Dr. Kathy Martinelli earned her undergraduate degree at Santa Clara University and continued on to UC Davis where she met Dr. Shuman and graduated in his same class in 1993. Dr. Martinelli practiced veterinary medicine in San Mateo for 7 years before moving to Santa Cruz in 2000, and became a member of the Westside Animal Hospital team in 2001.
Kathy and her husband Brian have a full household of two little girls, two dogs, two cats and a hen house. Her personal hobbies include skiing, and hiking. Dr. Martinelli is a respected and adored Vet who understands the common and unusual ailments of our patients from nose to tail but is especially skilled in internal medicine and endocrinology.