About us

E. Grain, Jr., DVM

Dr. Grain grew up in the peanut farming country of southeastern Virginia. He graduated with a B.S. degree in biology from Hampton University in his home state. In 1977, he earned a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Tuskegee University. He was awarded the Upjohn award and the American Animal Hospital Association award as the outstanding graduate in small animal medicine and surgery. He served an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital of the University California-Davis from 1977 to 1978. Dr. Grain has been serving his patients and clients at this location since 1979. For 30 years, Dr. Grain maintained the high standards to be certified as a diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in the specialty of canine and feline practice.

Dr. Grain and his wife Shereal share their lives with 2 dogs, Spikey and Patute, Miss Kitty the cat and a flock of bantam Cubalaya chickens. In his free time, he enjoys reading and golf.

Douglas Hardy,DVM

Dr. Hardy is a California native and grew up in the South Bay area. His love for veterinary medicine began at an early age while working in his father’s veterinary practices in Los Angeles and Redondo Beach.

Dr. Hardy studied Biology Sciences at the University of California Los Angeles and Tuskegee University before receiving admissions to the prestigious Tuskegee University school of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Hardy graduated with a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 1992 and participated in a rotating internship at All Care Animal Referral Center in Fountain Valley.

Dr Hardy has since practiced at several Southern California Hospitals and Emergency Service Clinics as an Associate Doctor, Medical director, Chief of Staff and Department head.

Dr. Hardy is a General Practice veterinarian with special interest in Advanced Dentistry procedures including oral surgery and has written a chapter for a Veterinary Dental publication.

Dr. Hardy lives in Lakewood California with his wife, 2 kids and his Puggle.

When not in the hospital, Dr. Hardy enjoys swimming, video games, cycling, basketball and aviation. Dr. Hardy is also an Airline Transport rated pilot and Certified Flight Instructor.

Olga Aguirre

Olga Aguirre leads a staff that is dedicated to giving the best care and service. She has over 25 years of experience in the veterinary profession and has been with this practice for 20 years. Warm, friendly and compassionate, she is dedicated to great service to our patients and clients.

Besides being an animal lover, Olga is a real people person. Her spare time is spent with family. She is a great cook and often shares her dishes with the rest of the office. Her family includes Shaggy, a lovely mixed breed dog.

Veronica Vicente

Veronica Vicente is a vital part of our nursing staff. She has patient comfort as her main focus. She is dedicated to seeing that each visit and stay is as stress-free and comfortable as possible. Veronica is very attentive to our patients and will always go the extra mile to help and comfort them.

Veronica and her husband are the proud parents of a beautiful young daughter. Their family also includes a cat named Michi.

Karina Montes

Karina Montes joined Evening Pet Clinic on July of 2015. Most clients know her best by her nickname “Kiki”. She is caring, outgoing and warmhearted. She enjoys playing the piano and horseback riding on her spare time. Her furry family consists of 3 cats named Luna, Gypsy , Bruno and a dog named Fiona.

Osmara Medina

Osmara Medina joined Evening Pet Clinic on February 2019. She isa graduate from California Healing Arts College. She knew being in the veterinary field was her calling as a little girl. She is a beloved furry mother of 2 chihuahuas (Lucky & Bella) and also a labrador retriever named Perla.