Harbor Veterinary Hospital

2450 17th Ave, STE 125
Santa Cruz, CA 95062



Our Doctors

Kerrin Hoban D.V.M 

Dr. Hoban attended The University of Michigan and earned a Bachelor of Science in 1980.  In 1985 she graduated from Michigan State University with her D.V.M. degree.  Dr. Hoban has been practicing veterinary medicine at Harbor Veterinary Hospital since 1995.  Before she started this practice with Dr. Betsy Bowerman (now retired)  Dr. Hoban  worked at local practices in Scotts Valley and Aptos and was an emergency veterinarian in Monterey and San Jose. 


Dr. Hoban enjoys seeing dogs, cats , puppies and kittens and is interested in both medicine and surgery.   She also works on wild bats for the California Bat Conservation Fund.  When she is not at Harbor Veterinary Hospital she is the director of a 501c3 non-profit organization for children and horses, City Limits Ranch Inc.  www.citylimitsranchequestrian.webs.com


You can reach Dr. Hoban at the hospital email doctors@harborvet.com 



Kacie Wells, D.V.M.

 Dr, Wells grew up in Santa Cruz and graduated from UC Santa Cruz in 2000 with a BA in Biology. She then graduated from UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 2007 and completed a 1 year internship at Steinbeck Country Equine Clinic in 2008. Dr. Wells started her own mobile veterinary practice- Edgewater Equine Clinic- where she worked mostly with horses and large animals. Dr. Wells decided to take a new path in her career and began working at Harbor Vet in July 2020 to pursue her interest in dog and cat medicine.

Dr. Wells enjoys traveling, riding horses and spending time with her family and new baby. She has 2 Catahoula dogs- Hazel and Maple and 2 cats- Rooster and Fizzy



Our Staff


Diane (left) R.V.T. (Registered Veterinary Technician) has worked at Harbor Veterinary Hospital since 2005.