Our Team

We are currently staffed with an enthusiastic office manager, three experienced technicians, two friendly receptionists, and two pet-loving boarding specialist.

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Get to know us. Explore our staff biographies and learn about the people who make our facility an excellent choice for your pet care needs.

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Ryan Machowski
BSc., DVM Medical Director
Dr. Ryan Machowski joins the VCA Benicia team as Veterinarian and Medical Director after practicing with VCA Canada for 7 years where he found a passion for client-centered medicine. Dr. Ryan graduated from the University of Waterloo with his Bachelor of Science in 2004. Shortly after, he entered the Ontario Veterinary College and earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2010. Dr. Ryan is passionate about companion animal medicine and has focused much of his training on advanced surgical techniques. Dr. Ryan along with his wife Melissa, their two children, Avery and Audrey and their two cats, Martin and ...
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Our veterinarians are a team of highly trained individuals dedicated to the health and well-being of your pets. Explore our veterinarians' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital an excellent choice for your pet's care.

Veterinarian Support

Our technicians and support team members are all gentle animal lovers who treat your pets with the compassion and respect they deserve. Explore our support team members' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital such a good choice for your pet's care.


The hospital administration team consists of management personnel who oversee all staff members, hospital activities and the facilities. Together, they keep the hospital running smoothly, ensuring quality patient care and excellent client service. From the moment you check in, our administrative staff is here to deliver the best possible experience to you and your pet before, during and after your visit.

Client Services

We are committed to providing the best possible service and our Client Services team loves to exceed pet owner's expectations. Whether it's answering your calls, guiding you and your pet to the exam rooms or checking you in and out quickly, our Client Service representatives and Receptionists are dedicated to providing helpful client and patient support that raises the bar on customer service.

Pet Care Specialists

Just as we emphasize health, we also understand the value of providing a full line of care to our clients, which may include boarding and/or grooming services. Our team of caring and compassionate staff are here to offer your pets exceptional services that keep them feeling and looking their best while you're away.
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Our teams are united in our common purpose of taking care of the future of veterinary medicine.
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