Our Team

The friendly, professional staff at VCA McCormick Ranch Animal Hospital and Pet Care Center 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, and each team member is equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for you and your pet.

And if things get very 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 the very first person you speak to, to the person who checks you and your pet out, our team of pet lovers works cohesively to create a warm and welcoming experience for you and your pet.

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.

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Sundi Ashenfelter
DVM Medical Director

Dr. Ashenfelter has been Medical Director of VCA McCormick Ranch Animal Hospital since 2000. She has worked in this hospital in some capacity since 1990. Dr. Ashenfelter attended Chaparral High School here in Scottsdale; then the University of Arizona for college, and earned her DVM at Colorado State Veterinary Medical School in 1998. She returned to Arizona to work at the animal hospital where the staff and clients felt like family.

Dr. Ashenfelter has served on the local Arizona Veterinary Medical Association Board and takes pride in running an AAHA accredited veterinary facility. She loves geriatrics, internal...

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Dawn P.
CVT Technician Manager, Credentialed Veterinary Technician
Dawn started in the veterinary field in 1991, and has been a team member at VCA McCormick Ranch since 2002. Dawn shares her home with too many dogs and cats to list! 

Dawn's favorite part of the job is helping with the human animal bond, and she has a passion for teaching new technicians and assistants. As a Technician and Assistant Development Coordinator for VCA, she looks forward to her continued training of VCA technicians for many years to come.  


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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Our teams are united in our common purpose of taking care of the future of veterinary medicine.
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