Vanessa is originally from El Salvador. She moved to the United States 20 years ago at the age of 14. Her passion for animals started as a young child watching her father take care of all of their animals. After graduating high school, she decided to pursue her passion and started her first job as a kennel assistant and practiced and perfected her skills. Thereafter, she soon became a Veterinarian Technician Assistant in Virginia. Vanessa started at Pearland in 2019-2020 and returned June of 2023. She is one of our wonderful Technician Assistants.