Dr. Rajvir Gillon DVM - Veterinarian / Owner
Dr. Rajvir Gillon was born and raised in San Jose, CA. He attended veterinary school at GADVASU in Punjab, India. After graduating veterinary school, Dr. Gillon completed his first intern year at Central Valley Veterinary Hospital in Manteca, CA. He then went on to intern at Ace Animal Hospital in Fremont, CA. Upon successful completion of his internship, Dr. Gillon became an Associate Veterinarian at Ace Animal Hospital, where he has continued to practice since. In addition to practicing at Ace Animal Hospital, Dr. Gillon has been doing relief work at American Pet Clinic inCeres, CA.Dr. Gillon has had a love for animals since he was very young. He grew up with a variety of animals ranging from dogs and cats to various farm animals and ostriches. At the age of 8, Dr. Gillon was inspired to start his very own chicken farm. He started his farm with four chicks, and it resulted in over 100 chickens. Dr. Gillon currently resides in San Jose with his two dogs named Max and Carmen, as well as two cats; Piper and Tutu.
Dr.Emily Shani, DVMAssociate Veterinarian
Dr. Emily Shani was born and raised in the South Bay Area. She received her Bachelor of Science in Animal Sciences from Cornell University, followed by her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Shani's special interests include preventative care, surgery, dentistry, dermatology, behavior, and internal medicine. Continuity of care is extremely important to her, and she strives in particular to create close and long-term relationships with patients and their families. She works on being easily accessible to her clients and has a special talent of remembering patients' names even after a single visit! Dr. Shani has served on the Legislative Committee for the California Veterinary Medical Association since 2016 and has received numerous leadership awards. Outside of work, Dr. Shani enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, and two dogs. Other interests include pub trivia, wine/beer tasting, and crafting.
Alexandra N.Practice Manager
Alex obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from CSU East Bay in 2018. She has been working in the veterinary field since 2013. She currently has 3 dogs, a Rottweiler name Kalli, a corgi named Stormi and a maltipoo named Mochi. Along with her dogs, she has two cats Wilbur and Scruffington, a parrot named Kiwi, and two lizards.
Diana MRegistered Veterinary Technician
Diana graduated from Carrington College and received her veterinary technician license in 2019. She has been working in the veterinary field since 2017. Currently, she lives with her three pets; two cats and one dog. Her dog's name is Cleo and her cats are Moscato and Merlot.
Alyssa DVeterinary Assistant
Alyssa is currently in college studying to further her career in veterinary medicine. She is taking classes to become a registered veterinary technician. She has 1 dog named Zoey and 3 cats; Lexi, Nala, and Simba. Alyssa has been in the veterinary field since 2015.
Danielle TVeterinary Assistant
Danielle is currently attending an online program to become an RVT. She began her journey with Willow Glen Pet Hospital in 2018. She has a Shiba Inu named Kiba.
Sandia SVeterinary Assistant
Sandia has been a part of the WGPH team since 2020. She has 2 cats, Loki and Freyja, as well as a border collie named Zephyr.
Desiree GVeterinary Assistant
Desiree became a veterinary assistant in 2020. She has been passionate about animals since she was a child. She has a Shiba Inu named Khaleesi. In her free time she enjoys hiking and baking.
Patryk SVeterinary Assistant
Patryk has been working in the vet field since 2019 and became a part of the WGPH team in 2021. He currently is enrolled in an online RVT program. He is very passionate about his jeep, and spends his free time modifying it and driving to different scenic destinations. He lives with 3 cats, Bane, Mercy, and Vans.
Katharina B.Veterinary Technician
Katharina became a licensed veterinary nurse in Norway in 2014. She moved to California in 2016 to obtain a degree in Finance from SJSU. She has been a part of WGPH since 2021. In her free time she enjoys rock climbing and hiking.