Meet Our Team


Dr. Jaspal Harika D.V.M

Dr. Harika is owner of Morgan Hill Animal Hospital. He is 1996 Veterinary Graduate. He achieved his Veterinary graduation and post-graduate degree in surgery from a very reputed veterinary medical teaching hospital in India. He completed his internship in Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. He achieved specialized training for treating Reptiles, Birds and Exotic animals at University of Wisconsin, Madison. His extensive skills/experience in feline medicine come from his past work experience in a feline specialty practice, where he worked with a board certified feline medicine specialist. He treats all species of small animal and small mammals. He has thorough knowledge of medicine, surgery and dentistry. He loves pets and always keeps himself current on recent research through continuing education and conferences. He is skilled in emergency medicine.Hobbies: Music, literature.
His wife is software engineer and he has 2-wonderful boys.

Memberships:AVMA, CVMA, Exotic DVM Association

He had Black Lab named Tiger who is no longer with us.

Reception Staff

Our Receptionists are very polite and competent.

Jean Veigas

Office Assistant: Team member since Aug 18th, 1981
Born and Brought up in Minot, N. Dakota. Moved to California when 4-years old , Moved to Morgan Hill in early 1976.
What I love about my job is that I am a part of the same office as I have always been since over 30 years, The doctors and whole staff love and respect me a lot. I was Veterinary Receptionist till 2010, when I decided to take retirement from that position and was offered Office Assistant Position.I take care of the billing and collections department.
My family consists of my nice husband and my 2 cats Gracie and Buttons.
My hobbies are collecting Antiques.

Amber Acuna

Ashley Valdiva

Penny Parks 

Shanna Gamache

Veterinary Assistant Staff

Our veterinary technicians are very competent in caring for medical and surgical patients.

Patricia Hernandez

Veterinary Technician: Team member since Oct 2001
Born and Brought up in Morgan Hill in a Ranch with many animals.I wanted to work with Animals since I was a little child. The most I like in my job is to work with animals as I love them the most. I love to assist the doctor with emergency surgeries after hours and on week ends.My goal is to be Morgan Hill Team Member for live long as I am a part of the best pet caring team here.

My family consists of a caring husband, 2 great children, 2 dogs, 1 cat, 2 frogs and a hamster. I like hiking, running, bike riding and swimming. Spending time with my kids and reading is my passion

Nicole Hershey

Rachel Williams

Korrissa Pacheco

Gabriella Rodriguez‏

RVT: 10 years of tech experience.


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Office Hours

Morgan Hill Office


8:00 am-5:30 pm


8:00 am-5:30 pm


8:00 am-5:30 pm


8:00 am-5:30 pm


8:00 am-5:30 pm


8:30 am-1:00 pm




  • "I have 4 dogs and 3 cats, Dr. Harika and his staff are compassionate and professional. I highly recommend them to anyone searching for excellent care for their fur babies."
    Esther M.