Our Team

We provide the highest quality veterinary services and compassionate pet care to ensure your fur babies are healthy and happy and thriving.

​​​​​​​Meet the Team


Keith Harp

DVM and Medical Director

Keith Harp was born and raised in Hanford, CA. He attended Modesto Junior College where he worked as a swine herdsman, then finished his Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science at Fresno State University. Keith received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from St. George’s University on the island of Grenada in the West Indies (Caribbean) in 2018. 


Since 2018, Keith has worked with dogs, cats, horses, pigs, cattle, sheep, and goats. He has also worked in emergency medicine and critical care. He has found a passion as a general practitioner and enjoys building trust and relationships with the pets he sees and the clients he meets. 


Keith enjoys spending time working with his family and loved ones at their family farm in Hanford where they also raise cattle and pigs. He has been very active in 4-H and FFA since he was a child and as an adult has taken several leadership roles. He enjoys travelling and is constantly learning; his areas of interest are internal medicine and integrated medicine which incorporates both allopathic and alternative therapies.

Dr. Allison Hall


Dr. Hall was born and raised in Petaluma, California. She attended Santa Rosa Junior College while she was working at several part-time jobs, including veterinary support staff at a local veterinary clinic, a herdsman for a local beef operation, and a trail guide on horseback for a company in Point Reyes, CA. She then finished her Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, CA. While at Cal Poly, SLO she enjoyed her time as Goat Herd manager, Lambing enterprise manager, and the many enterprise programs offered at Cal Poly that fed her passion for animals. Dr. Hall graduated with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada in June 2021. 

After graduating from veterinary school, Dr. Hall has worked with horses, dogs, cats, goats, sheep and cattle. As a general practitioner, she enjoys the relationship between pet and pet parent and helping that bond to last throughout the years. Her interests include internal medicine, preventative medicine, and alternative therapies. 

In her off time, Dr. Hall enjoys spending time in the mountains with her husband, Mathew, and 2 dogs, Buckley and Finn, where they love to hike, camp, and fly fish.

Esmeralda Jimenez

Hospital Manager

Esmeralda has been with Paso Robles Veterinary Medical Clinic since the beginning of her career working in the veterinary field in 2014.   She started out as a Kennel Assistant and graduated up to Veterinary Technician Supervisor as her knowledge expanded over the last few years.  She is currently our Lead Assistant.  Esme is the proud owner of two Boxers, Luna and Bruno as well as three French Bulldogs. Being bilingual in English and Spanish is an important asset that Esme brings to our clinic.  Esme is the one that 'loves them all', and we have to work hard to keep her from taking all of the strays home!

Amy Kinser

Veterinary Assistant

Amy has been a Veterinary Assistant with us for almost a year. She grew up in the central valley with a passion for animals and fell in love with the central coast while studying animal science at cal poly. She loves spending her free time at the oceans and visiting family.

Dana Schwamb

Veterinary Assistant

Dana has been a VA with us since 2021. She was born and raised in Orange County and studied at Santiago Canyon College. Dana specializes in commercial pet nutrition and has a tremendous passion for working with animals. She has owned fish, reptiles, small animals, livestock, cats, dogs, you name it. Her hobbies outside of work include fishing, boating, off roading and drag racing.


Client Services

Daisy has been working in client services and hospitality for three years before joining us in 2023. She has grown up in San Luis Obispo county her entire life and had always had a love for animals. As a teenager she would happily pet sit for her friends and family. Her hobbies include crocheting and reading.


Client Services

Savana started working here back in 2021 and has had a great opportunity to learn a little bit of everything from giving your cute animals vaccines and greeting our lovely clients as a receptionist. She has two dogs at home, one she actually met here at our clinic who came in as a lost dog and fell in love instantly. Savana strives everyday making sure our clients and animals are comfortable.

Edith Olivares

Client Services

Edith has been in the client services for 2 years & has always had a loving connection with animals. She has been in the Veterinary field for a short period of time but is eager to learn anything and everything that she comes across. She was born and raised in San Luis Obispo County. Edith enjoys spending time with her 3 children & family and visiting new places. One of her favorite hobbies is being on the soccer field as well as taking her fur babies to the beach. She looks forward to helping our clients and their loving companions meet their needs.


Kennel Attendant

Aracely is a recent graduate who has joined our team as a kennel attendant. She has a passion for working with animals and is excited to start her career with us.

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