Veterinary Support

  • Registered Veterinary Technician

    Candice Smith

    Candice has been working at VCA Grossmont since Valentine's Day 2011. She has several pets including two dogs, two cats and a 9 foot snake. In her spare time she enjoys fishing, baking and watching scary movies

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Glenna Belton

    Glenna grew up in North Carolina and completed her Bachelor of Science degrees in Zoology and Plant Biology at North Carolina State University. She later moved to Massachusetts and joined VCA in 2010. She and her husband happily left the snow behind and relocated to San Diego in 2015 where she joined the VCA Grossmont team. She grew up with a big pet family including dogs, geese, ducks, rabbits, guinea pigs and the occasional turkey. In her spare time she loves to travel, read and take care of her newly acquired succulent collection.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Mariana Juarez

    San Diego native. Graduated from Pima Medical Institutes veterinary assistant program in 2003. She continued her education at Autonomous University of Baja California in Mexicali, Mexico where she obtained her veterinary license in 2008. She returned to the United States and has started the process to obtain her veterinary license here. She enjoys doing triathlons, horseback riding and taking care of her four legged kids.