Our Team

The friendly, professional staff at VCA Owasso Animal Medical Center is made up of dedicated individuals who have made it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives. 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 both you and your pet.

We strive to keep our doctors and registered veterinary technicians at the cutting edge of new technology and treatment options. If things get very complicated, we are fortunate to have access to the nation's largest network of VCA veterinarians and board-certified specialists. 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 work cohesively to create a warm and welcoming experience for both 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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Tembra Gatlin
DVM Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Tembra Gatlin completed both her undergraduate degree in Animal Science and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Oklahoma State University. She then stayed and completed an internship in small animal medicine and anesthesiology. Dr. Gatlin met her husband Odie (who is also a veterinarian) while finishing her degree at OSU. Dr. Gatlin's special interest include internal medicine, ultrasounds, and dentistry. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her daughter and husband and their five dogs.

Shelby Hale
Hospital Manager

Shelby started with VCA in January 2015. Shelby earned her Business Degree in Business Administration from TCC/OSU. Before she started working in veterinary medicine, she worked over 12 years in human medicine. Veterinary medicine has always been a passion for Shelby. She loves animals and wants to do everything she can to help them. Shelby's goal is to provide exceptional customer service and patient care to everyone that walks through the door. She has 2 dogs that are her kids: a 6 year old morkie named Karma, and a 1 year old mix breed named Haven. In her free time, Shelby likes to go camping, make homemade d...

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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.

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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