technicians

Baleigh Vet Tech

Baleigh

Hometown: Bellville, TX Started at JVAH: November 2021 Education/ training:  Bachelor’s of Biomedical Science from Texas A&M University Corpus Christi.   Currently applying to veterinary schools, with the goal of being an exotics/ wildlife vet! Pets:  None currently, but enjoy spending time with my parent’s dog, Ace Favorite part of the job:  Learning new techniques, positivity…

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Brittney Vet Tech

Brittney

Hometown: Houston Started at JVAH: June 2019 Education/ training: Graduated from Pima Medical Institute, been in the field for 5 years Family:  Mother is Puerto Rican/ Honduran.   3 sisters and 1 brother.  Daughter named Riley. Pets:  Dog named Ralph (Hospital helper/ mascot!) Favorite part of the job:  Surgeries, playing with puppies then giving them back!,…

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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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Jessica M

Jessica M.

Hometown: Houston Started at JVAH: March 2022 Education/ training:  University of North Carolina at Wilmington—Bachelor’s of Public Health,  Masters in Healthcare Administration Pets:  Dog named Curry (named after Stephen Curry) Favorite part of the job:  Giving all the hugs to all the pets Hobbies/ interests:  Played basketball in college and still play sometimes

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Shelly

Shelly

Hometown: Houston Started at JVAH: April 2017 Family: older brother Cody, sister-in-law Caitlind, and nephew Cooper Pets:  Cat named Delilah and 4 horses named Tibillo, Pico, Frito, and Dakota Favorite part of the job:  Getting to help animals, getting to be around animals every day, shooting x-rays and doing bloodwork, spending time with my co-workers…

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Sarai

Sarai

Hometown:  Houston Started at JVAH:  February 2014 Education/ training:  Pima Medical Institute, currently enrolled in Penn Foster Vet Tech Certification program Family:  Happily married with 2 kids Pets:  3 dogs—Elsa, Ruby, and Roxi Favorite part of the job:  Being able to help everyone out, assisting with surgery Hobbies/ interests:  Hanging out with family, going on…

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Angelica Vet Tech

Angelica

Hometown: Houston Started at JVAH:  May 2013 Education/ training:  Vet Assistant Certification at Pima Medical Institute.  Currently enrolled in Penn Foster for LVT certification Family:  Happily married Pets:  2 large dogs—Argos and Hera Favorite part of the job:  Assisting in surgery Hobbies/ interests:  Camping, relaxing by the river, fishing, gardening, watching horror movies, decorating for…

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