Veterinary Support

  • Registered Veterinary Technician

    Anita Nelson

    Anita was born and raised in Santa Monica. She has always had a special bond and affection for all animals. She has worked at VCA Brentwood since 1990 and treats all her animals patients as if they were her own. She has three cats of her own: Cecilia, Joey and Bugsy, and has fostered many animals over the years. Anita enjoys exploring books and music store and has an eclectic collection of her own.

  • Technician

    Adam Buenrostro

  • Technician

    Irma Lopez

  • Technician

    Felicia Melville

     Growing up in the Valley, Felicia began her career as technician at a young age. She also worked as a keeper assistant at the Los Angeles Zoo. She enjoys helping all kinds of animals and is happy to be working at VCA Brentwood. On her spare time, she loves spending time with her family and best friend at Disneyland. Felicia has one feline friend name Smoosh, an adorable short hair domestic who loves to cuddle and play.

  • Technician

    Jonathan Perez

    Jonathan, a native from Highland Park, began his technician career in 2007. He enjoys teaching clients about proper pet care and our clients enjoy his patience and dedication. Jonathan once worked for an independent practice as a kennel person, to receptionist, and as a interim manager. On his spare time he enjoys watching good movies and listening to music, but he mostly loves spending his time with his son.

  • Surgical Supervisor

    Manuel Tovar, RVT
    School: Universidad de Antionio Narro, MVZ

    Manuel Tovar is a Registered Veterinary Technician with over twenty two years of experience working in veterinary hospitals in the Los Angeles and South Bay area.

    Manuel's father was a banker in Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico and his job took him to local farms to inspect livestock. Growing up Manuel always loved animals and he often travelled to the farms with his father. These visits inspired him to attend the Universidad de Antionio Narro where he received his Medico Veterinary Zoologist (Doctorate in Veterinary Zoology).

    Manuel has lived in Lomita for many years and considers it his hometown. He enjoys working out and keeping physically fit. He and his son are also avid sports fans; football and baseball are their favorites.

    Manuel has been working at VCA Brentwood as the Surgery Technician for the last eleven years. He particularly enjoys educating and developing relationships with the clients at VCA Brentwood.