Breona Baines: CEO & FOUNDER
Breona founded Kitticcino Charities in 2020 after working in veterinary settings for eleven years. Breona has mainly worked with non-profit groups, with her most notable position being on the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals' Field Investigations and Response Team. Breona served (and still deploys from time to time!) as a Medical Field Specialist, mainly aiding in the forensic processes and medical treatments of canines seized from federal dogfighting cases. Breona lives alone with her two rescue dogs, Menzi and Tezi, and her cat, Milo. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering with local rescue organizations and fostering medically compromised rescue animals.
Dr. Aminata "Mina" Kalley, DVM
Dr. Aminata Kalley, DVM graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University with her Bachelor's of Science in 2014. She went on to earn her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Missouri in 2018. Sortly after graduation, she went on to become the Attenting Veterinary for the Department of Homeland Security at the Plum Island Disease Center in New York. Dr. Kalley recently moved to Columbus to pursue her Master of Public Health at the Ohio State University.
Dr. Emy Varughese, BVSc, ms
Dr. Emy Varughese has been a doctor of veterinary medicine since 2012. She received her Master of Veterinary Medicine in 2012 from Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University in Ludhiana, India, as well as her Master of Science from the University of Saskatchewan in 2015. Dr. Emy has authored over half a dozen research publications and her works have received ample praise online.
Dr. Amanda Graber, DVM
Dr. Graber graduated from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2013, after moving here from Texas to attend veterinary school. Before vet school, she worked as a veterinary assistant for four years while earning her Bachelor's Degree in Biology. Dr. Graber knew from a young age that she wanted to become a veterinarian. The best part of Dr. Graber's day is when she gets to welcome new puppies and kittens and help their family set their pets up for life-long health and wellness. Dr. Graber lives in Pickerington with her husband, three children, and two cats. Outside of work she enjots reading fiction and leading her daughters' Girl Scout troop.