Our Team Overview

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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Get to know us. 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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Dr. Sarah Beard
DVM Medical Director
Dr. Beard graduated from Michigan State University in 1998 with a BS in Zoology and in 2001 with her DVM degree. She has been at VCA White Lake since 2002. She currently has four dogs at home- Louie (black lab, Juneau (husky), Ollie (yorkie), and Hattie (yorkie mix). She also has a cat named Abby. When not working she is usually busy running her two kids from different sporting games, practices, and other events. In her spare time she loves to take Louie out to the park and walk in the woods, as well as just hang out at home with all her other dogs.
Hospital Manager

Rebecca has been with VCA White Lake Animal Hospital since June of 1998. She started as a kennel assistant, and worked her way up to technician and eventually Hospital Manager. She has three dogs: Rogue, her beagle Sharpei mix; Ace, her German Shorthair Pointer; and Fern, her Pointer. When not in the hospital she enjoys spending time gardening, lounging in the pool, and traveling with her husband.


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.

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.
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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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