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Yanelis Carrillo


Yani was born in Havana, Cuba. She has always had a great passion for animals and grew up in the company of many. Yani has had many animals at home, from hamsters, rabbits, dogs, cats, fish, turtles, guinea pigs, to pigs, goats, and chickens.

Yani wanted to pursue a career as a veterinary technician or an artist, but could get a scholarship at that time. Yani went to technical school and at the age of 17, graduated as a computer technician in Havana, Cuba. She moved to the USA in December of 2016, She feels blessed to be given the opportunity to work with animals at Kelly’s Animal Hospital. Being part of a team, she feels like being at home, surrounded by pets.

Yanelis has a miniature pinscher named Cookie, whom she adores.

Yani loves spending her leisure time in outdoor activities. She’s a lover of the ocean, and the marine world. Her passion for animals, commitment and dedication, remains an essential part of her life.

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