Dr. Sarah Alaniz is a native Southern Californian that grew up in San Diego. She was a musician before realizing her true calling, veterinary medicine. After Dr. Alaniz graduated from Western University of Health Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine, she entered into a dermatology specialty internship at Veterinary Specialty Hospital in San Diego which focused on allergies and diseases of the skin. Dr. Alaniz is excited to bring her love of dermatology as well as dentistry, infectious disease, and pocket pets to Banfield. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking with her dogs, crocheting, and playing her flute and piccolo.