Dr. Scott Lichlyter

Dr. Scott Lichlyter moved to Brentwood in 1990 after graduating from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Lichlyter opened Brentwood Family Pet Care in 2000, with the goals of supporting a high quality of life for family pets in the area and helping develop the relationship between pets and their families. His own daughter was born the year the clinic opened, and his son was born a few years later. the family has two cats, Princess and Whiskers, two dogs, Molly (pictured) a Lab/Boxer mix and Shyla a Bisenji/Border Collie mix and a fish, Bubbles. Scott is in the clinic Monday through Thursday.

Dr. Kristi Lee

Began working with us in 2013. She graduated from Michigan State University in 2010, but was born and raised in California. She had the honor of graduating as Cardiology Student of the Year. She has experience in Emergency and did some relief work before going to work full time. Both She and her Lab/Pointer Mix, Kiva enjoy running, camping and hiking with friends. Kristi is in the clinic Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Dr. Lindsay Heath

Dr. Lindsay Heath started with Family Pet Care in 2015. Dr. Heath returned to the Bay Area after living in Los Angeles for 8 years. She graduated from Western University of Health Sciences in 2011. After completing a one-year internship at Animal Specialty Group, she worked in general practice. When not working, she enjoys horseback riding, hiking, gardening, and spending time with her dogs, cats, and chickens. Lindsay is in the clinic Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Dr. Eric Johnson

Dr. Eric Johnson attended Berkeley for his undergrad then went to the Univ of Georgia to get his DVM. More recently he worked in Washington then southern Ca, but wanted to move his family closer to the bay, where he grew up and his family still lives. Dr. Eric is in the clinic Monday, Tuesday and Friday.

Dr. Tucker Avra

Dr. Tucker Avra joined us in 2017 following a one-year internship at Kansas State University and then a year of private practice in Georgia after graduating in 2015 from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. He enjoys spending his free time exploring the beautiful California outdoors and traveling with his girlfriend. Tucker is pictured here with Nala, their Irish Wolfhound mix. He is in the clinic Monday through Thursday.

Dr. Daniel Weinstein

Dr. Dan Weinstein joined our team in 2017, just after he graduated. He graduated from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine after earning his undergraduate degree in Animal Science. He is shown here with Denali, his family’s Golden Retriever, who has his own Instagram account. Outside of veterinary medicine, he enjoys playing basketball and following 49ers football. He is in the clinic Monday through Friday.

Hospital Administrator

Rochelle Walker has been part of the Brentwood Family Pet Care team since 2006. She moved to California in 2005 to spend more time with her niece and nephew. In 2008, she met her future husband. ‘I really enjoy working with the team here and the pets are a wonderful plus,’ she says. ‘I don’t actually take care of the pets that come in, but I take care of the people that take care of them. I work behind the scenes, making sure the lights stay on and the bills get paid. It’s a great perk to be able to step into the treatment room and play with a kitten or puppy that has come in.’

Financial Coordinator

Laurie has been at Brentwood Family Pet Care since 2004. She is married with two amazing sons. As a family, they enjoy traveling, pheasant hunting, and attending classic car events. In Laurie’s spare time, she enjoys gardening, lounging by the pool, and cooking for family and friends. She has two yellow labs, Buddy and Bogie.

Client Service Coordinator

Jannel has worked at Brentwood Family Pet Care since 2009. Jannel’s dog is a red merle Catahoula leopard named Buster. She is a student at LMC with plans to transfer to a four-year school with a major in pre-dental. She then plans to go to dental school.

Patient Care Specialist

Jayme started with the team in 2013. She loves being here and working with animals and always dreamed of working in the veterinary field. At home she owns all kinds of animals and calls her farm her zoo. She received a BS in Biological Sciences with an option of Biology in 2015. Jayme loves taking her pig Tucker on a walk and playing soccer on the weekends. She also enjoys traveling with her boyfriend.

Patient Care Specialist

I grew up with a strong love of all animals and always knew I would end up working with them in some way or another. What better way than to become a veterinary technician and help make animals feel better? I got my first job in a clinic as an assistant at age 21 and have been a technician ever since. I started with BFPC in 2013 and couldn’t be happier. I have 2 mini horses, a cat, a snake, and my girl Bently pictured here with me and her mother Harley, who we recently had to say good bye to, way too soon. They have been the most amazing and loyal companions. They have me hooked and I wouldn’t have it any other way!

Patient Care Specialist, RVT

Alora started with us in early 2014. She has been a Registered Veterinary Techincian (RVT) since 2000 and brings over 7 years of experience in emergency and critical care to our team. Alora and her husband recently purchased 9 acres in outer Brentwood and have added goats, chickens and ducks to their already full house of a cat, two dogs (Sasha, a terrier mix and Ranger a chihuahua/terrier mix) and three young boys. She is looking forward to her future at BFPC and her dream ranch.

Patient Care Specialist

After graduating high school I joined the military and became a United States Marine. I was stationed in San Diego, CA for 3 years. There I met my husband and we got two labrador retrievers named Jax and Harlow. After he and I were both discharged we moved here to the bay area. We love being outdoors with our dogs and we take them camping and hiking as much as we can! I have been a member of the BFPC family since January of 2016 and everyday day at work is always a new adventure! Loving and caring for all the patients that visit us here is the best part of everyday.

Scheduling Coordinator

Kylie has been with BFPC since the summer of 2014. She enjoys spending time at work with our amazing clients and staff. In her free time she loves to be outdoors taking her 2 dogs: Cal – a Border Collie and Jax – a Westhighland Terrier, on hikes and to the beach. Her favorite hobby is shooting guns at the gun range.

Patient Care Specialist

I have been with BFPC since 2014 and have been working as a veterinary technician since 2008 and I love it!! It has always been my goal to help and care for animals with kindness and compassion. My life has been filled with loving, caring, raising and rescuing all types of animals. I currently live with seven cats who reward me with unconditional love every day.

Patient Care Specialist

I started with BFPC in 2014 and I love getting to see all the pets, new and old, that come in every day! I live on a farm and have my own cattle business. I’m also finishing up at Modesto Junior College getting my Animal Science and Animal Business degrees (specializing in Vet medicine). When I’m not working, I love going on runs with Krissi, my Queensland Heeler.

Client Service Coordinator

I started working here at BFPC in 2016. The little man in the picture with me is Kurtis, he is my Cardigan Welsh Corgi. Kurtis is a dream dog of mine. I grew up rodeoing and riding horses where cattle dogs and corgis were very popular. I just love the uniqueness and personality of them. I am a farm girl and I was raised with animals. My free time mostly consists of being with them. To this day I have 4 dogs, 4 cats, 3 pot belly pigs, 2 horses and 2 goats. As a kid, I did 4H so I raised livestock and showed them at the county fair. I did that for about 10 years. I guess working in veterinary medicine was the next natural step for someone who loves animals like I do.

Client Care Coordinator

I have been working at Brentwood Family Pet Care since summer 2016. It was always a dream of mine to work at a vet so when i got the opportunity, I was thrilled! I have grown up with multiple rescue dogs and currently have 3: Lexie, in the picture with me, who is a Chihuahua/miniature Pinscher, Jethro, a black Lab and Abbey a chocolate Lab. When I’m not at work I enjoy camping and getting out on the lake. Nothing can beat a day out on the boat with my fur babies, friends and family.

Patient Care Specialist

I grew up around large and small animals as well as some exotics. My first job was when I was three where I carried small bags of dog food into pet stores with my grandfather’s trucking company. From then on I’ve always worked in the pet industry. I’ve been a technician assistant off and on for about 25 years for large and small animals. I joined BFPC in early 2017 and just love it here. In my spare time I love being with my husband and family. We enjoy taking our Mastiff, Ruger, here in the photo with me, to the river and dog shows. We are proud to say he became a Champion Mastiff in 2016!!.

Patient Care Specialist

Hannah was born and raised in England then traveled between Saudi Arabia and England in her early teens. She has now been happily living in the US for the better part of 10 years. She loves spending time with her dog Cashew ‘Cash and they both enjoy swimming and going to the beach. Hannah joined the Team in Summer 2017.

RVT and Patient Care Specialist

Nicole started with BFPC in 2017. She lives in Valley Springs with her husband and fur babies. She also enjoys hiking and pretty much anything outdoors. In her future she hopes to expand her plethora of animals into livestock and equines as well.

Patient Care Specialist

As a child I loved all animals and wanted my future career to involve working with them. My senior year of high school I was given the opportunity to intern at Brentwood Family Pet Care and it changed my life. My whole life I was told “do something you love and you will never work a day in your life” and that’s what I wanted to do. I learned what a veterinary technician was and knew right then it was my “something” I would love. I’ve been here since spring of 2018. My picture shows me with my rescued terrier mix, Scuba.

Patient Care Specialist

Chris tells us she dreamed for years about working with animals and she is thrilled that she was able to join BFPC in early 2018. She has volunteered with several local animal rescues over the last decade, but now she gets to work hands-on with a variety of cute critters, their awesome owners and our fun team every day. She finds working here to be a sincere pleasure. In her time off, she and her husband of 30+ years and their two grown children love to go wake boarding, ride dirt bikes, camp and hang out with their three rescued fur babies. They have Cooper(9) pictured here, who is a Pit Bull/ Shepherd/ Chow mix; Jemia (14+) a Shepherd / Ridgeback and the latest addition; Sasha (1 1/2 ) who is a Chihuahua/ Miniature Pincer mix. They always make going home a party…even if she’s only been gone 15 minutes.