​​​Dr. R. Tod Beckett​​

​Medical Director, VCA Mill Run and VCA Sawmill Animal HospitalsTod Beckett


  • B.A., Biology, Dennison University
  • D.V.M.​, The Ohio State University

Professional Experience:

Dr. Beckett initially focused on mixed animal practice in Dover, Ohio, then turned to small animal medicine and surgery in Dublin, Ohio. From 1998 to 2003 he worked at an emergency and critical care facility, where he served for two years as the lead trauma surgeon. In 1990 Dr. Beckett founded the first Columbus, Ohio,​ area Animal Care Center with his father. He now serves as medical director for VCA Mill Run and VCA Sawmill Animal Hospitals, overseeing nine veterinarians and more than 80 support staff. ​

Community Organizations:

Recently, Dr. Beckett served as the 2017-2018 Ohio Veterinary Medical Association president. He also serves on The Ohio State Veterinary Medical Advancement Board and Alumni Council, and on the Columbus State Veterinary Technology Program board. He is a past president of the Columbus (Ohio) Humane Society and remains on its board.

In 2005, Dr. Beckett and his wife, Mary, became involved in Breeding Thoroughbred in Kentucky. In 2010, he founded Beckett Racing Team, an Ohio-based racing partnership; in 2017 their horse, Missap, won the John W. Galbraith Stakes. ​


Wife - Mary; Children Travis, Ben, Maxine ​