We are building a team of veterinary professionals to provide exceptional customer service and patient care.  We will be working every day to exceed your expectations! 

Please come in, say hello, and introduce yourself to some of our new faces!!!

Dr. Lane Smith

Dr. Lane Smith Hospital Director


Meet Dr. Lane Smith our new Hospital Director, he is a Midwestern University graduate and spent his first years as a veterinarian in the Cave Creek community before joining our team.

Dr. Smith grew up in North Dakota where he developed his love for animals with the support and encouragement of his parents.  Animals became his passion, keeping a variety of pets ranging from snakes, birds, and frogs to rabbits, and everything in between.

He excels in all areas of general practice; his gentle and kind demeanor makes him an instant hit with his canine and feline patients.  His special interest is soft tissue surgery.

A fun fact about Dr. Smith, he received his bachelor’s degree in marine biology, his passion outside of veterinary medicine is his multiple fresh and saltwater aquariums.  Ask him about his fish, he loves to share pictures and stories.

He shares his home with his wife and two spoiled Golden Retrievers, Midas, and Peach.  He is also VERY excited about the upcoming arrival of his new baby boy due in August 2022!!!!!

Outside of work he is passionate about his favorite sport, ice hockey, and plays competitively every week.  He also enjoys scuba diving, traveling, and all things fish!!!!


Brittney has worked in small animal clinics for over 2 years, and loves all our furry friends. Brittney has owned a variety of animals over the years, like cats, dogs, horses, hamsters, chickens, ducks, turtles, and aquatic animals. Right now, she only has her 4 year old pitbull named Stella and Aquarium filled with fish, shrimp, and snails! Brittney enjoys working at the Pet Wellness Center; she said, “our staff are some of the most caring people i’ve ever met, everyone has a deep love and passion for animals.”



Stay tuned…….

Farren Flickinger


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Sandy Moore

Hospital Administrator

Sandy Moore is a certified veterinary technician, who holds a bachelor’s of science in business administration, and a master’s in human resources management. Over her career, she has worked in all areas of veterinary support ranging from kennel technician to receptionist, as a veterinary assistant, a veterinary technician, and a hospital manager. Previously, Sandy held positions at Carrington College as Program Director for the Veterinary Assisting Program. Her most current role is as the Hospital Administrator at The Pet Wellness Center in Phoenix. Not to mention she is a founding member of the Veterinary Health Care Team of Arizona since its establishment and currently serves on the VHCTAz’s Leadership Committee.

With over two decades of experience in veterinary medicine, she uses her knowledge and understanding of animal health and team leadership to train others in the field.

Tamie Front Office Administration

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