Kennel SupervisorEvan Pharr
Evan has been an employee of VCA Davis Animal Hospital for greater than 21 years. His primary focus is caring for your pet as if it was his own. We call him the dog whisperer but he's great with cats too!
Kennel AssistantJon Nowinski
Jon was born and raised in Fairfield County, Connecticut, and has been a passionate animal lover all his life. He has always cared for his own animals, as well as worked with animals in many different settings. He volunteers at a rescue farm and with an emergency response team for animals. He currently has two cats and a dog at home, as well as cares for several horses. He has never met an animal he didn't like and thus is happy to be working at VCA Davis Animal Hospital. His ultimate goal is to one day have a farm for rescued animals.
Kennel AssistantJustin Pellechi
Justin was born in Pound ridge, NY and has worked with animals his whole life. He has volunteered extensively for Guiding Eyes for the Blind, as well as at a wolf conservation center. He plans on becoming a veterinary technician, and has two dogs of his own; a German Shepherd and an adopted mixed breed.
Kennel AssistantYaniese Rivera
Yaniese interned at VCA Davis for about ten months before being hired as a kennel attendant. She is currently a student at Westhill High School and is enrolled in the Stamford Agriscience and Technology Program. She is an active FFA member(a career and technical student organization, based on middle and high school classes that promote and support agricultural education). Her goal is to get accepted into a college and major in psychology and biology and then become a veterinarian. She lives in Stamford, CT with her Pomeranian named Shorty, a red-eared slider named Chiquita, a beta fish named Twirly, and an occasional ferret named Butters, who she cares for during breaks and summers. She is enthusiastic with what she does and will ensure your pets are happy and well taken care of during their stay in boarding.