School: Western Washington University, Bachelor's Degree
Hope joined the VCA Kent team in February 2015 after relocating to the area. Animals and customer service are her passion. After graduating Western Washington University she decided to pursue a career in animal healthcare. In her free time Hope enjoys the outdoors, spending time with her family and friends as well as supporting her boyfriend as he races sprint cars as a hobby. We are excited to have Hope on our team!
Shalesa has been an integral part of our reception team here at VCA Kent Animal Hospital since 2012. Shalesa grew up in Enumclaw, Washington and graduated from Ashmead School of Massage in 2007. She then went on to get her level one equine massage certification the same year. A self-described "country girl through and through" when not at work, she is usually out riding her horses and is very active with her drill team, Stirrin’ Dust. Besides her 3 horses, Poncho, Colt and Becky, Shalesa shares her home with 4 cats: Monsoon (aka Lulu), Itchy, C.B. and Tank (aka Tank weenie) As if things weren’t already crazy enough, we can’t forget about her awesome dogs Baylee and Chevy.