Triana Wedemeyer, RVT with Tyson
Triana is the Practice Manager here at the hospital and handles all aspects of operations. She is certified as a Registered Veterinary Technician and also works as a nurse and staff trainer.
Triana has been a part of SCVH since 1997. She says “I love my job and where I work”
Triana was born in Los Angeles and grew up in Woodland Hills. She graduated from Louisville High School in Woodland Hills.
Triana is married to Tim and they have three children; a daughter, Jocelynn and two sons Ethan and Colton. Triana has one cat Whitney and three dogs Tyson, Roscoe, and Thor.
She spends her off time relaxing with family and friends.
Cesar Molina, RVT with Bug
Cesar is a Registered Veterinary Technician and Assistant Manager. He is very good with patient care, emergencies, and surgery. He has been at SCVH since 2005 and says “the doctors are amazing and I like to learn all I can. My coworkers are great”.
Cesar takes pride in being the jokester of the group.
Cesar was born in Los Angeles but grew up in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada before coming back to the valley for high school. He graduated from Cleveland High School in Reseda. He plans on being a registered veterinary technician in the short run and a veterinarian in the long run.
Cesar has two children, Julien, born in 2006 and Aundrea born in 2010. Cesar also has 2 dogs Bug and Angel and 2 cats Max and Mittens.
When not at work Cesar enjoys spending time with family and playing with his son. His hobbies include soccer and fishing and he and others are always planning their next soccer match or their next fishing trip
Melissa Cuellar with Penny Lane
Melissa works as a receptionist part time and is an owner of SCVH. She has been at SCVH since the hospital was purchased in June of 2005 and has helped create the family business. Her favorite part of the business is “to see pets get better”.
Melissa was born in Anaheim, grew up and went to school in Louisiana where she graduated from high school. She attended Nicholls State in Louisiana and UCSB plus CSUN in California. Lately, she attended College of the Canyons for a degree in photography. She is the hospital photographer and is responsible for all the pictures in this website and in the hospital.
She is married and has three children Jonathan born in 1988, Alison born in 1990, and Brenna born in 1997. She also has many pets that she loves. Penny Lane a German Shorthaired Pointer, pictured here, Abby, an English Pointer, Luigi an Italian Greyhound, and three cats: Sebastian, Carter, and Buddy, and Timmy a California desert tortoise.
Melissa spends her time with her three active children. She is an accomplished photographer and continues to that as a hobby. She also enjoys long walks and hikes with the dogs
Lisa with Leah and Twinkle
Lisa has been a receptionist since late 2009 and works here because “I love working with dogs and cats every day”. She would eventually like become a Registered Veterinary Technician.
Lisa was born in Los Angeles but grew up in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada before coming back to the valley for high school. She graduated from Cleveland High School in Reseda.
Lisa has a daughter, Nayeli, born in 2008.
Her pets include a Wire Haired Dachshund, Leah. Her hobby is fishing so when she is not at SCVH you will find her camping, fishing, or hiking but always enjoying “good food”.
Areka Abrazian, RVT with Olyve
Areka is a Registered Veterinary Technician and has worked at SCVH since 2000. She likes the “friendships” she has developed with staff and clients here at the hospital.
Areka was born in France and grew up in the San Fernando Valley. She graduated from Granada Hills High School in 1999.
Areka continues to expand her entrepreneurial spirit and now has her own home nursing business. More information can be found on her website www.homepetnurse.com
One of her favorite things to do is surf and travel abroad.
Rachel Meacham, RVT with Charlie
Rachel is a Registered Veterinary Technician and has worked at SCVH since March of 2017. She likes SCVH because “every day is different and there is never a dull moment”
Rachel was born in Tarzana and is a lifelong California native. She graduated from Calabasas High where she played softball. She has settled into a career that she loves and says, “she wouldn’t change a thing”.
Rachel has a variety of pets including “Charlie” pictured here, a 14-year-old Chihuahua. In addition to Charlie, there is Gus, a Golden Retriever, Zero, a German Shepherd, one cat, Neo, and 3 Guinea Pigs.
Rachels spends time away from the practice hanging out with her twin sister, other family, and friends. She enjoys spending time with her pets, going out to movies and concerts, and just relaxing with a good show or good music.
Lisa with Madison
Lisa works as a veterinary assistant with doctors doing a variety of procedures. She has been here since 2007.
She says that “great co-workers and doctors and seeing the animals get better” are what she enjoys most.
Lisa was born, grew up in Japan and has made California her home for the last 16 years. She and her husband live in Lake Balboa and have a “pet child”, Madison, a rescue Pitbull.
In her spare time, she enjoys making cold process soaps, bath bombs, and bubble bars
Monica Estrada with Scrat
Monica works as a veterinary assistant and has been in the veterinary field since 2004. She has lived in California, the San Fernando Valley, her whole life. She is a self-described true “valley girl” and graduated from Cleveland Magnet in 2002.
In addition to other duties, Monica also specializes in international travel and health certificates.
Monica started working here in August of 2010 and loves the fact that every day is never the same. She likes improving the quality and life for pets and the challenging nature of the work. Monica has a daughter plus she has three dogs, Scrat (pictured), Bo, and Mallory with one cat, Missy.
Monica has an adventurous side and loves to try new things even if only once. She wants to explore the world to see what is out there.
For now, though in her off time spending time with her daughter and hanging out with friends. Her favorite team-The Lakers!
Samantha (Sami) with Kobe (AKA Sneezer)
Sami is a receptionist and started in 2012 and “likes giving smiles to clients making them feel special”. She “likes knowing that pets are being well taken care of and in good hands” here at SCVH.
Sami is one of two staff that specializes in international travel and health certificates.
Sami was born in West Hills and has been here her whole life. She graduated from El Camino High School in Woodland Hills.
Sami has one dog Kobe a 2½-year-old Chihuahua and his best friend 8-month-old Stella, the crazy tabby. She says that anything nature appeals to her, hiking, biking, and beach.
She loves spending time with family and friends, “going to movies or just hanging out”.
Dani with Frankie
Dani is a receptionist that really enjoys greeting clients with a friendly smile and a cheerful “hello” over the phone. She has been here since 2013 and loves the family-feel here and our great clients and their pets.
Dani was born and raised in California. She was born in Granada Hills, grew up in Pacoima, and attended San Fernando High School. She aspires to get her RVT license or RN someday.
Dani has a son, Julian, born in 2015 as well as a dog named Frankie (pictured)
She enjoys hiking, reading, making jewelry, and spending time with her son and family. When not at work she is playing with her son at the park, hiking in the local mountains, riding her bike at the beach, cooking a great meal, or just relaxing under a shady tree with a good book.
Amanda with Moo
Amanda is a receptionist and likes the fact that everyone is willing to teach.
Amanda grew up in California and attended Burrough’s High School in Burbank. She also spent a few years in Arizona. She is here to learn as much as possible.
Her home life is spent with her cats Hamlet and Maize and when she is not at work, she spends time with family. Her hobbies include camping, fishing, off-roading, and cooking.
Cecilia with Tom
Cecelia is a veterinary assistant and assists the doctors in a variety of ways.
She says she likes working with “genuine and caring people”. Of course, she also loves holding a cute kitten or puppy every day.
Cecilia was born and grew up in the great state of Alabama and has been in California for four years. Her ultimate goal is to become a veterinarian and a professor or teacher.
Cecilia likes cycling, cooking, singing, and visiting friends. Her favorite activity is long walks or hikes with her fiancé.
Brenna with Luigi
Brenna works as a receptionist. She is part of creating the family business.
Brenna was born and grew up in Valencia. She attended middle school at Chatsworth Hills Academy and graduated from Hart High School in Newhall. She is currently studying at College of the Canyons in Valencia.
Brenna shares in the joy of all the family pets because as a child she brought a few to the family whether the family liked it or not: Penny a German Shorthaired Pointer, Abby, an English Pointer, Luigi an Italian Greyhound (pictured here), and three cats: Sebastian, Carter, and Buddy, and Timmy a California desert tortoise.
Brenna has an active social life and spends her time with her friends and her mom doing a variety of activities
Kimberly with Abby
Kimberly works in Pet Care. She takes care of the all the pets that stay with us feeding walking and cleaning. She likes interacting with co-workers along with shaving and bathing dogs.
Kimberly was born and grew up in the Philippines. She has a young son born in 2010
Her hobbies include off-roading, shopping, and swimming.
When she is not at work she loves to sleep and relaxes watching TV and eating.
Justine with Zeus
Justine is a veterinary assistant and studying to become an RVT with a passion for science, animal health, and medicine. What she likes most about working here is “the family-like environment and the true compassion for all clients and creatures”
Justine has been in California her whole life. She was born in Ventura and graduated from Buena High School in Ventura.
Justine comes from a family with four siblings and has her own pet family including Zeus (pictured) and an orange tabby cat named Oliver.
She likes to be outdoors when not at work with hobbies that include hiking, camping and going to the beach. The beach is her favorite.
Hector with Panther
Hector is a veterinary assistant and enjoys our “amazing staff and that everyone is a team player”.
Hector was born in Sylmar and grew up in North Hollywood. He graduated from Poly Tech High School in Sunland.
He has three dogs: Panther (pictured) is an American Bully, Bozo is a Saint Bernard mix, and Monday is a Labrador Pitbull mix.
Hector enjoys music and Muay Thai. When he is not at work you will find him in the gym training.
Kimberly with Bruno
Kimberly is a receptionist and she strives to “provide excellent client service and make sure clients and pets leave happy”. She likes the fact that everyone in welcoming and friendly here making this a place someone wants to work. She aspires to be a hospital administrator and run her own practice in the future.
Kimberly was born in Granada Hills and grew up in Northridge. She attended Chatsworth High School.
She has one dog Bruno (Pictured)
Her hobbies include hiking, soccer, softball and finding new coffee shops. So, on her day off, you will either find her playing sports or roaming the city for a new coffee shop or breakfast spot.
Enson with Roscoe
Enson is a veterinary assistant and helps with diagnostic tests and treatments. He likes the “friendly people” here at SCVH.
Enson was born and went to school in Tepelen, Albania and has been in California since 2014. He completed his degree in veterinary medicine at the Agriculture University of Tirana in 2013.
Enson has two dogs Rufus and Tai-Lee that are both American Staffordshire crosses.
He enjoys being active, yoga, and jujitsu. When not at work you might find him in the gym practicing jujitsu.
Jocelyn with Simba
Jocelyn works in Pet Care and takes care of the bathing, grooming, feeding, and walking. She also assists with treatments. She is currently studying to be a Registered Veterinary Technician. Her favorite activity at work is “giving belly rubs to pets”
Jocelyn was born in Martin Luther King hospital in Los Angeles and has lived in LA and North Hollywood all her life. She graduated from North Hollywood High school.
Jocelyn has one dog, Simba, pictured
Her hobbies are nature walks, hikes, relaxing by the beach and playing video games
Her favorite activity is relaxing at the beach with her boyfriend
Stephanie with Diesel
Stephanie grew up in West Hills and attended El Camino Real High School.
Her greatest goal in life is to be “the best mother she can be”. Stephanie has two boys, Landon and Caiden.
Stephanie worked here 13 years ago and comes back to us after starting a family. Her motivation to return is to meet amazing people and their pets. She has three cats, Poopa, Littles, and Meanie and one dog, Diesel (pictured).
Stephanie spends her free time riding bikes and spending time with her husband and her sons.
Alice with Little Bit
Alice works in Pet Care She recently started in April of 2018 here at SCVH. She likes “learning to care for animals, working with a supportive team that helps each other, and being of service to pet owners”. She wants to “work in animal care forever!”
Alice was born and grew up in Glendale. She graduated from Birmingham High School.
She has a variety of pets including three dogs, one cat, and a snake: Zeus, a spaniel mix, Smokey, a Pitbull mix, Bandit a Chihuahua mix, Little Bit a 16-year-old orange Tabby (pictured), and a snake, Dante
Alice’s relaxes planting, gardening, and doing DIY projects. She also likes to walk and skateboard with her dogs and take them to the beach, picnics, and parks.
Jon with Luigi
Jon is our Parking Attendant. He is also part of creating the family business. Being busy and next to the bank creates some logistical problems and Jon is there to make sure our clients and patients have a place to park and help when needed to transport pets and “stuff” to and from the vehicles.
Jon was born in Tarzana and grew up in Valencia. He graduated from Hart High School in Newhall and attended College of the Canyons in Valencia.
Jon also shares in the joy of all the family pets and is an accomplished pet sitter at times: Penny a German Shorthaired Pointer, Abby, an English Pointer, Luigi an Italian Greyhound and three cats: Sebastian, Carter, and Buddy, and Timmy a California desert tortoise.
Jon has a variety of outside activities and spends time away from the practice with friends and family.