Our Team

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Maria Stein

Maria was hired at Park Animal Hospital in June 2012. She was born in the San Fernando Valley, where she currently lives with her husband, Ryan and their rescue dogs. Maria graduated from Pierce College with an A.A. degree in Liberal Studies and also attended the Vet Tech program. She enjoys spending time with her husband and dogs.

Ashley Short

Ashley is the full-time Veterinary Technician at the Park Animal Hospital.  She has been with Dr. Hanna since he opened the doors in 2008.  Originally from Pittsburgh, PA,  Ashley grew up around dairy and rural farms thus jump-starting her love for animals.  Ashley has been a resident of Simi Valley for 15 years and studied at Moorpark’s EATM program and Pierce College’s Vet tech program.  In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her husband and her two pooches, Gertie and Chester.  She also likes bowling, going to the beach, and watching/attending sporting events, especially those involving the Steelers, Penguins and Pirates.

Tiffany McDaniel

Tiffany began with Park Animal Hospital in September 2011. Tiffany grew up in Simi Valley and currently resides on a ranch in Moorpark, with her adorable daughter, Cayden born in April 2012. Tiffany attended Moorpark College before arriving at Park Animal Hospital. She enjoys being a mom and spending time with her family which also includes her beloved corgi, Co.

Chelsea Nicklas

Chelsea has been with Park Animal Hospital since April 2012 and now works full time as a veterinary technician. Prior to PAH, she held an administrative roll at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and has spent time as a volunteer at Wolf Connection, a rescue organization for wolves and wolf dogs. Chelsea graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology from CSUN and looks forward to continuing her education in the future. As a proud dog lover, her fur-family includes two German Shepherds, Izzie and Maverick, and a Jack Russell mix named Lucy. In Chelsea’s free time she enjoys outdoor adventures with her fiancé, hiking in Yosemite, and traveling to new places as often as possible.

Kaytlin Bence

Kaytlin was hired in March 2014 as a full time Receptionist. She has experience in 24 hour emergency Care as well as small animal clinics throughout Ventura County. Kaytlin attended Penn Foster College Prior to arriving at Park Animal Hospital, working her way up to be a Veterinary Technician. She spends her time outdoors either fishing or hunting with her boyfriend, Black lab Shadow and Lab Mix Dixie, you can find her spending a nice day out on the lake or just a peaceful night sitting by the campfire.

Liz Schulz

Elizabeth joined Park Animal team in June 2015. She has been working as a Veterinary Technician for 11 years, she received an A.A. Degree from Moorpark College in 2004 and graduated the RVT program at Pierce Community College in 2011. She received her RVT license in February 2014. She is the proud owner of a shepherd mix, Abby. Elizabeth enjoys spoiling Abby in her free time and hanging out with friends