Our Team

The friendly, professional staff at VCA Todds Lane Animal 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.

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Victoria Derr
Medical Director

Dr Victoria Derr graduated veterinary school from University of Florida CVM in 2009. She recently joined VCA Todds Lane Animal Hospital in the fall of 2019 after finishing an Anatomic pathology residency and post-doctoral fellowship in comparative pathology at the University California Davis and University of California San Diego, respectively.

She loves general practice, being able to help improve the quality care of pets, and educating clients. Her special interests are in diagnostic pathology, feline medicine, and teaching and implementing preventive care. Dr. Derr resides in Virginia Beach with her two pets, ...

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Shanon Kearns
Hospital Manager

Shanon Kearns has worked in veterinary medicine for over 20 years. Shanon has worked in all areas of the hospital as a kennel assistant, veterinary assistant and receptionist. She joined the VCA family 15 years ago as a veterinary assistant and within the last 10 years has pursued a career in veterinary management. Shanon is a native of Hampton, VA. She has several pets which include Remi, an 8-year-old bluetick coonhound; Kimber, a 1-year-old husky/shepherd mix; Gracie, a 12-year-old African gray; and Oscar, a Bearded Dragon. In her spare time, Shanon enjoys spending time with all her pets, cooking and riding h...

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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.

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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