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, 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.
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: 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 six years and has a son named Noah.
Rachel's hobbies include hiking, live music, and visiting the coast. She has one dog, named Grimm.
Cerena Russell: Groomer and Surgery Assistant
Cerena is our surgery assistant and groomer. She started working with us in August of 2015 as a groomer and liked us so much she started doing assisting work when a position opened.
She has been working with pets since 2001. Her career began with pet sitting and boarding and has since expanded to include grooming. She loves animals and has a special spot for older, rescued animals. She has her own menagerie at home with chickens, goats, a pony, and three dogs: Nitro, Blu and Titan. Outside of pets, she has two kiddos of her own and likes hiking and photography.
Dani Anderson: 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: Receptionist
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.
Lindsey Yip: Reception/Assistant
Lindsey is excited to join us and get to know our clients while helping their pets improve and stay healthy. She has an art studio degree, so of course her hobbies include drawing and painting, as well as baking. She has a Ragdoll cat named Kona, and lives in Rocklin where she grew up.
Christina Winters: Reception/Assistant
Christina recently joined our team in June 2020 after being a wild life specialist for the Sierra National Forest. She grew up in Auburn, but has ventured to places like Belize to work with jaguars, and South Africa to work with baboons. She is is excited to work with more domesticated animals keeping them safe and healthy, and enjoys seeing the bonds our clients have with their pets. On the weekends, Christina likes to go running, hiking, and rafting! Although, she doesn't have any animals now, she hopes to get another dog soon.
Kelsey has worked with animals for over 9 years and joined our team in June to continue keeping pets happy. Within the past years, she has worked for 3 zoos, including a bird of prey rehabilitation in Sitka, Alaska. She has also worked alongside Jack Hanna, San Diego Zoo's Rick Schwartz, SeaWorld, Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom and National Geographic.
She currently lives in Weimar, with her 2 dogs, cat, macaw, pig, king snake, legless lizard, and a Flemish Giant Rabbit! When she is not taking care of animals, Kelsey likes to go hiking, skiing, and work in her garden.