Dr. Catherine Hedden, DVM

Veterinarian, Rehabilitation Specialist

Dr. Catherine Hedden has been working with animals for nearly 30 years. A native of Raleigh, North Carolina, Dr. Hedden received her D.V.M. from University of California at Davis. Dr. Hedden is a Certified Rehabilitation Specialist and holds additional certification in veterinary acupuncture. She lives with her husband and two daughters, as well as 4 cats, 1 dog, 2 rabbits, and 2 fish! She likes to travel to Europe and spends her free time reading and sewing.

Dr. Middleton, DVM


Dr. Middleton grew up in Hillsboro Oregon. He became interested in working with animals because he believes you are able to touch people’s lives and help them care for their beloved family members. Before becoming a vet, Dr. Middleton worked as a software engineer. He is married and has two dogs: Sky and Takari. He loves to go hiking and camping.

Dr. Yanik, DVM


Dr. Eliza Ekins Yanik grew up in the Midwest where she volunteered extensively with community leadership, animal welfare, and environmental organizations. She graduated from Purdue University with a BS in wildlife conservation biology, and the University of Illinois with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Yanik has a strong interest in internal medicine, feline medicine, preventative care, conservation medicine, and is open to science-based integrative medicine. Most recently she worked as a daytime emergency and urgent care veterinarian before coming to Central Animal Hospital. Her hobbies include advocating for recycling and sustainability, gaming, swing dancing, and spending time with her husband and 2 adorable cats in beautiful Santa Cruz, California.


Diane Bloom, CVPM

Hospital Administrator

Diane Bloom has been involved in Central Animal Hospital's administration since 1994. In addition to her son and daughter, Diane is "Mom" to a rescue mutt, "Auz" and a kitty, "Chippy". Diane is a big fan of road trips, softball, bicycling, and traveling anywhere with an ocean.

Customer Service Representatives

Kassandra Johnson

Customer Service Representative

Lyndsey Heinrich

Customer Service Representative

Everett Tanksley

Customer Service Representative

Sinthia Parra

Customer Service Representative

Tia Kochis

Customer Service Representative

Registered Veterinary Technicians

Tara Trillo, Lead RVT

Sylvia Boyzo, RVT

Certified Veterinary Assistant

Amanda Casey, CVT

Veterinary Assistants

Steven Keller

Veterinary Technician Assistant

Growing up in Campbell with a number of pets in his home, Steven always knew working with animals was his calling. Central Animal Hospital is Steven's first experience working with animals professionally. Outside of work, he cares for two cats and a dog at home, and he enjoys going to the beach, hiking, and visiting museums in his spare time.


Veterinary Technician Assistant

Veterinary Technician Assistants/ Kennel Assistants

Daniel Torres

Veterinary Technician Assistant

Kennel Assistants

August Can-Martinez

Kennel Assistant

Mikaela Tellez

Kennel Assistant

Melissa Wheeler

Kennel Assistant

Sarah Peary

Kennel Assistant

Rachel Hardy

Kennel Assistant