Veterinary Support

  • Technician Supervisor

    Amanda P.

    Amanda has lived in Chicago for 14 years and started her veterinary career working at a non for profit cats-only shelter, in 2005.  In 2009, Amanda started work at a VCA located in Roger's Park as a veterinary kennel assistant, working her way up to technician and lead technician.  In 2015, Amanda transferred to VCA Chicago North as Tech Supervisor.  Amanda had her beloved diabetic cat, Primo for 9 years and makes it her special focus to educate clients about diabetes.  She also likes working with sassy cats. In her spare time, Amanda likes to spend time with her husband and 3 cats, Lola Mae, Alton and Milosh.  She also enjoys cooking, listening to music and attempting to play the ukulele. 


  • Technician

    Raquel G.

    Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Raquel started her veterinary technician career, in 2006, at a South Florida VCA.  She transferred and joined VCA Chicago North team, in 2007.  Raquel enjoys grooming pets and has a soft spot for sassy corgis.  Bilingual, Raquel helps to give the best care to our Spanish speaking pet owners.


  • Technician

    Angel V.

    Angel has been a Veterinary Technician at VCA since August of 2002.  Before VCA he worked with a variety of exotics and small mammals for 3 years.  He has also done some volunteer work for the Lincoln Park Zoo, working with the hoof stock. Angel's specialty is working with our feline patients. 

    In his spare time Angel enjoys cycling, running and wall climbing.


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Anna V.

    Anna is one of our newest staff members, joining our team in March of 2016.  Anna previously worked as a dog handler at a busy dog kennel facility.  She's enthusiastic to be working with animals and to reach her goal of becoming a veterinary technician.  In Anna's spare time she enjoys spending time with her puppy Remmy Martin and riding her motorcycle.

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