Licensed Veterinary TechnicianStarra Weinberg
Starra became a Registered Veterinary Technician in 2002, graduating from Mount San Antonio College. She has taken a few years off to raise her 3 children. Now that they are older, she is excited to re-enter the veterinary field and come back to Cal Oaks.
She lives with her husband, children, and many animal companions, including: terrier mix, 3 cats, 2 bunnies and a tortoise.
Veterinary AssistantAshley Marino
Ashley has been a VCA California Oaks Animal Hospital staff member since May 2007. The proud mother of Kelley and Allister, she also has 3 kittens at home. For Ashley, the most rewarding part of her job is, "building a relationship with our clients and their pets that is going to last a long time." She aspires to utilize her training and experience to attend college and become a veterinarian herself.
Veterinary AssistantMelissa McCray
Melissa worked at Petco as a manager for 5 years. As the Petco manager, she had been working in partner with the Cal Oaks staff the last few years. She says she feel in love working with the staff at Cal Oaks and wanted to be part of the Cal Oaks amazing team!
When not at work, she spends time with her boyfriend and her Golden Retriever named Charger.
Veterinary AssistantVicky Ramirez
Vicky jokingly refers to herself as "the grandma" at VCA California Oaks Animal Hospital, having been here longer than any other employee. She began work working here in 1998.
You will often see her as your pet's exam room nurse. When she is not here, she loves spending time with her family, her Yorkshire terrier, and her exotic pets.