Our veterinarians in Chandler, Mesa and Phoenix

    Dr. Bill Wodiske, DVM

    Hospital Director

    Over the last 30 years I have dedicated my life to ensuring that your Family VetCare experience is like being with family. We provide an environment to make you and your pets feel as comfortable as possible. (more…)

        Dr. Travis Wodiske, DVM

        Medical Director

        I was born in beautiful Arizona and was practically raised in a veterinary hospital! As a child, I loved going to work with my father (also a veterinarian), and my passion for people and their pets has grown ever since. (more…)

            Dr. Jessica Day, DVM


            I knew I wanted to be a veterinarian around the age of 5 after my first visit to Sea World. My passion for helping animals, love for science, and fascination with medicine has continued to make a career in veterinary medicine (more…)

                Dr. Carla Mott, DVM


                Being a veterinarian has been one of the most fulfilling and fun aspects in my life. It gives me great pleasure to bond with owners and their pets as well as being a source of cutting edge technology and information to aide in prolonging their pet’s health. (more…)

                    Dr. Jen McGivern, DVM


                    One of my favorite aspects of veterinary medicine is the human-animal bond, and the important role pets play in the family. As your veterinarian, my job is to help preserve that bond. Whether it is caring for them when they are sick, or through annual wellness examinations and preventive care, we can work together (more…)

                        Dr. Sarah Derksen, DVM


                        I was born here in Phoenix and have lived here all of my life. I attended Northern Arizona University for my undergraduate studies and graduated in 2001 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Zoology. Following graduation, I attended veterinary school at Colorado State University and earned my DVM in 2005. (more…)

                            Dr. Ariel Cooper, DVM


                            I was born and raised here in the Phoenix area. I grew up in a household of educators, and thought for a while that I wanted to be a teacher. However, when I was 10 years old I decided I wanted to be a veterinarian. (more…)

                                Dr. Geraldine Arriola, DVM


                                I feel very blessed to be a veterinarian. Our profession is unique in that we have the pleasure of helping both animals and their human companions. By caring for these pets, listening to and educating their caregivers (more…)

                                    Dr. Helen Evans, DVM


                                    I grew up on a small farm in Western New York surrounded by animals, and I knew early on that I wanted to be a veterinarian. I received a bachelor’s in Animal Science at Cornell University in 2004 (more…)

                                        Dr. Leah Patrick, DVM


                                        I grew up in Tempe in a household full of animals, and discovered my passion for veterinary medicine in high school. In fact, my first job in the veterinary field was as a Boarding Specialist at Family Vet Care during the summer after my first year of college! (more…)

                                            Dr. Austin Gifford


                                            As a third generation Arizona native, I truly know and love this state. I grew up in Chandler and have always lived in the East Valley. I wanted to be a Veterinarian because of my love for animals (more…)