Our Team

Meet Our Doctor

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.

Esmeralda Jimenez

Veterinary Technician Supervisor

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!

Bianca Soto

Veterinary Assistant

Bianca has been a veterinary assistant with us since december of 2021. She grew up here until she moved up to Davis to go to UC Davis to double major in animal science and psychology. Ultimately ending up back here. Bianca has grown up with animals, starting from when she could walk she would help with the family show pigs. Bianca's career goal is to become a veterinarian and specialize in physical therapy for animals.

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.

Wendy Olivares

Veterinary Technician Supervisor

Wendy has been with Paso Robles Veterinary Medical Clinic since 2016. Wendy has always had a passion for animals and as a young teen she aspired to become a Veterinary Technician. Wendy started with us as a kennel Assistant and with hard work she worked her way up to now Technician Supervisor. Wendy continues to work hard and make a difference. Being bilingual in Spanish and English she brings a big asset to our clinic. Wendy's hobbies include spending time with her daughter and family. She is dedicated to helping every pet that she comes across.

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

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.

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