VCA Silver Lake Animal Hospital

Veterinary Support

  • Technician Supervisor

    Deanna Knight
    School: American Society of Veterinary Dentistry

    Originally from California, Deanna has worked in the veterinary field for 30 years. She began her career at a VCA hosptial in California as an emergency and surgical technician and became an LVT after starting work at the VCA Silver Lake Animal Hospital. She has been working for Silver Lake for 12years and was promoted to the Lead LVT postiion a few years ago.

  • Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Kevin Rutroff
    Veterinary Tech School: PIMA Medical Institute

    Kevin graduated from the Veterinary Technician Program at Pima Medical Institute in March 2010. He is interested in pursuing further education in the field of radiology. He currently has 2 cats, a Maine Coon and a Maine Coon/Bombay cross breed.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Kim Lowrey
    Veterinary Tech School: Pima Medical Institute

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Taylor Lovlie
    Veterinary Tech School: Sno-Isle Skill Center

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Katy Tawlks
    Veterinary Tech School: PIMA

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Kristen Wagner
    Veterinary Tech School: PIMA


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 during normal business hours, please call us immediately. If you have an emergency outside of our normal business hours, please contact a local emergency animal hospital.