The friendly, professional staff at VCA Animal Hospitals is made up of dedicated individuals who have made it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives. To be true to the mission, the hospital team relies on several individuals, each equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet. And if things get complicated, we are fortunate to have access to the nation's largest network of VCA veterinarians and board-certified specialists.
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Dr. Rebecca Laster is the Medical Director at VCA Whispering Pines Animal Hospital. Dr. Laster graduated from North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1994. Her career has been varied, from general practice to emergency and shelter medicine. She holds a graduate certificate in Veterinary Forensics and is an advocate for animal welfare. Her other interests include soft tissue surgery, infectious disease, and diagnostic imaging. Dr. Laster is originally from Sanford and now lives in the area on a farm with her husband, two daughters, and their small zoo including 4 dogs, 2 cats, 1 bird, 1 ...