Dr. Al Schleappe Our Founder

Dr. Schleappe is a 1984 graduate of the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine.

Upon graduation, he accepted a position in Columbia, Missouri, where he practiced large and small animal medicine for 3 years.

Dr. Schleappe moved to Arizona in 1987, where he worked in a small animal referral hospital in Mesa, Arizona.

In 1991, as a member of the United States Army Reserve Veterinary Corps, He was called to active duty in support of Operation Desert Storm. Upon returning from his 6-month active duty assignment, Dr. Schleappe started Caring Hearts Animal Clinic in Gilbert, Arizona, in October 1991.

Caring Hearts Animal Clinic was moved to its current location at 3045 E. Baseline Rd in Gilbert, Arizona, in July 2004.

Dr. Schleappe is a member of the Arizona Veterinary Medical Association (AZVMA), the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), and the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).

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Compassionate & Knowledgeable Team of Veterinarians

Are you looking for a caring, knowledgeable, and easily accessible place to treat your pet? We are all the above and more. The Caring Hearts Animal Clinic team is a passionate group that thrives on exceptional care and service.

You can expect only the best medical technology and pet-loving staff at our clinic. Choosing a vet for your pet is an important decision, and we assure you that you’ll not be disappointed with our services.

Meet Our Team

Once you choose us, we make you and your fur buddy our family. Every person working in our clinic takes their work very seriously and understands the human-pet bond. Our compassionate team in Gilbert is always pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your cats and dogs!

Please call us at +1 (480) 545-8921 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

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Omar Montes

DVM

Dr. Omar Montes is an inspiring success story at Caring Hearts Animal Clinic. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California.

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Hayley Schafer

DVM

Dr. Hayley Schafer was born and raised in San Diego, California.
She studied Animal Science and Management at UC Davis.

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Camille Black

DVM

Dr. Camille Black grew up in Gilbert, Arizona, and she graduated from Arizona State University with BS in Biochemistry.

Meet Our Support Staff

Tanaya

Tanaya Rauch

Manager
Dawn

Dawn Knight

Receptionist
Delaney

Delaney Bendel

Receptionist
Gloria

Gloria Ahumada

Receptionist
Juliana

Juliana Hausmann

Receptionist
Vanessa

Vanessa Solis

Receptionist
Bailey

Bailey Oppendisano

Certified Veterinary Technician
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Cheryl Steeno

Certified Veterinary Technician
Mauricio

Mauricio Diaz Gonzalez Jaworski

Certified Veterinary Technician
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Susan Gulden

Certified Veterinary Technician
Austin

Austin Sattelberg

Physical Therapy Technician
Mariah

Mariah Pyatt

Physical Therapy Technician / Vet Assistant
Aniya

Aniya Robertson

Vet Assistant
Bethany

Bethany Vance

Vet Assistant
Carah

Carah Benson

Vet Assistant
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Erin Robinson

Vet Assistant
Marina

Marina Garcia

Vet Assistant
Marisa

Marisa Bible

Vet Assistant
Stacey

Stacey Pearce

Vet Assistant

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