Staff

Meet the Team at The Castro Animal Hospital!

  • Dr. Sarah Inman
    Veterinarian & Owner

    Dr. Inman was born in Johannesburg, South Africa and raised in Melbourne, Australia. She completed her undergraduate degree in Genetics and Biochemistry in Melbourne before attending veterinary school at the University of Sydney. She relocated to San Francisco with her husband in 2016 and worked as an Associate Veterinarian at Avenue's Pet Hospital in the Sunset before founding The Castro Animal Hospital. Dr. Inman’s particular areas of interest are surgery and diagnostic imaging as well as being an advocate for animal welfare. Outside of work Dr. Inman loves spending her time in the great outdoors whether it be hiking, mountain biking or skiing.

  • Dr. Tais Perpetuo
    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Tais Perpetuo has been practicing veterinary medicine in the Bay Area since 2009. A Native of Brazil, she grew up in a small town near São Paulo City & has had many cats, dogs, a tortoise & chickens, not to mention the street animals her family was always feeding. Following her passion for animals, she graduated from State University of Londrina, College of Veterinary Medicine, going on to practice in São Paulo City for 2 years. After that, she immigrated to the USA, studied English & worked as a veterinary technician for 5 years before pursuing her dream of practicing in the USA. Dr. Tais completed her clinical training at Kansas State University & validated for her diploma in the USA through the ECFVG program offered by the American Veterinary Medical Association.

    In her spare time, Dr. Tais loves being with her 2 kids, her husband & her cat Smokey. They live in San Francisco & enjoy outdoor activities such as biking, & going to the beach or mountains. She is also passionate about several forms of dance.

  • Dr. Jennifer Liang
    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Jennifer Liang grew up in the Bay Area & spent her undergraduate years in Santa Cruz & Davis. After graduating from Western University of Health Sciences, she completed a rotating Small Animal internship in Irvine, before moving back to the Bay Area to be closer to her family.

    Dr. Liang's passion for veterinary medicine evolved from caring for a plethora of pets growing up & her main areas of interest interest include soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, chronic pain management, and alternative therapies 

    In addition to spending time with her family, outside of the hospital Dr. Liang likes to play tourist in her hometown of San Francisco, trying new restaurants, checking out local events, and doing a little urban hiking. On less adventurous days she experiments with new recipes in the kitchen.

  • Jason Wake
    Hospital Manager

    Jason is a Bay Area native & has been a San Francisco resident for over 13 years, living in the city with his husband, two Yorkies & two cats. He has 17 years of experience in the veterinary field working as a veterinary assistant & spending the last four years in the role of Hospital Lead Technician. Jason is currently completing his Certification in Veterinary Practice Management. 

  • Ashley Brech
    Lead Veterinary Assistant

    Ashley is a new resident to San Francisco & lives with her dog & two cats. She has worked in the veterinary industry for over 5 years & her main areas of interest are surgery & client education. Ashley attended Carrington Technical College for Veterinary Medicine where she trained to become a Registered Veterinary Technician, a qualification she will be taking later this year. In her free time Ashley enjoys spending days on the beach with her dog & exploring the city 

  • Karen Hu
    Veterinary Assistant

    Karen is a San Francisco Native & lives in the city with her two dogs Emi & Cookie. Karen studied Zoology at San Francisco State University before starting her training as a Registered Veterinary Technician at Penn Foster College.

  • Turea Armaly
    Registered Veterinary Technician

    Turea was born & raised in Sonoma County & currently commutes from Santa Rosa where she lives with her family & 6 year old cat Franklin. She has worked in the veterinary field for 6 years, obtaining her RVT license in 2018.

    In her free time Turea likes to do anything to do with the outdoors & her ultimate passion is to one day work with big cats.

  • Sara Colby
    Veterinary Assistant & Client Service Representative

    Sara has worked in customer service for many years, including for the veterinary ophthalmology group Veterinary Vision. Sara is also currently training to become a veterinary assistant

  • Emilee De Soto
    Veterinary Assistant

    Emilee is originally from Louisiana & has worked as a Veterinary Assistant for 6 years. Emilee's passion lies in animal behavior & she is a 'Fear Free' trained handler.  

  • Kenny Ponds
    Client Service Representative

    Kenny was born & raised in San Francisco & currently lives in Oakland. He has worked in the veterinary industry for over 10 years & loves having a job that allows him to work with both people & animals. In his free time Kenny takes an active role in his Church community. 

  • Mickey Graceson
    Veterinary Assistant

    Mickey has over 20 years of experience in the veterinary field ranging from shelter medicine to working in emergency & intensive care. She commutes to San Francisco from Oakland where she lives with her fuzzball cat Bucky

  • Cassandra Davila
    Veterinary Assistant

    Cassandra is originally from Nicaragua where she completed her veterinary studies. She has over 5 years of experience in the veterinary field, the last 2 years being in San Francisco. In her down time Cassandra loves to go jogging

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Hours

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-4:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed