Our veterinarians have one shared purpose: to provide excellent pet health care, with LOTS of love. They continuously update their knowledge and skills, while always remembering the great importance of kind words and a gentle touch.
Dr. Bridget Stewart
Dr Stewart is the Medical Director for Animal Clinic Del Rancho. She is a graduate from Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in 1995. After graduating, Dr. Stewart joined a 5 doctor small animal hospital in Oakville, Ontario, Canada where she practiced full time for twelve years. In 2005, Dr. Stewart and her family moved to Scottsdale, Arizona. She joined Animal Clinic Del Rancho in 2007. Dr. Stewart has a special interest in small animal surgery and oncology. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her three children and husband skiing, biking and traveling. The four legged creatures in her life include Maggie, a Golden Retriever and Calvin, a Chihuahua Mix.
Dr. Laura Olsen
Dr. Laura Olsen grew up in Rochester, Minnesota where she developed a passion for cats early in life. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Iowa State University and her veterinary degree from the University of Minnesota in 2014.Her interests include feline medicine: preventive medicine; and dentistry. In May 2016, she moved to the Phoenix area with her vet school sweetheart as he started a veterinary dental residency.The pair have three cats named Milo, Calypso, and Derby; and a chocolate Labrador named Foster. In her spare time, Dr. Olsen enjoys doing arts and crafts, listening to music, and exploring local parks.
Lead Client Care Specialist
Dana is the Lead Client Care Specialist and has been in customer service since 2002. She has experience in both eastern and western veterinary medicine.
She has a black and white domestic short hair feline named Weasel. Dana adopted her as a stray during her first year in the vet industry and Weasel has been her loyal sidekick ever since. Dana brings home kittens to foster and Weasel acts like a mother and helps socialize them.
Dana loves to travel, teach dance, hike and crochet. She is originally from San Diego and misses spending weekends at the beach and the smell of a roaring bonfire. She loves Arizona sunsets and visiting Sedona and Flagstaff.
Client Care Specialist
Adrienne has a background in criminal justice and worked for the Woodridge Police Department for 21 years starting as a record assistant to Animal Control Officer to a 911 dispatcher.
She has always had a love of animals and is a member of the ASPCA and Best Friends Animal Sanctuary.
Adrienne has a sheltie named Rascal. She loves to spend her time reading a good book, going to the movies, dancing and being with her
Lead Veterinary Technician
Lori is a Lead Veterinary Technician and has an Associate’s in Science. She is currently working towards a Bachelor’s in Biological Sciences at ASU. Lori has been in the Veterinary field since 1996 and is especially interested in specialty surgery and anesthesia. Her pets include 3 dogs, Luke, a Golden Retriever/Border Collie Mix, Spot, a Pointer/Border Collie Mix, and Charlie, a Pitbull/Great Dane Mix. In her free time, Lori enjoys spending time with her husband, son, and dogs.
Megan is a Veterinary Assistant and has a Bachelor’s of Science in Veterinary Science from the University of Arizona. She has volunteered in Tucson with the No Kill Pima County organization at the Pima Animal Care Center. Megan also was a helping hand to pet therapy teams of Gabriel’s Angels. She has 2 dogs, Louie and Bonnie, both Shar Pei/Mixes. In her spare time, Megan loves to cook and shop.
Veterinary Tech Assistant
Megan is attending Mesa Community College to pursue her career as a Veterinarian. She attended East Valley Institute of Technology to study as a Veterinary Technician Assistant and did her internship at Del Rancho in her Senior year of high school. She loves being around animals and cares for them as each is her own. Megan has a pet named Toby who is a Yorkipoo. When she is not studying or working, she loves to play volleyball.
Veterinary Tech Assistant
Alma has a Bachelor of Science in Biology with an emphasis in Pre-Medicine from Grand Canyon University. Her career goal is to become a shelter veterinarian. She plans to attend Midwestern University or Oregon State University.
She has been a volunteer at the Maricopa County Animal Care and Control working in all departments. Alma also was an Adoption Specialist at the Arizona Humane Society. She completed an Animal Care internship at the Out of Africa Wildlife park in Camp Verde.
Her furry family consists of 5 dogs; Floofy an Australian Shepherd/German Shepherd mix, Puma a Cairn Terrier, Candy a Chihuahua, Mama a Toy Poodle and Chacha a Maltese. She also has 2 goldfish that came from the Arizona State Fair named Carnival and Cheesecake. In her spare time, she loves sleeping, hiking, running, dog training and scrapbooking.
Veterinary Tech Assistant
Ashley has a Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Science from the University of Arizona. She was a Lab Assistant at the U of A Animal Pathology Department where she analyzed biological samples for research. Ashley was a volunteer for VIDA that provided spay/neuter clinics in Central America.
Her veterinary experience has been in small animal clinics and she is interested in pet nutrition.
She has a German Shepherd named Xena who is in training to compete in flyball and a Chow-Mix named Bear.
Ashley outside interests are horseback riding, CrossFit and all forms of exercise to keep fit.
Our work is truly a labor of love, and the rewards are the satisfaction of making a difference when a pet’s health is restored, or of providing comfort in times of loss. We take the responsibility of caring for your canine and feline family members very seriously. When you need us, we will be there for you.