and his favorite hobby is reorganizing desks!
FriskieHospital Cat (Forever in our hearts)
We are saddened to announce that our lovely, grouchy old office cat Friskie has crossed over the Rainbow Bridge. In her prime Friskie was a spry kitty with an attitude to match. Friskie loved her catnip and was always very firm with her expected dinner time, daylight savings time or not. Friskie loved cuddles, climbing on (and drooling on) her favorite people. She loved to pass the day exploring and meeting new lizards and birds. RIP Friskie. We all miss you so much!