Our Team

The friendly, professional staff at VCA 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 the 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.

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paw Team Spotlight
Michael Ragan
Medical Director

Dr. Ragan came to the Darien Animal Hospital in September 2007 after graduating from Veterinary school at Virginia Tech. Originally from Canton, NY, he graduated from Colgate University having majored in biology and geography. He is excited to be back in the Northeast again, able to spend time with friends and family. In his free time he can often be found hiking in the Adirondack Park or rowing his newly acquired guideboat on local waters.

Gregory Wash
Hospital Manager

Greg has been working at the Darien Animal Hospital since 1994. He received his Bachelor's degree in Business Management in 2000 at Albertus Magnus College. Greg loves spending time with his 2 dogs and 2 Cats. Greg is hard to reach on Sundays during football season as he is a die hard Los Angeles Rams fan.


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.


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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