Sonoma Veterinary Clinic

21003 Broadway
Sonoma, CA 95476



Our Staff



Dr. Howard Rosner, Veterinarian and Owner

Dr. Howard Rosner has been a practicing veterinarian for over 30 years.  He graduated the University of Florida in 1988, then worked at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans and the San Francisco Zoo.  He worked at a busy emergency hospital for 5 years, as well as a spay/neuter clinic.  He has been in private practice here in Sonoma for 26 exciting years.  

"I know most of our pets are part of the family, and I try and do my best to treat them with respect and love.  My philosophy is to create an environment, where both the owner and their animal companions feel secure and trusting.  We try and make every visit friendly and as stress and pain free as possible.  The bond we have with them is an unbreakable one. As a fellow pet owner and lover, I cherish meeting and greeting every pet as it comes in the door.  If I could talk to the animals, I would want them to feel reassured that their proper care and good health is my number one priority.  I always welcome feedback, and continue to love what I do!"

Dr. Rosner also assists Sonoma Wildlife Center with caring for injured wild birds, foxes, raccoons, etc. Dr. Rosner also treats and welcomes caring for injured wildlife.


Dr. Tiffany Newman DVM

Dr. Tiffany Newman, Veterinarian

Dr. Newman has been with Sonoma Veterinary since November 2018. She grew up in Sonoma, went to El Verano Altamira and Sonoma Valley high school. She attended vet school in Eastern Canada with a interest in aquatic animal health, volunteering at the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito. While in Vet school she focused on small animal medicine and loved the diverse nature of the field from Pediatrics, Dentistry, Oncology etc. She particularly enjoys the challenges of behavioral cases, dermatology and geriatric care, as well as the joy she sees in the bond between people and their pets. 

Monica, Lead Veterinary Nurse

Monica has been with SVC since 1997. She is skilled at handling many different types of animals, not just those we treat here at the hospital but numerous others, big and small. Working with animals comes naturally to her. Monica resides in Penngrove with her family of many pets. In her spare time she enjoys riding her horse, Max.

Kathy, Office Manager

Kathy has been with Sonoma Veterinary Clinic since December of 2007. She has worked with pets for over 20 years,  volunteering at Pets Lifeline doing adoptions, assisting in veterinary care, trapping feral cats, and fostering kittens all year.  She lives with her four cats who always look forward to helping her socializing the little kittens she brings home. 

Bonnie, Veterinary Nurse 

Bonnie has fifteen years experience as a vet nurse and 25 years with animal rescue.  She joined the team at Sonoma Veterinary Clinic in January 2015. She lives in Napa with her rescue Pit  Sophie and two rescue cats Sully and Lionel.

Sandra, Receptionist

Sandra, Receptionist and Veterinary Assistant 

Sandra Sandoval, joined our team May 2021, two years of vet assistant and reception brings to our practice a wealth of knowledge for our clients. Sandra is a proud owner of two cats. Her hobbies are martial arts and boxing. 

Annette, Reception Assistant 

Annette has been with Sonoma Veterinary Clinic since 2011. She has worked with dog rescue, rep for a two dog food companies. She enjoys her time with her GSP and camping with her husband.

Ashley, Receptionist and Veterinary Assistant 

Ashley and her fiancé have been taking their pets to SVC for over 10 years where they have received excellent care, she was honored to join the team in October 2020. She brings with her past experience as a wildfire rescuer and a passion for helping both domestic and wild animals. Ashley holds a BS in Environmental Science and has a desire to pursue higher education. When she is not working at the clinic or as a nature instructor you can find her in the garden or enjoying the beautiful parks of Sonoma Valley.

Susan, Receptionist

Before joining the team at Sonoma Veterinary, Susan spent her career working in Higher Education as both an administrator and a faculty member. She decided to leave that all (almost) behind and now enjoys her time working with the clients, staff and animals of the clinic. She still teaches part time online in a doctoral program for Strategic Security. In her free time, she takes care of her combination of almost 40 chickens, rabbits, guinea pigs, dogs and cats.

Rachel, Receptionist

Rachel has been with Sonoma Veterinary Clinic since June 2019. She has worked in the hospitality industry for many years. Her positive outlook and willing to learn new things have brought her to Sonoma Veterinary Clinic. She greets every patient with a smile. She likes to hang out with her daughter and three dogs.

Uri, Candy Striper

RIP 1993 - June 2011

Uri was with Dr. Rosner ever since he came from Pets Lifeline.  He came to be neutered and we just couldn't part with the little fluff ball. He was a special kitty and is missed by staff and clients alike.  He has a special place in all our hearts.


RIP 2001 - March 7, 2017

Max came to us from a client who could not longer care for him. He is about 15 years old and loves to hang out on the reception desk greeting all the pet parents that come in. Max and his house mate Bandit have cross over the rainbow bridge. They both will be missed.