Veterinary Support

  • Technician Supervisor

    Angelica Mares
    School: Cal Poly Pomona, BS

    Angie Mares has been with VCA since 2004. She has also done work at an Emergency Hospital for 2 years and has basic experience with large animals including farm animals. She took part in a collegiate research project where she had the opportunity to handle ostriches and study their muscular energy and oxygen consumption during exercise. She became a Registered Veterinary Technician in December of 2009. She received her Bachelors of Science degree in Animal Science with a Pre-Vet option June of 2010 at California State Polytechnic University of Pomona. Angie will be applying to schools of Veterinary Medicine in the coming year. Angie has 2 large dogs and a very precocious cat. She is very passionate about her work and is always on the search to improve her self, whether it is by improving her skills or increasing her knowledge. Angie�s goal is to provide you and your pets outstanding customer service combined with knowledge and compassion.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Arturo Arrivasplata

    I have been working in the veterinary field since 2008. I have 2 dogs, a poodle and a chihuahua.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Lucy Chavez

    I'm working at VCA because I care for animals. I myself own 2 dogs, a lab and a husky. Ive been working at VCA Rossmoor since 2014 and loving it and the crew!

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Bettina Colangelo

    I was raised back East and came to California in 1995. I first started with VCA in 2001. My passion has always been to work with animals. I love all animals especially dachshunds and horses. I also love cats.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Jennifer Lopez

    Jennifer was born in Los Angeles and raised in Long Beach. She became a ROP volunteer for 4 semesters in high school and started working for VCA in 2010. She is the owner of two dogs and two cats as well as a rescue cat. She has always owned animals since her childhood.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Isabel Malacara

    Hi! My name is Isabel. I have been working in the veterinary field since 2005. I am currently going through the veterinary technician program at Mount Sac. I always knew at a young age, I always wanted to work with animals. My biggest satisfaction is knowing I helped out sick or injured pets.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Luis Mares

    My name is Luis Mares and I have been working for VCA Rossmoor since April 2013. I am currently going to school for psychology, yet I am undecided on my career options. I am more interested in the biological aspect of psychology if anything. My passion and hobby is music. I have played the guitar for 7 years.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Lorena Ureno-Mares
    School: Cal Poly Pomona, BS Animal Health Science

    My name is Lorena. I have been working in veterinary medicine since 2006. I have a Bachelors in Animal Health Science from Cal Poly Pomona. I have 3 dogs. I love to help animals and plan to get my RVT license. I have been with VCA since 2013.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Chris Ventura

    I have been working in the veterinary field since 2010 and a member of the VCA Rossmoor Hospital since 2013. I am an animal lover and proud owner of a siberian husky.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Tierra Zampa

    My name is Tierra Zampa. I've been an animal lover all my life. I have 2 dogs, a cat, 2 CA desert tortoises and 5 chickens. I'm currently a full-time student and my goal is to become an equine vet.