Veterinary Support

  • Technician Supervisor

    Cindy Toelle
    Veterinary Tech School: Cosumnes River College

    Cindy is a Registered Veterinary Technician (R.V.T.). She has been part of our hospital family since 1985. Cindy finds dentistry one of the most rewarding parts of this field. Her own family consists of her husband, daughter, a dog, three cats, one horse, a donkey and ten sheep. Cindy’s favorite past time is horseback riding on the open trails.


  • Registered Veterinary Technician

    Sara M.
    Veterinary Tech School: Cosumnes River College
    School: Sacramento State University, M.A. Education

    Sara is a Registered Veterinary Technician (R.V.T.). She has been part of our hospital family off and on since 2010, with a few short breaks while her husband was stationed in Louisiana. Sara enjoys surgery, dentistry and wildlife rehabilitation. Her pet family consists of dogs, cats, chickens, sheep and fish. In her spare time she enjoys coaching water polo and swimming, and training for triathlons and obstacle course races.


  • Registered Veterinary Technician

    Samantha P
    Veterinary Tech School: Western Career College

    Samantha is a Registered Veterinary Technician. She originally joined the VCA team in 2010 then, joined our hospital in 2015. What Sam loves most about her job is the feeling and contributing to the veterinary community, client education and keeping pets healthy and happy. She has a particular interest in anesthesia and dentistry and would like to specialize in veterinary dentistry. In her off time she likes spend time with her family swimming, camping and doing any other outdoor activity. She also shares her home with her two dogs, Trey and Rexie.


  • Registered Veterinary Technician

    Tamber S.
    Veterinary Tech School: Western Career College

    Tamber is a Registered Veterinary Technician who  joined our team in 2015. She loves caring for all patients and has a particular interest in dentistry. She shares her home with her two Chihuahuas, Ryder and Dizzy, and her two cats Zoey and Roxy. When she is not caring for animals she loves to spend time doing out door activities and watching  “a lot” of sports.


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Brandee C

    Brandee joined our staff in 2015 as a veterinary assistant. She has a bachelors of Science in Animal Science with a specialty in livestock business management. Brandee spends her off time with her two dogs Maverick and Heidi, two cats Tootsie and Veronica, and Quarter horse Lexi. She is always working on furthering her education. She has a special interest in animal reproduction and nutrition. She works training young horses and raising show cattle.


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Chalane Dapelo
    Veterinary Tech School: Western Career College

    Chalane is a veterinary asssistant. She has been part of our hospital family since 2002. Chalane started as a R.O.P. volunteer through Elk Grove High School and was hired as a pet care attendant after her volunteer time was over. She then completed the veterinary technician program at Western Career College and her goal is to become a Registered Veterinary Technician (R.V.T.). Chalane has one dog named Roscoe who is a rottie mix. Chalane and her husband grew up in Elk Grove and are very involved with the community. You may have seen them dancing in the Strauss festival show at Elk Grove park every July.


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Cierra H

    Cierra joined our team in July of 2014 as a Pet Care Attendant and was quickly promoted to Veterinary Assistant. She is passionate about animals and enjoys being in a career that allows her to help them. In her off time she enjoys spending time with her dog Al Pachino, and her tea pig Piggi Minaj snowboarding and surfing. She hopes to some day go to school to become a veterinarian.

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