Debbie McGuire, Hospital Administrator
Debbie has been working at All Creatures Care Cottage Veterinary Hospital since 1998. Debbie is the Director of Wildlife Rehabilitation at the Wetlands and Wildlife Care Center in Huntington Beach. She began working with wildlife rescue after the American Trader oil spill in 1990. She lives in Costa Mesa with her husband Patrick, three cats (Angel, Luke, and Lucky), and two dogs (Paige and Finnegan). When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family.
Consepcion Tafolla, Veterinary Technician
Consepcion has been working at All Creatures Care Cottage since 2017. She began her animal career in 2011 as a caretaker working with cats, dogs, exotics, and wildlife. She has two dogs (Mia and Maggie), two cats (Tigger and Cherish) and a sun conure (Pikachu). On her free time she enjoys baking and watching the food network.
Blake Hay, Lead Veterinary Technician
Blake has been working with us since 2015. She started her career in animal care in 2009 with Petsmart Pet Hotel. She has two cats (Hope and Oliver), and one dog (Harley). She is excited to be a part of our team here at ACCC and is looking forward to continuing to expand her knowledge in Veterinary Medicine.
Danielle Mills, Front Office
Danielle has enjoyed working at All Creatures Care Cottage Veterinary Hospital since 2015. She has been working in the veterinary field for over 15 years, mostly in emergency medicine, before coming to ACCC. When she is not working, she is a wife to Steve and mom to three kids, Liam, Kieran, and Kaelee. She also has 3 dogs, Guinness, Killian, and Belle, as well as 2 cats, Cole and Ezra. Her family enjoys an active lifestyle and are usually out on bicycle rides, hiking, camping, or hanging out at the pool or beach.
Saibra Nasratyar, Veterinary Technician
Saibra has been working at All Creatures Care Cottage since April of 2016. Since she still lives at home with her parents, she is restricted to having a boxer named Luna and a siamese cat named Rune. However, once in her own place, she plans on having an entire farm of animals. She currently attends Golden West College with a major in Biology, and when she is not working or at school she enjoys yoga, hiking, and mindlessly eating everything.
Alicia Jackson, Front Office and Technician Assistant
Alicia has worked in the veterinary field since 2012. She has experience in emergency and general practice. When she is not at work taking care of animals, you’ll find her enjoying 2 hour runs with her Siberian Husky, Sadie, and hiking with her boyfriend. Alicia is very excited to be apart of the ACCC team.
Melissa McGuire, Front Office Supervisor
Melissa has been working at All Creatures Care Cottage Veterinary Hospital since November of 2008. Her love for animals began at an early age. She grew up with a menagerie of dogs, cats, ducks, cockatiels, parakeets, hamsters, rabbits, snakes, fish, tortoises, and even a scorpion. In early 2008, she began volunteering at the Wetlands and Wildlife Care Center in Huntington Beach. This led to her becoming a satellite rehabilitator in 2009 and spent 5 years rehabilitating Hummingbirds. At home, she currently has 2 dogs and 2 cats. Outside of work, she enjoys being an aunt, reading books, photography, music, traveling, and genealogy research.
Julie Mee, Technician Assistant
Julie has been working at All Creatures Care Cottage Veterinary Hospital since 2010. She has been working in the veterinary field for the past 15 years. She has a menagerie of pets – 3 dogs (Gorilla, Gunner and Dexter), 7 cats (Kowboy, Herkules, UPS, Monkeybutt, Timmy, Dinero, Pacino), 7 pond fish, 5 freshwater fish, a soft shelled turtle named Scooby and a Chinchilla named Mary Jiggy Jane. In her free time Julie, who has a BS in physical education, likes to ride her motorcycle and play sports – including roller derby.
Katherine Cubias, Registered Veterinary Technician
Katherine is a proud Carrington College graduate and has been employed at All Creatures Care Cottage Veterinary Hospital since March 2017. When not at work she is usually found at home playing with her four dogs; Sasha, Kira, Koda, and Ricky; or reading a book with some coffee nearby.
David Acosta, Kennel Assistant
David began with All Creatures Care Cottage while an R.O.P. student (Regional Occupational Program) in 2019.
Jennifer Arias, Kennel Assistant
Jennifer began working at All Creatures Care Cottage after completing an internship through Platt College in 2018. She is currently working on attaining a Veterinary Technician degree.