John Sheard, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Dr. John Sheard graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine and joined VCA Cherry Bend Animal Hospital in 2010.  He currently serves as the Medical Director of VCA Cherry Bend Animal Hospital.  John also has an MBA in finance and prior to becoming a veterinarian, spent 14 years working in corporate finance.  While in school, John served as Treasurer for the Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Association and was the recipient of both a Veterinary Dental Award and Student Achievement Award in Small Animal Medicine. 

John's primary areas of interest are small animal internal medicine and both soft tissue and orthopedic surgery.  He is a member of both the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Michigan Veterinary Medical Association.

John lives in Traverse City with his wife Kathy, their son Logan, three yellow labs, Skylar, Atlas and Sydney.  They also have a California King snake named Salazar and a Ball Python named Cuddles.  His pastimes include racing laser sailboats, playing guitar and running.