Kirsten Burner, MBA – Hospital Administrator
Kirsten, or “Mrs. B.” as she is known at the practice, is the co-owner and Hospital Administrator at Anacapa Animal Hospital. Kirsten received her Bachelor’s degree in Cell and Developmental Biology from the University of California at Santa Barbara and a Master’s in Business Administration from California State University. During her undergraduate studies she worked in various veterinary hospitals to help pay for college. After graduating from UCSB, she worked at a speciality practice, the California Animal Hospital with Dr. Stephen Ettinger, where she gained her first insight into practice management.
After obtaining her MBA she pursued an interest in e-commerce. She worked as a Director of Global Web Services, Director of e-Strategies, and E-Store Producer for companies in the action sport and youth travel industries. She returned to her first passion, veterinary medicine, when she and her husband purchased Anacapa Animal Hospital in 2006.
In her spare time she enjoys hiking, walking, cooking, and spending time with friends and family. She lives in Ventura with her husband, J., their daughter, Sophia, and their menagerie of pets.
Client Care Staff
Roseann: Lead Receptionist
Roseann joined the Anacapa Vet Team in 2011. She grew up in Santa Paula and worked in a local clinic there before coming to our practice. Working with animals has been a passion of Roseann’s since she was a little girl. Being able to go into work each day and make a difference in an animal’s life is a dream come true.
Roseann is working on becoming a Registered Veterinary Technician at San Juan College. She has two cats, Trixie and Felix, and one dog, Callie. When she is not helping to care for our clients and patients, Roseann enjoys spending time with her family, friends and pets.
Aleiah grew up in Oxnard, CA. She attended Ventura College where she earned an A.A. degree in Natural Sciences. Aleiah loves animals of all types and plans on becoming a veterinarian in the future. She currently attends Cal State Channel Islands and is majoring in Biology.
In her spare time she enjoys reading, dancing, and spending time with her dogs at the beach. She has three dogs and three cats.
Joining our vet staff with a love for animals and a desire to help them any way she can, Ashlee has owned a plethora of pets her whole life. She’s very happy to come to a place where she can continue to be surrounded by furry friends!
Patient Care Staff
Jessica: Veterinary Assistant
Jessica is a native of Ventura. She attended Buena High School and has been working in the veterinary field because of her strong passion for animal welfare since the age of 14. Jessica loves being apart of something bigger than herself and is proud to be apart of the Anacapa Team.
Jessica lives with her son and two cats, Easy and Bree. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, hiking, spending time with her son and volunteering at the local rescue.
Heather: Technician Assistant/Kennel Attendant
A student at Heritage College (and future veterinarian!), Heather joins our staff with a compassion for animals and desire to help them any way she can. She loves being able to learn something new every day, and can’t wait to apply her knowledge and experiences to her studies at veterinary school.
An Oxnard resident, Heather likes traveling, hiking and spending as much time outdoors as possible with her “army” of five Siberian Huskies!
Natalie: Technician Assistant
Natalie, a lifelong native of Oxnard, is a graduate of OHS with an immense love for animals. Working at Anacapa, Natalie is happy to be able to make a difference in their lives and has aspirations for furthering her career in veterinary medicine.
Natalie has two dogs, Bonita and Yoda, and enjoys taking them for hikes. She also likes reading books and graphic novels, traveling, and spending time with her friends and family.