The staff and doctors of VCA Greenback would like to welcome you to our practice! We look forward to meeting you and your furry family members.
Our experienced staff believes in teaming with our clients to provide the best possible care for our patients. With a team that is deeply rooted in Sacramento County, we understand the health issues facing your pets and our knowledgeable, compassionate veterinarians will help you make the informed choices for your pet's care by offering thorough explanations, recommendations, and advice.
At VCA Greenback, we welcome our clients, both new and long-term, to come in for a tour of our beautiful hospital to meet our staff and veterinarians. We know your pets are a part of your family, which is why we treat them like they are a part of ours!
Dr. Katherine Olson is a California native who grew up in the foothills of Placerville. She grew up on a small family farm and started working as a veterinary technician in Fair Oaks while attending college. Because of her love for the outdoors, she obtained an AS degree in Forestry at American River College, followed by a BS in Biology at Sacramento State. She obtained a position working in a prenatal lab before finishing her professional education through Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in Saint Christopher and clinical training at Oregon State University Veterinary School.
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Joan Nicholas started with VCA in 2001 as a Registered Veterinary Technician. In 2014 she became our Hospital Manager. Joan received her bachelor's degree in Business Communications and Organization at North Carolina State University, and her Associate's of Veterinary Technology in 2001 at Cosumnes River College. Throughout her career in veterinary medicine, she has always been most passionate about being the pets' advocate and creating a bond with the pet and client. In her personal life, Joan loves to travel and spend time with her husband, Tom, dog, Cosmo, and cats, Ocelot and Sprocket.