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dr glynn echerd veterinarian in los altos california

Glynn Echerd, DVM

Dr. Glynn Echerd, doctor of veterinary medicine (DVM), is a native Texan and graduated from Texas A&M University in 1986. He has been practicing at Los Altos Veterinary Clinic for over 20 years. His interests are internal medicine, endocrinology, anesthesia, dentistry and general surgery for cats and dogs. Dr Echerd lives near our veterinary clinic in Los Altos with his wife, Margaret. They have three crazy house cats and a white cockapoo. Together, Glynn and Margaret enjoy biking and hiking in the Santa Cruz mountains, traveling and cooking. Dr. Echerd is a past president of the Santa Clara Valley Veterinary Medical Association. A frustrated musician, Dr. Echerd claims he is just doing ‘this vet thing’ while he is waiting to get his ‘big break in rock and roll’.

Dr. Echerd is a wonderful Veterinarian and we are fortunate that he has cared for and nurtured our pets for over 20 years. Compassionate, caring and a great staff!

Edie

veterinarian in los altos california

Melissa Bryant-Neal, DVM

Dr. Neal is originally from the Sacramento area. She moved to Los Altos in 2010 after a 12 year adventure in Chicago and New England.

Dr. Neal is a former high school biology teacher who decided to pursue her childhood passion of becoming a veterinarian. She attended veterinary school at the Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine and has a MA in Education from Stanford. She has been practicing in the Bay Area for ten years and joined the LAVC team in 2018.

Dr. Neal’s professional interests include internal medicine and preventative care for cats and dogs. Her most treasured aspect of the job is the quality relationships she builds with her clients and their animals. Having found a love for cats at an early age, Dr. Neal has a passion for feline medicine and surgery. She is an active member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners, and strives continually to improve the experience for all feline patients who visit the clinic.

Dr. Neal lives in Los Altos with her husband, 2 very active children, and 2 orange cats. You may see her riding her bike around town or picking up take out from the local restaurants.

College
University of California at San Diego, B.S. General Biology

Graduate School
Stanford University, 1998

Veterinary School
Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, 2009

Memberships
American Veterinary Medical Association
California Veterinary Medical Association
American Association of Feline Practitioners

veterinarian in los altos california

Christine Yee, DVM

Dr. Christine Yee was born and raised locally here in the South Bay. Knowing that veterinary medicine was her passion from a young age, she started working at a veterinary hospital in Cupertino when she was 13 years old. She attended Santa Clara University as a double major in Biology and Communication, before graduating from Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine with her veterinary degree in 2017. Dr. Christine loves being back home in the Bay Area serving the furry members of her community and building long lasting relationships with her clients. 

Dr. Christine is excited to join the LAVC team in the wonderful community of Los Altos. She has a special interest in pediatrics, surgery, and pain management. She was also involved in canine stem cell research during veterinary school and has received multiple research awards throughout her education. She strives to integrate clinical research into her practice to provide her patients with innovative and cutting edge evidence based medicine. 

During her free time, Dr. Christine spends time with her rescue dog, Kodi and her newly adopted kitten, Enzo. She is an avid hula dancer, pilates enthusiast, and amateur baker of pooch friendly desserts. 

College
College: Santa Clara University , B.S. Biology and Communication

Veterinary School
Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, 2017

Memberships
American Veterinary Medical Association
California Veterinary Medical Association

 

We have been bringing our pets to Los Altos Veterinary Clinic for 17 years and love Dr. Echerd and the staff at the clinic and wouldn’t go anywhere else!

Pam

Just love every part of the veterinary service provided by Dr. Echerd and his staff. He is knowledgeable and empathetic, a GREAT vet!

Jeff

Tiersa Gregg

Veterinary Technician

Just moved back to California bay area in January 2017 from Fort Lauderdale Florida. Being raised in the bay area her whole life, she worked in San Jose as a veterinary assistant for 5 years. Went to Florida for more opportunities and growing experiences with other doctors and practices in 2013. Once she moved back she couldn’t wait to find a new place to call “home”! Now working as a veterinary technician / surgery technician. She brought back from florida not only her new skills as a technician but also 3 adorable cats she adopted in florida that mean the world to her! On her free time off she enjoys hiking, camping with friends and go to any San Francisco Giants baseball game she can. Her hobbies include gardening, swimming and art.

Joanne Kindel

Practice Manager and Receptionist

Joanne is an active mother of two human children, two cats, two dogs, and 3 Guinea pigs! She loves her time working at Los Altos Veterinary Clinic and helping out clients with their fur babies. Joanne has been working with animals for over 25 years, 13 years of that at veterinarian clinics in the bay area. Time at home is an adventure in coordination with volleyball, soccer ,baseball, school performances, and community service groups. AND SHE WOULDN’T CHANGE IT! She believes family is everything, so she makes sure her time away from them is doing something she loves as much.

Brianna Rosado

Veterinary Technician

Mayra Varelas

Veterinary Assistant

Jessica Jimenez

Veterinary Technician

Jessica was raised in Mountain View and attended Los Altos High School. She is currently a full time student at Foothill College studying Veterinary Technology. She hopes to become a licensed vet tech by 2020. She is a proud dog mom to her 7 year old Pit bull name Akira. When she is not watching Dr. Echerd’s pooch, Teddy, she spends time hiking, on the beach, and being lazy with Akira.

Jackie Torres

Veterinary Receptionist

Jackie is a mother, marathoner, SJ Sharks fan and animal lover. She grew up in Los Altos and loves working with amazing people and pets at Los Altos Veterinary Clinic. She has a teenage daughter and currently has four cats. She previously volunteered and worked at the Silicon Valley Humane Society where she adopted out over 500 animals to their forever homes. When she is not at work she likes to relax with yoga or train for her next race with her group, San Jose Fit, on the beautiful trails on the Bay Area.

Olivia

Veterinary Receptionist

Jana Rader

Veterinary Technician