Our Veterinarians

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Meet Our Veterinarians

Rob Harner, DVM

Dr. Harner completed his undergraduate education at the University of California, Irvine and received his D.V.M. from the University of California, Davis. His professional interests include preventive medicine, general surgery, internal medicine, geriatrics, dermatology, dentistry, and ophthalmology. Compassion and medical knowledge, combined with a strong focus on client education, form the basis of his practice philosophy. Dr. Harner looks forward to playing an integral role in maintaining the health and happiness of your pet.

Melissa Rellinger, DVM

Dr. Rellinger earned her Bachelor of Science degree with academic distinction from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona in 2007 and earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the prestigious University of California, Davis in 2011. Helping people and their pets is Dr. Rellinger’s greatest professional joy. She enjoys forming bonds with her furry patients, creating lasting relationships with their human parents, and working as a team with her clients while utilizing the highest quality of medicine to promote a happy and healthy life for her patients.

Her primary areas of interest include Internal Medicine, Dermatology, Geriatric Care, and Preventative Medicine. She also has quite a soft spot for her feline patients. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the California Veterinary Medical Association, and the Southern California Veterinary Medical Association.

In her free time, Dr. Rellinger enjoys yoga, cooking, foodie adventures, traveling, spending time with her family and friends, and spoiling her rescue dog, Archie. She looks forward to serving the Irvine community and working with your pets!

Chad Maki, DVM

Dr. Maki earned his B.S. degree in Biochemistry from the University of California, Berkeley. He worked extensively in the field of stem cell research in Irvine prior to pursuing his D.V.M. at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. Since completing his veterinary program he has moved back to Orange County with his wife and newborn son. He is a member of AVMA, CVMA and RCVS. Dr. Maki sees your pet as a family member and strives to provide the utmost care and compassion with an emphasis on high quality veterinary medicine.

Dr. Tannaz Hasnat, DVM

Dr. Hasnat attended the University of California, San Diego where she earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Biochemistry and Cell Biology. She then went on to work in immunology research for two years before making the leap over the pond to pursue veterinary medicine at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. Studying abroad gave her opportunity to gain experience in a range of areas whether it be lambing at the Scottish borders to spay and neuter clinics in Cyprus to working with safari animals in South Africa. She is accredited to work in North America and the United Kingdom. Dr. Hasnat’s professional interests include preventive care and soft tissue surgery.

On her time off, she enjoys traveling to places near and far, exercising, trying new foods ,and spending time at the beach with her 10-year-old poodle mix, Samosa. She looks forward to collaborating with you to ensure your pets live long, healthy, and happy lives!​

Dr. Elizabeth Caldwell, DVM

Dr. Caldwell earned her undergraduate degree in Zoology from Kent State University in Ohio before moving to Scotland for veterinary school. She graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2015 and then moved to Southern California. Her professional interests include internal medicine and ultrasonography.

In her free time Dr. Caldwell enjoys spending time at the beach with her 10 year old lab mix, Phoebe, as well as traveling, reading and going to the gym. Dr. Caldwell enjoys developing long-term relationships with her clients and their pets and looking forward to working with you to keep your pets happy and healthy. ​