technicians

Leslie

Hometown: Born in San Antonio, raised in Katy Started at JVAH: February 2024 Education/ training: Seven Lakes graduate, Penn Foster student, have worked as an ER technician since 2019 Pets: I love to snuggle and spoil my 2 cats, Phoebe (2) and Ivan (7) Favorite part of the job: cats, meeting client expectations, and being…

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Evelyn

Hometown: Houston Started at JVAH: February 2024 Education/ training: Pima Medical Institute Family: 3 younger siblings—2 sisters and 1 brother Pets: 10 year-old Miniature Pinscher Mix Favorite part of the job: Getting to see the progress and recovery of patients Hobbies/ interests: Watching movies, hanging out with friends

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Zach

Hometown: Houston Started at JVAH: February 2024 Education/ training: Associates in Veterinary Technology from Vet Tech Institute Family: Married with a house full of fur babies Pets: 2 dogs (Mayhem and Merlin), 3 cats (Callie, Yuno, and Mischief), 1 snake (Phil), and an army of fish Favorite part of the job: When a very sick…

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Vanessa L.

Hometown: Richmond, TXStarted at JVAH: March 2023Education/ training: Current student at PIMA Medical Institute for Vet Tech CertificationPets: I have 4 dogs- 3 schnauzers (Gracie, Bella, and Leia) and 1 Pitty (Mia) Favorite part of the job: Learning new things and helping animals! I love giving our furry friends treats!Hobbies/ interests: bike riding with my…

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Frida

Frida

Technician Hometown:  Cypress Started at JVAH:  October 2022 Education/ training:   I started at a small clinic near my house with little experience.   There I was trained and did online courses.   I’ve been a tech for over a year now and I am learning new things every day! Family:  Mexican immigrant parents.     Two older siblings, Aldo…

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Denise Tech

Denise

Technician Hometown: Houston Started at JVAH:  2012 Education/ training: Vet Assistant Certification from PIMA in 2012.   Received Associate’s degree in Science from Lone Star College in 2019.  Graduated from Texas A&M University with Bachelor’s in Animal Science in 2022. Family:  Happily engaged, and together we have a previous little girl Pets: Two senior dogs—Cowie and Itsy Favorite part…

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Monica

Monica

Hometown: Houston Started at JVAH: November 2018.  Started as a kennel tech, promoted to technician at the start of the pandemic and loved it! Family: Recently engaged, marrying in 2023.    10 year-old daughter Pets:  Pitbull Mix named Jojo,  Ball python named Detective Banana Favorite part of the job:  Getting to work with all the animals.  …

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Selena

Selena

Hometown: Alief, TX Started at JVAH: October 2018 Education/ training:  Vet tech certification at Pima Medical Institute.  Currently enrolled in Penn Foster for LVT certification. Family:  Middle of 6 kids!  Mom immigrated here for a chance at a better life, and all I aspire to do is make her proud.  I love what I do,…

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Coleman

Coleman

Hometown: Houston Started at JVAH:  November 2021 Education/ training:  Bacehlor’s in Animal Science from Texas A&M University Hobbies/ interests:  Volunteer at Houston Humane Society on weekends

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Vanessa

Vanessa

Hometown: Harker Heights, TX Started at JVAH: January 2017 Education/ training:  Vet assistant certification through Penn Foster.  Started hands-on training in 2006 as a kennel tech and worked up to technician in 2008. Family:   Mom and dad live in Belton, TX.   Two older sisters Pets:  Rescue cat named Mittens, Rescue dog (Lab/ pointer mix) named…

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