Veterinary Support

  • Veterinary Assistant Supervisor

    Jill V.

    Jill joined the VCA Animal Hospital of Santa Cruz in January 2012 and was promoted to Veterinary Assistant Supervisor in 2014. She holds an A.A. from Portland Community College and is a Registered Veterinary Technician. Her favorite part of working for VCA is using her skills to help improve the quality of life for the patients.
    In her spare time she enjoys wood carving and spending time with her two Bangels, Ghingus Khan and Atillia the Hun and her King Charles, Ellie.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Tania N.

    Tania started with VCA Animal Hospital of Santa Cruz in 2000, a year out of high school. She worked at several hospitals around the bay area while taking college courses and in 2010 she took a year off to stay home with her daughter. She re-joined the VCA family a second time in 2011.
    Tania continues her education by attending C.E. on pharmaceuticals, prescription diets, controlled drugs, radiology, veterinary products, and parasitology. She has received on-site training as a veterinary assistant.
    Tania was born here in Santa Cruz but was raised primarily in Berkeley; Spending her school years in Berkeley and her summers in Santa Cruz. She likes to watch movies with her two kids and enjoys going to the beach and discovering new and ever changing activities that Santa Cruz has to offer. She shares custody of her Chihuahua, Lolita, and blue nose pit bull, Blu Dogg.
    Aside from her obvious love of animals, she continues to made lifelong friendships through VCA, with fellow employees and even clients.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Lauryn S.

    Biography coming soon.