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Meet Our Vets

  • Maggie Wagner
    DVM
    Medical Director
    Dr. Wagner has lived on the Central Coast off and on since 1982. She graduated from Cal Poly and then from veterinary school at UC Davis. After graduation she worked in northern California for 6 years before returning to the 5-Cities area in 1996. Maggie enjoys gardening, collecting succulents and walking on the beach with her husband and 2 dogs.

  • Robin Shroyer
    DVM
    Medical Director
    Dr. Shroyer has lived in Nipomo for almost 3 decades. She attended Cal Poly prior to admission to veterinary school at UC Davis. Since graduation in 1990 she has taught chemistry part-time at Cal Poly and practiced veterinary medicine in both the 5-Cities area and Nipomo. Robin spends her free time in the garden and walking, with her husband and their 5 dogs (and 1 chihuahua!). Robin also passionately founded and continues to oversee the Animals in Need Fund, Nipomo.

  • Alicia Stamp
    DVM
    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Stamp was born and raised on the Central Coast. She earned her doctorate in veterinary medicine from Ross University. After several years on the east coast, she came to her senses and returned to our beautiful region. Alicia enjoys hiking, running, cycling, cooking, gardening and spending time with her partner and furry babies. She has a particular interest in rescue pets and is learning to spin and weave fiber.

  • Melanie Morgan
    DVM
    Associate Veterinarian
    After graduating from UC Davis Veterinary School in 1988, Dr. Morgan spent 3 years working at a 24 hour emergency/critical care practice in Fresno. She has been part of the Central Coast Veterinary community since 1991, ultimately owning her own hospital for 12 years. Hiking, gardening, and most importantly, doing agility with her black lab, Remy, are her favorite activities.

  • Katrina Anderson (Stanchev)
    DVM
    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Anderson grew up in central Illinois where she received a bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois in 2008.  She attended veterinary school at Purdue University and graduated in 2012.  She practiced small animal medicine in Fort Wayne, Indiana before an opportunity on the Central coast opened up.  Tired of the long winters, Dr. Anderson gladly moved to sunny California!  She  has most recently been working in emergency medicine.  Her special interests include feline medicine as well as internal and emergency medicine.  Dr. Anderson also offers at home euthanasia and end of life care to the community, through her Compassionate Hands services.  In her free time, she enjoys hiking, gardening, traveling, exploring wine country and spending time with her cat.

  • Dan Terhaar
    DVM
    Orthopedics/Specialty Surgery

    Dr. Terhaar performs some of our more complicated surgeries here at NDCH.  These include: orthopedics, cruciate ligament repairs, fracture repair, splenectomies, and reconstructive surgeries.  He has a mobile surgical veterinary practice and travels to different clinics in our area.  Before he started his full-time mobile surgical practice, he worked as an emergency clinic veterinarian at several hospitals in our area for many years.  He obtained his degree in veterinary medicine from the University of Minnesota Veterinary School in 1993.  In his spare time, Dr. Terhaar spends time on the family farm in Minnesota, enjoys camping, canoeing, fishing and is an accomplished local beekeeper. 

  • Rebecca Staple
    DVM
    Part-time Veterinarian

    We are fortunate to have Dr Staple occasionally fill in with our regular appointments.  She also recently started her new endeavor: Coastal Veterinary Rehabilitation & Acupuncture (CVRA).  She uses a multi-modal approach to reduce pain, prevent injury, improve mobility, and increase fitness levels for pets on the Central Coast.  She provides this service at NDCH on Tuesdays.  Check out her website for additional information about this great service.   www.coastalvetrehab.com

  • Chea Hall
    DVM
    Part-time Veterinarian

    A 2002 graduate of North Carolina State University veterinary school, Dr. Hall is the Veterinary Student Mentor for the online veterinary community, VIN.  In addition, she owns an online health, fitness and wellness company with her husband.  Somehow, she finds time to work as a relief veterinarian as well!  Dr. Hall worked in small animal emergency and general practice in Oregon for 13 years before relocating to sunny California with her family 5 years ago.  Her husband is an equine veterinarian for the animal health company, Zoetis, and together they are raising 2 boys, a cat, a golden retriever puppy and several backyard chickens.  Dr. Hall feels very fortunate to have found a place on the central coast and looks forward to seeing the clients of Nipomo Dog and Cat!