Our team

Dr. LoDr. Wakefield with Maria (puppy)relei Wakefield, Veterinarian and Owner

Lorelei Wakefield, VMD has been featured on Animal Planet and in Cat Fancy magazine.  She volunteers with organizations such as Mercy for Animals and Darwin Animal Doctors.  She has been working in private practice, emergency and house call medicine since graduating from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2006.  Dr. Wakefield is trained in reiki and is an expert in vegan pet nutrition.

Originally from Bucks County, PA, Dr. Wakefield lives in Philadelphia.  She has been an ethical vegan since 1999 and enjoys jogging and traveling.

 Kalyb and Shady

Kalyb Sims, Veterinary Assistant

Kalyb is a third-year Penn student studying Science, Technology and Society. She’s got an awesome dachshund-mini pinscher mix who has a hilariously sassy personality and his favorite things to do are chasing squirrels and cuddling. Kalyb interned at the Morris Animal Rescue and loves working with animals!

Liliana Gomez, Veterinary Technician 

Lilliana with dogs

Gillian Rothchild, Veterinary Technician 

Gillian eating kitten