The team at Affordable Care Animal Hospital in Long Beach is comprised of highly trained and experienced animal health professionals who have a genuine love for working with pets. Our staff treat every patient with the highest quality of medical care as well as a gentle touch.

Dr. Jose Choy - Veterinarian

Dr. Jose Choy graduated in 2001 from the National University of San Marcos in Lima, Peru. He received his certification from the American Veterinary Medical Association and the California Veterinary Medical Board in 2012 respectively. Dr. Choy is also accredited by the United States Department of Agriculture.

Besides small animal medicine, Dr. Choy has worked closely with farm animals in both his native country of Peru and abroad. He also has a special interest in the field of reproduction, having been a member of the Peruvian German Shepherd Breeders Association.

In his free time, Dr. Choy enjoys traveling, antiquing, classic cars, and gardening. He also enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter, and ever growing assortment of dogs, cats, birds, and reptiles.

Carolina - Office Manager

Carolina is the Office Manager at Affordable Care Animal Hospital and pictured is her best friend Mailo. Mailo is a 7-year old Maltese mix and has been with Carolina since he was 3 weeks old. Their favorite pastime is playing with Mailo’s teddy bear Tido and going on long walks around their neighborhood. Carolina is always in a great mood and eager to meet new parents and pets.

Jorge - Head Technician

Jorge is our Head Technician at Affordable Care Animal Hospital. He loves dogs, especially big ones such as Labradors and Pit Bulls. He has been a vet technician for 15 years now and really enjoys interacting with every pet that comes into the hospital.

Rosa - Veterinary Assistant

Rosa is a Veterinary Assistant at Affordable Care Animal Hospital. She loves working with animals and her favorite pets are cats. She has been working in the field for a couple years now and is always eager to help around the hospital, greeting everyone with a smile.

Yendy - Veterinary Technician

Yendy is a Technician at Affordable Care Animal Hospital and has been working with animals for 4 years. Yendy is always excited and ready to come to work. He loves to interact with the patients; his favorite are the dogs. He also loves working at the hospital because he gets to meet new dogs and cats and make new friends.

Johnny - Veterinary Technician

Johnny is a Technician at Affordable Care Animal Hospital. He has a cat named Mr. Whiskers, who is a little ray of sunshine. He enjoys walking Mr. Whiskers every morning along with his two dogs. He has been a technician for 8 years and truly enjoys working with our patients.

Blanca - Receptionist

Blanca is the coolest Receptionist at Affordable Care Animal Hospital. She has a gorgeous, playful cat named Rah’ni. Rah’ni was rescued from the streets of Long Beach and is now in her forever home being spoiled unconditionally. Blanca has a special place in her heart for all pets, but her favorite will always be cats. Blanca enjoys building a connection with every client and furry patient that comes into our hospital.

Klarissa - Receptionist

Klarissa is a Receptionist at Affordable Care Animal Hospital. She has two dogs: Bubba and Phatgirl. Bubba loves going on walks and Phatgirl loves water and enjoys going on swims. Bubba and Phatgirl along with a cat named Kitty love sleeping together and cuddling.

Eddy - Veterinary Technician

Eddy is a Technician at Affordable Care Animal Hospital. He especially enjoys interacting with the exotic pets that come into the hospital including chinchillas, guinea pigs, and tortoises. He has a tank full of tropical fish and a special Betta named Panfilo that he’s had for 4 years.

Valerie - Veterinary Technician

Valerie is a Technician at Affordable Care Animal Hospital. She has a kitty named Urkle who enjoys cuddling with Valerie, eating, sticking her tongue out, and getting lion haircuts. Valerie is always cheerful, loves to laugh, and enjoys communicating with pet parents and patients.

Guadalupe - Receptionist

Guadalupe is a Receptionist at Affordable Animal Hospital. Bruno is the newest addition in her family; he is an 8 week old Chihuahua-mix. Bruno loves cuddling and biting anything and everything he finds. Guadalupe is also the owner of one gorgeous cat named Mateo and two turtles. Guadalupe hopes one day she is rich enough to buy a Lambo.

Kimberly - Receptionist

Kimberly is a Receptionist at Affordable Care Animal Hospital. She loves all animals big and small, but birds have an extra special spot in her heart. She hand fed both birds seen here (Cockatiel and Finch) and has four other birds that are camera shy, along with a tank filled with rescued baby fish from PetSmart. She is striving to one day become a veterinarian specializing in avians.


Come join our team! We believe that mutual respect and compassion for clients, patients, and co-workers are the foundations of a great veterinary practice. Providing exceptional client experiences and top-notch patient care are the keys to our success. There are many different career paths to explore within veterinary medicine, and we have a variety of career positions to suit many different skills and interests. We emphasize a positive, supportive workplace culture that encourages growth. Whether you are interested in becoming part of our reception team, grooming staff, or a technician, our Affordable Care family is always seeking new additions to the team. In addition, we offer competitive pay as well as various benefits to our staff. If you thrive in a fast paced environment, have strong communication skills, and a desire to make a difference, please contact us today! (562) 421-8463

Resumes can be submitted in person or emailed to

(Affordable Care Animal Hospital is a drug-free workplace.)