Veterinary Support

  • Technician Supervisor

    Kattia Chaverra
    Veterinary Tech School: San Diego Mesa College

    Kattia grew up in Colombia and moved to San Diego when she was 17 years old. After graduating from Mesa College in 1995 with her degree in Animal Health Technology, Kattia joined what was Bonita Pet Hospital now VCA Bonita. Kattia has been part of the team here for 20 years and has been the Technician Supervisor for the last 18 years.  When she is not working she can be found volunteering with dog rescues or spending time with her 4 dogs, 2 cats, and her husband. 

  • Registered Veterinary Technician

    Amanda Henkel
    Veterinary Tech School: Mesa College

    Amanda joined the VCA Bonita Animal Hospital family in 1995 when she graduated from the Registered Technician program at Mesa College.  She worked full time for many years and is now part time since becoming a mother of two.  She loves being able to interact with all the wonderful pets and their parents at VCA Bonita.  When not working she is busy making trips with the kids to school, playdates and outdoor activities.

  • Registered Veterinary Technician

    Lyric Malloy
    Veterinary Tech School: Cal Poly Pomona

    Lyric is a Registered Veterinary Technician, she graduated from Cal Poly Pomona in 2008. She was born and raised in San Diego. Lyric has been involved with veterinary medicine for almost 10 years. She joined the  VCA Bonita family in 2009 and recently has taken on the role of Assistant Technician Supervisor. When she is not working, Lyric enjoys spending time with her husband and son, taking care of her horse Gus, her two cats Joe and Little Baby Kitty, and two dogs, Dizney and Charlie.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Erika Cuellar

    Erika received her certificate in Veterinary Assisting in 2009 from Pima Medical Institute. After graduating she was hired at ABC Veterinary Hospital, where she had completed her externship while in school. Erika joined VCA Bonita in May 2014 as a Veterinary Assistant and has been a great addition! When she is not working Erika likes spending time with her wife Monica. They enjoy cooking, watching movies, and spending quality time with their 4 dogs and 2 cats.  

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Alex Martinez

    Alex has been with our hospital for the last 15 years. He graduated from Pima Medical Institute in 2001 with his degree in Veterinary Assisting. Alex grew up in Mexico and currently owns two clothing stores there. When he isn't busy working here or at his stores Alex enjoys working out, traveling, music, and spending time with his friends and family. 

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Lindsay Satterfield

    Lindsay was born and raised in San Diego. She joined the VCA team in August 2014 after working for the San Diego Humane Society. Her interests include helping animals and rocking out to heavy metal music!

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Mariah Tofanelli

  • Doctor Assistant

    Ruby Cruz

    Ruby grew up in Chicago and moved to San Diego in 2013. Prior to joining VCA Bonita in 2014, Ruby was a volunteer with the Chula Vista Animal Shelter and in Chicago, with Famous Fido's Rescue. In her free time Ruby enjoys spending time with her husband, their cat, and loves to shop!  

  • Doctor Assistant

    Erika Estrada

    Coming Soon...