Meet Our Staff

  • Ricki-Tannenbaum
    Ricki Tannenbaum

    Ricki Tannenbaum is co-owner of Regency Veterinary Clinic with her husband, Dr. Morgan Tannenbaum. She has her B.S. degree from Northeastern University and M.B.A from Lynn University. Her background in business and management translates well after working almost 10 years at a large chemical manufacturer and distribution company where she served as Customer Service Manager then was promoted to Inside Sales Manager. Ricki and Morgan have four children together, Roman and Levi (human) and Tommy and Frankie (canine). Ricki has taken an active role in the clinic, where she can finally say her dreams of working with animals has come true.

  • Terra S.
    Terra Shipley

    Terra has worked in the veterinary field for over 25 years. She began working at Regency Veterinary Clinic in 2004 after moving to Florida from Ohio. In her free time, Terra enjoys traveling and going to the beach. Terra is also a wine Connoisseur who enjoys collecting fine wine with her husband Ian. 

  • MelissaLipman
    Melissa Lipman

    Melissa's passion for animals started 10 years ago when she moved to Florida from New York and began volunteering at a local animal shelter. Shortly after, she went to school to become a veterinary technician and became a full-time employee at the shelter. She then started at Regency in January 2020 as a receptionist and vet tech. She enjoys cooking and baking in her spare time and spending time with her husband and children and her 2 dogs, 2 cats, 4 parrots, and a snake.

  • Susan
    Susan Figuenick

    Susan has been a veterinary technician for 22 years and has been with Regency Veterinary Clinic for the past 10 years. She began her career as a receptionist, and at the same time worked toward becoming a technician where she found her passion. She took additional courses to further her education and training and continues to do so today. Susan enjoys every aspect of her job and is always striving to give each patient the care and compassion he/she deserves. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family, reading, and the Florida sunshine. 

  • Melissa
    Melissa Pascarella

    Melissa went to school to become a veterinary technician in San Leandro, California. She moved to Boca Raton and started working at Regency Veterinary Clinic in 2005. She is a former gymnastic state champion but is too modest to say so, so this line is courtesy of her coworkers. She is a mother of two adorable children named Emma and Rocco.

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    Melissa Bottiau

    Melissa worked for 13 years as a veterinary technician at another practice. When she joined the Regency staff in 2012, she began bathing dogs for our groomer. She has since worked her way up to being a veterinary technician. Melissa has two children Connor and Taylor and enjoys camping in her free time.

  • Sarah-Bishard
    Sarah Bishard

    Sarah Bishard started at Regency Veterinary Clinic in 2021. Since joining, she quickly became a member of the team. Sarah caught puppy fever as she added an adorable Corgi named Bubbles to her family. When Sarah is home, she enjoys hunting and fishing.

  • Christina
    Christina Gaines

    Christina, a South Florida native, has been working in an animal hospital since 1997. From the beginning, she worked as a veterinary technician and helped out in the kennel. Back in 2001, Christina earned her grooming license and has been styling dogs and cats ever since. Christina started grooming at Regency back in 2011. She is the proud owner of two very stylish poodles and two cats. In her free time, Christina loves to travel, spend time with her daughter, and spend time in the great outdoors.

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