Meet the Team



Dr. Hashimoto graduated from Tuskegee University and completed her internship at All Care Animal Referral Center. She volunteers at the Wetlands Wildlife Center and enjoys coaching basketball, excercising and scrapbooking.

In the Practice Since: 1998

Education: Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine

Interests: Internal Medicine


Dr. Lizardo and Dr. Hashimoto are a husband and wife team that met in veterinary school and graduated from Tuskegee University. Dr. Lizardo completed his internship at All Care Animal Referral Center and has a special interest in surgery. He also enjoys golfing, cycling and music.

In the Practice Since: 1999

Education: Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine

Interests: Surgery


Our Staff

Kathleen Duran</br> Office Manager photo

Kathleen Duran
Office Manager

Kathleen has been in the veterinary field for over 20 years and has been working with Dr. Lizardo and Dr. Hashimoto since 2004. She lives in Rancho Santa Margarita, with her husband, two beautiful boys, and two wild rescue kittens named Parker and Misty. Recently a German Sheppard named Sadie, and a Golden Retriever named Ruby were added to her family!

In Veterinary Field Since: 1998

Education: California State University, Fullerton

Amanda Patoc</br> Register Veterinary Technician photo

Amanda Patoc
Register Veterinary Technician

Amanda is a RVT who graduated from the Windward Community College Veterinary Technology program in Oahu, Hawaii where she was born and raised. She lives with her two beautiful boys, her fur babies Mowgli, Harry, Stewart & Rosco and tortoise, Hamilton. Her special interests are dentistry and anesthesia.

In the Veterinary Field Since: 2010

Amanda is certifield in Canine and Feline CPR and First Aid and Companion Animal Laser Therapy.

Oscar Gonzalez</br> Veterinary Technician photo

Oscar Gonzalez
Veterinary Technician

Oscar has been in the animal care profession for over 20 years and has loved every minute of it! He resides in Anaheim with his cat and snakes. He is an avid Star Wars and Disneyland fan!

In the Veterinary Field Since: 1999

Hope Murphy</br> Receptionist/Technician in Training photo

Hope Murphy
Receptionist/Technician in Training

Hope is currently attending Orange County Veterinary Assisting School and will be graduating in 2022. She resides in Stanton with her dog Atty.

In the Veterinary Field Since: 2013

Marissa Lizardo</br> Veterinary Assistant photo

Marissa Lizardo
Veterinary Assistant

Marissa is currently a student Cal Poly Pomona in the Pre-Veterinary program, pursing an Animal Science degree, with a minor in Zoology. She likes hanging with her two cats, Goo and Mochi at home. Marissa enjoys drawing, writing and is fluent in Japanese.

In the Veterinary Field Since: 2019

Emma Alavarez</br> Receptionist/Veterinary Assistant photo

Emma Alavarez
Receptionist/Veterinary Assistant

Emma is a current student at Platt College in the Veterinary Technician program. Emma has 2 guinea pig and is a proud failed foster mom to Roxxi Regina.  Her hobbies include sewing, watching movies and painting.

In the Veterinary Field Since: 2021

Denise Brown</br> VETERINARY ASSISTANT photo

Denise Brown

Denise is a current student attending San Juan College pursing a veterinary technician certification.  Denise has a passion  working with wildlife, especially penguins.

In the Veterinary Field Since: 2018

Araceli Linke Receptionist photo

Araceli Linke Receptionist

Araceli is attending Cal Poly Pomona, pursuing a Bachelor's in Animal Science. She is the proud owner of an energenic American bulldog named Creed.

Laura Avila photo

Laura Avila

Laura is a current student attending Cal Poly Pomona pursuing a bachelor's degree in Agriculture and Animal Science. She owns two doggies, Benji the cockapoo and Toby the shih tzu, and two kitties, Monte and Zeus. 

Maui</br> Hospital Mascot  photo

Hospital Mascot

Maui runs the hospital. He steals food on a regular basis and always get caught! He always is on a diet. He knows when to console clients when needed. He is here 24/7 to supervise your pet’s care!

In the Veterinary Field Since: 2019

Kona</br> Angel Hospital Mascot photo

Angel Hospital Mascot

Kona supervised patient care at Beach Blvd Pet Hospital from 2004 to 2018. We all LOVE and miss Kona!

Beach Boulevard Pet Hospital

16191 Beach Blvd

Huntington Beach, CA 92647

Phone: (714) 847-1291
Fax: (714) 842-9860


Monday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Tuesday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Wednesday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Thursday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday 8:00am - 4:00pm

Sunday Closed

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