VCA Animal Hospital of Garden City

Veterinary Support

  • Registered Veterinary Technician

    Autumn DeMatteis

    Autumn has been with VCA Garden City for over 4 years. She has been in the veterinary field for over 12 years. Her interests include music, karate and her favorite holiday "Halloween". Autumn has 3 cats and one dog, all who have a Halloween theme name.
    Autumn enjoys the friendly clients and co workers at the clinic. She looks forward to friendly competition during VCA Garden City's annual pumpkin carving contest.

  • Technician

    Nicole Arcy
    School: Michigan State, Bachelor's

    A long time volunteer at our clinic, Nicole worked her way onto our team last year, becoming a  technician while she was finishing her Bachelor of Science degree at Michigan State University. 

    Nicole now works full time here at the VCA Garden City while attending Madonna University and waiting for her acceptance into Vet School.

    Nicole is passionate about animal health, very personable, intelligent, and efficient, and is eager to continue her journey towards becoming a vet.

    She owns a Beagle named Snickers, a Pitbull named Sudzee, a parrot named Pocco, and a rat named Brutus.

  • Technician

    Jessie Bowsher

    Jessie has been with VCA for over 8 yrs now. She loves what she does and is very skilled in her position.
    Jessie has a passion for animals which includes her own clan of five. In her free time she enjoys spending it with family and friends. Jessie is a pleasure to be around, she is dedicated and hardworking and has a great personality.

  • Technician

    Kellee Cochran

    Kellee started her veterinary career with VCA in warm, sunny California. Then moved to Michigan to be near family. The two loves of her life are "Hershee Kisses" her 2 yr. old Chocolate Labrador and "Smokey" her 6 yr. old black cat. When she is not working you can find Kellee enjoying billiards or bowling.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Melissa Rahn

    Melissa has been in the veterinary field fo over 4 years. She enjoys seeing every animal that comes into the clinic. She has 3 dogs, Bandit and Jasmine who are Maltese-Shih Tzu and a Siberian Husky named Kenna. She also has a rabbit named Angel.

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.