Veterinary Support

  • Technician

    Brandy Geer
    Veterinary Tech School: Carrington College

    Brandy has been with us since January 2016. She moved to Arizona in 2010 from Western New York. She spent 4 years in NY Army National Guard. In her free time she enjoys watching her ever growing Disney movie collection, playing video games, working on cars and spending time with her fiancé and family. She loves working at VCA because she can experience the connections between owner and their pets and she loves helping pets to be happy and healthy! Her furry family includes a dog named Zeus and a cat named Dante.


  • Technician

    Alex Morris
    Veterinary Tech School: Anthem & Pima

    Alex has been with us since May 2015. She received her Bachelors in Theatre at ASU and Veterinary Technology at Pima Institute. She is a Arizona native. She loves working at VCA Northern and helping the animals in need and growing through experiences in the veterinary field. In her free time she enjoys playing video games, watching tv shows, spending time with family and acting!


  • Technician

    Desiree Rizo
    Veterinary Tech School: Kaplan

    Desiree has been with us since June 2014. She is a Arizona native & received her Associates degree from Kaplan College. She enjoys shopping with her daughter, hanging out with her family and EATING! Her furry family includes Princess Peabody a beautiful pitbull and a handsome Chihuahua named Ozzy. She loves working here at VCA Northern because there is never a dull moment, she is constantly learning and she enjoys the rest of our staff because they make everyday fun!


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Jonathan Estrada
    Veterinary Tech School: Apollo College
    School: some ASU

    Jonathan was born in Gallup, New Mexico. He worked in emergency medicine for four years before joining VCA in 2006. He is married to Michele and they have two beautiful children- a boy and a girl. Jonathan has 3 cats and 2 dogs.


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Celeste Arvizu
    Veterinary Tech School: Kaplan

    Celeste has been with VCA since July 2014. She received her Associates degree in Veterinary Technology from Kaplan College and she plans on getting her CVT this year. She was born in Greenwood California and moved to Arizona when she was in the Fourth grade. She has 4 dogs, Lucky a corgi basset hound mix, Pixie a terrier mix, Jaina a jack Russell mix and Paco a Italian greyhound mix. Celeste loves working at VCA Northern because everyday is different and she gets to learn something new everyday! When she is not helping animals she is most likely playing video games.


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Lauren Monte
    Veterinary Tech School: Carrington College

    Lauren is a native of Arizona and grew up in the Maryvale area. She is the mom of 2 dogs- Zaya, a Doberman mix rescue, and Baby Girl a pitbull. And 3 cats- Day-Day, Gru & Tyson. Lauren is looking forward to having children in the future and continuing her education to become a veterinarian.

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