Our Team

The friendly, professional staff at VCA Chancellor Animal Hospital is made up of dedicated individuals who have made it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives. To be true to this mission, the hospital team relies on several individuals, each equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet.

And if things get complicated, we are fortunate to have access to the nation's largest network of VCA veterinarians and board-certified specialists. In a word: TEAMWORK!

Teamwork is a constant in our daily practice. From check-in to check-out, our team of pet lovers works cohesively to create a warm and welcoming experience for both you and your pet.

Stop by any time! We want you to be a part of our VCA Chancellor family!

Want to join our team? Visit our Careers section.

paw Team Spotlight
Brian Akau
Hospital Manager

Brian Akau grew up in Mobile, Alabama. He moved to Northern Virginia in 1991. He received his bachelor's degree in biology from VCU. Prior to accepting the hospital manager role with VCA Chancellor in 2023, Brian had been part of the VCA Woodbridge team since 2003. His special interests include emergency and critical care medicine.

Brian lives with his wife Marla, their two children, Jacob and Abigail, two dogs, Lollipop and Patsy Kline, two cats, Sugar Magnolia and Claudius Decimus Meridius. While not at WAH he enjoys golfing and spending time with his family.


Our veterinarians are a team of highly trained individuals dedicated to the health and well-being of your pets. Explore our veterinarians' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital an excellent choice for your pet's care.

Veterinarian Support

Our technicians and support team members are all gentle animal lovers who treat your pets with the compassion and respect they deserve. Explore our support team members' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital such a good choice for your pet's care.


The hospital administration team consists of management personnel who oversee all staff members, hospital activities and the facilities. Together, they keep the hospital running smoothly, ensuring quality patient care and excellent client service. From the moment you check in, our administrative staff is here to deliver the best possible experience to you and your pet before, during and after your visit.

Client Services

We are committed to providing the best possible service and our Client Services team loves to exceed pet owner's expectations. Whether it's answering your calls, guiding you and your pet to the exam rooms or checking you in and out quickly, our Client Service representatives and Receptionists are dedicated to providing helpful client and patient support that raises the bar on customer service.
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Our teams are united in our common purpose of taking care of the future of veterinary medicine.
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