Dr. Mart Westbrook
Dr. Westbrook grew up in the town of Sanford, Colorado, attended college at Adams State College where he received his BA and continued his education at Colorado State University to earn his DVM degree in 1977.
He has always enjoyed working with animals–figuring out what is wrong and actually finding the cure to help them is his reason for being a vet. He genuinely enjoys visiting with the owners of his patients and has many patients that have been seeing him their whole life.
When not at the vet’s office you will catch him spending time with his family or doing some of his favorite hobbies, which include fly fishing, birding, yard work or working in the temple.
Dr. Jenny Greenhouse
Dr. Greenhouse is originally from California, but she attended college at Oklahoma State University and became a DVM in 1998. She has a deep love for animals that drives her to help them everyday. She enjoys helping her patients overcome their illnesses and she loves getting to know their families.
She is a Past President of the Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Foundation as well as a Past District Director (Representative) of the Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Association.
When not at work you will find her either at Church, horseback riding or cross fitting.
Dr. Ryan Westbrook
Dr. Westbrook was born and raised in the town of Banning, California. He attended Brigham Young University for his Undergrad education before continuing to Kansas State University where he earned his DVM in 2000.
Educating people on proper animal care and prevention of other issues is his favorite part of the job. He likes being able to figure out what is causing an animal problems, and work with their family to help make them healthy as quickly as possible.
If he’s not working he will usually be found at home spending time with family, watching sports or fishing.
Dr. Nikita Tower
Originally from Santa Clarita, California, Dr. Nikita Tower received her DVM degree in 2015 from University College Dublin in Dublin, Ireland. As a pet lover herself, she deeply enjoys being a veterinarian because it affords her the opportunity to take care of a pet through its entire life and relationship with an owner.
When she’s not at work, Dr. Tower enjoys dancing, rock climbing, cycling, hiking with her dogs Macy and Chianti, and spending time with her family.
Dr. Theresa Chao
Recent UC Davis graduate Theresa Chao is entering her first year of service as a veterinarian; as a recent graduate, she is up to date on the latest trends and discoveries in the field and ready to help pets and their families stay well.
While Dr. Chao enjoys serving pets and their families and seeing the strong bonds they form firsthand; being able to help a pet recover or keep them healthy is the best part of her job. While Dr. Chao enjoys working with pets of all kinds, she is particularly focused on farm and homestead animals including sheep and goats.
In her spare time, Dr. Chao enjoys traveling, hiking, and spending time with friends and family, including Izzy, her own pet terrier.
Dr. Jade Johnston
Dr. Jade Johnston is originally from Montclair, CA. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Cal Poly Pomona. She graduated from vet school in May of 2016 from St. George’s University after completing her clinical year at Kansas State University. She is extremely excited to help the community and all of the animals within it. She is currently a member of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP).
She decided to become a veterinarian when she was only 4 years old when her miniature donkey named Sage fell ill. Seeing her miniature donkey sick instantly pulled at her heart and she knew in that moment this was the right career choice. She loves being able to help animals and their owners when they are in need.
When she is not helping animals at the vet hospital, she is out riding horses, spending time with her husband, Nick, and playing with her Husky, Maverick. During the summer, she likes to be out on the water wakeboarding. In the winter, she loves spending time on the slopes and snowboarding.
Dr. Lauren Barkley
Dr. Barkley is a Southern California native, growing up in the foothills of Rancho Cucamonga. Her college education took her to world-renowned coastal California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo for undergraduate and ultimately to Western University of Health Services for her veterinary studies.
Her greatest joy is being able to give a voice to sick patients by listening to their symptoms and signs, solving the problems of puppies and kittens and other precious animals – even though they cannot speak for themselves.
Outside of her daily work caring for animals, Dr. Lauren Barkley spends time with family – including her children and pets (one being a rescue from Banning Vet).
Dr. Caitlin McLeod
A local resident of the Inland Empire, Dr. McLeod grew up in the city of Highland, California and attended California Polytechnic State University Pomona for her undergraduate. Continuing on to an advanced degree, Dr. Caitlin McLeod went up north to UC Davis for her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree.
Dr. Caitlin loves being a veterinarian because of the daily opportunity to learn and challenge herself to grow to better serve the animals in her care. This commitment to care was shown during veterinary school when she became a Certified Veterinary Emergency Responder to assist and rescue displaced animals during large fire events.
In her free time, Dr. Caitlin McLeod enjoys horseback riding through the trails of the local hills but is also likely to be found on the water in a boat or on a jet ski.
Dr. Adam Raya
Dr. Adam Raya grew up in the local communities of Orange County and enjoyed growing up with family here in Southern California. After high school, Adam went to U.C. Davis for both his undergraduate and DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) degree. After graduation, he came to work with Banning Veterinary Hospital and quickly proved himself a valuable member of the BVH family.
Dr. Raya finds fulfillment in building lasting relationships with his clients and their pets – being a facilitator to helping owners take care of their animals.
Previously, Dr. Raya has been involved with groups supporting wildlife – specifically Aquatic Animal Medicine. In the community, he has helped with several “spay day” events and will continue being involved with volunteer outreach.
Outside of work, Dr. Adam Raya enjoys exploring the urban cities as well as playing both board and video games with friends and family.