Our Team

Our staff of experienced and expert veterinarian doctors and skilled vet staff is ready when your pet needs us. Call or contact us today to learn more.

Veterinary Assistants

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Heather Delbridge

Heather has been with Roanoke Animal Hospital since 1997 and currently holds the position as the Inventory Manager. She is a graduate of Halifax Community College with an Associate's Degree in Applied Science. Heather also received certification as a veterinary technical assistant. In her own words, “I love my career. It’s never the same. My job has many varieties in what occurs, from calm-cuddly pets to 911 surgeries and situations. I really love to come to work each day.” Heather is affectionately known as “Sarge” because when a task needs to be addressed or an emergency arises with a patient, Heather is a natural leader. Heather has a daughter named Meagan and 3 fur babies – Rambo, Daisey and Turbo.

Client Service Specialists

Lauren

Lauren Sutherland

Lauren has resided in Roanoke Rapids for most of her life, with a short time living in Carolina Beach, NC. Lauren has been with Roanoke Animal Hospital since July 2016 where she has worked as a Kennel Assistant and currently a Client Service Specialist. Lauren attended Halifax Community College where she studied as a Certified Nursing Assistant and currently studying Office Administration. Lauren enjoys coming to work everyday as each day is different; you never know what will come through the door. Lauren has four boys whom keep her very busy outside of work – Dylan, Austin, Mason and Michael and one fur child, a cat named Charlie.

Amber

Amber McClung

Amber McClung joined Roanoke Animal Hospital in January of 2018 as an Assistant. Amber comes with an abundance of skills and education from previously being a dog handler, animal caretaker, and kennel technician. She is also currently going to college for her Associate’s Degree as a Veterinary Technician. In her spare time Amber enjoys photography, hiking, and spending time with her family. Amber shares her home with her dog Ollie, two cats Opie and Salem, and two ferrets Omen and Krampus.

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