Our Team Overview

The friendly, professional staff at Three Notch Veterinary Hospital is made up of dedicated individuals who make it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives. To be true to this mission, the hospital team relies on many individuals, each equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet.

Teamwork is a constant in our daily practice. From the friendly staff at the front desk to the talented and dedicated technicians and doctors, to the fun-loving kennel and day-care staff, our team works cohesively to create a warm and welcoming experience for both you and your pet.

Our team provides exceptional veterinary care of the highest quality, including the care and dedication that make a difference. Explore our staff biographies and learn about the people who make our facility an excellent choice for your pet care needs.

paw Team Spotlight
Sara Pilkerton
DVM Medical Director
Dr. Pilkerton attended College of Notre Dame of Maryland graduating in 2001. Following graduation Dr. Pilkerton received the Kirby Foundation Fellowship, which allowed her to participate in research at The Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Pilkerton received her doctorate of veterinary medicine at The Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. Dr. Pilkerton's professional interest include cardiology and endocrinology. In her free time, Dr. Pilkerton enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends. She lives locally with her husband, 2 children, cat, dog, and 3 horses.
Veterinary Assistant Supervisor
Krystina began working with VCA Three Notch in 2013, and with hard work, was promoted to the Veterinary Assistant Supervisor role. Her love for animals runs deep, especially when it comes to cats. Krystina volunteers her time with a local cat rescue and deals primarily with neonate kittens. On top of her volunteer work, her hobbies include camping, kayaking, and caring for her small farm.


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