Welcome to Van Zandt Animal Care Center

Your Veterinarian in Wills Point,TX

Call us at 903-873-4100

Email us at [email protected]

After Hours Emergencies Available! Call us right away at 903-873-4100!

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If you live in Wills Point or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Buck VanTrease is a licensed TX veterinarian, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and well being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Van Zandt Animal Care Center is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. Buck VanTrease has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Wills Point veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call 903-873-4100 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Wills Point veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! 

At Van Zandt Animal Care Center, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Buck VanTrease
Wills Point Veterinarian | Van Zandt Animal Care Center | 903-873-4100

21449 US Highway 80
Wills Point, TX 75169

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Meet Our Doctor

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  • Dr.
    Buck VanTrease
    Dr. Buck VanTrease is a 1984 graduate of Kansas State University. Post graduation he practiced in Tempe, Arizona in an mixed companion practices that included extensive equine work. In 1987 he founded a practice in Fountain Hills, Arizona predominately small animal medicine and surgery. He consulted and practiced with several large hospitals in Arizona where he started to develop advanced skills in surgery.

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  • Jan Cardona-Mosely
    Office Manager

    Jan started as a receptionist in July of 2019 but recently returned and is now our Office Manager. 

    She has 4 dogs, a pig, a turtle, birds, a mouse, and 6 horses at home.

    When not at work, she enjoys training wild mustangs and traveling.

    Her favorite movie is 'The Motorcycle Diaries.'

    Her favorite quote is 'Travel makes one modest.  You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.' ~Gustav Flaubert

    When asked what part of veterinary medicine she was passionate about, she replied,' I love Equine medicine and Chiropractic work.'

  • Marenda
    Veterinary Technician

    Marenda started at VZACC in 2014 as a technician. 

    She has 3 blue heelers, named Gracie, Remi,  and Harley, and one kitty named Swiper.

    In her free time, she enjoys fishing, playing pool, riding horses, and pretty much anything that involves being outdoors.

    Her favorite movie is '8 Seconds.'

    Her favorite quote is ' To be the best, you must be able to handle the worst.'

    Marenda is passionate about all aspects of vet medicine, including surgery, dentistry, client education, and equine medicine.

  • Chasidy S
    Client Relations

    Chasidy started at VZACC in June of 2017 as a receptionist.

    She has a Toy Australian Shepherd named Cricket plus many chickens & ducks. 

    In her free time, she enjoys being a mom to her two sons. This usually involves fishing, basketball, vacations, and much more.

    Her favorite movie is 'Tombstone' & favorite Tv show is 'Yellowstone'.

    Her favorite quote is Proverbs 31:25 'She is clothed in strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future.'

    Chasidy is passionate about making our clients and patients feel at home, and always welcome.  She firmly believes that your pet's comfort and happiness is a top priority!

  • Megan Ray

    Megan returned to VZACC recently as a receptionist.

    She has a pitbull named Scarlett Jo, a Chiwiene names Sassy, a mini aussi named Amos Moses, and a kitty cat named Kit Kat at home.

    Outside of vet medicine, she likes to spend time with her family and cook.

    Her favorite movies are, 'Tombstone', 'The Other Guys', 'Urban Cowboy', and 'Life'.

    Her favorite quote is, 'Tough times never last, but tough people do.'  ~Robert H Schiuller

    When asked what part of vet medicine she is most passionate about, she answered with, 'To me there is nothing more rewarding that seeing a pet overcome an injury/ilness and the joy on the owners face when they come back for a check up.  When there pet is super happy to see us on that second visit, makes it all worth while.'

  • Suzanna
    Kennel Manager

    Suzanna joined the VZACC team in June 2019 as a kennel manager.

    She has 2 dogs at home.  A pit bull named Tigeress, and a lab named Ruby.

    Outside of veterinary medicine, she enjoys hanging out with her husband and children.

    Her favorite movie is '10 Things I Hate About You.'

    Her favorite quote is, 'As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.'  ~Joshua 24:15

    Her favorite part of veterinary medicine is being able to give boarding dogs the comfort they need when away from their owners. 

  • Samantha O.
    Kennel Technician

    Samantha (Sam) joined our team in 2020 as a kennel technician.

    She has several pets at home:  Rico the catahoulal,  Mya the chihuahua, Chablis the arabian horse, Leryx the arabian horse, and Jorjjah the arabian/paint horse.

    Outside of veterinary medicine she enjoys riding and showing her horses.

    Her favorite movie is 'Divergent'.

    Her favorite quote is 'The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.'  ~Dolly Parton

    When asked what part of veterinary medicine she is passionate about, she replied ' My passion is learning more every day about animals and medications used to help them.'


Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Wow! Thanks to all the staff at Anderson Vet Clinic. I feel like you all truly love what you do! My kitty, Lola and I always have such a pleasant experience when we come in. Fortunately, it’s usually just for a check-up, but I would not leave Lola in anyone else’s hands but yours. Thank you for your caring commitment!"
    Maya Smith / Los Angeles, CA
  • "I have benefited tremendously from the care my pet received from Dr. Anderson."
    John Doe / San Diego, CA
  • "Fabio wasn’t eating the food I was giving him and I didn’t feel he was getting the nutrition he needed. Thanks to Dr. Anderson, he evaluated Fabio and his current diet to make some recommendations and now Fabio has gone from barely eating to finishing his meals and he looks healthier than ever. You clearly are an expert in your field...thanks so much!"
    Tara Brown / Kansas City, MO

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