LBC Veterinary  Team - Veterinarian Assistants & Technicians at Bixby Animal Clinic

Susanne , B.S.,R.V.T.

Head Technician

Susanne obtained her bachelor's degree in animal science from California Polytechnic University at Pomona.
She worked with Dr. Eyton Mitchell at Rosecrans Pet Hospital until she joined the team in February 2006.
She brings with her over 20 years of experience in the veterinary technician field.
Her furry family include Emmalee, Zippy, Boston, JB and Dizzy.




Stephanie joined our team in May of 2013. Prior to working at Bixby Animal Clinic she worked in the Doggy Daycare industry. Stephanie is our laser therapy specialist and has 2 doggies of her own, Leila an English Mastiff and Jack a Terrier Mix.


Office Manager

Gloria finished a veterinarian assistant course through ROP when she joined our team in 2008.
Gloria brings with her retail management experience and a natural talent of providing excellent customer service and has since become our office manager. She always has a smile on her face and is ready and willing to help.



Cristal completed a ROP course in animal care 5 years ago and has been working with animal since.
She is currently attending college and will become a registered nurse in the very near future.

Cristal owns a Boxer and 2 birds. Cristal found an orphaned squirrel and successfully raised and released it. To this day, the squirrel still visits her.



Marcella recently moved to Long Beach from London where she was a Registered Veterinary Nurse with over 8 years of experience.
She joined our team in August of 2015 and has a special interest in dentistry and surgical procedures.
Marcella has 2 fur babies that she rescued, April and Tyler.




Elisa is currently going to school and is excited that she is pursuing a career in the animal field.

She owns 3 dogs (2 Chihuahuas and 1 Maltese) and loves exploring the great outdoors when she is not working here.




Crystal is our receptionist with over 2 years of experience. She is currently attending Cal State Long Beach and will graduate this year. She plans on pursuing her dream of becoming a veterinarian.