Dr. Shay Redfield
Dr. Shay Redfield graduated from U.C. Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 2002. Since then she has worked in a variety of large clinics, practicing emergency medicine, critical care and general medicine. She has additional training in ultrasound and soft tissue surgery.
Dr. Redfield worked emergency medicine for half of her career in Sacramento. She served as the Medical Director of two large, multi-doctor facilities in Chicago. Additionally, she was charged with managing interns at a large specialty hospital. She is now proud to be the independent owner of her own practice in Marin.
Her early education includes training as a veterinary technician and a diploma in animal behavior and training (including elephant training) — two fields she worked extensively in while pursuing her Doctorate at UCDavis.
Growing up in Australia, Dr. Shay Redfield began her life-long love of animals. Her first internship in high school was with a flying vet serving the outback. From bringing home strays to rescuing a koala from dogs or a kangaroo from the local library, Shay always thrived when animals needed help.
Dr. Shay Redfield loves being a veterinarian, and she strives to inspire the next generation. She is dedicated to helping animals at all life stages, but takes a particular interest in caring for aging pets. Additionally, she believes only in gentle animal handling and trains her staff in ways to reduce stress.
At home, Dr. Redfield and her husband Jason are the proud parents to two boys. Their house is full of love and life with Daisy, a Jack Russell Terrier, Valley and Jimmy Clifford, McNab collies, and two cats Juju and Luigi. She is honored to be serving the community in which she lives.
Dr Hannah May
Dr. Hannah May graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine. She also attended MU for her bachelor’s degree where she studied Animal Sciences and Biomedical Sciences. While she only practices medicine on small animals, she spent much of her undergraduate time working with quarter horses and beef cattle. Her interests in veterinary medicine include preventative and internal medicine.
Born and raised in Missouri, Dr. May is a recent transplant to the bay area. Outside of work she enjoys exploring Marin with her husband and their two dogs, Nyala and Arya. Her other hobbies include reading and being a proud plant mom. At home, she has no less than 34 house plants and is always looking to add more to the family. When time allows for it she and her husband also enjoy traveling.
She looks forward to getting to know more about the area and meeting the residents and their pets.
Denise La Brie
Denise is a California native of the Bay Area, who has now lived in Fairfax 25 years. She has a background working in healthcare administration. This is the first time she’s had the pleasure of working at a veterinary hospital, and is really enjoying being part of the WMPH team and working with Dr. Redfield and Rachel.
Denise loves dogs, even though she didn’t get her first dog until she was an adult. She has had a devoted canine companion ever since. She thinks, “All you need is love (and a dog)” is what The Beatles really meant.
Denise currently and happily shares her home with her cute little black dachshund mix Steinbeck. She and Steinbeck can often be spotted walking around Fairfax.
Ariana, Veterinary Assistant
Ariana has had a special connection with animals around Marin county since she was very young. Growing up she used to interact with any animal she could find including feeding skunks treats found in the hav-a-heart traps. Ariana started out working with animals on ranches and 4H until she got a job at 14 with her local pet store. Since then she moved on to volunteering at Marin Humane in the spay and neuter clinic and eventually started working as a Veterinary assistant. She hopes to get certified as a Registered Veterinary Technician and be involved in wildlife rescue. Ariana spends her weekends with her German Shepherd Lyanna and black cat Drogo. When she’s not attending to animal’s needs she enjoys ready fantasy and cooking. Her goal is to hold a baby fox before she leaves this earth though she would settle for a baby raccoon.
Martha McCormick, RVT
Martha resides in Fairfax with her 2 kitties Billy and Patti. She started out the beginning half of her career in the art world with a BFA and working for Sculptor Doug Anderson. She came late to the veterinary field to focus on a childhood dream of working with animals. She obtained her RVT license and finds great joy in caring for each special pet she encounters.
Miriah Fox, Veterinary Assistant
Miriah grew up in San Geronimo Valley. She had a variety of pets growing up including dogs, cats, a parrot, a guinea Pig, rat’s, rabbits, and hermit crabs. Miriah has been working in the veterinary field for 14 years. In her spare time Miriah enjoys reading, camping and spending time with her 3 beloved niece’s.