Staff

  • Dr.
    Diana Welsh
    Dr. Diana Welsh is a graduate of the University of California at Davis, where she received a B.S. in Zoology and a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. As owner and practitioner of Wildwood Veterinary Hospital, her goal is to bring quality care to pets and their families. Dr Welsh practices small animal medicine with special interests in the treatment of birds, reptiles, pocket pets, and exotic animals. Dr. Welsh is highly allergic to rabbits and chinchillas so unfortunately, we are unable to accept new rabbit and chincilla clients at this time.
  • Dr.
    Chris Sanders
    Dr. Christopher Sanders is a 1996 graduate from Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine. He is certified with The International Veterinary Acupuncture Society as a veterinary acupuncturist and has used his skills to treat many dogs, cats, iguanas, and birds. Dr. Sanders has a special interest in treating birds and reptiles. Also, he has experience treating amphibians, fish, and insects.
  • Dr.
    Tiffany Azevedo

    Dr. Tiffany Azevedo is a California native and received her bachelor’s degree in integrative biology from UC Berkeley. She subsequently completed her veterinary degree at Michigan State University. While in veterinary school, Dr. Azevedo was the president of the Student Association of Veterinary Surgery, and on the board of the student chapters of the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society and Association of Shelter Veterinarians. She also completed two business certificates and was a member of the Phi Zeta Honor Society during this time. She is also bilingual, speaking both English and Mandarin Chinese. Dr. Azevedo has special interests in surgery, dentistry, exotic pets, and behavior (which led to her complete Fear Free training). She is heavily involved in working with rescues, animal shelters, and spends much of her time fostering animals. After practicing veterinary medicine in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Dr. Azevedo relocated back to the bay and currently lives in San Jose with her husband and four cats (Theia, Kronos, Helios, and Asteria). Her interests include hiking, camping, bird watching, SCUBA diving, playing the piano, baking, scrapbooking, and making all sorts of crafts.

  • Chelsea DeLong
    Receptionist
    Chelsea grew up in San Jose loving animals. When she was little she loved dressing up her childhood cats and collecting ladybugs and frogs. In December 2014 Chelsea joined the Wildwood family. She has enjoyed expanding her knowledge on exotics but her true passion is cats. She has always had a love for cats and now has her own colony. She also loves all types of food, the sun and lilies are her favorite flowers. Her hobbies include relaxing with her fur children, watching movies, cooking, taking advantage of the local adventures her home and surrounding cities have to offer, and traveling.
  • Marisa Salazar
    Receptionist
    Marisa is the original receptionist at Wildwood Veterinary Hospital. She has been with Dr. Welsh on and off since 1998. A native of San Jose, she has always loved animals. She always had a variety of animals, cats, hamsters, dogs, turtles, fish and even a pet moth. As one of Jehovah’s Witness, she spends much of her time teaching the bible to the spanish speaking community. She also enjoys spending time with her husband, Ruben and their four legged children, the kitty cats. Saber and her twin, Cloudy, who are 12 years old. Anikin, who is 8 years old, George who is about 9 years old. Lastly her newest addition, Ninja , the red ear slider.
  • Jamila Colar
    Receptionist

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  • Andrea Mocabee
    Registered Veterinary Technician
    Andrea had grown up with dogs all her life but her passion to work with animals did not begin until she became involved in Greyhound rescue and adopted her first Greyhound, Barney. She went back to school to study Veterinary Technology and became registered in 2007 upon graduation. Andrea became part of the Wildwood team in 2013 and works part – time as an RVT. Andrea also works at Scout’s House, where she is not only the Practice Manager and RVT, but she is also a rehabilitation therapist for animals. Andrea lives in San Jose with her two Greyhounds, Ridley and Gilly and her two Bearded Dragons, Leonard and Malcolm.
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  • Shauna Garcia
    Registered Veterinary Technician

    Shauna has loved animals of all shapes and sizes for as long as she can remember and is finally turning that love into a career. She joined the Wildwood family at the end of 2016 and graduated in Veterinary Technology at Carrington College. She has an interest in shelter medicine, exotics, and has volunteered at various animal rescue and shelter organizations. Shauna is a self proclaimed 'cat lady' and foodie who enjoys reading, watching movies, and going to local music shows or concerts. She currently lives in San Jose with her cats Sheba and Baggy, dog Kuwabara, chameleon Carol, and snake Udon.

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  • Arielle King
    Registered Veterinary Technician

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  • Jeanna Schnurbusch
    Registered Veterinary Technician

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  • Jessi Foxhoven
    Veterinary Assistant

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  • Gwen Lee
    Veterinary Assistant

    Gwen has always loved animals, particularly exotics. After working in the business world and finding it unfulfilling, she went back to school to study veterinary technology. She joined the Wildwood team in 2018 and is currently waiting for her veterinary technician license to be processed. She has her own personal zoo at home with animals including snakes, tarantulas, dogs, and geckos.

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  • Mitchell Watson
    Veterinary Assistant

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  • Grace Dinh
    Veterinary Assistant

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