Welcome to Van Zandt Animal Care Center

Your Veterinarian in Wills Point,TX

Call us 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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  • Mallory Anderson
    Veterinary Assistant

    Mallory joined VZACC in 2019 as a high school intern and was hired on as a Veterinary Assistant in February of 2020.

    She has Luna (pictured) the Great Pyrenees, Hope the Basset Hound Mix, Piper the Jack Russell Terrier Mix, Misty the Ragdoll, Babyboy the Ragamuffin, and Joy the Cockatiel. Mallory also has a variety of chickens and eight bee hives at the Ranch. 

    Outside of Veterinary Medicine Mallory competed in cheerleading, drill team, and livestock shows. She was also heavily involved in FFA all four years of high school.

    Her favorite series is 'The Office'.

    Her favorite quote is 'If your dreams don't scare you, they are too small.' -Richard Branson

    Her favorite part of Veterinary Medicine is being able to learn more so she can adequately help others keep their animal family happy and healthy. 

  • Dr. Buck Vantrease

     Buck VanTrease, D.V.M.

    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. 

    In 2003 he purchased a practice in the heart of Austin, Texas. It’s here that Dr. VanTrease, over the next several years, trained with some of the most respected doctors in the country in advanced soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries. After 15 years he was asked to develop and train other veterinarians in these areas and thus his travels lead him to San Antonio, Houston and finally to Wills Point, Texas.“ I was raised in a small town and have never forgotten the true benefits that came from that. I truly consider it a blessing that my journey has finally lead to here. I look forward to being very involved in the community at all levels”, he added when asked about moving from a large city to Wills Point.He as three children, a son and two daughters, who have the passion for the outdoors, horses, and helping others especially young kids. He was instrumental in starting an outdoor ministry in Austin for boys who didn’t have a father figure in their lives. Today Kids Outdoor Zone impacts thousands of boys and girls throughout the country. His oldest daughter has caught the bug to follow in her father’s footsteps and plans to go to Texas A&M to become a veterinarian.“I look forward to being huge supporter and leader in Wills Point, both with our schools (Go Tigers!) and from a business point of view, he said. 

  • Jan Cardona-Mosely

    Jan Cardona-Mosely, PhD

    Jan joined VZACC in 2019 while also completing her Doctorate at Louisiana State University- School of Veterinary Medicine. Although her passion was always in Veterinary Medicine, she had a lustrous career in Health Care for twenty years. It was only when she and her family decided to move back home to Texas from Washington D.C. that she decided to pursue her passion in the Veterinary field once more. 

    She is married with three Sons and one Daughter. Her oldest Son Liam resides in Maryland, her Son Patrick in Florida and her youngest Son Gabriel and Daughter Naida are students at Canton High School. 

    Jan and her husband Patrick Mosely operate a small horse ranch in Canton, Texas. She has a passion for 'The Wild' being heavily involved with saving Bureau of Land Management Wild Mustangs and working closely with Evanescent Mustang Rescue out of Sherman, Texas and Sophia's Oasis For Equine 'SOFE' out of St Leonard, Maryland. She has also developed a strong relationship with Pet Rescue Alliance out of Alexandria, Virginia to help the Clinic place rescued Dogs and Cats in homes. They have four dogs, a Wolf Hybrid, two birds, a turtle and an indoor potbelly pig. You will often spot Lilly (her dog) in the clinic playing with Cooper or glued to Jan's side.

    When possible Jan and her family are 'World Travelers' and recreational Scuba Divers.

    Classical Music is one of her passions with the Cello being her Love. 

    Jan's favorite areas of Veterinary Medicine is Equine Dentistry and Livestock. You will often see her tending to our Goats, Horses, Pigs and other Farm/Family Animals. 

  • 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. 


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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