Kitt Mueller, DVM
Dr. Kitt (Mueller) has always loved animals and decided when she was 4 years old to become a veterinarian. Growing up in Minnesota she knew she wanted to travel and live in a warmer climate! She found there was a Veterinary school on and Island in the Caribbean at the age of 7 and decided at that point this is where she must go! She graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine on St. Kitts, West Indies in 2008 after completing her clinical rotations at Oklahoma State University. She practiced in San Diego for 5 years prior to heading north to Escondido early 2013. She has two dogs named Demetri and Chica. They are from St Kitts, West Indies and have been dubbed “Coconut Retrievers”.
Dr. Kitt has said, “There is something so special about the bond between a human and their pets. To truly know the unconditional love we receive from our furry children is to know true happiness. As a Veterinarian I not only get to be a part of this family dynamic, but I get to help nourish it and help it last longer. There is nothing I love more than to be considered the “other family doctor”!”.
When she’s not working she enjoys spending time with her husband Richard and their daughters Cameron-6 years old and Payton-6 months old. They spend quite a bit of time at the Zoo and Wild Animal Park. Cami is already planning to be a Veterinarian. She does a lot of crafty projects with the girls and enjoys spending as much time outside as she can with the family.
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.
Gloria Simons, DVM
Dr. Gloria Simons grew up in southwest Virginia with her mother and three brothers. After graduation from high school she enlisted in the US Army where she achieved and was inducted into the Corp of the Non Commissioned officer. During her time in the military she was able to spend time in Germany, Texas, North and South Carolina and California. She also met and married her best friend, Michael – they have been together 17 years and share two wonderful sons, Tyler (15) and Miles (4). Dr. Simons began her career in Veterinary Medicine in the military in 1999 while attached to the military medical command in Texas. Dr. Simons later left the military and graduated from the VA/MD regional college of Veterinary medicine in 2010.
Dr. Simons enjoys spending time with her family going to the beach, watching movies, and taking walks. Dr. Simons also enjoys the companionship of her two dogs, Freya (10 year old boxer mix) and Saphira (2 year old Labrador). After spending over 6 years in the corporate veterinary medical field, Dr. Simons is enjoying private practice.
“It is wonderful to be in a practice where I have the freedom to really help people and protect the animals that they love so much. When I learned about the outreach that is done at the Mohnacky Animal Hospital locations through the Helping Paws program, helping military families stay together and stay strong, I found a perfect fit to all the things that I hold important; family, service, and the special bond we have with our pets. I knew that this was where I was supposed to be.”
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.