Our Team

Our VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital doctors and staff have many years experience in companion animal medicine, ensuring only the very best care for your pet. As you will see in our biography section, the staff has a wide variety of backgrounds and interests, but above all, they are all dedicated veterinary professionals who share a genuine love of animals and a desire to provide only the very best care for them. As pet owners ourselves, we understand how difficult it is when a pet becomes ill. It’s our mission to help in every way possible with expertise and compassion. Please don’t hesitate to call upon us whenever we can be of assistance to you and your pet.

Want to join our team? Visit our Careers section.

Our Veterinarians

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.

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Our Support Team

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.

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Maintenance

Our maintenance team of facilities professional and housekeepers ensure that our facilities are secure, expertly maintained and functioning at their best so we can continue to provide our clients with exceptional veterinary care and exceed their expectations when inside any of our hospitals. Sometimes it's the little things, like a clean restroom, that makes all the difference and our maintenance team knows that.

Bill Farr

Facilities Manager

Administration

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.

Bridget Monson

Hospital Administrator

Brittany Hwang

Office Manager

Bryce Hershenow, RVT

Office Manager

Karla Martinez-Mendoza

Referral Coordinator

Leslie Hair

Referral Manager

Melissa Gillett

Purchasing/Pharmacy Manager

Patty Ramirez

Housekeeping Supervisor

Samantha Howe

Office Manager

Zowie Vasquez

Referral Coordinator

Client Services

We are committed to providing the best possible service and our Client Services team loves to exceed each pet owners' 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.

Eliot Preston

Receptionist Supervisor

Elsa Melendez

Receptionist Supervisor

Free First Exam

Sign up for a free pet health exam. The team looks forward to meeting you soon.

Contact Us

310-473-2951

Wellness Plans for Your Pet

Preventative nose-to-tail care.

Veterinary Services for Your Pet

Your pet can enjoy comprehensive preventive and wellness care veterinary services for every stage of life, from puppy or kitten through adult and the senior years. We invite you to explore our services to learn more and help keep your pet happy and healthy!
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