Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Lauren

Introducing Lauren, the newest extern to join the Craig Road Animal Hospital team! Lauren is a 4th-year veterinary medical student at Auburn University and will graduate in May 2021. Lauren grew up in Philadelphia and said she first considered going into animal medicine after shadowing a veterinarian as part of a senior project in high school but was reluctant at first. “I wasn’t completely sold off the bat,” she said. “I was just like, ‘Oh, I like animals and medicine…

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Pet of the Month – January 2021

Our first Pet of the Month for 2021 is Clover, a boy who’s gone through many ups and downs, but still brings joy to his owner’s life! “When I adopted him, I hadn’t had a dog since my family dog when I was a kid,” Clover’s owner said. “I was looking for a medium-sized mutt to be a hiking partner and share in other outdoor adventures in Tahoe, where I lived at the time. I scoured rescue sites looking for…

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Pet Safety during New Year’s

With the New Year just days away, it’s important to make sure our furry friends stay calm and relaxed once the partying begins. Similar to the Fourth of July, many pets are reported missing around New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, and there’s a chance they can get into things they’re not supposed to. As you celebrate the ringing in of 2021, be sure to keep these tips in mind to help keep your pet safe. Click on the…

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Pet of the Month – December 2020

Our Pet of the Month for December is Ash – an adorable little Pug who has a lot of personality! According to Ash’s owner, she’s a little crazy but very loving. Ash loves to chase her owners around the house, bite their toes in the morning, and chase balls around in the backyard! Ash’s mom said this little gal has become the light of her life since bringing Ash home. “She’s super cuddly and loving and makes anybody who meets…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Katelyn

Say “hello” to Katelyn, the newest extern to join the team at Craig Road Animal Hospital! Katelyn is from Utica, Kentucky, and had several dogs and cats growing up. Katelyn said she initially wanted to be a paleontologist when she was younger but changed her mind when she found out that movies like “Jurrasic Park” were fiction. She still had a passion for science, so Katelyn shifted her focus to animal medicine. She’s worked at veterinary clinics in her hometown…

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Pet of the Month – November 2020

Our Pet of the Month for November is Gremlin – a runt of the litter who has overcome many obstacles before finding his forever home. According to Gremlin’s owner, he was born into deplorable conditions. Aside from being the runt of the litter, Gremlin also had worms, ear mites, ringworm, and was found abandoned in a cardboard box. “As if that wasn’t bad enough, the foster home he was placed into had eight other cats and he constantly had to fight…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Karissa

Meet Karissa, the newest extern at Craig Road Animal Hospital! Karissa is a born-and-raised Las Vegas native. Growing up, her family was friends with Dr. Bullard while he was at Lone Mountain Animal Hospital, and was someone Karissa looked up to. “We had dogs that had weird diseases that I got interested in and it just clicked one day for me,” she said. Karissa said she’s always was interested in science and originally thought of going into human medicine, specifically…

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Reopening Craig Road Animal Hospital

Craig Road Animal Hospital has reopened its doors to a limited number of clients. While inside the building, we ask clients to please follow to all social distancing guidelines and wear a mask at all times. Curbside service will continue to be an option as well. Any client who exhibits symptoms of COVID-19 will be asked to wait in their car. Watch our video below to learn more about what steps we are taking to keep clients and our staff…

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Veterinary Technician Week 2020

Licensed Veterinary Technicians play a key role in the day-to-day functions of an animal hospital. National Veterinary Technician Week, which runs from October 11 to October 17, provides an opportunity to recognize veterinary technicians’ contributions. At Craig Road Animal Hospital, we value our veterinary technicians every day of the year and thank them for all they do. We spoke to not only our veterinary technicians, but our veterinary assistants, customer service reps, and exam room assistants at Craig Road Animal…

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Pet of the Month – October 2020

Our Pet of the Month for October is Obi, an adorable guy with a big heart who loves everyone! According to Obi’s owner, he’s more on the mellow side, but still has puppy-levels of enthusiasm for life and silly antics. “He loves everyone and shows it,” Obi’s owner said. “I laugh at his silly antics!” 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…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Megan

Meet Megan, the newest extern at Craig Road Animal Hospital! Megan grew up near Kenosha, Wisconsin, and had a love for animals since she was a toddler. She said that when her childhood dog had puppies, she refused to leave the birthing box, and had a habit of catching other animals and bringing them home as new pets. “I figured if I caught it, it was mine,” Megan said. “I brought a baby goose home one time when I was…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Karrington

Say “hello” to Karrington, the newest extern at Craig Road Animal Hospital! Karrington is a 4th-year student at Ross University in St. Kitts and is finishing her clinical year at Colorado State University. She grew up in Tennessee, right between Memphis and Nashville, and knew she wanted to become a veterinarian since she was a young girl. “As a kid I always really loved animals, and as I got older, I started shadowing veterinarians at different animal hospitals, and it…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Heather

Introducing Heather, the newest extern at Craig Road Animal Hospital! Heather is currently a 4th-year student at Ross University in St. Kitts, an island located in the Caribbean. Growing up in the Los Angeles area, Heather said she knew from a young age that she wanted to become a veterinarian but really made up her mind once she reached high school. “I had shadowed a veterinarian and I was like, ‘Okay, I really don’t see myself doing anything else,’” she…

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Pet of the Month – September 2020

Our pet of the month for September is Rosie, a silly, lovable gal who has brought so much support in her owner’s life. Although she has a tendency to bark and play with her food before eating, Rosie is an Emotional Support Animal to her owner and her owner’s son. Rosie and her owner’s son became fast friends after Rosie was rescued three years ago. “Possibly because she helped detected a heart issue with him,” the owner said. She also…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Nicole

Meet Nicole, the newest extern at Craig Road Animal Hospital! Hailing from Apple Valley in Southern California, Nicole knew from an early age she wanted to become a veterinarian. She volunteered at a local, small animal clinic in her hometown in high school, and was also a veterinary assistant and receptionist for the same clinic after she graduated from the University of California, Davis with a Bachelor’s in Animal Science. After working in Apple Valley for about two years, Nicole…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Sarah

Introducing Sarah, the newest extern to join the team at Craig Road Animal Hospital! Sarah grew up just outside of the Philadelphia area. She is currently a fourth-year student at Ross University, located on the island of St. Kitts in the Caribbean, and is finishing her clinical year at Colorado State University. She obtained her Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from the University of Alabama. Having grown up around horses, Sarah knew from a young age she wanted to be…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Megan

Meet the newest extern at Craig Road Animal Hospital, Megan! Megan is currently a fourth-year student at Colorado State University and will graduate in 2021; she obtained her Bachelor’s of Science in Biomedical Engineering at Ohio State University. She grew up mostly in Reno, but Megan said she’s “been all over the place.” She said she wanted to become a veterinarian to help preserve the animal-human bond. “I really just think that it’s so unique and so special, we really…

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Pet of the Month – August 2020

Our pet of the month for August is Scooter, an adorable kitty who is full of energy! According to Scooter’s owner, she had to recently get her eye removed, but that hasn’t changed Scooter’s playful and loving personality. “She is so sweet and fun but can be mischievous at times, too,” her owner said. “Scooter is full of energy and loves to attack your feet as you walk!” Scooter sounds like a normal, happy kitten to us! If you would…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Jernea

Say “hello” to Jernea, the newest extern at Craig Road Animal Hospital! A native of San Diego, California, Jernea is a fourth-year student at Ross University in St. Kitts and Nevis, located in the Caribbean. Jernea said she knew she wanted to work with animals from the time she was in kindergarten. She graduated from California State University, San Marcos with a Bachelor’s in Biology. After graduating, Jernea applied to the School of Veterinary Medicine at Ross University. While living…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Sienna

Meet Sienna, the newest extern at Craig Road Animal Hospital! A Las Vegas native, Sienna is currently a fourth-year Veterinary student at Colorado State University [CSU]. Sienna said she’s wanted to become a veterinarian since she was a young girl. She received her Bachelor’s from the University of California, Davis [UC Davis] with the intention of going to veterinary school. While at Colorado State, Sienna worked at various shelters and researched improving the lives of shelter animals. “We do a…

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