Dr. Arreola was born in Pachuca Hidalgo and raised in Mexicali Baja California, where she studied Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Abby worked as a professor at a teaching hospital in Mexico City. Her special areas of interest are internal medicine and surgery. In 2006, she began working in El Centro, CA and has been here in San Diego for the past 2 years.
In her spare time, she enjoys skydiving, scuba diving, hiking, and spending time with her mixed breed rescue dog Berlioz and new kitten Gandolf. Dr. Arreola is a native Spanish speaker.
Dr. Killham graduated from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 2012. Following 4 years working at a small animal hospital in North Carolina, she followed a life-long dream of moving to the Pacific Northwest in the summer of 2016. She has been the Medical Director at a small animal veterinary hospital outside Portland, OR for the past 3 years, and has loved the opportunity to mentor new veterinary graduates, students, interns, and technicians. Her veterinary interests include mentorship, soft tissue surgery, internal medicine, and preventative care, with extensive knowledge in the care of large and giant breed dogs.
Currently, her household includes her husband Mike, Susadei (a rescue Great Dane from California) Duckie the “labraduck”, Keona (a domestic shorthair), Dogwood (a ragdoll/mix), and Cupcake the Corn snake. She and her husband spend their free time hiking, competing in adventure races, rock climbing, snowboarding, and any and all outdoor activities.
Lead Veterinary Technician
Aloha! Briana, also known as Bri, was born and raised in Hawaii, and recently moved to San Diego to start a new adventure! Working with and caring for animals has always been one of her greatest passions. Bri has been in the veterinary field since 2004, and she loves every minute of it! When she isn’t working, you can find her drawn to the mountains where she loves to hike, swim, and take in the beautiful scenery with her two dogs Camree and Keeya. Bri is proud to have found her home away from home here at San Diego Pet Hospital.
Registered Veterinary Technician
Mariana born and raised in Tijuana, has been in the veterinary field since 2014, when she graduated from the PIMA Veterinary Assistant Program. In 2016, she completed her Veterinary Technician program and has been licensed since 2018. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering for Tijuana’s spay and neuter campaigns and taking her dog teddy to the beach. Mariana is very happy to have joined San Diego Pet Hospital and is looking forward to getting her specialty license in surgery and dentistry soon.
Mariah was born in San Diego but grew up in Oahu, Hawaii. After High School, she came back to SD and entered into the Vet Assistant program at Pima Medical Institute. Mariah has been in the Veterinary field since 2003 and loved to help stray cats around her neighborhood. She has two kids, 11 and 16, a rescued lab mix named lovely, and 2 cats, Dewey and Nani.
Aidee was born in San Diego and raised near the border. In 2009 she graduated from the Veterinary Assistant program at PIMA Medical Institute and has been working in the field ever since! In her spare time, she enjoys reading, going to concerts, taking road trips to LA and SF whenever possible, visiting her best friend in Riverside, and spending time with her mom and brothers.
She lives with two German Shepherds–Luna and Lunito, a black cat named Lungs, and a tripod poodle mix named Hemingway who likes to chew on her phone chargers. Aidee brings her knowledge and a great personality to the SDPH family!
Chantal was born in Tijuana, Mexico and raised in San Diego. She has always been an animal lover, and knew she wanted to be in the animal field from a young age. Chantal has three small dogs, Piglet, Kenai and Scrump, who join her wherever she goes. In her free time, Chantal enjoys hanging out with family and friends. She is very excited to work at San Diego Pet Hospital and looks forward to meeting new clients and their pets.
Laura has been in the Veterinary Field for 2 years and joined San Diego Pet Hospital in 2019. Her love for animals started when she was in elementary school, so she started to volunteer at animals’ shelters all throughout High School. Now that Laura has completed her VA courses, she hopes to continue and obtain her RVT License. She has three dogs and one cat at home and hopes to be in this field for a long time.