VCA Preston Park Animal Hospital

Veterinary Support

  • Technician Supervisor

    Aaron Chapman
    School: Richland College - Dallas, TX, Associate in Science

    Aaron started with VCA Preston Park in 2000 and became the Technician Supervisor in 2012.  Aaron is our Positive Cattitude 'Cat Champion' & "The Cat Whisperer", if you have a sensitive cat or any cat behavior questions, he's your man!  Aaron is from the Dallas, TX area and has 6 pets; a Pekingese Mix named "Waffles" and 5 Cats "Ashur", "Charity", "Baby", "Faith", & "Hope" (all rescue pets).  Aaron is also an Eagle Scout and served 6 years in the TX Army National Guard as an Abrams Tank Driver & later as a Military Police Officer after 9/11, as part of the "Homeland Defense" deployment.  His outside interests include: Painting, Miniature War-Gaming, home-improvement projects, & working with charities like VCA's Community Service Team.

  • Technician

    Jessica Bell

    Jessica joined our technician team in 2014. She is from Wylie, TX and enjoys playing video games, spending time with her family, and taking care of her two cats, Chloe and Barry. Her goals in life are to become a CVA and to help pets live a long and healthier life.

  • Technician

    "Bre" Breanna Cestari
    School: Santa Fe College - Gainsville, FL, Associate in Zoo Animal Technology

    Bre started with VCA Preston Park as a Receptionist in 2008.  She left us for a few years to work with the Dallas World Aquarium.  Then re-joined our team as a Technician in 2013. She loves taking care of her two pets, Baldur her Great Dane, and Tori her tortoise shell kitty. She was born in San Jose, CA but grew up in Plano, TX. She enjoys playing soccer, reading, nature, and spending time with family and friends. She'd eventually like to become an RVT and work at a zoo with exotic animals.

  • Technician

    "Ray" Raynaldo Garcia
    School: University of Texas at El Paso

    Ray has been a Technician since since 2009 and joined VCA Preston Park's team in 2013. He enjoys cuddling with his four dogs and playing the guitar. He enjoys helping animals and hopes to one day own a dog-friendly restaurant and bar.

  • Technician

    Arin Richards
    School: Collin College - Plano, TX, CVA - Certified Veterinary Assistant

    Arin joined VCA Preston Park's team in 2013 as a CVA intern and soon after joined our full time Technician staff. She is from Allen, TX and enjoys cooking, movies, vinyl records, tofu, and taking care of her four pets; Scat, Koda, Theodore, and Timber. Her favorite part of her job is seeing all the wagging tails and slobbery faces come in. She would like to start training to become a RVT and eventually work for a zoo or large exotic animal practice.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Cassie Ellis
    School: Collin College - Plano, TX

    Cassie joined us in 2014 as an intern while she completed her Veterinary Assistant Certification and is now part of our full-time staff. She is originally from Kentucky and her hobbies include traveling, modeling, and hanging out with her family and friends. She's also the proud owner of two Yorkies; Meeko and Kobie and her favorite part of working here is helping all the animals that come in.  Her future goals are going to school to major in Biology or Zoology, maybe even becoming a RVT and traveling the world.


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 during normal business hours, please call us immediately. If you have an emergency outside of our normal business hours, please contact a local emergency animal hospital.