VCA Companion Animal Hospital

Veterinary Support

  • Technician Supervisor

    Juliet Saletta
    Veterinary Tech School: Shasta College

    Juliet was born and raised in the Bay Area and was a machinist for 10 years. In 2003 she left it all behind to go back to school and pursue a career in the veterinary field. She has a 2 year degree in veterinary technology.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Jessica Chill
    School: Shasta College

    Jessie is working toward a degree in Oceanography and expresses a desire to work with large carnivores. In her free time she wrestles alligators and runs with wolves (She has five dogs and three monitor lizards). Her favorite parts of the job are getting slobbered on by large dogs and assisting with wound care.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Carley Jones
    Veterinary Tech School: Simpson University

    Carley is an animal lover who enjoys trips to the lake with her goof-ball co-pilot, Rueksi. She grew up in Lake County, California and moved to the Redding area to finish her Bachelor's degree in Biology at Simpson University. She aspires to be a veterinarian and is interested in microbiology. Outside of the office and classroom, Carley is a student leader, Belly Dance instructor, and Disneyland fanatic.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Tyler Townsley
    Veterinary Tech School: Penn Foster
    School: Enterprise High School

    I am working on my 5th year here at Companion Animal Hospital as a veterinary assistant. I  was raised here in Redding my entire life. I graduated from Enterprise High School and did an internship here at Companion while in high school. I Got hired here right when I turned 18 years old. I am now 22 years old going to Penn Foster online college for my veterinarian technician's license.  


Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency during normal business hours, please call us immediately. If you have an emergency outside of our normal business hours, please contact a local emergency animal hospital.