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Meet Our Team


Dr Nicole McArthur


Dr. McArthur graduated from UC Irvine with a BS in Biology before obtaining her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from UC Davis in 2001. Her veterinary career began with a brief tenure in dairy practice before settling in to small animal practice. Dr. McArthur has worked at several practices in Roseville and Rocklin as a general practitioner as well as an emergency vet. She joined the Bayside family in September 2020.

Dr. McArthur loves to spend time with her family and her many pets which includes dogs, cats, chickens, a duck, a hamster and a parrot named Howard. When she is not driving kids around or tending to her personal zoo, Dr. McArthur enjoys swimming, trail running, photography, knitting and soap making.

Dr. Matt Wooddall


Dr. Matt Wooddall is thrilled to join the Bayside Animal Hospital family in January 2021. Dr. Matt is from the Central Valley and is excited to serve his community’s pet health needs. He first fell in love with the veterinary profession 20 years ago, when he started working as a kennel assistant. From there he went on to work as a technician at veterinary hospitals all over California as he worked through college. Dr. Matt worked incredibly hard to earn a Bachelor degree in Biology before earning his D.V.M. at UC Davis. He brings a very practical approach to modern medicine, which focuses on educating and empowering owners to provide the best care for their pets. Personal interests include photography, travel, hiking, collecting vinyl records, playing ukulele, and rooting for his favorite teams (go Kings!) He lives in Sacramento with his wife Carolyn, 3-year-old daughter, and three scruffy rescues Ginger, Fred, and Arlo. Dr. Matt is excited to meet you and your furry family member(s) soon!



Veterinary Assistant

Twila started at Bayside in 1995. She enjoys family and friends. Hanging out on the boat and camping. She has 3 dogs and a cat. She has one daughter who is a hair stylist.


Veterinary Receptionist

Susie has worked at Bayside since February 2015. She is married with a daughter and son/daughter-in-law. She has a German Shepherd named Apollo, a cat named Elphaba, 2 Goldendoodle grand-pups, DiNozzo & Enzo and a grand-cat, Elsa. She enjoys yoga/pilates, shopping, music & movies, gardening and spending time with her family & friends.


Nikki Edwards RVT

Hospital Manager

Nikki knew from a young age she would be working with animals for the rest of her life. She started volunteering at the Bradshaw shelter for 4 years in high school. She worked for Placer County Animal Services for about a year, before spending many years working in Emergency medicine as a veterinary assistant. She has been in the field since 2000, obtaining her RVT license in 2008. She has been in management for 6 years, which she enjoys very much. She briefly worked at UC Davis supervising ER/ICU prior to managing a Sacramento practice for 2 years, and joined the Bayside family in January 2021. She is a Granite Bay resident of 5 years. She has a husband, 4 busy kids, and many pets including dogs, a cat, and a rabbit. She has a history of showing dogs in both AKC/UKC, and breeds English Bulldogs. Animal control still holds a special place in her heart and she really enjoys working closely with the local animal shelters to run donation drives, especially focusing on the Pet Food Assistance Program for pets in need. In her “spare time” you can usually find her staying busy with the kids at the bike park, jiu jitsu, soccer, or the lake!

Cristal RVT

Registered Veterinary Technician

Cristal has been in the Veterinary field since 2003. She has been a Registered Veterinary Technician since 2006. Her love of reptiles introduced her to animal care and motivated her to learn more. Cristal has been a technician at Bayside since 2008. Working with cats and dogs is her passion, but she also enjoys working with horses. She has 1 cat named Salem. Cristal has several hobbies she enjoys. Swing dancing, Paddleboarding and Yoga are her favorite physical activities. She can never get enough time to improve her skills with her Ukulele and Recurve Bow.

Amanda RVT

Registered Veterinary Technician

Amanda ventured into the veterinary field after dabbling in various fields from fashion to coffee. She has always had a love for animals with various pets throughout her life including dogs, birds, lizards and a class crawfish. In 2019 she graduated from Carrington College and became a Registered Veterinary Technician the following year. She has been at bayside for a year but in the field for 3 years.

During her free time she can be found smothering her dog, Elvis, with love. She enjoys road tripping with Elvis and her boyfriend. Her and her boyfriend enjoy picking out new wines and of course cheese.



Veterinary Assistant

Kayla has been in the veterinary field for 6 years. She started at Bayside in 2019. She graduated from Carrington College in 2018 and is in the process of obtaining her Registered Veterinary Technician license. She loves animals of all kinds. She has worked general practice most of her career but has dabbled in emergency care as well. In her free time she loves cuddling with her chiweenie Levi and her kitty Patrick. Kayla and her fiance have a 2 year old daughter named Addison who keeps them on their toes. In her free time she loves traveling and spending time with friends and family.


Veterinary Assistant

Tyler has worked in the veterinary field since 2011 and plans to continue going to school to further his education in this field. He has one dachshund named Hostess. He enjoys playing basketball in his free time.


Veterinary Assistant

Brittany has been in the veterinary field since 2014. She has 3 dogs and 4 cats. She is currently going to school to further her education in the veterinary field to become an RVT. Besides Brittany's love for animals, she loves camping, 4-wheeling, riding horses, fishing, and spending her spare time with her fur babies, along with her family & friends.