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Dr. Leah Hill

 Dr. Leah Hill has owned Animal Medical Center since May 2004 and is the owner of University Pet Resort as well. Originally from Melbourne, Australia, Dr. Hill has practiced veterinary medicine in Merced since 1999.  She enjoys the opportunity to help pets medically at Animal Medical Center and pamper them at the Resort. She is the proud owner of her dogs Rex and Belle.


Kathy has been with University Pet Resort since the beginning and has a special gift with dogs and birds. She develops loving relationships with even the most aggressive dog.   It is a mission of hers to get to know each pet individually.  Kathy is a resort supervisor and a certified pet care technician.  She is a pet parent of Bandit a Pit-Bull mix, a Pit named Chica and three Chihuahua mixes, Smokey, Bones and Taco Jake!


Amanda is an administrative assistant and marketing coordinator for UPR and has been with the resort since October 2007.  Her goal is to make sure every pet parent leaves their pet knowing that they will have the best care possible!  She loves to meet new people and their precious pets. Her pets include; Rocket the dachshund, Dozer the boxer, Fluff a guinea pig and Jaz the beta fish.


Michelle has been with University Pet Resort since August 2011. She loves being a part of UPR's team and enjoys each an every pet that comes in. Her focus is in PlayCare and she finds joy in the bonds she creates with each of our PlayCare dogs! She has a cocker spaniel names Jewels, a wired hair terrier she calls Junior and two cats named Tiger and Miss Kitty.


Cassie has been with UPR since September 2011.  She enjoys interacting with all of our guests and PlayCare pets.  He favorite part of working here is the bonds she creates with all of the pets that come in.  She has a pit named Savy and a boxer mix named Weezy!