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.
Michelle Righenzi grew up in Mississippi and transferred to Virginia on a military assignment in 1994. After her 8 year military enlistment, she worked toward developing her leadership skills and landed a hospital manager position within VCA. In addition to her role as a hospital manager, Michelle enjoys serving as an unofficial trainer for her region and sister hospitals.
Michelle serves on the leadership team at her church and as volunteer for a local hospice organization. During her leisure time, she enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and water sports. Her favorite past time is spending time with her son and granddaughter.