Michael LeBouf, RVT, Practice Manager

Michael LeBouf is the hospital manager of Animal Emergency Medical Center and has over 21 years of experience as a Veterinary Technician.  The majority of his time as a Registered Veterinary Technician has been spent in an emergency and critical care setting, which is a passion he discovered early in his career.  Mr. LeBouf finds the emergency setting both challenging and rewarding and wishes to continue his experience and education in this field.


He graduated from Professional Veterinary Assistant School in 2004 and took his California state board exam in 2005 to receive his Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) license.  Mr. LeBouf supervises a staff of technicians and receptionists, and shares the responsibility of maintaining AEMC's specialized equipment such as CT, fluoroscopy and endoscopy.  Mr. LeBouf is working towards gaining his requirements in order to apply to the Academy of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care in order to obtain his degree as Veterinary Technician Specialist in Emergency & Critical Care.


When not at work, Mr. LeBouf enjoys surfing, snowboarding, and spending quality time with his family.


Anna Trauner-Minnich, RVT,  Practice Manager

Anna Minnich received her Registered Veterinary Technician license in December 2009. Initially Anna had an interest to peruse a degree in Veterinary Medicine, but after working in several veterinary hospitals in the South Bay region, she decided to continue working as a veterinary technician to gain knowledge and experience in all aspects of a 24 hour emergency and referral hospital. After 15+ years of experience in veterinary emergency medicine, she has expanded into the administrative side of the veterinary hospitals where her current role at Animal Emergency Medical Center is handling the hospital finances and human resources. Her goals are to continue her education towards a Certified Practice Manager.


When Anna is not working she enjoys traveling, spending time at the beach, and developing her skills as a foodie. She shares her household with Jeff her husband and daughter, Grace.

Laura Gomez, RVT, Emergency Department

Laura obtained her BS in biology at Cal State Dominguez Hills and her Registered Veterinary Technician license at Carrington College.  Laura has 7 years of experience in a general practice setting and joined Animal Emergency Medical Center in order to pursue her professional interests in emergency medicine and critical care, as well as her special interest in exotic pet medicine.


In her spare time Laura enjoys running, swimming, watching movies while relaxing with her dogs, going to concerts, and traveling.


Lorraine Gomez, RVT, Emergency Department

Lorraine obtained her BS in biology at Cal State Dominguez Hills and her Registered Veterinary Technician license at Carrington College.  Lorraine brought her experience in Internal Medicine, as well as the skills she obtained while working in a general practice, to Animal Emergency Medical Center in 2012 where she continues to pursue her professional interests in emergency medicine, critical care, and patient care.


In her spare time Lorraine takes interest in expanding her knowledge through continuing education, and likes learning new things.  Lorraine also enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking and swimming, and always looks forward to traveling and vacationing.


Robin Field, RVT, Emergency Department

Robin Field has been a veterinary technician since 1995. She earned her technician's license in 2004 and continues to serve on the advisory board of Professional Veterinary Assistant School in Orange County. She is currently the coordinator for the AEMC Internal Medicine Department. In this capacity she works closely with our boardcertified internal medicine doctors to provide the personalized care and attention which our patients require. She loves her job AEMC as it gives her chance to bond not only with her patients but also their families.


In her spare time she enjoys hiking with her dog, Sheldon, gardening, horseback riding, reading and traveling.


Jamie Ross, RVT, Emergency Department

Jamie obtained her RVT license in 2010 through Professional Veterinary Assistant School. Jamie has over 19 years in Emergency Animal Medicine.


In her spare time, Jamie's passions include songwriting, guitar playing, going to concerts, listening to and researching music. She also enjoys hiking and spending time with her family and pets.

Robyn Whitmon, RVT, Emergency Department

Robyn has been working in the Veterinary since she was 16 years old. She started as a kennel attendant part time and worked her way up. Robyn graduated  from Professional Veterinary Assistant School in 2004 and received her RVT license immediately after.  She enjoys the challenge of fast pace emergency medicine and has been working in ER for the past 8 years.

In her spare time Robyn enjoys spending time with her family, playing Bingo, going on long walks and cuddling with her cat Dexter!

Kat Andrews, RVT, Emergency Department

Mario Morales, RVT, Emergency Department

Elisa Fernandez, RVT, Emergency Department

Patty Ogasawara, RVT, Emergency Department

Celia Barajas Huerta, RVT, Emergency Department

Sharifa Rastegar, RVT, Emergency Department

Daina Mosich, RVT, Emergency Department

Toni Vitalich, RVT, Emergency Department




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