MEET OUR TEAM
LEE A. CALSYN, DVM, MS
TODD CALSYN, VMD
TONY EBLING, VMD
MEREDITH RETTINGER, DVM
BRETT DRAYTON, DVM
ODELIA BOUGANIM, DVM
ALLISON PANG, DVM
JD CALSYN, VMD, DACVIM
JASON BALARA, DVM, DACVS
BVSc, MVS, FANZCVS, DACVIM
SKIP LAROCHE, MBA
Skip was a client at Laurel Pet Hospital before he started working here. He initially started as a consultant to see how he could improve the workflow of LPH before being offered a full-time position as Hospital Administrator.
Skip received his BA in History from the College of William and Marry, an MA in History from the University of North Carolina and an MBA from Duke University
On his free time, Skip enjoys traveling, going to the gym, and spending time with friends.
Los Angeles native, Art grew up around various farm animals in Michoacán, Mexico, which sparked his current vegan lifestyle. Once back in the United States, he gained experience working with diverse reptiles, insects, and marine life. Those experiences led to him pursuing a B.S. in Marine Science and Biology, Wildlife Science, Zoology, and is currently attending school to obtain his B.F.A in Photography.
During his free time, he enjoys days at the beach, hiking, discovering wildlife in their natural habitat, road trips and traveling.
(CLIENT CARE SUPERVISOR)
Maria is a Los Angeles native, who has been at Laurel Pet Hospital since 2015. Maria started off working as a Client Care Receptionist and moved up to Client Care Manager in 2019. Maria started working in the Veterinary because she loves animals and decided she wanted to work closer with small animals and large dogs like Great Dane. Maria started her career in human medicine getting her license in Phlebotomy and is currently attending school to become an Ultrasound Technician.
While not at Laurel Pet Hospital, Maria enjoys spending time crocheting, baking, and exploring different cuisines. Maria shares a home with Mila a 9 year old Chihuahua Mix, and Chandler an 8 week old Mini Australian Shepherd.