VCA Anderson Animal Hospital

Veterinary Support

  • Technician Supervisor

    Becca Payson, CVT
    Veterinary Tech School: Bel-Rea Insitute of Veterinary Technology

    Becca is our technician supervisor and medical supply purchaser. She is a certified veterinary technician and graduated from Bel Rea Institute of Animal Technology in 1997. Before joining our team in 1994, she was the kennel manager at VCA SouthEast Area Veterinary Medical Center. She enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine with a special interest in dentistry and birds. Siamese cats and German Shepard dogs are her favorite breeds and she has a Siamese of her own, named Sophie. Becca is from Denver and lives in Lakewood with her husband, Adam, and their 2 boys, Avi and Ethan. She loves going on adventures with her kids (especially if it's snowing), as well as hiking, biking, skiing, reading, and cooking.

  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Samantha Bradley, CVT, RVT
    Veterinary Tech School: Bel-Rea Institute of Veterinary Technology

    Samantha attended Bel-Rea Institute of Veterinary Technology, graduating in 2003.  She went back to her home state of California, only to return to Colorado in 2007.  VCA Anderson is the third VCA Hospital at which Samantha has worked.  Samantha has a zoo in her home made up of a Betta fish named "The Situation", a three legged gerbil "Zek", and 2 dogs, Doodle (a Chiweenie) and Nilla (a Chihuahua).  In her free time, she enjoys playing video games, scrapbooking, drawing and reading.  Samantha loves to visit Disneyland in California and Las Vegas twice a year with her mother.  She is also an avid Pittsburgh Steeler fan, which we won't hold against her. 

  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Rebecca Whelan, CVT
    Veterinary Tech School: Bel-Rea Institute of Veterinary Technology
    School: Johnson and Wales, Culinary

    Becky joined us in 2007. She has a special interest in the dental health of all animals.

  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Keshet Zeimet, CVT

    Keshet has lived  in Colorado since she was 7 years old.  She graduated from Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology in 2011 with an Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology.  Keshet joined our family March of 2012, she enjoys working with cats, dogs and exotics.  Keshet is married, and shares her home with 2 dogs; Emmie, a Brussels Griffon and Baby, a Chihuahua, and Sprite her Manx.  In her spare time she enjoys karaoke, target shooting and baking. 

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Elaine Adamcewicz
    School: University Of Connecticut

    Elaine joined us in 2006 as our weekend Overnight Care Specialist.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Joyce Hook

    Joyce is our longest tenured employee, having started here in 1983. As one of the Overnight Care Specialist, she cares for our post surgery patients, hospitalized patients and boarders. Joyce is a graduate of North American School of Animal Sciences and American Boarding Kennel Association.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Tracie Youngblood
    Veterinary Tech School: Bel Rea Veterinary Institute

    Tracie moved to Colorado from Los Angeles, California at a young age.  Knowing she always wanted to work with animals, she attended Community College of Denver, earning an Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology in 2009.  Tracie has one cat named Harley Quinn, whom she calls "little girl". She enjoys going to concerts, Rockies games, and she is Batman's biggest fan. Tracie has been a part of the VCA Anderson team since 2009.


Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately at 303-922-1127. If it is after hours or a holiday please call the closest emergency facility to you.

VCA Alameda East Veterinary Hospital at 303-366-2639, their address is

9770 E. Alameda Ave Denver, CO 80247

ACCESS (Animal Critical Care and Emergency Services) at 303-239-1200, their address

is 1597 Wadsworth Blvd Lakewood, CO 80215

Central Veterinary Emergency Service at 303-874-7387, their address is

3550 S. Jason St Englewood, CO 80110