Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Terra Vista Animal Hospital! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at (909) 989-3999 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

Dr. Michael Weigand

Dr. Michael Weigand graduated from Kansas State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1986.  Upon moving to California, he worked at Alosta Animal Hospital in Glendora for eight years before opening Terra Vista Animal Hospital in 1994. 

Dr. Weigand is a member of the Rancho Cucamonga Chamber of Commerce, the California Veterinary Medical Association and has served as the Secretary on the Board of the Inland Valley Emergency Pet Clinic in Upland since 1998. Always committed to practice excellence, Terra Vista Animal Hospital is an American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) accredited practice and the current facility has been recognized as a 2014 Merit Award Winner in the Veterinary Economics Hospital Design Competition.  

In his leisure time he enjoys exercising, being outdoors, and spending time with his family and friends. He and his wife Liz and their two daughters, Madison and Brooke, share their home with their schnauzer, Daisy.

Dr. Elizabeth Bernardini, D.A.B.V.P.

Dr. Bernardini joined the staff of Terra Vista Animal Hospital in March 2011. Born and raised in rural Wisconsin, Dr. Bernardini attended Northwestern University in Chicago and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1988. She received a master’s degree from Arizona State University and a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2001. She holds a specialty certificate from the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners and is a member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners.  

In her free time, Dr. Bernardini enjoys running, yoga, ice hockey and playing the piano.  

Dr. Meredith May-Apablaza

Dr. Meredith May-Apablaza grew up in the Chino Valley.  She earned a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.  It was during this time she spent her summers working with Dr. Weigand at Terra Vista Animal Hospital.  She attended veterinary school at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona and received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2011.  Dr. May-Apablaza then pursued a private-practice small animal internship, which she completed in September 2012, before returning to Terra Vista to begin her career.  This internship allowed her to gain invaluable experience in the management of critical emergency cases, as well as the opportunity to work with Board-certified internists, surgeons and emergency medicine specialists.

Dr. May-Apablaza lives in Rancho Cucamonga with her husband and daughter.  They have a full house with 4 dogs: Elly (yellow Lab), Daisy, (Terrier/Chihuahua mix), Joaquin (Cocker/Poodle mix) and Decoy (African Greyhound). The family enjoys running and hiking together. Dr. May-Apablaza unwinds with cooking and reading a good book. 

Dr. Kelly Shearer

Dr. Shearer joined the Terra Vista staff in July 2017.  With both an undergraduate degree in Biology and a Masters in Biological Sciences from Auburn University in Alabama, she moved to California in 2012 to attend Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, receiving her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2016.  She is a member of the Southern California Veterinary Medical Association, the California Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Shearer has two rescue dogs, Dolly, a Chihuahua mix, and Mitch, a black Lab, along with two cats, Merkelson and Skye, and a horse named Jack.  A Thoroughbred off the race track, Jack was retrained for jumping and competed with Dr. Shearer for many years but is now simply enjoying his retirement!  In her free time, Dr. Shearer enjoys fishing with her dad, hanging out with friends, going to concerts, traveling and anything pet related.  

Dr. Garrett Clough

Dr. Clough joined the Terra Vista Animal Hospital team in August 2020.  Born in Northern Africa and raised in Alaska, Dr. Clough made his way to the mainland for veterinary school, graduating from Colorado State College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in 1998.   His interests include soft tissue surgery and medicine including cardiology, ophthalmology and endocrinology.  He has lived in Southern California for 22 years and in his free time enjoys international travel, hiking/camping, cooking and reading.  

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