Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

The staff at North Phoenix Animal Clinic is dedicated to our clients and their pets!

Dr. Osterheld

Dr. Osterheld attended undergraduate College in New Jersey, Florida, Colorado and Scotland. He is a Ross University veterinary graduate, finishing his veterinary education in Stillwater, Oklahoma. He’s the proud owner of Bosco his horse, who lives on a farm back east.  For the past 20 years, he has worked in both day practice, as well as emergency small animal veterinary medicine, so he appreciates the connection clients have with their regular day practice veterinarian.

Dr. Lipovitch

Dr. Lipovitch grew up in Phoenix and attended Brophy High School and the University of Arizona.  He graduated veterinary school at Colorado State University, and then spent one year in an emergency and critical care rotation.  He joined the United States Army Veterinary Corps and served 7 years before retiring.   He then worked 15 years in private practice before coming to North Phoenix Animal Clinic.   He lives with his wife, three children, his dog Miss Penny and cat Burnt Chicken Nugget (named by his kids, of course).  On his free time, he enjoys working around the house and riding his motorcycle to someplace cool.


Gabrielle Stanford is the office manager at North Phoenix Animal Clinic She attended Kaplan College and graduated with an associate’s degree in veterinarian technology. She has worked at North Phoenix Animal Clinic for over 9 years. Working with animals is her passion. She has two dogs named Diesel and Sophie and three cats. She is married with two kids and enjoys spending time with her family in her spare time.