Client ServiceAnnie D
Annie joined the VCA team in December of 2015 . She says she enjoys working in vet hospitals because she “loves animals and the people who love them.” She rescued her first cat at the age of two and rescue has been her passion ever since. Annie is currently the cat mom of two, Teecat and Cinnamon but is sure that number will grow. Annie is a native Californian who loves the surf and the sunshine. She came to Santa Cruz to go to college and just couldn’t leave. Proud to have raised her five children here, Annie enjoys spending time with them and her seven grandchildren in her spare time. She volunteers with animal rescues and feral cat projects does genealogical research and is teaching herself to play guitar.
Client ServiceSamantha E
Sammy has been a client since 2012 and joined us in May 2015 as a Client Service Representative. She is earning her Bachelors of Science in General Biology at UCSC and is currently starting veterinary school in the fall. She has a five year old Yorkshire terrier named Jade who is her pride and joy. She also enjoys traveling overseas with Jade to visit her family. Sammy loves coming into work everyday and looks forward to seeing all the animals.
Client ServiceJasmine G
Veterinary Tech School: Carrington College
Jasmine came to VCA of Santa Cruz in December of 2015 as a vet tech extern from Carrington College in Stockton. She finished her extern program in March and will be graduating in May of 2016. Jasmine has come on board now as part of the Client Service/Reception team. Her knowledge and abilities as a tech give her excellent knowledge when answering calls and questions, in addition to adding an extra set of hands to the hospital if help is needed during appointments and procedures. Jasmine’s favorite part of her job is being able to help the sick animals feel better. Jasmine was born in Santa Cruz and is very happy to be back after spending part of her childhood in other parts of California. She has always loved animals and knew since she was a little girl that she wanted to do something in the animal field. In her free time Jasmine enjoys her pets; 3 cats, Keggels, Peaches and Chubby and her dog Sita. She also enjoys hiking and watching “The Walking Dead” while curled up with her pets.
Client ServiceMelissa M.
Biography coming soon.
Client ServiceAmanda W
Amanda began working at VCA Santa Cruz in April of 2015.Her extensive background in customer service and management helped to make the transition to the veterinary field a smooth one. Working with animals was always a dream for Amanda. She enjoys making vet visits as positive as possible for everyone. Amanda loves getting to know all of the adorable animals and the opportunity to learn new things and develop her skills everyday. She has lived in Santa Cruz her whole life and takes full advantage of what it has to offer. On her spare time she loves to spend time with her “chiweenie” Peewee and her two cats Tobi and Daisy.