MEET OUR VETERINARIANS & STAFF:
TREATING SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PETS WITH CARE

At Marina Veterinary Center, we understand that providing top-quality veterinary care requires more than extensive knowledge and advanced veterinary tools. It also requires compassion, dedication, and attention—to everyone’s needs, even the unspoken ones.

Our veterinarians and staff are committed to giving you and your pet the best of care. We invite you to learn a little more about us, and hope to see you and your pet soon!

DR. JARROD MOSS
DR. JARROD MOSSVeterinarian

Jarrod Moss grew up in Nevada and attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology. He is a 2006 graduate of Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Science in Fort Collins, Colorado. Dr. Moss completed his postgraduate training at VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital in internal medicine and surgery. In 2008 he founded a hospital in the South Bay and then went on to own multiple veterinary practices in Montana. He is back in Southern California with a vast range of experience which includes internal medicine, oncology, dermatology, ultrasound, endoscopy, and ophthalmology. His main focus is to provide personalized, top-notch veterinary care that allows each pet to live the longest and healthiest life possible. He spends his free time coaching Little League Baseball and mentoring kids through the Boys and Girls Club.

DR. KAREN HALLIGAN
DR. KAREN HALLIGANVeterinarian

Dr. Halligan was the director of veterinary services for the spcaLA for over twelve years and is an
expert in animal-cruelty, having prepared in excess of over one hundred cases for trial as well as
testifying as an expert witness. Additionally, she has presented lectures to law enforcement on
the successful use of forensics in animal cruelty prosecution.

A native of San Diego, Calif., she double-majored in theater and zoology while performing in
animal shows at the San Diego Zoo. In 1989, after graduating from the University of California,
Davis, Doc became acutely aware of the tremendous pet overpopulation problem and seeking to
give a voice to animals and help pet parents everywhere, she moved to Los Angeles in 1993 and
began to passionately lobby on animal- welfare issues.

She is a member of the Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio,
American Veterinary Medical Association, California Veterinary Medical Association, Southern
California Veterinary Medical Association, The Association of Shelter Veterinarians and The
American Veterinary Law Association.

She practices general medicine and surgery at Marina Veterinary Center in Westchester and shares
her life in Marina Del Rey with Ricky and Ethel, two very spoiled and healthy cats! You can learn
more about “Doc” Halligan at her website www.dochalligan.com.

DR. HOLLY JORDAN
DR. HOLLY JORDANVeterinarian

Dr. Holly Jordan joined MVC in June 2021 She was born and raised in Ohio and
attended The Ohio State University majoring in Animal Sciences. After completing her
undergraduate degree, she enrolled at Western University earning her Doctorate
in Veterinary Medicine in 2017.

Dr. Jordan believes in a personalized approach with each patient and owner in order to form
a support team that can achieve the highest quality of life possible for each patient.
She has been a general practitioner in Pacific Palisades and the Westside ever since.
In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, biking, volunteering for rescue groups, and traveling.

DR. JUSTIN GAUDIER
DR. JUSTIN GAUDIERVeterinarian

Justin Gaudier is a Southern California native born and raised in Irvine.
He attended UC Santa Barbara for his bachelor’s degree in biological sciences, and he
worked for several years as a veterinary assistant and pet adoption coordinator in Orange
County prior to completing his veterinary education. He graduated with honors from
Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine in Glendale, Arizona.

In practice, Dr. Gaudier’s top priorities are patient care and strong
communication. He aims to help you feel comfortable, equipped, and empowered to make
the best decisions for your pets and your families. His special interests
include preventive medicine, nutrition, dentistry, pain management, soft
tissue surgery, and mentorship of aspiring veterinary professionals.

Outside of work, Dr. Gaudier enjoys running, video and board games, writing
poetry, pub trivia, and finding all of LA’s best eateries with his partner and
their dog, Nate, the sweetest and goofiest chiweenie.

Veterinary Nurses

ALEX
ALEXVeterinary Nurse
DANIELLE
DANIELLEVeterinary Nurse
AMANDA
AMANDAVeterinary Nurse

Veterinary Assistant

CLAUDIA
CLAUDIAVeterinary Assistant
PRISCILLA
PRISCILLAVeterinary Assistant

Hospital Manager & Receptionists

VERONICA
VERONICAReceptionist
JENNIFER
JENNIFERHospital Manager
SOFIA
SOFIAReceptionist
KAT
KATReceptionist