Dr. Pamela Pussich
Dr. Pam graduated from UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 2002. Prior to veterinary school, she attended Santa Rosa Junior College and then finished her bachelor's degree in Animal Science at UC Davis. Dr. Pam has practiced large and small animal medicine since graduating and enjoys both equally. She has been with Meadow Vista Veterinary Clinic since 2004 and has owned the clinic since 2007. Dr. Pam loves making a difference in her patients and clients lives.
Dr. Pam and her husband Roland have been married for 24 years and have two children, Roland Jr. ( Little Ro), and Alexandra (BooBoo). You will often find them at the baseball or softball fields, working around the house, riding horses, hiking, or traveling. Additional family members include 2 horses: Baby and Rosie, 1 dog: Opie, 2 cats: Kink and Tino, chickens, and many guinea hens.
Dr. Joe Sheldon
Dr. Joe has graduated from multiple institutes of higher learning including UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 2010, Columbia Junior College (where he met his wife Jen), and CSU Chico, where he completed a degree in Agricultural Science, with an emphasis in Animal Science.
He and his wife, Jen, have two boys, Derek and Eli, a dog named Rooster, and a calico cat named Callie, who only likes Jen. When not in the office, Dr. Joe enjoys spending time with his family outside and is looking forward to the future as his boys are getting big enough to start going on hiking and fishing trips.
Dr. Tatiana DiMungo
Dr. Tatiana is a recent graduate from UC Davis and is looking forward to getting to know our clients and caring for their animals in all life-stages. She truly loves small and large animal medicine equally, but has a special love for ruminants. She grew up in Placerville and attended University of Minnesota graduating with a B.S. in Animal Science on 2016. She met her fiancé, Darius, while in Minnesota and they plan to get married this fall. They have 4 fur children: Eva (5 year old Border Collie mix), Rivka (3 year old yellow lab/Guide Dog drop out), and 2 cats Pauline and Wayne. She hopes to add come chickens and goats to the mix in the future. Outside of Veterinary medicine, she enjoys hiking/camping/fishing, raising puppies for service dog organizations, painting, and cheering on the SF giants and Minnesota Vikings.
Natalie Sharp: Office Manager
Our office manager Natalie, began at Meadow Vista Veterinary as an R.O.P. student, being hired on full time in November of 2007. She grew up a Meadow Vista local, and has a heart for the small town atmosphere, where everybody knows their neighbors.
Natalie is married to Steve, and together they have two human kids: Hunter and Ava. Their fur babies include two dogs: Duke and Siggy, and one cat: Kali. In her spare time she enjoys horseback riding, hiking, reading and playing with all her kids.
Rachel Selby: Lead Reception/Marketing Manager
Rachel joined our team in September of 2017 and has worked in the veterinarian field since she was 19 years old. She grew up in Sonora, California, near Yosemite, and has been living in the Sacramento area for the past eight years. Rachel enjoys spending her time with her son, Noah, as well as hiking, live music, and visiting the coast. She has one dog, named Grimm.
Dani Anderson: Head Veterinary Assistant
Dani is our Veterinary assistant since 2017. She can also be found doing reception work, and is our main technician for boarding patients. She is a very busy college student who is studying animal science at Sierra College and helping take care of our Meadow Vista Vet patients. She has 1 horse named Leggs, and a cat named Maurice.
Shawna Royce: Veterinary Assistant
Shawna loves that she now gets to see all different kinds of pets throughout the day and get to know their extraordinary personalities. She became part of our team in December after being a dance team instructor for the last 2 years and a dancer for 11 years. She keeps busy with school and in her down time she enjoys watching Disney movies, spending time outside, and cuddling with her 3 cats - Cinder, Zulu, and Echo.
Holly Martin: Veterinary Assistant
Holly started working at Meadow Vista Vet in November of 2020, but has been in the veterinary field for about 5 years. She is excited to work with our team and share her love of animals. When she is not working, Holly enjoys running, horseback riding, and spending time with her husband, Chris and their 2 sons. She grew up in Meadow Vista and moved back in July of 2020. She has a long-haired dachsund named Bandito, a Great Pyrenees named Floki, 2 cats Luke and Leia, and 15 chickens.
Danielle Netherby: Receptionist
Danielle grew up in Grass Valley and now lives close by after joining the team in April 2021. She is studying to become a dog trainer, which will be final in 2021 and is excited to learn more about the medical side of animal care. She has a dog named Rolo who she enjoys taking on adventures such as fishing and camping. Danielle enjoys meeting new people and is looking forward to sharing the love of animals with the team and growing in her role.
Sabrina Pagala: Veterinary Assistant
Sabrina joined our team in March of 2021. She grew up in El Dorado Hills and still travels from there every day to see us! She has loved gaining knowledge about animals and is pursing a career as a Veterinary Technician. In her free time she enjoys being with friends and family and spending time outdoors, camping and hiking. Her adorable dog, Sophie, is a English Bulldog.
Avery Hutchinson: Groomer
Avery has been grooming for 4 years and enjoys seeing the transformations of pets after they're groomed. He has 2 dogs of his own, as well as 5 cats and 5 chickens. He lives in Auburn with his family and loves spending time with them playing soccer and basketball.