Meet the Team

Dr. Pope has been in practice since 1971. He is a graduate of University of Georgia

Dr. Gary A. Pope, Owner/DVM

Dr. Pope was raised on a farm in Maryland. He is a 1971 graduate of the University of Georgia and joined Viewmont Animal Hospital after graduation.
He is on the Board of Directors of the NC Small Animal Academy and also a member of The American, North Carolina and Piedmont Veterinary Medical Associations.
Dr. Pope lives in Bethlehem with his wife Carolyn, 1 dog, 3 cats, and 4 Tennessee walking horses. His interests include riding, snow skiing and lake activities.

Dr. Melody Heath have been in practice since 1993. She has been a part-time associate at Viewmont Animal Hospital since 2003. She is a Virginia Tech graduate.​​​​​​​

Dr. Melody Heath, DVM

Dr. Melody Heath grew up on a cattle farm in Virginia. She received her veterinary degree from Virginia Tech in 1993. She joined Viewmont Animal Hospital in 2003 and is currently a part-time associate. Dr. Heath resides in Bethlehem with her husband, Brian, three children, and a menagerie of animals. She enjoys gardening, writing, and traveling.

Dr Roy Million

Dr. Roy Million, DVM

Dr Roy Million was raised on a farm in southern Illinois and the Chicago area. He joined the US Army in 1958 and retired as a Master Sergeant in 1979. He completed his veterinary degree at Oklahoma State University in 1985. He owned practices in Oklahoma City and Breckenridge, CO for the next 30+ years. Missing practice after a couple of years of retirement he has joined Viewmont as a part time associate.

Dr Million lives in Pisgah Forest, NC with his wife Elaine, 2 dogs and 2 spoiled cats. They enjoy AKC agility competition with the dogs, hiking in Pisgah National Forest and traveling in their motorhome.