Our Team

We invite you to explore the biographies of our VCA Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center veterinarians and staff and learn more about them. Our hospital's team of doctors and staff are compassionate and highly trained veterinary professionals and specialists who are ready to assist you and your pet whenever a health concern presents itself.

As you will see in our biography section, our staff has a wide variety of backgrounds and interests, but, above all, a love of animals and providing the very best care for them.

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Spencer Lutchen
DVM Staff Veterinarian

Dr. Spencer Lutchen has been a staff emergency veterinarian at VCA VREC since 2013. He was born and raised in Westchester County, New York. Dr. Lutchen earned his B.A. from Williams College in 2005, graduating as a double major in biology and music. After working as a technician for 3 years at VCA Davis Animal Hospital in Stamford, CT, Dr. Lutchen went on to complete his veterinary training at Kansas State University, graduating Cum Laude in 2012. He then completed a small animal rotating internship here at VCA VREC and VCA Shoreline VREC, before joining the staff as an emergency doctor.

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.
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Our teams are united by our desire to make a better world for pets.
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