Clinic Staff - Brandywine Valley SPCA

MEET OUR VETERINARIANS

Our veterinary team is proud to provide high-quality medical services to communities across Southeastern Pennsylvania and Delaware at an affordable cost. Our vets are experienced and highly qualified for the important work they do every single day.

Medical Director

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Dr. Sheri Wood

New Castle & Georgetown

Dr. Sheri Wood received a B.A. in Biology from the University of Delaware and a D.V.M. from Ohio State.  After graduation, Dr. Wood worked in private practice for several years before moving full-time to shelter medicine in 2009. Throughout her 24 years of experience in the veterinary field, Dr. Wood started the first high volume spay/neuter clinic in the state of Delaware and  has taught as an adjunct faculty professor at Delaware Technical Community College for past five years. Dr. Wood owns 2 cats, 2 dogs, a rabbit, and 4 ducks and she likes to spend her free time going camping and hiking.

Veterinary Team

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Dr. Julianne Grady

Malvern

Dr. Julianne Grady received her B.A. from Chestnut Hill College and her V.M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. She has worked in several animal hospitals, including Radnor Veterinary Hospital, Berwyn Veterinary Center, and Saint George Hunts. With 24 years’ experience as a veterinarian, she has also assisted Forgotten Cats with Trap/Neuter/Return of feral cats. Dr. Grady has a tripod boxer mix, a tripod orange tabby and a Puggle. Outside of work, she enjoys CrossFit, volunteer work and spending time with her family. She is an enthusiast of skiing, zip lining, and white water rafting.

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Dr. Sarah Landon

Georgetown

Dr. Sarah Landon received her B.A. in English Literature and Chemistry from the University of North Carolina in Charlotte and her D.V.M. from North Carolina State University. She worked in small animal private practice for several years before completing a post doctoral research fellowship at Duke University. She then returned to private practice for seven years before joining BVSPCA in 2018.  With 15 years professional experience, she has also been an adjunct professor at Delaware Technical Community College in their Veterinary Technology program for the past 5 years. Dr. Landon has 2 dogs and 2 cats and in her free time enjoys painting and drawing, playing the violin, and spending time with family and friends.

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Dr. Alix McGrath

West Chester

Dr. Alix McGrath graduated with a BS in Animal Science from Penn State University. From there, she attended Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine where she found her passion for shelter medicine. After Dr. McGrath completed her year-long Shelter Medicine Specific internship at the San Diego Humane Society, she moved to Boise, Idaho, and became the Director of Shelter Medicine at the Idaho Humane Society. She recently moved back to PA to be closer to her family and is our West Chester Shelter Veterinarian. She and her husband have a large blended family of pets, including three dogs, two cats, and five chickens. In her free time, she enjoys practicing pilates, horseback riding, hiking, camping, and spending time with her family and friends.

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Dr. Samantha Moon

New Castle & Malvern

Dr. Samantha Moon received her bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Oklahoma State University and her DVM from Kansas State University. She has worked in several rescues as well as Trap Neuter Return programs prior to veterinary school, including Tiny Paws Kitten Rescue in Stillwater, Oklahoma, and Operation Catnip. She served as the Kansas State University Shelter Medicine Department student worker, where she worked as one of their high-volume spay/neuter technicians during summers and holidays and helped support training of fourth year veterinary students even before she became one herself. Most recently, she served as one of the staff veterinarians for Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter, where she helped care for both of the medical and surgical care of animals in the shelter. Dr. Moon has two special needs cats from the very neonatal kitten rescue that started her passion for shelter medicine. Outside of work, she enjoys knitting, soap making, reading, watching movies, and exploring her new surroundings.

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Dr. Sherritta Ridgeley

New Castle & Dover

Dr. Sherritta Ridgely earned her BS in Biology from Cornell University, College of Agriculture.  She attended Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine where she developed a strong interest in veterinary pathology and laboratory animal medicine.  After earning her DVM, she worked in private practice at Rahway Animal Hospital in Rahway, NJ, before entering a veterinary pathology residence at Washington State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, where she also earned her PhD in Veterinary Science.  Returning home to New Jersey, she worked at Banfield Pet Hospital.  She then worked at Rutgers University as a Clinical Laboratory Animal Veterinarian and served as a consultant for Ramapo College. Most recently she worked as a veterinarian at Join Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey for over seven years before joining the BVSPCA family.  Dr. Ridgely enjoys spending time with family, visits to amusement parks, beaches, camping, hiking and gardening.  She also enjoys taking pictures and creating photo projects.

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Dr. Casey Wanros

New Castle

Dr. Casey Wanros attended University of Delaware and Drexel University prior to moving for veterinary school at Michigan State University. During her time in college, she worked for many years as a licensed veterinary technician and then decided to pursue veterinary school. During her clinical year in veterinary school, she completed a six-week externship at the BVSPCA spaying and neutering shelter pets. After graduation, she worked in small animal general practice. Dr. Wanros is originally from Delaware and decided to come back after school to be close to her family. She currently has two cats, Stormy and Butters, and hopes to adopt a dog soon.