Technician SupervisorBecca 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 TechnicianSamantha Bradley, CVT, RVT
Veterinary Tech School: Bel-Rea Institute of Veterinary Technology
Samantha attended Bel-Rea Institute of Veterinary Technology and graduated in 2003. After graduation she went back to her home state of Anaheim, California and obtained her RVT license. She returned to Colorado in 2007 and joined VCA Anderson after receiving her CVT license. VCA Anderson is the third VCA Samantha has worked at and she is in charge of all veterinary technician and assistant internships. She has 2 dogs; Doodle (a Chiweenie) and Nilla (a Chihuahua), and a Guinea Pig named Ada Wong. In her free time, she enjoys scrapbooking, spending weekends with her cousins, couch potato-ing, drawing, reading and video games. Samantha loves to visit Disneyland in California any chance she can and tries to go to Las Vegas twice a year with her mother. She enjoys going to Comic-con every year and loves anything Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, especially Raphael. Samantha follows the Pittsburgh Penguins and is an avid Steeler fan, which we always hold against her.
Certified Veterinary TechnicianDaniel Duran
Veterinary Tech School: Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology
Daniel is a Colorado native with no lack of world experience. He joined the military after high school to see what the world had to offer. He has lived in Georgia, California, Seoul, and Berlin and found his calling as a veterinarian technician while serving over seas. He graduated from Bel-Rea Institute in 2013 and joined VCA Anderson Animal Hospital in the fall of 2014. He has 2 dogs, a Ridgeback mix named Buddy, and a Basenji mix named Tasha. He is passionate about every aspect of his job, but is particularly comfortable in the surgery suite and preforming dental prophylaxis. In his spare time he can be found amongst the Disk Golf courses around Colorado or on the shooting range.
Veterinary AssistantElaine Adamcewicz
School: University Of Connecticut
Elaine joined us in 2006 as our weekend overnight care technician. In addition to caring for her own menagerie of cats and ferrets at home, she enjoys cycling, mountain biking, reading and watching movies, as well as creating pet portraits on her tablet.
Veterinary AssistantJoyce 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 AssistantElle Robery
Elle moved here from Chicago, Illinois in early 2013. She has been in the veterinary field as a Veterinary Assistant since 2008. One of her ambitions is to go to school, and get licensed in dog training. She is happily married since 2005 to her husband Josh, and has 2 children. Elle has a Gargoyle Gecko named Petrie, but hopes to one day own a Bull Terrier of her own. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and kids who all love Playing video games together and she especially loves helping her husband stream video games on twitch. She also enjoys Anime/Manga, hiking outdoors and really loves living in Colorado!
Veterinary AssistantTracie 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.