Brick City Cat Hospital

702 South Magnolia Avenue
Ocala, FL 34471


 Our Staff


Amber Wegner Veterinary Technician Brick City Cat Hospital Ocala FL Veterinarian


Veterinary Technician

Amber has been with us since we opened our doors in 2000. She has been working in the veterinary field since she graduated from Saint Petersburg College with her degree in Animal Science in 1985. She is an indispensable asset in our office both with our patients and behind the scenes.

Her specialty is dentistry and educating clients about preventative dental care. She also enjoys educating clients on special nutrition and weight maintenance. With her spare time she enjoys her family, doing home improvement and going to the beach.


Alyse Ramirez veterinary technician Brick City Cat Hospital Ocala FL Veterinarian


Veterinary Technician

Alyse first joined the practice in 2017. She has been working in the veterinary field for the past 8 years and graduated from SantaFe College in 2015. She was born and raised in Michigan and moved to Florida in 2013.

Alyse also co-owns a canine training company with her husband that she works on during her spare time and she also enjoys kayaking and going to the beach. She has 4 cats of her own and 3 dogs.

Augusta Villani veterinary technician Brick City Cat Hospital Ocala FL Veterinarian


Veterinary Technician

Augusta is originally from south Florida and has been working with animals for almost 10 years. She obtained a degree in Equine Exercise Physiology from College of Central Florida in 2013 and went from working with horses to small and exotic animals.

Augusta is an animal enthusiast and has 3 rescue cats and a rescue leopard gecko of her own.

STACI WALKER Veterinary Technician


Veterinary Technician


Staci was born at MRMC in Ocala, FL. She grew up on a quiet farm in Reddick, so animals were a normal part of her life, although cats were always her favorite. Graduating from North Marion High School in 2013, Staci moved onto college to become a certified Veterinary Assistant.


She loves to rescue feral kittens and work hands on with them to help them become human friendly and find their forever homes! She's been working in the vet field for almost 4 years and is currently attending CF for Veterinary Medicine in hopes of becoming a licensed veterinarian.

Paulyn Leers office manager Brick City Cat Hospital Ocala FL Veterinarian


Office Manager

Paulyn is our hospital manager and has been with us since 2007. She was born & raised in Iowa and has always had a love of animals and their well-being. She is constantly looking for new ways to educate clients in their pet's healthcare and wellness, as well as creating brochures, packets and keeping up with new veterinary products.

When not at work she enjoys baking, gardening and spending time with her four cats, two dogs, three children and her husband.   

Hannah Ratliff front desk Brick City Cat Hospital Ocala FL Veterinarian


Front Desk

Hannah joined the practice in 2015. She has joined the front staff after specializing in spoiling our boarding kitties, and helping out the technicians when needed. She has been called a cat whisperer by the staff, as she has a special gift for making them feel loved. 

When not busy with her career and the hospital, she enjoys spending time with her family and the four kitties at home lucky enough to be hers.

Veronica Pozeg front desk Brick City Cat Hospital Ocala FL Veterinarian


Front Desk

Veronica came to us in 2009 after spending 10 years at the Humane Society of Marion County. She first fell in love with caring for animals while in high school when she became employed by the Puss & Pooch Motel in her local town in Pennsylvania. She learned the basics of animal boarding and grooming at that facility and then went on to expand her knowledge through personal studies and research.

In her spare time Veronica designs and sells traditional Native American clothing. She also enjoys spending quality time with her large family of furry children and her 5 grandchildren.

Valerie Brown front desk Brick City Cat Hospital Ocala FL Veterinarian


Practice Manager

Valerie joined the practice in the front office in the spring of 2017. She received her degree in Animal Science from Virginia Tech in 1986 and has worked with animals ever since in both the veterinary and zoological fields. 

She has 3 cats, 3 dogs, raises reptiles and owns registered Morgan horses.