Our Team

Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Live Oak Animal Clinic in Summerfield! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at (352) 347-8030 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

    Co-Owner & Veterinarians

  • Caitlin Roberts VMD  owner  veterinarian RS

    Caitlin Roberts VMD

    I started working at Live Oak Animal Clinic in May of 2012. I received my undergraduate…
  • Debra Rakes DVM  Co-Owner Veterinarian RS

    Debra Rakes DVM

    I am a veteran of the U.S. Army. I received my B.S. in Medical Technology from the…

    Associate Veterinarians

  • dr.

    Douglas Shearer, DVM

    I opened the doors to Live Oak Animal Clinic over 20 years ago. At the beginning of…
  • Eva Hirver DVM  Associate veterinarian RS

    Eva Hirmer DVM

    I received my Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ontario Veterinary College. My…

    Veterinary Technicians

  • Julie  Veterinary Technician RS


    I have two dogs, a Dachshund and a Chihuahua, as well as two cats. At work I am considered…
  • Lorina  Veterinary Technician RS


    I have worked at Live Oak Animal Clinic since 2011. I currently have in my menagerie two…
  • Luis  Veterinary Technician RS


    I have worked at Live Oak Animal Clinic since 2013. I love all dogs and have no breed…
  • Morgan2


    Morgan is our newest veterinary technician and she is also new to Florida.  Morgan joined…
  • rob


    Rob has been a veterinary technician for 14 years.  He has been and continues to be…
  • Susannah2



    Susannah has been a certified veterinary technician since August 2016. She started at Live…

    Veterinary Technician & Receptionist

  • Sara1


    Sara joined Live Oak Animal Clinic in April of 2017.  She is one of the friendly voices…


  • Chelsea2


    Chelsea started working at Live Oak Animal Clinic in April 2017. She works in reception…
  • Mary   Receptionist RS


    I have attained the nickname "Snow White" due to the large population of forest creatures…

    Payroll and Office Staff

  • Sofia


    Office Manager

    Sofia joined Live Oak Animal Clinic in February 2017. She has one barn cat and two dogs…
  • Grace


    I've worked at Live Oak Animal Clinic for almost 12 years since around 2004. I spent the…

    Kennel Technicians

  • Genna  Kennel Technician RS


    I started working at Live Oak Animal Clinic in June of 2015. We have two dogs, an Aussie…
  • Paula


    I have been here since July, 2 2003. I have three dogs, a Pit bull mix, Sadie, a Lab…