VCA Love Field Animal Hospital

Veterinary Support

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Lacey Charbonneau

    Lacey joined VCA Love Field in April 2011. In her spare time she enjoys playing drums, guitar, and piano.  Lacey is currently enrolled in the Comet Connection Program at the University of Texas at Dallas through a Dallas community college in the field of Molecular and Cellular Biology and will graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology.  Lacey has a passion for animals and school.  She hopes to be veterinarian one day.


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Arturo Gonzalez

    Arturo joined VCA Love Field in March of 2011. He was born in Tamolipas, Cia Victoria, Mexico and attended the University of Mexico at Tamolipas. He receive his Bachelors Degree in Veterinary Medicine. Eventually he aspires to attend Texas A&M University School of Veterinary Medicine and become a licenced veterinarian.
    In his spare time, Arturo enjoys playing tennis and reading books about history. He also enjoys spending time with his 3 grown sons and their 3 dogs: Skippy the Springer Spaniel, Charlene the Basset Hound, and Sabrina the Chihuahua.


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Kyla Laughlin

    Kyla has been a team member at VCA Love Field since 2010.  She began her medical career as a human medical assistant, but decided she preferred working with four legged patients.  Kyla has been working as a veterinary technician since 2007. She enjoys assisting in surgery, monitoring patients under anesthesia,  performing dental cleanings, laboratory and microscopic testing, phlebotomy and catheter placement, as well as client education. In her spare time, Kyla enjoys anything outdoors including camping, swimming, and live music.  She also loves playing with her three cats, Zebbie, Blanco, and Trinity and spending time with her financee, family, and friends.


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Sandra Pina

    Sandra has worked as a technician at VCA Love Field since 2006. She graduated from Texas A&M in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences with a double minor in English and Business. Sandra enjoys client education especially pertaining to dental health, performing dental cleanings under anesthesia, phlebotomy, assisting in surgery, and monitoring patients during anesthetic procedures.  She loves music and reading in addition to spending time with her family and close friends. She has 5 dogs-Gordita and Elvis who are brother and sister, Blanca, Buttercup, and Oliver.

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Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, contact VCA Metroplex Animal Hospital at 972-438-7113.

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