Our Team

Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Talega Animal Hospital in San Clemente! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets! Please call us at (949) 481-8387 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

    Grooming

  • Darci

    Groomer

    Darci has been with Talega Animal Hospital since April 2005 and grooming for 12 of those…

    Kennel Staff

  • Adrianna

    Adriana has been working with our Kennel staff since June 2018. She is currently enrolled…
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    Joana

    Joana has been with us since the beginning of 2018. She is born and raised in California.…
  • Kayla

    Kayla has been with us since July 2018. Kayla is originally from McAllen, Texas but…
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    Sasha (Kennel Manager)

    Sasha has been with the Talega team since the beginning of 2017. She has worked her way up…
  • Siobhan (Kennel Lead)

    Siobhan is a new member to our staff, she's been with us since July 2018 and is the Kennel…
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    Tevin

    Tevin has been working with our Kennel Staff since August 2018. He is a hard worker,…

    Owners

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    Dr. Robert Stone

    Dr. Robert Stone was born & raised in southern California. He grew up wanting to be a…
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    Dr. Tom Saunders

    Dr. Tom Saunders is one of the original founders of Talega Animal Hospital. He has been…

    Veterinarians

  • Dr. Kristy Surbida

    Dr. Kristy was born and raised in Alhambra, California and is a Southern California girl…
  • Dr. Stephen Whipple

    Dr. Whipple, a lifelong Texan, graduated from Texas A&M University in 1989. He began…