Open Mon-Fri: 7AM to 6PM,
Sat: 8AM to 2PM, Sun: Closed



Kennel Attendant

Claudia joined our team November of 2016. Please check back for her full bio!


Kennel Supervisor

Rigoberto Torres, also known around the hospital as "Rigo", has worked for Northwood Animal Hospital for 16 years as the kennel supervisor!


Veterinary Assistant

Celestino (Tino) was raised in a very poor family in Mexico. When he was 18 he came to the United States to create a better life and worked to gain his status as a United States citizen.

Caitlin, Registered Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Technician

Caitlin has been a member of our team since July 2014. Please check back for her full bio

Lauren, Registered Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Technician

Born and raised in Southern California, Lauren grew up spending all her free time at the horse stables and loving on her pets at home.


Veterinary Assistant

Saori was born in Japan, and moved to California with her family thirteen years ago, because her dad was transferred to the United States for work.


Veterinary Assistant

Lacey has had a passion for animals as long as she can remember.


Client Service Representative

Rebecka has always been an animal lover. She started volunteering at the Orange County Animal Care Center at the age of 18 where she gained plenty of experience handling animals.

Cindy, Registered Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Technician

Cindy was born in Youngstown, Ohio and moved to the Orange County area in 1988. She received her RVT license in December of 2009, and has worked at Northwood Animal Hospital for 19 years.



Client Care Coordinator

Chris grew up in Chino, CA and moved to Santa Ana in 2016. Over the years he had the privelege of raising 3 wonderful german shepherds: Heidi, Leisl, and Sydney.