Michelle Pryor, DVM

Michelle Pryor, DVM was born and raised in Oceanside, California- she studied at San Diego State University and continued on to reach her childhood dreams of becoming a veterinarian on the beautiful island of Grenada at St. George’s University. After completing her clinical year of training at Auburn University in Alabama in 2016, she is now back in North County San Diego.

Dr. Pryor has a special interest in exotic animal medicine, dermatology, preventative care, and behavior.

Dr. Pryor strives to form a meaningful connection with each and every patient and client, and would love nothing more than to create a comfortable and positive space in which your furry family can get the care that they need. She has three fur children who are her entire world and understands that our clients feel the same.


Tessa Sghiatti, DVM

Tessa Sghiatti, DVM was raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Georgia and then her DVM from the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine (Go Dawgs!). Her interests include internal medicine-specifically feline medicine, and preventative medicine. In her free time she enjoys cooking, hiking, kayaking, playing the piano, and spending time with her loving feline named Kitty.

She is compassionate about animals and their owners. Dr. Sghiatti believes the human animal bond is invaluable and is dedicated toward helping owners achieve the best care for their pets.

Dr. Sghiatti is excited to work with her team and provide exceptional care for her patients at Mohnacky Animal Hospitals.

Joseph Lan, DVM

Dr. Joseph Lan grew up in the Long Beach area and recently moved to San Diego to pursue veterinary medicine. He graduated with a degree in Biology from Cal State Long Beach and completed his DVM degree in 2017 from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California.

Dr. Lan has a strong interest in exotic animal medicine (with an emphasis on reptiles and birds) and is happy to be involved in dog and cat medicine.

In his off-time, he enjoys watching movies, playing video games, building enclosures for reptiles, archery and bass fishing.

Jo Osborne

Jo Osborne was born and raised in San Diego. She has been working in the veterinary field for 39 years. She started out as receptionist, but soon became an office manager, moving on to hospital administrator. She is currently the Executive Director of MAHE. She has a passion for client education, client service and animal health.

Jo is married to her high school sweetheart for 38 years and is the proud parent of two grown sons. Included in the family are four rescue pets (Kitties Truly and Hyde and two Staff Terriers, Polly and Thor). Everyone gets along very well but the cats definitely rule the household!

In Jo’s spare time, she enjoys going to amusement parks, going to the beach and spending time around the pool with her family.