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  • Sara Ogren

    Dr. Sara Ogren grew up loving the small-town life in nearby Dixon.  She could not be happier living her childhood dream of caring for animals as a veterinarian.  Dr. Sara is proud to call herself an Alumnus of UC Davis for both her bachelors degree and her Degree of Veterinary Medicine.  Dr. Sara enjoys spending time with her family and her critters including her dog, cats and horses.  She is proud to call Monticello Veterinary Practice home and looks forward to caring for the pets of Winters for many years to come.

  • Heidi Utt

    Dr Heidi joined the MVP team as an associate veterinarian in June 2017. She was raised in Humboldt County, CA where her love of nature began. A high school science teacher and caring for numerous family pets inspired her love of science and animals. She earned her BS in biology from Pacific Union College in 2000 and she graduated with honors from UCD school of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. She especially enjoys wellness, internal medicine and geriatric care of dogs and cats. She has a golden retriever rescue, Kona, and a senior kitty, Savannah at home. In her free time, Dr Heidi enjoys hiking, traveling, camping, reading and spending time with her husband and young daughter and son.

  • Chelsea Fierro
    Head Veterinary Technician

    Chelsea came to Monticello Veterinary Practice eager for a change and excited to help a new practice grow in August of 2016. Being part of a team is something that she knows very well. Since a child, she was always involved in sports, basketball especially, she played competitive for almost 12 years. Ever since she was a little girl she knew she wanted to help and understand animals. Chelsea graduated Carrington College in 2012, where she received her Associates in animal Science. 

    She passed her board exams and has been a Registered Veterinary Technician since. In what spare time Chelsea does have, she enjoys everything outdoors. Camping, Boating, Jet Skiing, BBQing with friends and family, and attending Oakland raiders & SF Giants games. Chelsea is owned by 4 cats and 4 dogs. Her dogs’ names are Kheba, Henny, Mammas, and Hazelnut. Chelsea enjoys working so she can provide her pets have a great life.

  • Melody Couture
    Doctor Assistant

    Melody has worked at Monticello Veterinary Practice since August 2016, before that she had been working in the area for 7 years at the previous practice Orchard Veterinary Practice. Winters has been her home her whole life and has enjoyed growing up here and getting to know a lot of people in the community. Currently she has 5 dogs, 4 cats, 1 turtle, 3 cockatiels and a horse. Her favorite activities are horseback riding, camping with friends and family, hiking with her dogs and just being outdoors.

  • Elizabeth Rosas
    Client Service Representative - Doctor Assistant

    Elizabeth joined Monticello Veterinary Practice in August of 2016. She currently is studying at Sacramento State towards her Bachelor of Science. Previously, interned at the Yolo County Shelter in the surgery program. She also has two Maltese named Cimba and Kikis. Her love for animals began when she received her first dog Kikis in middle school for her birthday. Outside of work she loves being outdoors and going on adventures. 

  • Sam Burks
    Veterinary Technician

    Sam has been in the veterinary industry for 5 years as a very experienced Veterinary Technician. Sam came here to MVP in 2018 to join the team as a Veterinary Technician. Focusing strongly in customer service she strives to lead her team in providing compassionate care and to build strong relations with their patients and their owners. Sam has 5 cats and 3 dogs. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, making people smile as well as watching a good movie, and believe it or not working!

  • Jen Zamora
    Doctor Assistant

    Jen just recently joined the Monticello Veterinary Practice family in 2017 and is also new to the veterinary field. She is currently working on her associates degree in Veterinary Technology. She enjoys expanding her knowledge and growing this passion with her fellow coworkers. When she isn’t working, Jen loves to spend her free time with her fur babies; she has an Australian Shepherd, Bella, and a horse. In addition to that Jen enjoys spending time with her friends and family as well as spending time outside hiking and trail riding with her horse.

  • Gale Briles
    Office Manager

    Gale has been with MVP since the beginning.  She is an experienced Office Manager and has enjoyed helping MVP grow.   Gale enjoys spending time with her family and pets.  Gale is the proud grandmother of 11 grandchildren.  Gale's three dogs, cat and horse keep her busy. She enjoys being out in the sun riding her horse, fishing or just reading a book.

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