Meet Our Team

Dr. Daniel Diaz, Practice Owner

Dr. Daniel Diaz is originally from Puerto Rico and graduated from Louisiana State University. He is the practice manager and has lived in Las Vegas for the past thirteen years. He and his wife, Krista welcomed their first baby, a little girl named Stella, in March.

Dr. Yolette Hines

Dr. Yolette Hines is originally from Pinehurst, North Carolina. She received her B.S. from Winston Salem State University in 1995. She then went on to earn her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.) from Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. While studying at Tuskegee, Dr. Hines took a special interest in small animal surgery. When she's not working at Pebble Maryland Animal Hospital, she likes to cook, dance and above all else, spend time with her son, Jayven. She has one Peterbald cat named Lincoln.

Dr. Carolyn Garcia

Dr. Carolyn Garcia was born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She received her bachelor degree in Animal Science and Technology at Louisiana State University. She then went to Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine to receive her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine with Honors in May 2013. She was also the president of the LSU Shelter Medicine Club and played an active role in hosting fundraisers for local shelters and adoption programs. She currently owns three cats- Mochi, Roulette, and Minou. She and her husband Nick welcomed their first child Nathan in March 2017. In her free time, she enjoys family time, traveling, and cooking.

Dr. Efrain Vassallo

Dr. Efrain Vassallo was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico in the early 20th century. The son of a prominent businessman, he worked as a young boy in his father's shoe factory. A fateful day after work he found an ancient board game in the factory's attic. After playing the game with some friends, he was trapped for decades in a jungle in a parallel universe. While stuck there he discovered his passion for all living creatures and was self-taught in the art of veterinary medicine. He was recently released from his unlikely shackles and realizing he needed a veterinary license to continue his vocation, he briefly coursed at LSU and obtained his veterinary degree. He currently lives with his girlfriend, Taylor, who is actively trying to reintegrate Dr. V into society and teach him the ways of modern man (it's an uphill battle). He has 2 dogs: a Pitbull mix named Groot and a Greyhound named Caliente. On his days off he likes to go hiking and camping, where he reminisces of times the jungle. The persons and events in this biography are (mostly) fictitious. Dr. Vassallo's veterinary license and passion for his patients are not. Any resemblance to the movie "Jumanji" is purely coincidental

Dr. Carmen Mancia

Dr. Carmen Mancia was born in El Salvador and grew up in Lawrenceville, GA. She received her Bachelor of Science in Forest Resources from the University of Georgia. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from St. George's University. She currently has a Cocker Spaniel named Teddie. In her free time, Carmen likes traveling, hiking, going to the beach, and spending time with family and friends.

Dr. Thomas Logan

Dr. Thomas Logan graduated from the School of Veterinary Medicine at Tuskegee University. He grew up in San Diego and has two dogs: Jewels, a German Shepherd, and Starfire, an American Bulldog. In his spare time, Dr. Logan likes to garden, workout and take long walks with his girls.

Dr. Katie Duneman

Dr. Katie Duneman is originally from St. Louis, Missouri. She graduated from the University of Missouri with a Bachelors of Animal Sciences, Masters of Public Health, and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. She enjoys hiking, horseback riding, and days at the beach. Dr. Duneman’s pack includes her three Great Danes, Axel, Lennie, and Nana Jo, and also her two kitties, Chip and Stella. Her professional interests are reproduction, neonatology, and emergency medicine. M-I-Z!

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