VCA TLC Animal Hospital

Veterinary Support

  • Technician

    Erin F.
    Veterinary Tech School: Penn Foster College

    Erin came to VCA TLC in 2011 all the way from Fairfield, Connecticut.  She has been working as a veterinary technician for 4 years and has a special interest in animal behavior and training, radiography, and emergency medicine. In her free time Erin loves crafting at home with her orange tabby, "Tiggs" and hiking with her pit bull terrier, "Dime".

  • Technician

    Mercades Garcia
    Veterinary Tech School: Los Angeles Peirce College, RVT Program

  • Technician

    Weldon Glenn
    Veterinary Tech School: Los Angeles Pierce College

    Weldon grew up Springfield, Ohio. In 1977 he received his BA in theater from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. After a long career in acting Weldon decided to pursue a new career in veterinary medicine and attended Los Angeles Pierce College in 2000. Weldon joined VCA TLC in 2010.

    In his free time, Weldon enjoys astronomy, physics, reading and music. He is trained as a classical organist and shares his home with a seal Siamese cat named Ciaran. 

  • Technician

    Hara Hong
    School: UC Davis , Animal Science

    Hara grew up right here in Los Angeles. After graduating from UC Davis in 2007, she began pursuing her career as a veterinary technician. Hara joined VCA TLC in 2011 and particularly enjoys the study of animal behavior. Outside of work Hara enjoys reading and challenging herself to try something new. At home Hara has quite a menagerie with 2 cats, 1 chihuahua, 3 fish, 2 parakeets and a snake!

  • Technician

    Tony Marquez

    Tony has been working at VCA TLC since 2000. Prior to joining us he worked as a technician at VCA Miller Robertson, right down the street for nearly 10 years. We are very luck y to have had Tony here with us, he is a very important part of our technical team and brings with him a sarcastic humor that keeps us on our toes. Tony can most often be found assisting the doctors in surgery and performing dental cleanings. And when he's not working, he's relaxing at home with his family and 2 dogs, "Mojo" the Australian Shepherd and "Lucy" the Chihuahua.

  • Technician

    Sophie Spallini-Smith

    Sophie joined VCA TLC in 2012. She was born in Bromley, England and has always loved animals from day one!
    Sophie is currently enrolled in Los Angeles Pierce College RVT program and in looking to graduate in 2013. In her free time, Sophie likes the outdoors, going hiking and spending time with "Riley" her 12yr old Lab.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Allie Belli
    Veterinary Tech School: Pierce College

    Allie moved to Los Angeles in 2005 from Orange County where she lived most of her life. She received her BS in Human Services from University of Phoenix in 2005 and has recently enrolled Pierce College's Veterinary Technician Program.

    Allie enjoys hiking, Disney, and is a movie enthusiast but her most beloved hobby is being an animal care volunteer at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center where she has been assisting since 1996.

    Allie has one very handsome kitty named Vladi Cats and what she loves best about working at VCA TLC is the hands on education and the camaraderie with all of her wonderful co-workers.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Hector Munguia

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Joel R.


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

Our hospital is staffed 24 hours a day for emergency services. If you have an emergency please come directly to the hospital. You may also call ahead to let us know you are on your way.