Renovations at Craig Road – Boarding, grooming, and more.

Craig Road Animal Hospital in North West Las Vegas, recently completed a number of renovations to improve services and patient care – particularly in the areas of boarding and grooming. Hospital Administrator Mike Falconer goes over these and what they mean for Craig Road Animal Hospital. By Mike Falconer We are all very proud of what we do, and how we do it, here at Craig Road Animal Hospital. There are times, however, when we realize that there are things…

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The Paperwork of Travelling with your Pet

Craig road Animal Hospital’s own Dr. Jessica Hagstette discusses the research and paperwork required when leaving Las Vegas with you pet, or taking you pet to Las Vegas from a state other than Nevada or another country.  by Jessica Hagstette, DVM Traveling with your pet can be a stressful experience for both pet owner and pet. However, it can also mean a significant amount of paperwork for you and potentially testing, vaccinations, and treatments for your pet. Regulations vary widely…

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Circovirus in Dogs

By Dr. Debbie White Here is some summarized info on Circovirus in Dogs: Back in August and September of this year, Circovirus was suggested as a cause of death/illness of dogs in the outbreaks in Ohio, Michigan and California, but researchers no longer consider it to be the primary cause of illness. Circovirus is thought to possibly be a co-infection in some cases, but is still being studied to determine if and how it played a role in the dogs.…

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How Well Are We Doing September 2013?

For almost a year now, Craig Road Animal Hospital has been sending out surveys to every client who brings a pet to Craig Road and who has given us an email address . Hospital Administrator, Mike Falconer, talks about why, and introduces some results for September 2013. by Mike Falconer August and September are always a strange months for us and for a lot of other veterinary hospitals. It tends to be quieter for routine things and it seems that…

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Expanded Grooming Hours and Services

Craig Road Animal Hospital is proud to announce the expansion of our grooming hours and services with the addition of groomer Lynee Johnson to our team. Lynee hails from Michigan, has been grooming for 18 years, and she is a former Grooming Academy trainer. Lynee will groom dogs of all sizes and cats and she will be grooming in the evenings during the week and during the day on the weekends. This means that Craig Road Animal Hospital now offers…

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The Threat of Heartworm Disease

Heartworm disease has been found in all 50 states, and although not in epidemic proportions as in the South of the country, it is increasingly something that pet owners should be aware of – even in Las Vegas! Craig Road Animal Hospital’s own Dr. Beyers goes over the symptoms, preventatives, and cures for this potentially fatal disease.  By Seth Beyers, DVM Heartworm disease may not be as well known in the Las Vegas area as some other parts of the…

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Pets in Transit

Craig Road Animal Hospital is proud to announce a new pet transportation service. Our team will provide non-emergency transport for pets throughout Southern Nevada. Pets in Transit was created with both pets and pet owners in mind to provide convenient, compassionate care at home, and for the transport for pets, pet supplies, and medications. Because pets are our primary concern, Craig Road Animal Hospital provides an affordable, reliable caring solution for pet transport needs. Whether it’s for a regular check-up…

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Gastropexy – the Why, What, and How!

Bloat, or gastric dilatation volvulus (GDV), can be a scary life threatening condition in dogs. Dr. Tampira  – a veterinarian at Las Vegas’s own Craig Road Animal Hospital, talks about a procedure to prevent this life threatening condition and what breeds are at most risk from bloat / GDV.  By Orlena Tampira, DVM A gastropexy is a surgical procedure to prevent a condition called gastric dilitation volvulus (GDV). GDV is when the stomach turns on itself causing a restriction of…

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How Are We Doing July & August 2013?

For almost a year now, Craig Road Animal Hospital has been sending out surveys to every client who brings a pet to Craig Road and who has given us an email address . Hospital Administrator, Mike Falconer, talks about why, and introduces some results for July and August 2013.   By Mike Falconer Apologies for the delay is posting July’s survey results but as a bonus, we have also added August! Looking at the two months together we can see…

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Meet Dr. Beyers

All the doctors and staff would like to welcome Dr. Seth Beyers to Craig Road Animal Hospital. Dr. Seth Beyers grew up in a small town in Illinois. He spent the majority of his life in the Midwest. He received his bachelors in biological sciences from Webster University in St. Louis. He then headed to veterinary school at St. George University, on the island of Grenada. He completed his clinical year at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Dr. Beyers’…

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Low Cost Spay & Neuter Special

Craig Road Animal Hospital’s Hospital Administrator Mike Falconer introduces the Las Vegas animal hospital’s low cost spay and neuter special pricing, along with some thoughts on why you’d want to be your pet “fixed”! There are both medical and behavioral reasons to have your dog or cat spayed or neutered. Spayed and neutered pets are less apt to roam; decreasing the risk fights or traumas such as being hit by a car. Cats that are spayed and neutered are also…

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Meet our new Doctors!

All the doctors and staff would like to welcome Dr. Jennifer Finder and Dr. Dorna Khamsi to Craig Road Animal Hospital. Jennifer Finder, DVM Dr. Finder grew up in Maryland outside of Washington D.C. She attended the University of Maryland College Park where she received a bachelor’s degree in animal and avian science. Dr. Finder received her doctorate in veterinary medicine from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. Before graduating from vet school she worked in small animal practices, in…

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How Well Are We Doing June 2013?

For almost a year now, Craig Road Animal Hospital has been sending out surveys. Hospital Administrator Mike Falconer talks about why, and introduces some results for June 2013. By Mike Falconer As we promised last month, here are June’s customer service survey results. I was really quite pleased that we managed to improve in areas like “not very likely” and “not at all likely” to refer a friend to our animal hospital and the “unacceptable” wait times. We moved these…

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What to Know About Neutering…

Getting your pet neutered can be a daunting prospect. Dr. Mychajlonka, also known as Dr. Mych – a veterinarian at Las Vegas’s own Craig Road Animal Hospital, in a follow up to his previous post on spaying your pet, discusses what the various terms and options mean, what the impact on cost these options can have, and how to choose what is best for your pet. By Kurt Mychajlonka, DVM Male cats and dogs should have their reproductive abilities removed…

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How Well Are We Doing? May 2013

For almost a year now, Craig Road Animal Hospital has been sending out surveys. Hospital Administrator Mike Falconer talks about why, and introduces some results for May 2013. By Mike Falconer When you visit Craig Road Animal Hospital we will often ask for an email address. This is mostly to give us another avenue of communication and to simplify the sending of estimates etc. However, there is another reason. in August of last year we started to survey pet owners…

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What to Know About Spaying…

Getting your pet spayed can be a daunting prospect.  Dr. Mychajlonka, also known as Dr. Mych – a veterinarian at Las Vegas’s own Craig Road Animal Hospital, discusses what the various terms and options mean, what the impact on cost these options can have, and how to choose what is best for your pet. By Kurt Mychajlonka, DVM Female cats and dogs should have their reproductive abilities removed if they are not going to be bred. The correct term for…

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Craig Road and the News on Parvo

Craig Road Animal Hospital in the news again. This time Dr. Debbie White talks with Channel 8 about the dangers of parvo virus in Las Vegas. We should also clarify on the reporters comment about why a vaccinated dog might get parvo. Improper vet administration or storage of vaccine is not the problem. More commonly pups are presented for only one vaccine, don’t receive vaccines at right ages, or vaccines are given outside a vet hospital or in a home…

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Pet Prosthetics Part 2

Three legged pets, affectionately know as tripods in veterinary world, do very well post surgery. However, it is not always necessary for the vet to remove all of an affected limb. This raises the possibility of a prosthesis. Craig Road Animal Hospital’s own Dr. Jacqueline Parker discusses, and shows, how we go about fitting a dog for a prosthetic limb here in North West Las Vegas! In part one, we saw the process of taking a mold for the prosthesis. In…

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Pet Prosthetics Part 1

Three legged pets, affectionately know as tripods in veterinary world, do very well post surgery. However, it is not always necessary for the vet to remove all of an affected limb. This raises the possibility of a prosthesis. Craig Road Animal Hospital’s own Dr. Jacqueline Parker discusses, and shows, how we go about fitting a dog for a prosthetic limb here in North West Las Vegas!  Earl lost his front left paw in France a few years ago to a…

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