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Pet of the Month – February 2020

Meet Bella – an adorable Border Collie mix who’s also a patient of Dr. Whitcraft’s! According to her owner, Bella loves to run around and tear into her stuffed animals. She was adopted at 6-weeks-old and has been coming to Craig Road Animal Hospital ever since! Thanks to Bella’s mom for nominating her as Pet of the Month! If you would like to submit your pet for Pet of the Month, please use the form here or email us at info@craigrd.com.…

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Pet Dental Special 2020

Don’t miss out on our 2020 Dental Special starting February 1st, 2020! Dental health is a very important part of your pet’s overall health! Dental problems can cause, or be caused by, other health problems. Your pet’s teeth and gums should be checked at least once a year to check for early signs of dental disease. In honor of Dental Season, cleanings have been reduced to $157! But Craig Road Animal Hospital is also offering additional chances for savings! Our…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Rachel

Meet Rachel, our newest extern at Craig Road Animal Hospital!   Growing up in Columbus, Ohio, Rachel knew until she was about 8-years-old that she wanted to be a veterinarian. She would put bandages on her stuffed animals, and later developed an interest in science throughout her school years. After graduating with a Bachelor’s in Molecular Genetics at Ohio State University, Rachel realized the research aspects weren’t for her.   “So you’re in a basement most of the time, at…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Marybeth

Marybeth is the newest extern at Craig Road Animal Hospital! Growing up in Eastern Pennsylvania, Marybeth considered a career in zoology, but ultimately changed her mind when she realized there weren’t many job opportunities. She then entered Wilson College in her home state to study Veterinary Medical Technology, a little unsure of her next career steps. To her surprise, she loved the program! “I loved drawing blood, I loved the science part of it, and then after I was a…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Tiffany

Meet Tiffany, our new extern at Craig Road Animal Hospital! Born in Fort Lauderdale, Tiffany grew up in Barbados and knew from a young age she wanted to be a veterinarian. Tiffany said she has always wanted to help animals and has been interested in the medical field, and science since she was a little girl. “When I had time to decide my life, I was like, ‘I’ll stay in sciences and I’ll do a technician degree first,’” Tiffany said.…

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Pet of the Month – January 2020

Say “hello” to Bagheera, an adorable Bengal cat who loves to get into everything! According to her owner, Bagheera is a bit of a comedian and she greets her owner every day after work by sitting on top of the dryer. Doesn’t that just pull at the heartstrings? Congratulations to Bagheera for being our first Pet of the Month in 2020! If you would like to submit your pet for Pet of the Month, please use the form here or…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Leah

Meet Leah, the newest extern at Craig Road Animal Hospital! Hailing from the City of Brotherly Love, Leah always knew that she wanted to be a veterinarian. Growing up, she volunteered at various vet clinics in the Philadelphia area, shadowing doctors and learning about animal medicine. Currently, Leah is a third-year Doctor of Veterinary Medicine student at the University of Missouri and has volunteered at two more veterinary clinics while at Mizzou. “I really enjoy getting the hands-on experience,” she…

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No Needles Necessary: Using the FreeStyle Libre Monitoring System for Diabetic Pets

Dr. Tiffany Major is an associate veterinarian of Craig Road Animal Hospital, located in northwest Las Vegas. She discusses how owners of diabetic pets can better monitor their blood sugar levels with the FreeStyle Libre Monitoring System. By Tiffany Major, DVM If you care for a diabetic dog or cat, you know this disease can be challenging to manage. Most diabetic pets need insulin injections twice daily, but their blood glucose (sugar) levels and insulin needs can change depending on…

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Pet of the Month – December 2019

Meet Flash, or as the band, Queen put it – Savior of the Universe! Maybe he’ll save every one of us, too! He may be only 7-months-old, but Flash has a big personality! His owner describes him as sassy, smart, full of love and maybe a little vain “because he’s so handsome.” Flash’s owner often catches him staring at his reflection in the mirror. But when you’re as handsome as Flash is, that’s to be expected. This Corgi is also…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Meghan

Meghan is a globe-trotting, third-year student at Ross University on St. Kitts in the Caribbean. Originally from County Kildare in Ireland, Meghan said she grew up on a farm and has always been surrounded by animals. She knew she always wanted to be a veterinarian and is the first in her family to pursue animal medicine. Meghan relocated to Redlands, California, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in biology from Redlands University. “I’ve been all over the place,”…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Molly

Molly is currently a fourth-year student at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Having been a life-long animal lover, as well as a lover of medicine, Molly knew she always wanted to be a veterinarian. She gained hands-on experience while working at a rural animal clinic in South Carolina, but she is originally from North Carolina. Molly graduated from the University of North Carolina, Wilmington with a Bachelor of Science in biology. During her time at UNC, Molly participated in sea…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Briana

Briana is from Lake Havasu in Arizona. “Every little girl’s dream is to be a veterinarian,” says Briana. “I was stubborn enough to stick with it.” Briana received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona, after which she worked at a couple of clinics in Phoenix. She is currently enrolled at Ross University for her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine, but is completing her clinical year at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. In her spare time, Briana…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Sierra

Sierra is originally from Daytona Beach Florida. As soon as she could talk, Sierra Knew she wanted to be a veterinarian. “There was never anything else I wanted to do,” said Sierra. She has worked in animal hospitals since she was sixteen at the urging of her father. Sierra attended the University of South Florida in Tampa for her undergraduate degree. She then spent the first two and a half years of vet school in Grand Cayman Islands at St.…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Larissa

Larissa is a local girl having grown up in Las Vegas Nevada. Larissa always knew she was going to be a veterinarian. “My mom tried to get me interested in other things,” she said. “I tried architecture, golfing, and dancing but I always found my way back to veterinary medicine.” Larissa received her bachelor’s from the University of Nevada, Reno, and is currently a 3rd year Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine student at St. Mathews University School of Veterinary Medicine in…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Sami

Sami is originally from Richmond, Virginia. She always wanted to be a veterinarian ever since she was a little girl and she never gave up on that dream. Sami went to Virginia Tech for her undergrad and is now in her 4th year there of her doctorate of veterinary medicine. She has performed some volunteer work through the local SPCA, and has also volunteered on a small farm to broaden her horizons. Sami is particularly interested in emergency medicine and…

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How Do I Choose The Right Pet Food?

Dr. Kimberly Lutz is an associate veterinarian at Craig Road Animal Hospital in north west Las Vegas. Dr. Lutz discusses the best ways to pick a pet food based on the latest information about “Grain-Free” diets from the FDA.   By Kimberly Lutz, DVM Diet is one of the most effective tools for managing pet health and increasing longevity. Diets can even be used to manage certain disease processes. So how do you pick the right diet given all the…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Morgan

Morgan was born in Chicago, but moved to Richmond Virginia when she was two. She has always wanted to be a veterinarian. Her grandfather was a vet, as was her aunt, and so for as long as she has been able to answer the question “What do you want to be when you grow up?” she has known that the answer was; “to be a veterinarian.” Morgan attended Virginia Tech for her bachelors; however, in her sophomore year was admitted…

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Proactive, not reactive. – Pet Wellness Special 2019

The promotion has ended.  For dogs and cats, the symptoms of illness and aging are not always visible. For our pet’s general well-being and to improve their life and life expectancy we’d like to make sure that your pet looks as good inside as outside. Bring in your well dog or cat for a physical exam, urinalysis, and major organ blood work screening. We will usually have the results within 24 hours, and the information will provide us with a…

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