Veterinary Support

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Lexxiss Clayton
    Veterinary Tech School: Platt College

    Lexxiss (Lexx) is a recent graduate from Platt College Veterinary Technology in Alhambra, California. Currently, she is studying for her VTNE to become a Registered veterinary technician. In her spare time she likes trying new restaurants, hanging out with friends and playing around with her  two year old Staffordshire Terrier, "Lopez." We are excited to have her on the SMDC Team!


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Jeff Daniels

    Jeff is both a veterinary assistant and our groomer here at VCA Santa Monica Dog and Cat Hospital.  His love for animals brought him to us in 2000 and he's been with us ever since.  He calls Santa Monica his hometown and when he is not at the hospital assisting the doctors or making our dog and cat friends look great, he enjoys fishing and working out. 


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Charlie Easttom

    VCA Santa Monica Dog & Cat is excited to welcome Charlie to our animal care team!! He has two kitties at home that he loves very much, "Kooba" and "Luna." Charlie is excited to be part of the VCA team where your pet's health is our top priority and excellent service is our goal.


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Victor Hernandez
    Veterinary Tech School: Platt College

    Victor is a recent graduate from Platt College, where he received his Associate of Science degree in Veterinary Technology. He is currently studying to sit for the VTNE to become a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT). He is happy to be a part of the team here in Santa Monica Dog & Cat and thrilled to help all the animals that come to our hospital. He’s always wanted to help animals since very young, and is looking forward to the journey here at VCA.  We are excited to have him on the SMDC Team!


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Sam Lardy


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Manny Montufar



  • Veterinary Assistant

    Julia Reif

    Julia is a Southern California native, born and raised in Fontana. From a young age Julia discovered her love for animals and helping others. With a constant longing to escape Fontana, Julia attended college at California State University, Monterey Bay where she majored in Film Production. Currently she lives in West Los Angeles with the loves of her life, Bryant and Luna (her kitty). When she’s not at VCA Santa Monica you can find Julia biking around Santa Monica, finding new hiking trails, and camping Big Sur in the summers.

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