Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Cecilia

Please welcome Cecilia, the newest extern to join the team at Craig Road Animal Hospital! Cecilia is a fourth-year veterinary medical student at North Carolina State University (NC State) and will graduate in May 2022. Cecilia grew up in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and wanted to become when a veterinarian after realizing her dream of becoming Clara in “The Nutcracker” wasn’t going to be enough. When she started applying to universities, Cecilia began working in a family friend’s animal clinic to…

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Veterinary Technician Week at Craig Road Animal Hospital

Veterinary Technician Appreciation Week is here! Veterinary Technician Appreciation Week is from Oct. 17 – Oct. 23 and commemorates the extraordinary work vet techs do when it comes to providing high-quality care for our animal companions. With the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, we wanted to spread some appreciation throughout the staff at Craig Road Animal Hospital, and thank everyone for their hard work this year.

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Morgan

Please welcome, Morgan! She’s the newest extern to join the Craig Road Animal Hospital team! Morgan is a fourth-year veterinary medical student at Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, located at Virginia Tech, and will graduate in 2022. She’s a native of Virginia and grew up in the northern part of the state, close to the Washington, D.C. area. Morgan said she’s always wanted to work in animal medicine and worked at a clinic in her hometown as a way to…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Cayla

Introducing Cayla, the newest extern to join the team at Craig Road Animal Hospital! Cayla is a fourth-year veterinary medical student from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine and will graduate in 2022. She is from Beckley, West Virginia, and grew up knowing that she would work in animal medicine. Cayla said she never had doubts about becoming a veterinarian. “My dad has a farm, so I was always rescuing the dogs and hoarding all the animals in my house,”…

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Holiday Traveling with Your Pet

Dr. Aryn Bordman explains what steps pet owners need to do if they plan on traveling with their pets during the holiday season. With the holiday season right around the corner, many Las Vegas residents will be making plans to travel to see friends, family or to simply enjoy some time off with their loved ones. Since the holidays are a popular time for traveling, it’s only fair to want to include our pets during our travels. Traveling with your…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Kaylyn

Please welcome, Kaylyn! The newest extern to join the team at Craig Road Animal Hospital! Kaylyn is a fourth-year veterinary medical student at Mississippi State University and will graduate in May 2022. Growing up in Santa Clarita, California, Kaylyn said she knew from a young age that she wanted to become a veterinarian. She said she would come home with stray kittens and puppies, and has always had a life-long love of animals. “Once I got into school and really…

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Pet of the Month – September 2021

Our Pet of the Month for September is Judah! He’s an adorable French bulldog who, according to his mom, loves to play and is an all-around people person. 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. Don’t forget to include a picture!

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Carin

Please welcome, Carin! The newest extern to join the Craig Road Animal Hospital team! Carin is a fourth-year veterinary medical student at North Carolina State University and will graduate in May 2022. She is originally from Central Indiana, and she went to Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia for her Bachelor’s degree. She graduated early with a Bachelor’s in Biology and took a year off to gain some work experience. Growing up, Carin said she always knew she wanted to…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Caley

Please welcome, Caley! She’s the newest extern to join the Craig Road Animal Hospital team! She is from the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area and is a third-year veterinary medical student at Ohio State University. She will graduate in 2023. Caley said she knew she always wanted to work in a scientific field and planned on going into human medicine at first. When she shadowed a doctor in middle school, she decided human medicine wasn’t for her and thought about changing her…

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Learn the Warning Signs of Heatstroke in Pets

Dr. Kimberly Lutz explains the dangers of overheating and heatstroke in pets, and how an owner can keep their pets safe during the hot summer days in the Las Vegas Valley. Living in the Mojave Desert means learning how to deal with and survive in the heat, especially during the hot summer months. While there are many ways to help us keep cool, our pets aren’t as lucky as we are when it comes to finding ways to cool off.…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Travis

Meet Travis, the newest extern to join the Craig Road Animal Hospital team! Travis is a veterinary medical student at Ross University, located on the island of St. Kitts in the Caribbean. He will graduate in September 2021. Travis was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but says he grew up all over the country, including Connecticut, Michigan, Missouri, and several other states. Growing up, Travis had a number of pets, ranging from guinea pigs to Rottweilers. Travis received his Bachelor’s from…

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Dry Eyes: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

Dr. Emilee Larkin explains the signs and symptoms of dry eyes in dogs, and what pet owners can do to help with their pet’s treatment. Tears and tear production are important factors when it comes to eye health. They can wash away debris and any infectious agents that can get into the eye, and they even have germ-fighting properties. When the eye’s tear film — the thin but complex layer of fluid coating the eye — does not contain enough…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Stephanie

Please welcome Stephanie, the newest extern to join the team at Craig Road Animal Hospital! She is also the student rep at Colorado State University (CSU) for other veterinary medical students interested in the extern program at Craig Road. Stephanie is a fourth-year veterinary student at CSU and will graduate in 2022. She was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and knew from a young age that she wanted to become a veterinarian. “My grandma once told me…

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Dog & Puppy Care at Craig Road Animal Hospital

Congratulations on your new furry friend! Between all the vaccinations and wellness appointments, all this new information can feel a little overwhelming. But there’s no need to fear! The staff at Craig Road Animal Hospital are here to answer any questions you may have about your new canine companion. We even broke down all the necessary information you’ll need to know as a new dog owner in the infographic below. You can also read our other blog posts about animal…

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Cat & Kitten Care at Craig Road Animal Hospital

Congratulations on your new feline friend! Between all the vaccinations and wellness appointments, all this new information can feel a little overwhelming. But there’s no need to fear! The staff at Craig Road Animal Hospital are here to answer any questions you may have about your new animal companion. We even broke down all the necessary information you’ll need to know as a new cat owner in the infographic below. You can also read our other blog posts about animal…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Julia

Introducing Julia, the newest extern to join the team at Craig Road Animal Hospital! Julia is a fourth-year veterinary medical student from North Carolina State University and will graduate in 2022. She’s originally from Vanceboro, North Carolina but relocated to Raleigh for veterinary school. Growing up, Julia had a farm variety of animals, including horses, dogs, cats, chickens, ducks, and even a cow at one point. Julia said she hadn’t considered a career in animal medicine until she started college…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Tori

Please welcome Tori, the newest extern to join the team at Craig Road Animal Hospital! Tori is a fourth-year veterinary medical student at Michigan State University (MSU) and will graduate in 2022. Tori is from Lansing, Michigan, and has lived in Michigan all of her life. According to Tori, she always had a strong drive to work with animals and enjoys the problem-solving aspects of working in animal medicine. She said her mother once told her that when Tori was…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Rishika

Introducing, Rishika! She’s one of the newest externs to join the team at Craig Road Animal Hospital! Rishika, or Rish, is a third-year veterinary medical student at Purdue University and will graduate in 2023. A native of Scottsdale, Arizona, Rish grew up thinking she would go into human medicine rather than animal medicine. She said her childhood dog was one of several inspirations that helped her decide to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. “I always thought I was going…

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Pet of the Month – June 2021

Our Pet of the Month for June is Penny, a Miniature Dachshund who came to Craig Road Animal Hospital after she experienced some struggles with another animal hospital. According to Penny’s owner, Penny had some difficulty after getting spayed. Penny wouldn’t even accept having a leash put on her. “Thank goodness for the doctors at Craig Road Animal Hospital,” Penny’s owner said. “She told me about a lady who does training and works with dogs like Penny.” Since then, Penny…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Sydney

Introducing Sydney, the newest extern to join the team at Craig Road Animal Hospital! Sydney is a third-year veterinary medical student at Tuskegee University and will graduate in 2023. She was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, and has wanted to be a veterinarian for as long as she could remember. Sydney said she had dogs and cats growing up, which fostered her love of animals even more. She’s also been a life-long lover of science. “Ever since I was…

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