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Meet the friendly staff at Media City Animal Hospital!

  • Katie Taylor, MA, CVPM
    Hospital Manager

    Katie has been the manager at Media City since 2008. She has a Masters in Business from The University of Redlands, and is a Certified Veterinary Practice Manager. She lives in Valley Glen with her husband and son, and her cat Doug. 

  • Adriana Zarate- Magana, RVT
    Patient Care Coordinator
    Adriana has worked at Media City since 2011. She is a licensed RVT, and our patient care coordinator. She lives in Burbank with her husband, two daughters, cats and dogs.
  • Jazmin Penne-Quesada, RVT
    Veterinary Technician - Lead

    Jazmin has worked at Media City since 2008. She is a licensed RVT, and one of our lead Veterinary Technicians. She lives in Burbank with her husband, two cats Ken and Mochi, and her dog Rocket Raccoon.

  • Melissa M
    Client Service Supervisor

    Melissa has been with Media City since 2011. She lives in Burbank with her daughter and her kitties Chiz Kaek and Natalie, and a dog named Bailey. 

  • Yvonne Soto
    Veterinary Assistant - Lead
    Yvonne has worked at Media City since 2008. She is taking classes to become a veterinarian herself. She lives in Burbank with her cat, Coco, and her dog, Brownie.
  • Christian Solis
    Veterinary Assistant
    Christian, who you may know as Juan, was born in Mexico. He has been working at Media City Animal Hospital since 2004. He is often called on to work with especially scared or 'grumpy' cats. Juan lives in North Hollywood with his dog, Canela and cat, Rumina.
  • Erwin Quesada
    Veterinary Assistant
    Erwin has worked at Media City since 2012. He has many years of Veterinary Assisting experience. Erwin has two grown sons and lives with his wife in Glendale.
  • Brandon Ruiz
    Veterinary Assistant
    Brandon has worked at our hospital since 2016. He began working with animals at the East Valley Animal Shelter. He lives in Panorama City with his family and their pets Coke, Emma, Muneca, Penny and Zoey.
  • Eveleen Jimenez
    Client Service Representative
    Eveleen joined our clinic in 2016. She has lived in Burbank her whole life. She loves to travel and explore new places! She has two Pomeranians, Hemi and Subi.
  • Mauraya Garcilazo
    Client Service Representative
    Mauraya has worked as a Client Service Representative at our hospital since 2016. She has a black pug named Pickle. She lives with her family in Sylmar.
  • Natalie Valenzuela
    Client Service Representative and Veterinary Assistant
    Natalie has worked at Media City since 2015 as a Client Service Representative, and now as a Veterinary Assistant also. She has four dogs: Archie, Beverly, Big Foot and Faith, and a kitty named Whitney.
  • Jessie Herrera
    Veterinary Assistant
    Jessie joined our hospital in 2016. He graduated from UC Davis in 2015 with a degree in Animal Science. Jessie has two dogs, Billy and Panther.
  • Dejay Lopez
    Client Service Representative
    Dejay joined our hospital in 2017. She has enjoyed working with animals so much that she is considering studying veterinary medicine in the future. She especially loves Dobermans!
  • Heather Kislenger
    Veterinary Assistant
    Heather formerly worked at the Glendale Humane Society before joining our team in 2017. She is originally from Woodbury, Minnesota, and currently lives in West Hollywood with her two dogs, Denver and Juicy.

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