Dr. Sandhu our resident surgeon, graduated from Punjab Agricultural University, India in 1990. After graduation, Dr. Sandhu actively volunteered doing veterinary care in the farming community of his home town, Faridkot, Punjab. In 1991, Dr. Sandhu had his first entrepreneur business, a construction company. In 1993, he moved to British Columbia, Canada and owned an orchard with various fruit trees. At this time Dr. Sandhu worked at a feedlot treating 7500 beef cattle at a large ranch. Dr. Sandhu passed his Veterinary boards for the U.S in 1995.His ECFVG clinical rotation was completed at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine, and his surgical residency was at Animal Medical Center of Southern California in West Los Angeles. By 1999 Dr. Sandhu moved to Corona,CA From 2005-2009 Dr. Sandhu was the resident surgeon for a 24 hour Animal Emergency Hospital. In this time Dr. Sandhu was a partner in a trucking company and owned an Indian restaurant. In 2009 AV Veterinary Center was opened. From there All Creatures Veterinary Center was purchased in 2010. Finally in 2011 Canyon Country Veterinary Hospital was purchased. Dr. Sandhu has special interest in ortho surgeries and spinal surgeries. In Dr. Sandhu’s spare time he enjoys breeding and showing Arabian horses, spending time with his children and keeping up his ranch including: 6 dogs, 2 cats, 4 peacocks, 40 horses, 12 goats, 2 pigeons, 7 bunnies and 1 parrot.
Dr. Cull grew up in Southern California where she completed her undergraduate degree in Animal Science at Cal Poly Pomona in 2007. She then graduated from UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 2012, specializing in Equine and Small Animals. Dr. Cull has special interests in canine rehabilitation, ultrasound, and preventative medicine. She has a few “fur babies” of her own; a cattle dog mix named Lulu,two cats, Sunshine and Pickles, and a retired Quarter Horse, Otto. When she has spare time, she enjoys volunteering for disabled riding programs, helping others learn to ride horses and hiking.
Amanda Blake was born and raised as a military child who frequently moved around from place to place and always had pets where every she went, from Texas to traveling abroad animals were always a part of her life. She graduated high school as valedictorian and went to Cal Poly Pomona to pursue a bachelors in animal science where she graduated with honors. She then went to Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona where she received her Doctors in Veterinary Medicine. In her free time she enjoys hiking, running, and spending time with her horse.
Lillian is the manager at All Creatures Veterinary Center. Lillian has been in the veterinary field since 2000. She received her registered veterinary technician license in 2009. She was extensively involved in opening our E.R and Referral practice, A.V. Veterinary Center in 2009 and managed it successfully. In 2011, Dr. Sandhu took over All Creatures Veterinary Center and Lillian diligently renovated and organized a now well established and respected 24 hour practice in Santa Clarita Valley. In 2012, the creation of Canyon Country Veterinary Hospital was headed by Lillian and has become a huge success. She is currently working toward becoming a certified veterinary practice manager and attends the Veterinary Practice Manager Program at Purdue University. When Lillian is not napping, she enjoys spending time with her family, doing interior design and obstacle racing.
Toni Adams has worked in the veterinary industry for the past nine years, working her way from volunteer to veterinary assistant. With the initial intent of becoming a veterinarian, she graduated from UC Santa Cruz with a B.S. in MCD Biology. After much contemplation, she decided to pursue and then complete an A.S. in Veterinary Technology at Pierce Community College. Currently she is studying for the VTNE and state exams to become a registered veterinary technician. When she is not working as a veterinary assistant, she spends her time immersed in pop culture outlets by contributing to various websites, hosting her own website, and even runs three book clubs. She is surrounded by her own herd of four mischievous cats, on ridiculously cute dachshund/yorkie, and a nonchalant bearded dragon. The plecostomus and goldfish just idly watch the shenanigans. Every scaly or furry creature is a rescue and surrounded by love.
Kimberly’s love for animals began at a very young age. She started volunteering and working/handling animals at the Castaic animal shelter over 10 years ago and has been an active volunteer ever since. She is currently a veterinary assistant and has been working with All Creatures Veterinary Center for 2.5 years. Kimberly is currently in school to acquire a RVT license within the next year and a half. In Kimberly’s spare time, she volunteers at the shelter, takes care of her 2 main coon cats, fosters the little geriatrics dogs from the shelter, and spends time with her boyfriend and his 3 rescue dogs. Needless to say animals rule her life and she loves it!!
JoAnna Gehring is a veterinary assistant that has over 20 years of experience in the animal care field working with large and small animals. For 7 of those years she has worked in the animal medical field. JoAnna manages a family owned and operated boarding facility for dogs and cats, and is a professionally trained dog trainer and groomer. JoAnna is currently studying with Veterinary Allied Staff Education and Pierce College to become a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT). JoAnna has quite a menagerie of her own pets at home including her beloved dogs, cats, horses, birds, and tortoises. JoAnna enjoys helping out with many abandoned and special needs shelter pets and is very involved with several rescue groups in Southern California. In her spare time, which is rare, she enjoys camping with her family and friends.
Shannon has been a Veterinary Assistant for 6 years but has been involved with animal rescue and care for over 20 years. Shannon has previously run a animal sanctuary for abused and neglected animals. Shannon’s passion is caring for all sized animals and holds special interests in rehabilitation and recovery. Having attended Charter College for human care in physical therapy, she looks forward to continuing her education for her RVT this year. Shannon has 4 wonderful furry family members that include her 120lb American Bulldog “Babygirl” aka her gentle giant, “Kevi” her 6lb Chihuahua aka littles and her 2 cats “Tonto” and “Huntess”.
Sarah is a veterinary assistant with aspirations to get her RVT licence in the near future.Sarah has been working with animals for over 10 years and loves every minute of it. In her spare time, Sarah enjoys spending time with her family, watching sports, and bowling. Sarah shares her with home 5 cats, 3 dogs and a bird.