Technician SupervisorDenise F
Veterinary Tech School: Los Angeles Pierce College
Denise started working in large animal emergency medicine in 1994. After several years she made the switch to small animal practice. Denise joined the VCA Marina team in 2014. When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her son, Jordan, and her dog, Carlos, hiking and going to the beach.
Registered Veterinary TechnicianShannon T
Shannon was raised in the Santa Monica mountains where she currently lives with her husband, her son, 3 dogs, 2 goats, a dove and a one-eyed cat. She loves to hike and garden with her family. She has worked in veterinary medicine since 2001 and became a registered veterinary technician in 2008. She joined the VCA Marina family in 2015.
Veterinary AssistantEdgar F
Veterinary Tech School: Pierce College
Edgar joined our VCA Marina team in 2014. Edgar recently graduated from the Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) program at Pierce College, and is applying to 4 year universities to study Animal Science. Edgar enjoys veterinary medicine and how it works to help pet's feel better. He has 4 cats at home: Cattywat, Grey, Alien, and Reign. In his free time Edgar enjoys hiking, backpacking, soccer and travel.
Veterinary AssistantJennifer F
After years of working as a bookkeeper, Jennifer decided it was time to follow her heart and take care of animals. In addition to working at VCA Marina as a veterinary assistant, Jennifer is a student at Pierce College completing the RVT program. When not studying, she enjoys working in the garden and hanging out with her husband and their dog. Jennifer joined the VCA Marina team in 2015.
Veterinary AssistantSamira K
Samira spent 5 years with the VCA Marina team, and then after some time away returned in 2012. Samira enjoys veterinary medicine and working with animals on a daily basis and hopes to continue learning and growing all aspects of the veterinary field with VCA. Samira has a beautiful blue nosed pit-bull named Capone. In her free time, Samira enjoys spending time with her family. She and her husband are enjoying watching their son grow and working on their house.
Veterinary AssistantAilee P
Ailee is half Irish, and half Japanese. She was born here in California, but grew up in Okinawa, Japan and returned to the US when she was 18 to attend college. She is fluent in Japanese! She loves spending time at the beach and going hiking during her free time with her boyfriend and adorable Pomeranian Juno! She enjoys working out, especially kickboxing and Yoga classes!