Paty got her start at Dale City Animal Hospital as a Kennel Assistant. She continued to seek out more responsibility and knowledge and is now a familiar face to many as one of our Veterinary Assistants. She is a 2017 graduate of Hylton High School and has aspirations to pursue a degree in veterinary technology as she is inspired by the great Licensed Veterinary Technicians she works with at DCAH.
She first gained interest in working in the veterinary field because her two dogs. They taught her how to love animals and she wanted to share that love with other pets, sick or well. She has a strong desire to help care for pets and to keep them healthy. Prior to working in the field she wanted to become a hairstylist and has a cosmetology license by changed her dreams after finding that she loved the veterinary field. She enjoys the work environment at our hospitals and loves seeing cute, adorable pet faces each day she's here.
Paty has Mexican and Salvadorian roots and was raised in Woodbridge. She is the baby of the family and has two Chihuahuas, Speedi and Daisi, who are her whole world. She's a big fan of the Greenbay Packers, Washington Wizards, the shows Friends and The Office, she is fluent in Spanish. She will also choose Pepsi over Coke any day.