Veterinary Support

  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Amber B

    Amber, who specializes in dentistry and surgery and runs our Saturday crew, joined us in March 1990.


  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Megan C

    Megan C, who enjoys the hospital technician role and helped develop our Quiet Room, began with us in October 2003.


  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Kim D

    Kim D. joined our team in 2014 as a Certified Veterinary Technician and holds a previous B.A. in English literature. She lives with her husband, two cats, two dogs, one lizard and a handful of fish, and she enjoys watching old films, knitting, reading classic literature and learning new things.


  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Leslie D

    Leslie was born and raised in the Portland area and joined the hospital team in 2003.  She attended school to become a veterinary technician and graduated from the PCC Veterinary technology program in 2007.  Leslie enjoys her work here at the hospital and you may see her wearing one of her many hats such as monitoring anesthesia, taking excellent care of our hospitalized patients, and triage for the urgent care patients.  Leslie works well with shy patients that need a little extra time to adjust and also thrives in emergency situations.


  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Lisa D

    Lisa received her credentials as a Veterinary Technician Specialist in Dentistry in July 2008 �" one of only a handful of certified veterinary dentistry technicians in Oregon. She joined us in 1989 and orders all of our hospital and pharmacy supplies. She also helps teach dental wet labs to veterinarians & technicians and lectures on veterinary dentistry for the PCC Veterinary Technician program.


  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Jeanine F

    Jeanine F joined us in January 2015.


  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Loralei J

    Loralei, a cat lover who enjoys caring for our hospitalized patients and developing our hospice program, began with us in October 1991.


  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Jill M

    Jill joined our team in 2013.  She is a Nutrition Coach and works as a surgery tech, an urgent care tech and a hospital tech.  She has a special interest in anesthesia, pain management and nutrition. 
     


  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Megan T

    Megan T joined us in 2006 and is particularly interested in surgery and anesthesia. She loves her job and can't imagine doing anything else.


  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Regan T

    Regan joined us in 2006 and became a CVT in 2009. Her favorite part of the job is surgery and dentistry. She loves her koi, her husband and her four cats. 


  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Nancy W

    Nancy, our surgery and dental technician, has been with us since April 1979.


  • Registered Veterinary Technician

    Monica L

    Monica L. has been working for VCA since 2010. She is a Registered Veterinary Technician in California and is working towards obtaining her license for the state of Oregon.  She is married and is the proud parent of a crazy terrier mix named Mochi.


  • Technician

    Meghan H

    Meghan H joined us in June 2015. She lives in North Portland where she enjoys the outdoors, gardening, and spending time with her coonhound mix Bug and three energentic hens, Rosie, Gophelia and Lakshmi Singh. 


  • Technician

    Dalynn R

    Dalynn R. joined us in June 2015.


  • Doctor Assistant

    Nicole D

    Nicole joined our team in 2013, we stole her from Club-K9 across the street! She also volunteers at Feral Cat Coalition in their recovery area.


  • Doctor Assistant

    Cara E

    Cara moved from San Jose, California in 2007 and joined our team to work as a Doctor’s Assistant. She holds a B.A. degree from Evergreen State College and recently earned her B.S. degree at Portland State University.


  • Doctor Assistant

    Macie G

    Macie, who joined us in May 2008, is continuing her undergraduate studies and has aspirations to be an elementary school teacher or a Veterinary Technician.  She works as a Doctor's Assistant, Client Service Representative and Hospital Technician.


  • Doctor Assistant

    Abby J

    Abby joined us as a Doctor's Assistant in 2014.


  • Doctor Assistant

    Meg K

    Meg K joined our team in 2014, and she currently works as an Animal Care Assistant and a Doctor's Assistant. In her spare time, she volunteers at PAWS Animal Shelter in West Linn and loves to sew. She is looking forward to learning more about veterinary medicine and hopes to one day be a Certified Veterinary Technician.


  • Doctor Assistant

    Rob M

    Rob, who’s great with dogs, joined us in May 2001. He also provides dog walking and pet care services and specializes in cats who need medical treatments and home care.


  • Doctor Assistant

    Tiffany M

    Tiffany, a self proclaimed "crazy cat lady," began working in the veterinary field in 2009. Her other passions include studying psychology and reading fantasy novels.


  • Doctor Assistant

    Heather S

    Heather S came to us from the human medicine side and is eager to learn the Animal Care Assistant and Doctor’s Assistant roles. She is an avid photographer. She joined us in May, 2008.


  • Doctor Assistant

    Kim S

    Kim S, who joined us in October 2009, is a full-time college student planning to pursue veterinary school after graduation. When not at school or working, she is horseback riding or playing with Samson, her Australian Shepherd.

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