Dr. Meghan Barrett is an Oahu native and ‘Iolani School alumni. She earned her BS and DVM degrees at the University of Hawaii Manoa and Colorado State University in Fort Collins. Her professional interests include pain management and physical rehabilitation, and she is a certified veterinary acupuncturist for small and large animals. Dr. Barrett has a passion for ocean conservation and marine animal health and had the privilege of working with the veterinary staff at Sea Life Park Hawaii as an intern. She is also an accomplished musician and her parents both enjoyed lifelong careers with the Hawaii Symphony. When she isn't working she enjoys spending time with her horse and Siberian husky, practicing yoga and being in nature.
Dina is originally from Connecticut and attended college at The George Washington University where she earned a degree in Business Administration. After several years of working in fashion, retail, and the food and beverage industry, Dina decided to make her passion for animals her full-time occupation. She loves the family vibe of The Honolulu Pet Clinic and being able to support clients in proving the best wellness and emergency care for their beloved pets. Dina splits her work schedule between working in animal admissions at The Humane Society, teaching yoga in Waikiki, and walking dogs for a trainer. When she isn’t working she enjoys stand up paddling, thrift shopping, art projects, live music, and spending as much time as possible with her 3 year-old rescue pup, Rasta, and her 5 month-old shelter kitten, Makana Ray!
Taylor is originally from Cincinnati Ohio and moved to Hawaii July of 2018 to pursue her dream of working with animals and marine life. Taylor has volunteered with numerous wildlife programs in Africa including at a wildlife sanctuary in Zimbabwe and a Shark research program in South Africa. She recently just obtained her divers license and hopes to become a certified free diver. In the future she hopes to finish her degree and potentially go to veterinary school and become a Wildlife Veterinarian.
Kylee grew up in Mililani. She just graduated with a Bachelors in Environmental Science from Montana State University Billings. While at college, Kylee took advantage of her three full-ride volleyball scholarships. Last summer she had the opportunity to intern at The Honolulu Pet Clinic with her sister Kelsie. She was intrigued with the staff and how the doctors practiced, so it is only fitting that she returned to The Honolulu Pet Clinic as a full-time veterinary technician now that she has completed her education. In her free time, Kylee loves going to the beach, riding her dirt bike and working on her truck with her uncle.
Born and raised on the island of Oahu, Candace loves to help heal animals and people. In 2007, right out of high school, she started pursuing her career in the veterinary field. Candace worked her way up to the ladder to become a Veterinary Technician. She took a short detour as a dental assistant for people, but because her heart belongs to animals, she is now here at The Honolulu Pet Clinic. In Candace's spare time you can find her caring for her two adopted guinea pigs Juanito & Coco or spending time with her other half catching the latest movie or planning their next adventure together.
Born and raised in Japan, Ayaka is fluent in both Japanese and English. She moved to Oahu in 2016 for college to pursue her dream of helping animals. Ayaka is studying to become a registered Veterinary Technician. Her passion for helping animals began when as a child, she rescued her dog Nano from his life as a stray. Ayaka's main goal l is to learn as much as she can so that she can help as many animals as possible. Outside of work and school her other hobbies include martial arts, traveling the world, and swimming at the beach.
Angela is from Mililani. She is currently pursuing a bachelors of sciences in Animal Science at UH Manoa. She began working in veterinary clinics in 2017 and is also involved in Veterinary Extension on campus. In the summer of 2018, she took a veterinary medical mission trip to Guatemala to help the communities with preventative care and spay/neuter clinics. This was a wonderful experience for her; Angela's interest in diverse veterinary fields grew. She wants to work with small and large animals as a future veterinarian and would like to pursue conservational medicine at some point in her career. Angela has one dog and two cats. If she has free time, you can find her at the beach, trying a new hike, or hunting for the best eateries!