Our Team

The friendly, professional staff at VCA Desoto 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 care, aw well as client experience.

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.

Want to join our team? Visit our Careers section.

paw Team Spotlight
George Tabone
Medical Director
Dr. Tabone grew up in DeSoto and graduated from DeSoto High School. He worked for DeSoto Animal Hospital while attending high school and college. Dr. Tabone is a 1993 graduate of the Texas A & M College of Veterinary Medicine. Upon graduation, he worked at DeSoto Animal Hospital as an associate veterinarian, until moving into the role of Medical Director in 1998. Dr. Tabone enjoys his time off with his wife, Kate, and daughter, Dr. Amanda Tabone (now an associate veterinarian at a sister VCA hospital), along with their four-legged pets, Ethel Rose, Franklin and Daisy. He enjoys fishing as often as possi...
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April Hecht
LVT Credentialed Veterinary Technician Manager

April was born and raised in Bay City, Michigan, and moved to the Dallas area in 2008 because of the warmer climate! She joined the team at VCA DeSoto at that time. After graduating with her Veterinary Technician license from Cedar Valley College in 2012, April was promoted to our Technician Supervisor. She lives with her husband, Mark, and their two boys, along with her horses, Great Danes and Labradors. April loves to help with rescue groups, especially with bottle feeding and raising puppies and kittens from just days old.


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.

Pet Care Specialists

Just as we emphasize health, we also understand the value of providing a full line of care to our clients, which may include boarding and/or grooming services. Our team of caring and compassionate staff are here to offer your pets exceptional services that keep them feeling and looking their best while you're away.
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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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