Marin Pet Hospital Staff

Dr. Joan Schoengart
Dr. Schoengart
Dr. Bill Barboni
Dr. Barboni

Hospital Staff

Our nursing staff has over eighty years of combined experience. All of our nurses and assistants have a passion for veterinary medicine and animals.

Our lead veterinary technician, Debbie Utter, RVT, has over thirty-five years of experience in veterinary nursing, shelter and wildlife medicine. She has also trained and shown dogs in obedience. She enjoys going to continuing education seminars and staying current on the latest medical advances.

Dawn Bedell,
our Lead Receptionist, began her veterinary career with five years as a veterinary assistant. She brings her know-how, a compassionate ear, and strong organizational skills to our front office. When not at the hospital, Dawn spends time training her rescue horse Petunia, playing with her two kitties, and enjoying the fact that her daughter is a straight A student.

Jana Hughes
has been active in the veterinary medicine field since 1995. With the help of her coworkers and lots of studying, she passed her exams to become a Registered Veterinary Technician. With all the love and support of her new family, she's become a competent nurse and avid cynophilist. She lives locally with her smart, funny and sweet boyfriend and her wee doggie Annie. Someday, she hopes to add in a kitty

Camille Quintua
came to Marin Pet Hospital in 2012. She graduated from Foothill College in 1997, where she received her Associates Degree in Animal Technology and her RVT (Registered Veterinary Technician) license. Over the years she has enjoyed a wide variety of animal emergency and specialty medicine. Camille lives in Cotati with her loving husband Patrick, and two active sons, Jacob and Caleb. Muppet her sweet Morki akc Lochen accompanies her to work each day. She loves working in a fun relaxed family environment where her skills are utilized and her compassion for animals is valued.

Rachel Barnes
started at Marin Pet in 2003 as a kennel attendant. She graduated from UC Davis with a BS in Animal Science with an emphasis in Reproduction and has now returned to Marin Pet Hospital as a veterinary nurse. Rachel has a passion for animals, but specializes in canines and is a successful English Setter breeder and dog show handler. Her dogs are well known nation wide and she prides herself in breeding healthy, well tempered dogs.