Veterinary Support

  • Technician Supervisor

    Sunshine Shurley

    Sunshine has been a part of our health care team since 2006. She has been trained in every department at our hospital, and enjoys working in her position as  Technician Supervisor.  Sunshine is the proud mother of 3 children. Growing up in the community, Sunshine made her love of animals known to everyone and enjoys interacting with our clients and their pets. She also enjoys spending time with her family and her 4 dogs, going to the beach, and anything hot pink!

  • Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Cory Emery

  • Technician

    Cassie Davis
    Veterinary Tech School: Vet Tech Institute

    Cassie was raised in Manvel and graduated from Manvel High School in 2011.  Throughout her high school career, she was an active FFA member- showing goats and a Red Brangus heifer, and was FFA president her senior year- which led her to career in veterinary medicine.  Cassie started at the Vet Tech Institute of Houston in October 2011, and graduated in October 2013 with her Associates in Veterinary Technology.  She is currently working on becoming a registered veterinary technician.  Cassie has a basenji named Logan, a cat named Chloe, and a goat named George.  In her spare time she enjoys off-roading in her Jeep, fishing, and watching movies.  Later on in life she would like to have a farm and raise goats.

  • Technician

    Mandi Whitaker
    School: Texas Tech University

    Mandi has been in the veterinary industry for 15 years. Her background is Veterinary emergency and specialty medicine. Mandi has a passion for helping pets in time of crisis. She has 3 horses and 2 dogs. Her favorite hobby is cave exploration. Mandi is here to serve you  and your pet!

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Vanessa Cammeresi

    My name is Vanessa Cammeresi and I am a part-time technician assistant here at VCA Mainland.  I am a full-time college student at Veterinary Technical Institute where I will graduate receiving my Associates Degree of Applied Sciences in Veterinary Technology.  My pets at home include an American Staffordshire terrier, Serenity; a Belgian Malinois, Isla; three snakes, 2 Desert Tortoises, and a Bearded Dragon.  Helping animals has always been my passion.  I absolutely love everything about my job and that is what having a career is all about, doing what you love and pursuing your dreams.  Aside from work and school, I love to work out and spend time with my family. 

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Kiley Mason

    Rhee Mason was born and raised in Texas City.  She has had a love for animals since she was a child, always trying to help any animal in need. In her spare time she loves to shop and fish. She will be happy to assist in the care of your pet.