Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Napa Small Animal Hospital in Napa, California! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at 707-257-8866 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

At NSAH, our philosophy has always been to treat all animals with the love and dignity that they deserve, and we believe that this requires not only the best medicine but also deep respect and appreciation for the sanctity of the human-animal bond. It is this belief that grounds our mission to bring not only the best quality medicine but also the most tender, loving care to your pet with every visit.

Whether your pet comes to us for a routine checkup or a necessary procedure, you can rest assured that he or she will be handled with the utmost kindness and respect. Our knowledgeable and considerate team knows that every animal has a unique history and set of experiences, and we are adept at working with different pet personalities safely and compassionately. We are passionate about what we do, and we value the contributions that each and every member of our team makes towards meeting our goals.

We build lasting relationships between our veterinary team and our patients and clients. And while we always love seeing you, we always strive to help you keep your pets healthy and happy at home. At NSAH, we pledge to continue to educate our clients on animal wellness and to promote compliance with all recommended pet health protocols. We are here for your pets and we are here for you, period.

Current Staff Members

  • Dr. Nathaniel Fichtenberg, MD
  • Dr. Dorothy Dyson
  • Leticia Vega, Practice Manager
  • Veterinary Technicians & Assistants
  • Customer Service Representatives
Dr. Nathaniel Fichtenberg
Medical Director

Born and raised in Sonoma, California, Dr. Fichtenberg graduated from Justin-Siena High School before attending the University of California at Santa Barbara.  After spending a few years in the pharmacy industry, as well as volunteering for AmeriCorps, a national community service organization, Dr. Fichtenberg attended veterinary school at The Royal Veterinary College in London, England, graduating in 2003.

Upon graduation and returning to California, Dr Fichtenberg lived and worked mainly in the East Bay as well as in San Francisco for the next 15 years before returning to his roots here in Napa to raise his young family.   He has a particular interest in dentistry, diagnostic imagining as well as surgery.

Outside of work, Dr. Fichtenberg spends his time with his wife, Véronique, raising their young children Gigi and Ben as well as their dog, Roger and cat, Louie da Chairman. 

Dr. Dorothy Dyson
Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Dyson is a 1985 graduate of University of California at Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Dyson has spent over three decades practicing medicine and caring for the animals of Redding, California. Dr. Dyson brings to Napa Small, a deep passion for animal care and customer service.

Outside of work, Dr. Dyson enjoys spending time with her family. She likes hiking, reading, running, biking, cooking and wine tasting!

“I look forward to meeting you and helping you take care of your furry family members” – Dr. Dorothy Dyson

Leticia Vega
Practice Manager

Leticia has been with Napa Small Animal Hospital for over 2 years. Prior to joining the team, Leticia practiced Hospitality Management and Customer Service for 15 years and 3 in human medicine. Leticia brings to the team an extensive knowledge of customer service and business management.

As a Napa native, Leticia takes great pride in serving the community. When she is not at work she likes to spend time with her son and two cats, Hazel and Sapphire. Leticia likes kayaking, wine tasting and music in all its forms.

Veterinary Technicians & Assistants

Jessica Stiles

Registered Veterinary Technician

Susan Steidley

Lead Veterinary Technician

Katie Toole

Veterinary Technician

Richy Benson

Veterinary Technician

Jackie Borrayo

Veterinary Assistant

George Reid

Veterinary Assistant

Michaela Juarez

Veterinary Assistant

Makala Handley

Veterinary Assistant

Jessica Titus

Veterinary Assistant

Tomera Robinson

Veterinary Assistant

Nataly Cruz

Veterinary Assistant

Stephany Judson

Kennel Assistant/Veterinary Assistant

Serena Salomon

Kennel Assistant

Customer Service Representatives

Kayla Vanvleet

Lead Customer Service Representative

Marissa Eglip

Customer Service Representative