Veterinary Support

  • Registered Veterinary Technician

    Alanna Arakawa
    Veterinary Tech School: Platt College

    My name is Alanna and I have been a veterinary assistant with VCA Mission since September 2014 and am very excited to be a part of the VCA Mission family! I have always had a soft spot for all animals, even as a child.  I have been working in the veterinary field for about 5 years now, first as a kennel attendant  and eventually working my way up to a veterinary assistant. What inspired me to become a veterinary assistant was watching how other veterinary assistants cared for and tended to all patients. From there, I decided to attend Platt College to become a registered veterinary technician. I have 2 dogs of my own, a mini beagle name Laila and a Chihuahua/Pomeranian named Tigerlily.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Howard Thi

    Hello my name is Howard and I've been with VCA Mission since April 2010. I began my career here as a Client Service Representative and worked my way up to Client Service Representative Supervisor and eventually to a Veterinary Assistant. I'm fluent in Cantonese and have 2 Labradors, Jake and Ben and a dachshund named Summer. Come on in and visit anytime!