Dr. Kent Jackson, DVM, MPVM
Veterinarian, Medical Director-AMC Small Animal
Dr. Rich Jackson, MS, DVM
Veterinarian, Founding Partner
Dr. Rich Jackson was born and raised in Champaign Urbana, Illinois and spent most of his youth growing up in Northern California. Dr. Jackson is the proud father of triplets and has 9 fabulous grandkids. He attended UC Davis and received his BS in Physiology in 1974, an MS in Animal Physiology in 1976 and then completed Veterinary School in 1979. Dr. Jackson became a vet because he enjoys teaching people about the animals entrusted to them- every life matters. His favorite thing about animals is their amazing minds and hearts. “I love to try to figure out what animals are feeling and thinking. It is always more complex than it may seem,” says Dr. Jackson. Before founding Animal Medical Center in 1983, Dr. Jackson worked in mixed animal practices. His special interests include cosmetic surgery, orthopedics and emergency surgery. He enjoys helping animals in need whenever he can. In fact, over the last decade he has modified his existence to become a practicing vegetarian leading to a nearly complete vegan lifestyle. In his spare time Dr. Jackson along with his wife Diane enjoy hiking and camping. Together they have many rescue animals including, a goat named Reflection, 2 pigs named Wilbur and Bubble Gum, 6 cats and 5 dogs. An occasional rodent, bird or reptile can often be found resting with the Jackson family before continuing their journey. His professional associations include CVMA and AAVA.
Dr. Dayna Mierke, DVM
Dr. Dayna Mierke was born and raised in Temecula, CA. As a child she knew she wanted to help dogs and cats, so she attended veterinary school at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champain and graduated in 2014. Before working at AMC she completed an internship at Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center. Her special interests include internal medicine, toxicology and endocrinology. She says her favorite things about animals is their compassion and loyalty. Dr. Mierke and her partner, Brady Mills, have a 7 year old Brittany Spaniel named Gracie and Miller, a Golden Retriever mix. Together they enjoy watching movies, playing video games, reading, writing poetry, motorcycle rides and doing projects around the house. In 2008 she was diagnosed with MS (Multiple Sclerosis), but she refuses to let it stop her from doing what she loves. She has worked with Mercer Vet Clinic in Sacramento providing free preventative services to the homeless pet population. Dr. Mierke’s professional associations include AVMA, CVMA and AAHA.
Dr. Catherine Rebholtz, DVM
Dr. Catherine Rebholtz is a graduate of Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in 2010 and completed an internship with Tufts V.E.T.S rotating small animal medicine and surgery. She and her husband, Brian, have two children, Ezra and Evelyn and two cats, Mulligan and Zephyr. Dr. Rebholtz enjoys reading, gardening and time with family.
Dr. Katy Siquig, DVM
Dr. Siquig was born and raised on the coast of Northern California. She graduated from veterinary school at UC Davis in 2010. She became a vet because she enjoys working with her hands, head and brain and the opportunity to work with diverse species at an individual and population level. She also loves that animals offer unconditional love and companionship. Dr. Siquig’s special interests include wound care, feline medicine and acupuncture. When she’s not working, Dr. Siquig enjoys spending time with her cats including Freya and Reggie, biking, hiking in the mountains, reading, studying languages and traveling to Central America, New Zealand and India. She is a member of AVMA.
Dr. Jamie Posthumus , BVMS, MRCVS
Dr. Jamie Posthumus was born and raised in Santa Clarita, CA and currently lives in Auburn, CA with her 2 dogs, 2 cats and a snake. She graduated from the University of Glasgow Veterinary School, Scotland in 2008. She decided to become a vet because she loved medicine and science combined with the joy of being around animals. She previously worked at La Cañada Pet Hospital in Los Angeles. Her special interests include imaging and the privilege of watching animals grow through all life stages. She also loves seeing all of the cute quirks each pet has. She has a Doxie/Chihuahua mix named Ollie, Buy, a Chihuahua mix, two cats, Skye and Holly and a Ball Python named Louis. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, exploring the area with her dogs and visiting with friends. Her professional associations include AVMA, CVMA and MRCVS and Christian Veterinary Missions.
Dr. Bonnie Coyne, DVM
Veterinarian, Board Certified Small Animal Surgeon
Dr. Bonnie Coyne was born and raised in Sedalia, Colorado and attended veterinary school at Colorado State University. She previously worked at Kansas State University and UC Davis as a Veterinary Surgical Instructor and was also a staff surgeon at Loomis Basin Veterinary Clinic. As a board certified small animal surgeon, Dr. Coyne travels to Animal Medical Center to perform orthopedic and specialized surgeries for our patients. Dr. Coyne’s goal is to improve the quality of life for dogs and cats through quality surgical services. Her professional associations include AVMA and ACVC. Dr. Coyne is married to her husband, Keith Dyche Jr., and her special interests include soft tissue and reconstructive surgery.