Dr. Hoag is a veterinarian at Plaza del Amo Animal Hospital in Torrance, Calif.
Family: Husband Brian and two identical-twin sons, Matthew and Nicholas. Her dog, Petey, is a Dalmatian mix who was thrown over the fence of her house as a puppy. The latest addition to her family is Ripley, an Australian Shepherd, who is training for both agility and obedience work.
Education: Graduated from Cal Poly Pomona in 2000 with a B.S. in Animal Science and a minor in Physiology, and UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 2005.
Hobbies: Movies, cross-stitching & scrapbooking, horses, Australian Shepherds, biking, dirt biking
Favorite Movies: “Gone with the Wind” and ”Gladiator”
Favorite TV shows: “Survivor,” “Amazing Race,” “Project Runway” and “Glee”"
Favorite Books: “Left Behind” and “Where the Red Fern Grows”
Favorite Quote: “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans” – John Lennon