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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Get to know us. Explore our staff biographies and learn about the people who make our facility an excellent choice for your pet care needs.

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Leslie Shoksnyder
Medical Director

Dr. Leslie Shoksnyder attended Michigan State University for both undergrad and veterinary school. She graduated in 2001. She joined the VCA family in 2006 while living in Texas and continued her work with VCA when she relocated back to Michigan in 2010. She became the Medical Director for VCA Farmington Hills Animal Hospital in 2011. Dr. Leslie or Dr. S (as many of her clients call her) enjoys helping pets and their families navigate all of the obstacles in life and understands how important pets are in our lives. She currently lives in South Lyon and shares her home with three dogs: Lucy, Evie & Andie; her husband and their 2 boys.

Hospital Manager

I joined VCA Animal Hospitals in 2008. I share my home with a rescued Irish Wolfhound mix. I love to spend time with my dog, exercise, read, and enjoy life. I love animals and truly enjoy working for VCA Farmington Hills.


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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