Our Philosophy

Our goals for our patients are to eliminate pain and maximize mobility, function, and quality of life. We use a multi-modal approach, individualized for each patient’s needs and abilities. We strive to provide a comfortable and happy experience for our patients with hands-on attention, positive reinforcement, and a mentally and physically stimulating environment. 

Meet The Staff

Lauryn Harker, CCRP, RVT

Practice Owner & Rehab Practitioner

After years of experience in management, emergency medicine, and small animal care in pet hospitals throughout Orange County, Lauryn has found her niche in Canine Rehabilitation. A graduate of the University Of Tennessee School Of Veterinary Medicine Canine Rehabilitation Program, Lauryn has received her Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner's License (CCRP). Lauryn has a special place in her heart for older pets and enjoys giving impromptu massages to many of Canine Rehabilitation of Orange County's elderly patients.

When Lauryn is not at Canine Rehabilitation of Orange County, she is an instructor at Orange County Veterinary Assitant School in Garden Grove. In her spare time, she likes to "rehabilitate" her mid-century ranch home with her husband and daughter.

Rebecca Ringwald, DVM, CCRP, CVA


Dr. Ringwald’s extensive experience in small animal surgery led her to pursue advanced training and certification in Canine Rehabilitation at the University of Tennessee. Dr. Ringwald enjoys spending her spare time with her husband, 3 sons, 2 dogs, and 5 cats.

Meredith Adams, DVM


Dr. Meredith Adams is a graduate from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. Meredith has a special interest in Eastern Chinese Medicine and enjoys introducing clients to alternative therapies that can benefit their pets. When she is not at CROC, you can find Meredith working out, communing with nature, and being an amazing mom to two hilarious and highly energetic little girls. Meredith shares her home with "Cholula" the terrier, "Foxy" the shepherd-spaniel, and a three-legged cat named "Sharona".

Amy Wurbel

Rehab Assistant

Amy is a student at Orange County Veterinary Assistant School to become a Registered Veterinary Technician. Amy is also an in-home care giver for seniors and has a special place in her heart for our senior pets. In her spare time, Amy likes to cook, color and crochet. Amy shares her home with "Zoey" the cockapoo. 

Tiffany Downing, CVT

Administrative Support

After losing her first dog, a Doberman Pinscher named "Razor", to heart failure, her goal became to provide the highest level of care for each of her patients in order to extend quality time with their owners. Tiffany graduated from Heritage College and earned her Registered Veterinary Technician license in 2017. Tiffany has a soft spot for large and bully breeds and is currently "mom" to a Dogo Argentino Mix "Kratos", and a Pit Mix "Crash", along with a menagerie of snakes, lizards, cats and a tarantula. Tiffany moved out of state at the end of 2018, but continues to assist Lauryn with Digital Marketing, Social Media and other Administrative Tasks. When she's not working on all things digital for CROC, she works as a Certified Veterinary Technician for Ponderosa Veterinary Hospital in Kalispell, MT. Her favorite part of rehab was getting to see her favorite patients improve each week as they recovered from their injuries/surgeries.

Office Hours
By Appointment Only

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday


Tuesday & Friday‚Äč




2920 South Kilson Drive

Santa Ana, CA 92707

T / 949-444-2451
F / 949-209-4246


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