Meet The Doctors

Paul Cechner, DVM

Mobile surgery specialist Paul Cechner, D.V.M, D.A.C.V.S. takes care of our hospital’s more complicated surgery cases, as he does for several hospitals in our community. He graduated from Veterinary School in 1973 from the University of Illinois and completed his surgical residency in 1976 at Purdue, where he stayed on as an Assistant Professor of Surgery through 1983.

When he is not involved in the surgical treatment of the pets of the Los Angeles area, his animal family of five cats keeps him busy at home.


Frances Acevedo

Dr. Frances Acevedo is originally from Ponce, Puerto Rico. She received her undergraduate degree in Animal Science from UC Davis and her DVM degree from Kansas State University in 2010. She shares her home with a pug mix named Scrappy and a crazy Vizsla named Reagan. In her free time she enjoys traveling, going to Crossfit, and taking her Vizsla to agility classes.


Jenny Orozco, DVM

Dr. Jenny Orozco grew up in Southern California and received her undergraduate degree from Cal State Fullerton. She then obtained her D.V.M. degree from Iowa State University in 2015. 

She enjoys rescuing animals and is looking forward to helping all of your pets. 

On her off time, she enjoys practicing yoga and spending time with her 
husband and pets.


Katie O'Neill, D.V.M.

Dr. Katie O'Neill grew up in Los Angeles before heading up the coast to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and obtaining her Bachelor's degree in Animal 
Science. She then returned to Southern California and received her D.V.M. degree from Western University of Health Sciences. She is very excited to be apart of our team. Dr. O'Neill spends her free time with her Husband Oliver, Lucy and Maeby the dogs, Little Bit the cat. 


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