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Charlene – Practice manager and Certified Veterinary Technician

Charlene is a certified veterinary technician originally from Connecticut where she was a technician for 6 years. She joined Animal Care Hospital in 1990 and continues to work in the field which has been her passion since childhood. Believing all pets need a voice, she strives to become their advocate. Charlene shares her home with Odie (a rescued dachshund), her newly adopted kitten Sienna, and many tropical fish.

Diana – Certified Veterinary Technician

Courtney – Veterinary AssistantCourtney

Originally from Colorado, I have been living in Arizona since 8th grade. I have always been very passionate about animals and after graduating high school in 2009, there was no question of my career choice. My Vet Assisting career began in 2010, Animal Care Hospital has been a very large part of that. I left for a few short years and returned in 2015, which was truly the greatest decision to come back. I have 7 fur babies, 6 dogs (Rascal, Daisy, Rex. Sophie,Bella and Ellie) and one kitty whom I bottle fed when he was brought into the clinic at a young age, named Theodore. I recently started my own little family delivering my 1st and only son in September 2016. Other than working (which I love), I also love to bake, craft and hang out at home with my family in my off time. I like to think of Animal Care Hospital as my second family, I love the clinic and everyone I work with.

Belinda – Client Service RepresentativeBelinda

I have been in the vet field since 2012. I started at an animal emergency working with animals and having animals has always been my passion. I am a mother of a little boy and have 2 four-legged kids that are named Bruce (chihuahua) and Zoey (Boxer). In our spare time, we like to play fetch with Bruce and Zoey. My son and I enjoy going to hockey games, having movie nights and going to dinner. I started working at Animal Care Hospital in August 2015 and can say that I absolutely love my job and the people I work with.

Vanessa- Client Service Representative

My name is Vanessa and I have been working at Animal Care Hospital for about a year now. I enjoy the fast-paced environment and the variety of situations that come in the door each day. It keeps things interesting and makes the day go by quickly. I have a 10-year-old daughter named Lilly, and a Boxer named Henry that both keep me on my toes. I enjoy spending time with my family, cooking and going shooting in the cool weather.

Kaitlin – Client Service Representative

I was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts, but moved to Phoenix in May 2016 with my boyfriend and our three cats – Leo, Charlie, and Walter. I started working at Animal Care Hospital in early 2017 and have enjoyed learning more about the veterinary field, as well as meeting so many special patients. In my spare time, I like relaxing with my animals, going out to breakfast, and watching WWE. 5)

Linda – Animal Caregiverlinda-200x253

Linda first started with Animal Care Hospital in the 90′s, when she was a teen and returned 3 years ago. She enjoys caring for the boarders and giving them extra love and attention. Linda believes that pets are part of the family and that all animals deserve respect and love. In her spare time, she enjoys horror movies, favorites being anything Zombie, music and boxing.

Aida Espericueta, Veterinary Technician

I graduated from Kaplan college with my Associate’s degree and have been a veterinary technician for 3 1/2 years. I have 2 dogs, Alice and Matilda. And in my spare time, I enjoy relaxing with my pets and family.

Mylla, Veterinary Technician

From Minnesota, I attended the Veterinary Technology Program at North Dakota State University. Graduated in 1998 with a bachelors degree in Agriculture and Veterinary Technology. Moved to Phoenix after graduating in May of 1998. Worked at Animal Care Hospital for my internship. I worked here from May 1998 – July 1999. Since leaving in July of 99′ I did relief work when I was able to until I was rehired in May of 2017. I have 3 kids (13 yrs old, 10 yrs old, and 9yrs old). I have 4 cats: Angus, Sunshine, Roo, and Pooh Bear. I also have 3 dogs Marina, Mylz, and Bailey.

Chris, Veterinary Assistant

Jamie, Veterinary Assistant

I Graduated Pima Medical Institute in 2008 with a certificate in Veterinary Assisting. I started working for Animal Care Hospital Sept. 2015 until Sept. 2016. I left for a brief time and was rehired at Animal Care Hospital in Aug. of 2017. I couldn’t ask for a better place to work, and the amazing people I get the pleasure of working with. I currently have 2 dogs, Molly and Optimus. I have 1 cat named Bingo, and a Blue-Fronted Amazon Parrot named Sydney. I have 3 kids, 12yrs old, 14yrs old, and 23yrs old. Just being apart of this wonderful Animal Hospital is all I could have asked for with my career.

Natasha, Veterinary Assistant

Vivian, Veterinary Assistant

My name is Vivian. I was born and raised here in Phoenix, AZ, having only moved away for a couple years to live in San Antonio, TX.
I have 2 boys, ages 15 and 13, plus my4 fur babies, ( 3 cats): Wally, Arlo, and Galaxy and 1 dog named Domino and I also have a red-eared slider turtle named Nips. I have been at Animal Care Hospital for 1 year and love my job.

Mason, Veterinary Assistant

I was born and raised in Mesa, Arizona. I graduated High School in 2009 from Mesa Mountain View and then in 2017 from Arizona State University where I studied Business & Nonprofit Administration. I am the youngest of 4 children(all boys), and yes my mom loved it! (me, not so much.) 🙂 I originally started working as a Veterinary Assistant back in 2012 at Saguaro Veterinary in Scottsdale, and after trying out a few places I found my Vet. family here at Animal Care Hospital. My little border collie, Shadow, is my crime-solving partner day in and day out. I found him at the MCACC shelter on Rio Salado when he was just 9 months old back in 2010, and he has been the greatest addition to my life ever since. We both owe our thanks for the love and kindness ACH has shown us for the year they have graciously allowed us to be with them.