Our Team

Our highly trained staff is here to provide your furry family members with the best possible care.

Want to join our team? Visit our Careers section.

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.

paw Team Spotlight
Jennifer Saponas
Medical Director

Dr. Saponas was born and raised in Colorado. She earned her BS in Zoology with an Animal Science minor from Oregon State University. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from The Univerisity of Missouri's College of Veterinary Medicine. After veterinary school Dr. Saponas decided humidity did not agree with her and moved west to Las Vegas. She joined VCA Hualapai Animal Hospital in June of 2005.

In her spare time, Dr. Saponas is typically with her four-legged kids: Gremlin and Jynx, two Domestic Shorthair cats, Raja a Rottweiler, Jacie, an Australian Shepherd. She has recently discovered the exciting sport of agility with Raja and Jacie. When not training with her dogs, she can usually be found with a good book or messing around on her computers. She also enjoys hiking and camping when the weather permits.

Megan Johnson
Hospital Manager

Originally from Portland, Oregon, Megan moved to Las Vegas in 2002 to attend UNLV. She enjoyed the change in climate so much she decided to stay.

Megan has been a veterinary technician since 2003, with experience in small animal and emergency hospitals. She has been with VCA Hualapai since March 2007. Megan truly enjoys her job and takes pride in being able to deliver quality care to your furry family members. Although Megan's primary job at VCA Hualapai is managing the hospital, she enjoys being able to work closely with patients and clients on a daily basis. Megan feels honored to be a part of the bond between our clients and their pets.

Megan enjoys spending time with her husband Steve and their two young kids. On her free time she can be found hiking in Red Rock with her Golden Retriever, Gary. She also has a cat, Mable, and two Guinea Pigs, Sally and Potato.


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.

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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