Our Team

Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Barney and Russum Animal Clinic in Fairfield! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at 707-426-1761 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!


Dr. Mack Barney, DVM

Dr. Barney is now fully retired from Veterinary Medicine. He has had a long successful…

Associate Veterinarians

Dr. Mathew Russum, DVM

Dr. Mathew Russum graduated from the University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine in…

Relief Veterinarians

Veterinary Technicians

Kailyn Murphy, RVT

Registered Veterinary Technician

Kailyn joined the Barney & Russum family in the summer of 2015. She has been…

Melissa Ruth

Veterinary Assistant

I have been with Barney & Russum for over 13 years now! My favorite part…

Staci Little, RVT

Veterinary Technician Supervisor

I have been a member of the Barney & Russum team since 2008. I have…

​Heather Switzer, RVT

Registered Veterinary Technician

Heather has been at Barney & Russum for over 7 years. She volunteered for a…
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Irais Rodriguez

Veterinary Assistant

Elsiana Teixera

Veterinary Assistant

I joined the Barney & Russum team in September of 2018. I have three amazing…

Arikka Shephard

Veterinary Assistant

Hey! I'm Arikka (pronounced like Erica). I was born in Texas and raised in Germany.…

​Ella Viado

Part-Time Veterinary Assistant

My name is Ella and I started working at Barney & Russum in August 2016.…


Brittany Grey

Front Office Supervisor

I'm Brittany, and I love being part of this amazing group of people here at…

Daisha Bryson


Hi! I'm Daisha. I was born and raised in Tennessee, and grew up around many…
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Katherine Neal


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Miranda Harr


Sam Goldstein

Front Office Supervisor

My name is Sam and I have been with Barney & Russum since July of…

Sonia Alarcon


Hi! My name is Sonia and I started working at Barney & Russum in April…

Stephanie Kerr


Hello! I'm Stephanie and I started here at Barney & Russum in the summer of…
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Tyler Murphy

Part-Time Receptionist

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Joy Gamble

Part-Time Receptionist

Kennel Technicians

​Christian Stewart

Kennel Technician

I have been working for B&R for over 4 years. I love working with animals.…