VCA Mesa Animal Hospital

Veterinary Support

  • Technician

    Shaylin Bush

    Shaylin graduated from the Veterinary Assistant program and PIMA Medical Institute. Before that she was one of our externs and we are so happy to have her at the hospital with us since May 2012. Shaylin has 2 dogs, Bae and Sammy. She also has 2 cats Ritz and Girly Girl. In her spare time, Shay enjoys reading and playing sports

  • Technician

    Roni Huerta

    Roni lives in Mesa with her handsome chocolate Labrador Oakley and her cat Tai Tai. She has been with VCA Mesa Animal Hospital since May 2007 and started out as our kennel tech! Roni is a very valuable part of our team and loves all her patients! In her spare time Roni enjoys drawing, painting, and sports. GO CARDINALS!

  • Technician

    Bri Turman

    Bri has been with us at VCA Mesa Animal Hospital since 2012 - she started out as our extern from PIMA! She has 4 dogs: Koda, Sparky, Rosco, and Roxy. Bri also has 2 cats, Bella and Mufasa. In her spare time Bri enjoys spending tim with her pets and tanning.

  • Veterinary Assistant Supervisor

    Tracy Moore

    My name is Tracy Moore. I started at VCA Mesa Animal Hospital in August 2012, but have been working in the veterinary field since 1999. I have 3 dogs - Bug a 12 year old Miniature Pinscher, Roo a 10 year old Miniature Pinscher, and Emma Lou a 6 year old Doberman Pinscher. I also have one 6 year old Cornish Rex named Harley. When not at work I enjoy doing things outdoors such as riding horses, camping, fishing, and hiking!

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Nathan Lajoie

    Nathan joind VCA Mesa Animal Hospital in February 2013. Nathan has a special interest in reptiles, invertebrates, fresh water fish and coral reefs.  He has 2 dogs, Luci and Sampson, and 2 cats, Brennen and Kali. Nathan also has a parakeet named Pete. In his spare time he enjoys taking care of his many pets, paint ball, skateboarding, wake boarding, snowboarding and breeding his reptiles and invertebrates.


Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately at 480-833-7330. If it is after hours, please contact the following nearby emergency care clinic:

VCA Animal Referral and Emergency Center of Arizona  -  (480) 898-0001 - 1648 N. Country Club Dr., Mesa, AZ 85201