Meet our Staff

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    Kathy Ehrlich

    KATHY – HOSPITAL MANAGER

    Kathy has been working in the veterinary field since 1986.  She attended Cypress High School and South Coast College of Court Reporting.  She realized her passion was working with people and their pets.  She joined Dr. Pannier’s practice in March of 1993 as her hospital manager and has thoroughly enjoyed her career ever since.

    She says “I honestly look forward to coming to work. I work with a wonderful group of people that are talented, kind and compassionate.”

    She has a Maltipoo named Katie and a Bloodhound named Dixie Lee. Kathy also shares her home with Timothy, Pearl Ann, Willie and Allie.

    In Kathy’s spare time she enjoys gardening, playing piano and watching NASCAR.
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    Sara Horton

    SARA – RECEPTIONIST

    Sara began her career at Orange Olive Veterinary Hospital  in 2007.  She was first introduced to the hospital in 2001 when she worked at a nearby boarding facility.

    Sara currently has two “silly” beagles and one “cranky” cat.  She has also owned a rat and rabbit.

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    Sue Rich

    SUE – RECEPTIONIST

    Sue started working at Orange Olive in 2007. Sue has also been a client since 1998.  She currently has two yellow Labs named Callahan and Maximus, one very special kitty named Claire and  tortoises.  In the past she has also had rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, rats, ferrets, snakes, fish, birds, newts, a tarantula and an iguana.  She cannot imagine a house without animals.

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    Lus Elena

    LUS ELENA – LEAD VETERINARY ASSISTANT

    Lus started working at OOVH in December 2012. She’s been working with animals for over 10 years now. Her last position was at a pet store. Lus has family that also works in the animal field. Her parents work at a foundation for cats.   She says, “I’m truly lucky that I got hired here. I love animals, I love going to work and we all get along very well. Best job ever!”

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    Sarah Rich

    SARAH – VETERINARY ASSISTANT

    Sarah started working at Orange Olive in 2009.  She has a yellow lab named “Moose”.  Sarah and her husband also share a home with Anna Molly, Sally Paradise, James Dean and Julius Caesar.

     

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    Karyn Thompson

    KARYN- VETERINARY ASSISTANT

    Karyn has been working at Orange Olive Veterinary Hospital since July, 2007. Karyn lives locally with her husband and daughter.  She shares her home with dogs and cats.  In Karyn’s spare time, she loves spending time with her family.

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    SUSAN – ANIMAL ATTENDANT

    Susan was born and raised in Orange but left for 30 years to enjoy the four seasons of Colorado. Her son still lives there.  She has two dogs. Heidi Ho (Airedale mix) is 11 and Axel (Doberman) is 1 1/2. They are both rescues. Susan says the doctors, staff and animals are wonderful and it is a perfect fit.

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    ACASIA – VETERINARY ASSISTANT

    Acasia joined our team in January, 2016. She is currently attending Heritage College to become a Registered Veterinary Technician. Acacia has two cats, Lilly and Fluff. She also has a Chihuahua named Debbie. In her free time, she enjoys reading and drawing.

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    JESSICA – VETERINARY ASSISTANT

    Jessica  started working at Orange Olive Veterinary Hospital in March, 2016.  She is currently attending school to become a Registered Veterinary Technician.  She has two pets.  A pitty named Ruby and a cat named Alice.  In her free time, she spends time with her sisters and taking Ruby for a run.