Encinitas Pet Grooming & Boarding

  • Kennel Assistant

    Sarah H

    Sarah joined the VCA family in 2014 as a kennel assistant, and has worked in the veterinary field for 3 years. Sarah started out dog sitting at the age of 10 and dreams of one day going to veterinary school to specialize in horses. Sarah has a dog named Moose, a 5 year old Pitbull Terrier/Boxer mix. In her spare time Sarah enjoys horseback riding, photography, and drawing.

  • Kennel Assistant

    Tonya M

    Tonya joined the VCA North Coast family in 2008 as a kennel assistant.Tonya grew up in northern California with a dog and a horse always by her side. She rode in Jr. rodeos, parades, gymkhanas, and was a member of 4-H and F.F.A. She was a working student at several stables learning Dressage and Eventing. Tonya has driven horse carriages at different events such  as The Black and White Ball in S.F., The Marriott Hotel, and once placed 1st (over Wells Fargo) in the horse drawn division of the Larkspur Parade. After moving to Southern California she was trained on the job as a Professional Pet Stylist and drove a mobile Grooming van for many years. She has two Daughters, a miniature horse, two guinea pigs, a rabbit and a small white fluffy dog named Theo, and is currently studying on line to become a Veterinary Assistant and expects her diploma this spring.