Our Team

Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Barney and Russum Animal Clinic in Fairfield! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at 707-426-1761 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

Associate Veterinarians


Dr. Shannon Veltri, DVM

I graduated UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 2003 and soon after started working…

Dr. Zoe Wichman, DVM

I am very excited to be joining the Barney & Russum team! Some of my…

Back Office Supervisor

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​Jackie Banovitz

I started as receptionist with Barney & Russum in 2003. A year or two later,…

Head Technicians


Staci Little

I have been a member of the Barney & Russum team since 2008. I have…

​Kadie Hall

I have been a tech since 2008 and I wouldn't trade working with animals for…

Dental Technician

Veterinary Technicians


Kailyn Murphy

Kailyn joined the Barney & Russum family in the summer of 2015. She has been…

Kelcie Barnard

I've been at B&R for 3 years now, and I can honestly say I love…

Melissa Ruth

I have been with Barney & Russum for 11 years now! My favorite part about…

​Ella Viado

My name is Ella and I started working at Barney & Russum in August 2016.…

​Heather Switzer, RVT

Registered Veterinary Techncian

Heather has been at Barney & Russum for 5 years. She volunteered for a year…

Veterinary Assistant


​Christian Stewart

I have been working for B&R for 2 years. I love working with animals and…

Receptionist/Veterinary Technician

Front Office Supervisor


Fanny Meroshnekoff

Fanny has been with Barney & Russum for 17 years. She has been in the…



​Gabby Negrillo

My name is Gabrielle Negrillo and I have been working at Barney & Russum since…

Kennel Technicians

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Sarah Bukwich

Sarah is brand new to the B&R team! We are so excited to have her…

​Jessica Holder

I started working at B&R in December of 2015. Taking care of your beloved pets…