Dr. Sarah Anger
Dr. Sarah Anger earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Equine Science and then her Degree of Veterinary Medicine both at Colorado State University. Following graduation, she worked at small animal and exotic hospitals in Denver, CO and then Buffalo, NY. Dr Anger’s professional interests include exotic animal surgery, dentistry, and canine sports medicine. She is an active participant in dog agility training and competition with her Border Collie, Sully and her Boston Terrier mix, Breck. She also has 2 cats (Kevin and Paige) and many birds and lizards (and a very tolerant husband!).
Dr. Amanda Morvai
Dr. Amanda Morvai has always been passionate about helping animals. An East Coast native, Dr. Morvai grew up in New England before double majoring in Zoology and Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at the University of Florida. She then worked as a veterinary technician for several years prior to earning her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Georgia, with an emphasis in Zoological Medicine. In order to gain more specialized training, she then went on to complete a one-year small animal rotating internship at a referral hospital in Connecticut. Dr. Morvai has experience treating emergent and critically ill patients, exotic pets, wildlife, aquatic animals, and domestic species. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the region with her fiance, Patrick, as well as cuddling with their Chihuahua mix, Maxwell, and their Siamese mix, Spinx. Her hobbies include travel, yoga, cooking, hiking, and photography.
Dr. Joseph is not available for appointments. She is continuing her work with Birds of Prey here at the hospital.
Dr. Victoria Joseph
Born and raised in California, Dr. Joseph received her DVM degree from the School of Veterinary Medicine at UC Davis in 1983. She attained her board certification in Avian Medicine and Surgery in 1995.
Dr. Joseph is board certified in avian medicine and surgery and has 20+ years of experience in treating birds of prey, more than any other veterinarian in Roseville or Placer County. Not only does she attend to the needs of the birds of prey that are brought into our animal clinic, she also works at Idexx Veterinary Laboratories as an avian consultant for other veterinarians, and oversees the medical needs of the raptors arriving at the California Foundation for Birds of Prey, a non-profit organization that cares for injured raptors.
Dr. Joseph and her husband, Andy, share their home with 3 dogs, a parrot, and many raptors. Her favorite hobbies are bird watching and fly-fishing.
Dr. Diana Pita
Dr. Pita grew up in Saratoga Springs, NY and later moved to the Midwest where she received her Bachelor of Science, Ph.D., and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Purdue University. During her graduate studies, she worked with different wildlife species, conducting research to better understand their vision and behavior. As part of her clinical year of veterinary school, she worked in Africa, studying parasite abundance in antelope, and participated in community outreach to reduce the spread of rabies between people and animals. A life-long learner, Dr. Pita enjoys using research to aid in clinical decision-making. She especially enjoys empowering clients with information to help them make the best decisions for their animals. During her free time, Dr. Pita spends time running, exploring the outdoors, and hanging out with her cockatiel, Peter.
Dr Cortell is originally from New Jersey and earned his bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University and his veterinary degree from the University of Glasgow. When he moved to California, he discovered his passion for exotic animal medicine in addition to working with dogs and cats. Dr Cortell likes to spend his free time outdoors, hiking and camping. He and his wife share their home with a sassy cat named Mandy and a hyper Corgi named Minnie.