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. 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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Marian Ansems
DVM, MD Medical Director
Dr. Marian Ansems joined VCA as an associate doctor in 2000. She became the Medical Director in 2002 and continues to treat patients full-time. Born and raised on a farm in Nova Scotia, Canada, Dr. Ansems obtained her Bachelor of Science degree at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. She, then, continued her studies in veterinary medicine at one of only four veterinary schools in Canada, at the University of Prince Edward Island. Tired of the cold winters and looking for adventure, Dr. Ansems headed south to sunny Phoenix where she found her forever home with VCA Animal Hospital.

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Sophia Harris
Hospital Manager
Sophia has been with VCA since May 2010, but she came over to Mountain View January 2019. She loves working with the team at Mountain View animal hospital because of their dedication and compassion to our patients and because this particular area of Phoenix is dear to her heart! Sophia has had and loved animals since a very young age. Growing up with a range of different critters and spending much of her time outdoors horseback riding growing up. Sophia is a mother of two, a son & daughter. Her family includes her dogs Iroh a Pekingese and Bunny a corgi shih Tzu cross as well as a kitty named Marvel Catcom w...
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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.
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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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