West Lake Animal Hospital Utah

We have been serving the area for several years, and our clinic is family owned and operated.
When you bring your pets to us, we will treat them like members of our own extended family.

OUR TEAM

Our team is committed to providing a wide range of high-quality veterinary services for pets in Taylorsville, Kearns, West Jordan, West Valley City, and the surrounding areas.

Dr. David L. Benson

DVM

Dr. David L. Benson was born in Blackfoot, ID and raised in Provo, UT where he attended and graduated from Provo High School. He then served a 2 year LDS mission to Cochabamba, Bolivia before returning home to attend BYU. He received his B.S. degree in 1990 from BYU in Animal Science. While at BYU he met and married Leslianne Caldwell and they are now the parents of 5 children, one son-in-law, one daughter-in-law, three grandchildren and a golden retriever, Simba.

In 1995 he received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from Colorado State University. He is a member of the Spanish National Honor Society (Sigma Delta Pi) and the Veterinary National Honor Society (Phi Zeta), the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the Utah Veterinary Medical Association (UVMA), and the Salt Lake Veterinary Medical Association (SLVMA).

Following graduation, he worked in two practices in Banning and 29 Palms, CA for 5 years before returning to Utah in 2000.

Outside of veterinary medicine he enjoys being with his family and watching or playing most sports. He also enjoys studying various languages, but is currently only fluent in Spanish—and English—and reading biographies and non-fiction historical accounts of WWII and the Revolutionary War.
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Dr. Corey Nebeker

DVM

Married to Crystal Nebeker (my greatest accomplishment).
5 children- 4 boys, one girl and 6 cats. Earned an Eagle Scout as a boy. Served a full time two year mission to Rio de Janero, Brasil for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Attended Brigham Young University as an undergraduate. Graduated from Colorado State University in 1987 with a Doctor Of Veterinary Medicine. Served on the West Jordan Chamber of Commerce political action committee. Is a past president of the West Jordan Rotary Club, served as club service and International service board member, Sargent at arms and is a Paul Harris Fellow BSA lifeguard PADI scuba diver- Dive Master. Has served as Wolf den leader, Bear den leader, assistant cub master, cub master, and varsity coach. Currently serving once again as Cub master.
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Jennifer L.

Veterinary Technician

Jennifer graduated from Utah Career College with her Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology in 2004. She has been working as a Certified Veterinary Technician ever since and has loved working at West Lake since 2012. She enjoys patient care, client education, and using her technical skills. When she isn’t at work, she enjoys baseball, being in the mountains, and spending time with her husband, two daughters, and cat.
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Jodi P.

Veterinary Technician

Jodi has enjoyed being a veterinary technician since 2006, and she has been working with Dr. Benson since 2016. She graduated from Utah Valley University with a full-ride volleyball scholarship. She has three beautiful grown-up human babies and two adorable fur babies.

Outside of her love for working with and around animals, Jodi also enjoys fishing on her pontoon, hiking the beautiful mountains of Utah, and taking long adventure road trips.
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Katrina T.

Veterinary Technician

Katrina has been working as a veterinary technician since 2000. She loves pets of all kinds but is partial to dogs and horses. In her spare time, she loves reading and spending time outdoors in the summer with friends and family. She and her husband have two beautiful girls and an adorable border collie mix named Annie.
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Kasandra P.

Veterinary Technician

Kasandra Pedersen has been a Veterinary Technician since 2009. Kasandra got her associates degree from Weber State University and her veterinary technician certification from Utah Career College. When not working with animals Kasandra enjoys rock climbing and spending time with her husband, Matthew. They have 2 handsome boys, a colorpoint siamese cat named Telos (who plays fetch), and a pit bull mix named Bailey.
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Dianna M.

Veterinary Technician

Dianna was born and raised in Las Vegas and moved to Utah in 2007. She fell in love with the Utah snow and the mountains. She graduated in 2013 from Broadview University with an Associates of applied science in Veterinary Technology and has been working as a Vet Tech since. She has 3 dogs, Denali, Verona, and Laxus. During warmer weather she loves hiking, swimming, and hanging with friends and family. She is also bilingual in Spanish.
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Alexis M.

Veterinary Technician

Alexis has been a Veterinary Technician since 2014. She has enjoyed working with creatures of all kinds, both domestic and wild. She lives with a Chihuahua and two litter-trained house-rabbits. In her free time she enjoys travelling, playing the piano and cooking.
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Sierra B.

Receptionist

Sierra has loved and wanted to work with animals since she was little. Growing up, she participated in 4-H, F.F.A., and volunteering at a vet clinic where she was hired for her first job. Sierra has four dogs and a cat. She also loves collecting and listening to a wide genre of vinyl records. She loves all things Great Britain, too, and hopes to travel there someday.
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Dani W.

Receptionist

Dani grew up in West Valley City, Utah. She met her husband Mike in St. George and has been married for 4 years. Dani has worked as a veterinary receptionist for over a year now and has started with us in February 2020. She enjoys painting, kickboxing, four wheeling, crocheting, shooting, going to the lake, and spending time with her family. She has a cat named Rocket and can't wait to have more fur babies in the future!
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VETERINARIAN IN TAYLORSVILLE

West Lake Animal Hospital provides wellness exams, vaccinations, dentistry, surgery, and more for dogs and cats in Taylorsville, Kearns, West Jordan, West Valley City, and the surrounding areas.