Our Team Overview

We, the staff of VCA Lakewood Animal Hospital, hereby, resolve to provide excellence in care to our patients. We will provide courteous, sincere empathy and support in a friendly, respectful manner, always mindful of the pet-owner bond. We will continue to expand our own education so as to better educate our clients and provide for the care of their pets. As a team, committed to each other, we will support our co-workers, and be aware of our own responsibility to create prosperity and enjoyment in our own lives.

paw Team Spotlight
Conni Curren
DVM Medical Director

Before joining the Lakewood Animal Hospital staff in 2009, Dr. Curren held associate positions in Cincinnati, Berea, and Brooklyn, Ohio, and has worked as a relief vet. She is a member of the OVMA, the AVMA and has twice been President of the Cleveland Academy of Veterinary Medicine.

A longtime resident of Lakewood until recently, Dr. Curren lives in Avon with her husband, 2 sons, 1 cat, and two crazy large breed dogs. She loves to garden organically and keeps honeybees in her spare time.


  • B.Sc in Molecular Genetics from Ohio State University in 1988.
  • DVM from Ohio State University College of Veterinar...
  • Read More
    Jen LeMaster
    RVT Hospital Manager
    Jen joined VCA Lakewood Animal Hospital as a Client Service Representative in 2009. She went on to earn her degree in Veterinary Technology and became a Registered Veterinary Technician in 2016 and Hospital Manager in 2017. She enjoys supporting her co-workers and clients through both roles, but cherishes her time working hands-on with patients in surgery.

    Jen is an avid crafter, with way too many works in progress! Sewing, resin jewelry, macramé, knitting, embroidery, book making, you name it! She enjoys cross-country road trips with her husband, Ben, miniature dachshund, Oliver, and beagle-mix, Rosie. Sh...
    Read More


    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.
    Come Care With Us
    Our teams are united in our common purpose of taking care of the future of veterinary medicine.
    Join Our Team