Technician SupervisorRae Ann Bower
Rae Ann Bower started with VCA Loomis Basin in 1996. During her years at our clinic Rae Ann has filled a variety of roles as a Technician Assistant, Outpatient Assistant and Veterinary Assistant. In 2009 she became licensed as a Registered Veterinary Technician and is one of our Technician Supervisors. Rae Ann is committed to attending current Continuing Education opportunities so that she can improve in all aspects of her technical skills. One of the biggest perks of her job is being able to see pets go home with their families, and using her skills to assist with that process.
Outside of work Rae Ann likes to spend time with her three sons (her fourth is on the way) and her husband. They share their home with their furry kids; a Great Dane named Bodhi, and their two cats Napali and Sushi.
Technician SupervisorDana Brentson
Dana Brentson is a Lead Registered Veterinary Technician who joined VCA Loomis Basin in 2009. Dana enjoys working with animals and loves getting to know each of the patient’s personalities as they spend time with us.
Dana shares her home with her two dogs; Ginny and Gaige, her ferret Elora and her husband Quinn. In her spare time she enjoys reading, playing video games, and participating in a bi-weekly Dungeons & Dragons group. Dana is also an aspiring author and hopes to have her book series published.
Technician SupervisorLinda Munos
Linda is our patient services manager. Linda was born and raised in San Jose. She had her first experience working in a veterinary clinic when she was 15 years old at Campbell Animal Hospital in Campbell, California, where she worked for 6 years. Linda subsequently worked as a purchasing agent for a large furniture store chain in the Bay Area before moving to Rocklin in 2000 and joining VCA Loomis Basin Veterinary Clinic in 2007.
Linda and her husband, Mario, have been married for almost 25 years and they have two daughters, Jennifer and Jamie. They share their home with Makana, a 14-year-old terrier; Duke, a silver tabby that is almost 10; Kaipo, an 8-year-old corgi with one eye; Max and Fred, both orange tabbies; and Russell, a 2-year-old Jack Russell mix also with one eye. In her time away from the clinic, Linda loves to cook and bake and spend time with friends and family.
Veterinary Assistant SupervisorJoana Arbizo
Joana Arbizo started with VCA in 2009 at VCA Elk Grove Animal Hospital. In 2010 she joined VCA Loomis Basin and currently fills the role of our Lead Outpatient Assistant. She loves interacting with our clients and their pets, and is part of our Cat’s Night Out team of cat friendly staff.
Joana carries her love of cats into her own home; which she shares with her Kitty Crew of Kujo, Lil Touchie, NaNyke, Baby Kitty Bubs, Mampi and Keetan. She is currently attending Sierra College working towards a bachelor’s degree in business management.
Away from the clinic Joana spends her free time with her grandmother, and dances ballet and jazz.
Surgical SupervisorTeri Rutherford
Veterinary Tech School: Consumnes River College
Teri is a Registered Veterinary Technician and Director of the Surgical Department who joined VCA Loomis Basin in 1997. She was born and raised in Denver, Colorado then moved to California and attended Consumnes River College where she obtained her Associate Degree in Animal Health in 1996.
Teri and her husband share their home with their six cats; Tisha, Benjamin, Molly, Timmy, Sherman, and Patrick. Outside of work Teri enjoys scrapbooking, photography, and hiking.