Our veterinarians in Chandler, Mesa and Phoenix

    Dr. Jessica Richardson, DVM

    VETERINARIAN

    I grew up on a ranch in the Southeast of Arizona, in a truck with my mother, a mobile equine vet. We were always busy with rescues and our 4-H/FFA projects (we raised horses, chickens, ducks, a couple pigs and even a cow!). So you could say veterinary medicine is in my blood. (more…)

        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

                Veterinarian

                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

                    Veterinarian

                    Being a veterinarian has been one of the most fulfilling and fun aspects of 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

                        Veterinarian

                        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

                            Veterinarian

                            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

                                Veterinarian

                                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

                                    Veterinarian

                                    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

                                        Veterinarian

                                        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

                                            Veterinarian

                                            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

                                                Veterinarian

                                                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…)