Veterinary Support

  • Technician Supervisor

    Ashley B.
    Veterinary Tech School: Foothill College

    Ashley started interning with us back in January of 2012 she was then hired on five months later. She graduated from the Foothill Veterinary Technician Program in 2012 and is registered in California and nationally. Currently she has two rats and two dogs, a Golden Retriever and a Labrador Retriever (pictured above) but loves all animals! On her days off you can find her running, hanging out with friends and family or relaxing by the pool.

  • Registered Veterinary Technician

    Ana O.

    Ana has been with our team since May of 2011 as an intern, and shortly after that we hired her!  She graduated from Carrington College with an Associates Degree in Animal Science and got her Registered Veterinary Technician license after passing the California boards.  Part of her dog pack includes a Chihuahua named Kilo and a very busy and hyper Staffordshire Terrier pup named Karlitos.  Because of her busy animal house, she has lots of knowledge to impart to new pet owners and loves to give client education.  On her free time, she loves to find new places and trails to explore with her beloved pets.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Michelle F.

    Michelle came to VCA in February of 2014 after her years of marine mammal experience in Santa Barbara.  She graduated in 2013 from UC Santa Barbara with her Bachelors Degree in Zoology.   Her 2 kitties, Arthur and Goose, keep her very busy and she loves coming home to their rambunctious personalities.  She is originally from Santa Clarita, California and enjoys spending her time off hiking and spending time with family and friends.  She is interested in Wildlife rescue and loves learning something new everyday. 

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Amanda M.

    Amanda grew up in Angels Camp, California with many pets.  She has been in the veterinary field since 2003 and with VCA Almaden Valley since 2009.  When she is not at work she likes to spend time with her 2 dogs Skiba and Suzie.

  • Surgical Supervisor

    Valerie V.

    Valerie has been working at VCA Almaden Valley since 2012.  She is currently attending college to become an EMT/Paramedic.  When she started here she adopted an orange tabby named Gremlin from one of our litters of kittens that needed homes and then recently adopted Peter Parker (seen in picture) from us as well.  The other animal members of her family include Dutchess (a 16 year old Beagle), and CJ (a 9 year old Shih Tzu).  Her future goals are to work as a trained veterinary technician as well as continuing her work training as an EMT/Paramedic.