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Dr. Christine Sherer
Dr. Christine, as she is called to avoid confusion with Dr. Alex Sherer, was born in San Diego and grew up in San Diego County and Hawaii. She is a graduate of Ramona High School. She holds a bachelor's degree in Animal Science. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of California at Davis in 1986.
Dr. Christine's special veterinary interests are internal medicine and geriatric patient care. She enjoys helping clients improve the quality of life of their pets.
She has 2 dogs, a cat and three horses. Her dogs include Jordan, a Viszla and London, an Australian Cattle Dog (aka Queensland). Hunter, the cat is a Siamese. Xena is a young chestnut quarter horse. Sonny is a black quarter horse and her mare Lola is a flashy chestnut quarter horse.
Dr. Christine's favorite hobby is showing Lola at American Quarter Horse Association shows. She competes in western pleasure, trail and showmanship.
Dr. Alex Sherer
Dr. Alex, as he is called to avoid confusion with Dr. Christine Sherer, was born in Gilroy, California and grew up in Santa Clara County in northern California. He is a graduate of St. Francis High School in Mountain View, California. He spent his third year of college abroad at the University of Reading, England and obtained his bachelor's degree in Animal Science from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. His Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree is from the University of California, Davis in 1986. Dr. Christine graciously shares her pets with Dr. Alex.
Dr. Alex is a past president of the San Diego County Veterinary Medical Association. He enjoys tennis and skiing in his spare time.
Dr. Christine Stewart
Dr. Stewart was born in Bakersfield, California and grew up in northern California. She is a graduate of Gunderson High School in San Jose, California. She holds a bachelor's degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Biology from University of California, Davis where she also got her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1991.
Dr. Stewart's special veterinary interest is geriatric cats. Dr. Stewart has been with Village Veterinary Hospital since 1993.
She has several cats including Cooper, Sally, and Jack and a baby tortoise.
Dr. Stewart enjoys bird watching in her spare time.
Diane Edmonds Hildreth, Office Manager
Diane was born in San Diego and grew up in Valley Center. She is a graduate of Orange Glen High School. She has been working at Village Veterinary Hospital since 1986. As a result of her extensive experience, she is cross-trained in all positions in the hospital. She is our head receptionist and office manager.
Diane has 1 dog Bristol and 1 cat "T". Diane enjoys gardening and music in her spare time. She also enjoys treasure hunting at garage sales and antique stores. She is passionate about helping people and their pets, and is here to assist you with your veterinary medical needs
Genevive Macaraeg, Veterinary Assistant
Genevive was born in San Diego, California and grew up in Japan and San Diego. She is a graduate of Morse High School in San Diego, California. She holds a bachelor's degree in Agriculture: Animal Science from California State University of Chico. She knew she would always be involved with animals since Junior High School.
She has 2 dogs. Buttercup is an English Bulldog and Trixie is a Toy Poodle.
Genevive loves Cafe Racers and enjoys playing rugby and in her spare time goes on little nature adventures.
Guadalupe Murillo, Veterinary Assistant
Guadalupe was born in San Diego, California and grew up in Escondido. She graduated from Escondido High School. Guadalupe cherishes her animals and knows others do too. She feels it is very rewarding to be able to help animals get better.
She has 2 dogs - Mia, a Toy Poodle and Rambo, a Siberian Husky.
Guadalupe loves going to car shows, photography and enjoys spending time with her family.
Kevin Caine, Veterinary Assistant
Kevin is a Los Angeles native and grew up in Hollywood. He studied theater at the University of Southern California and worked in entertainment for over 15 years before returning to school to study animal science with the intent of attending veterinary school.
He currently lives with 3 dogs (Abby, Susie, & Alfie) and 2 cats (Chloe & Katie).
In his spare time Kevin enjoys playing soccer, hiking and photography.