VCA Northern Animal Hospital

Veterinary Support

  • Veterinary Assistant Supervisor

    Raymie Foulks
    Veterinary Tech School: Pima Medical School

    Raymie, born in Glendale, Arizona, has traveled the world while growing up in a military family. She has been in Arizona since 1980 and is married and has one daughter, Mia. She also has two chows- Nefertiri and Ramses. Raymie's determination is a true asset to VCA.

  • 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

    Lauren Monte
    Veterinary Tech School: Carrington College

    Lauren is a native of Arizona and grew up in the Maryvale area. She is married and is the mom of 3 dogs- Jade, a rednose pit bull Lauren bottle-raised from a week old, Zaya, a Doberman mix rescue, and Layla, a chihuahua pup.  Lauren's husband, Ivan, owns 2 pit bulls as well. Lauren is looking forward to having children in the future and continuing her education to become a veterinarian.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Ashley Morgan

    Ashley was born and raised in the Phoenix area. She spent alot of time in the Las Vegas and Ohio areas while growing up but eventually settled down in Phoenix. She has 2 brothers and a sister who also reside in Arizona. Ashley loves camping, traveling and loves to watch football; especially the Steelers. Ashley has a German Shepherd named Sam, a Golden Retriever mix named Spaz and 2 cats named Luna and Penny.  Ashley plans to continue in the veterinary field for many years and hopes to eventually move to Ohio to be near family.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Kyle Sanders
    Veterinary Tech School: Kaplan- CVT pending

    Kyle was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. His lifelong love of helping animals manifested itself by Kyle attending Kaplan to pursue his certified veterinary technician degree. Kyle and Sara are the fortunate parents of a beautiful girl, Delaney. Kyle enjoys hiking and music in his spare time.


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. If it is after hours, check with one of the following hospitals:

VCA Paradise Valley Emergency Animal Hospital

Phone: 480-991-1845
Fax: 480-998-8941
6969 East Shea Boulevard
Suite 150
Scottsdale, AZ 85254


VCA Animal Referral and Emergency Center of Arizona

Phone: 480-898-0001
Fax: 480-898-3111
1648 North Country Club Drive
Mesa, AZ 85201