LVCC member since: 2003
Raised in Baton Rouge, Dr. Sanders graduated from Bishop Sullivan High School, attended undergraduate at LSU and received her DVM from the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. In veterinary school she served as the Hills Pet Fare Manager and received the Nestle Purina Leadership Award. She was also a past President and current member of the Acadiana Area Veterinary Association, member of American Veterinary Medical Association, American Animal Hospital Association, Louisiana Veterinary Medical Association, and the Louisiana Academy of Veterinary Practitioners.
Dr. Sanders got her start in the veterinary field when she began volunteering as a veterinary assistant as early as age 11 and eventually became a veterinary technician at Old Hammond Veterinary Hospital in Baton Rouge where she worked for 6 years. She states that growing up in a large family she was always surrounded by numerous pets and had a desire to be a veterinarian from as early as she could remember. She has a true passion for teaching and special interests in internal medicine and oncology.
Dr. Sanders strives each day to provide the most personal care to her patients and clients and hopes to enhance the human-animal bond. Dr. Sanders is married to Travis Frank of Baton Rouge and together they have sons Anderson and Hudson, and daughter, Ainsley. Their pets include a beagle, Brother and two cats, Fletch and Sister Flower. In her free time, Dr. Sanders enjoys shopping, traveling, and spending time with her family.
Dr. Sanders joined the Lafayette Veterinary Care Center team in 2003.