Our Team

Here at VCA Parkwood Animal Hospital, we have an experienced staff of friendly team members. We strive to make your visit as efficient and welcoming as possible. Several staff members are cross-trained to assist you and the doctors wherever they may be needed. We are all dedicated to providing the best customer service and patient care we can possibly give.

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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Sean Herbeck
Medical Director

Our Medical Director, Dr. Sean Herbeck has been practicing medicine at VCA Parkwood since 2002. His interests include internal medicine and emergency medicine and surgery. He especially enjoys forming long-lasting bonds with patients and their owners.

Dr. Herbeck had strong roots in our community and at VCA Parkwood. He attended Taft High School and worked as a veterinary assistant at VCA Parkwood before graduating from U.C. Davis School of Veterinary Medicine with honors.

Alice
Hospital Manager

Alice Schwenke has been with VCA since July 2005. She was born and raised in Long Island, NY, and moved to Los Angeles in 1971. She has been in the veterinary field for the past 20 years. Alice has always loved animals and also loves the relationships she has made with our clients. She lives in the North Valley and has two horses, "Henry" and "Reuben".

Veterinarians

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.

Administration

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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