Our Team

The Murrieta Oaks Veterinary Hospital and Pet Hotel team

Our staff of experienced and expert veterinarian doctors and skilled vet staff is ready when your pet needs us. Call or contact us today to learn more.



These are the faces of our warm hearted and hardworking technicians and assistants that make our practice truly unique. We pride ourselves in the fact that we are blessed to work with true animal lovers. The Murrieta Oaks family moves together in the unity and belief of high standard medical care and a true passion for our fuzzy friends.

We encourage you and your fuzzy friend to get to know us today!

Please also visit our "Pet Pics" page for a look at some of our staff moments that make our lives purrfect!


Kyra McCormack-Hospital Manager

Kyra McCormack is the Hospital Manager for Murrieta Oaks Veterinary Hospital. A veteran in the animal industry, Kyra previously managed a multi-doctor practice in Dallas before relocating to Murrieta. She has been managing Murrieta Oaks since November of 2016 and is most proud of the extraordinary veterinary medical care and customer service that has become a hallmark of Murrieta Oaks. She continually dedicates herself to supporting the staff and clients that walk through the door every day. Her hobbies include watching Fixer Upper and spending time with her husband, son, dogs Onyx, Roxy and Max, cats Scooby, Daphne, Sam and Scrappy, chameleon Loki and Echo the gecko.


Danielle - Client Services Representative

Danielle is our lead Client Services Representative with several years in the veterinary field. With attention to detail, she strives to provide each client with the utmost care and compassion. She has three dogs, five chickens, rabbits, and has had llamas; which allows her to relate to different levels of clientele. In her free time she enjoys training her three dog at an obedience school.


Diane - Veterinary Assistant

Diane has been a veterinary assistant for 6 years and has worked here at Murrieta Oaks for most of that time. She loves rescuing animals and currently has 5 beloved dogs and 3 horses. She spends her free time entertaining her dogs and riding her horses. She also has a passion for outdoor activities.
Diane is known for being a great motivator and her most used phrase at work is “You’re doing Great!”


Kerissa - Registered Veterinary Technician

Kerissa, is one of our Registered Veterinary Technicians, who joined us in July of 2013. She loves helping people get the care they need for their pets. She adores animals, and is passionate about making sure they get the best care possible. Kerissa enjoys doing puzzles, spending time with her pets and taking them running and hiking. She has two German Shepherds and a Lab of her own, which keep her on her toes.


Nicki - Registered Veterinary Technician

Nicki is one of our Registered Veterinary Technicians and she has been in the veterinary field for over 6 years. In her spare time, she enjoys weight lifting at the gym and hiking with her two dogs, Jeager and Monster.


Rich-Veterinary Assistant

Rich has been a technician for over 10 years and he joined our team in 2017! He loves being a technician, because it allows him to help animals and educate their owners. Rich was born and raised in Long Beach, California, where he grew up skateboarding, surfing and playing baseball. Rich has two boys ages 4 and 14, a dog named “Hunny” and a cat named “Sophie.”


Rochelle-Kennel Assistant

Rochelle has a deep passion for animals and that passion lead her to become one of our Kennel Assistants. She’s had the privilege of caring for and training animals for over 15 years by volunteering at the SPCA and Animal Friends of the Valley, before joining our team. She’s not only an animal advocate, but also a mother of two children, an American Bulldog and two cats. Rochelle is a military spouse and she is currently in school to become a Registered Veterinary Technician. In her spare time, she enjoys building projects, family time, traveling and volunteering.


Kristen-Kennel Assistant

Kristen is one of our Kennel Assistants here at Murrieta Oaks. She loves working with all our boarding guests and patients. She especially enjoys, one on one interaction: Walking, playing, and daily basic needs of our guests. In her free time Kristen enjoys: Hiking, four wheeling, and trips to the ocean. 


Summer-Veterinary Assistant

Summer is one of our veterinary assistants here at Murrieta Oaks. She has been in the veterinary field for 3 years; two years with our hospital and one year in Hawaii. Here at Murrieta Oaks, she loves working with her co-workers and believes they have great comradery. During her time outside the hospital, Summer enjoys outdoor activities with her dog Jenny, playing music and hanging out with friends and family.


Susannah - Client Services Representative

Susannah is one of our customer service representatives here at Murrieta Oaks. She has been in the animal care field for several years and joined out team in 2018. She has 1 dog, a turtle and 2 fish. Susannah enjoys hiking, writing and crafting in her free time. Her passion for animals and assisting her community stands out above all.