Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Caroline

Caroline is from Gaithersburg Maryland. She decided she wanted to come a veterinarian in 8th grade when she started to volunteer for a horse rescue called Days End Farm. She received her bachelor’s from, and in currently in her fourth year of vet school at, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University – more commonly known as Virginia Tech. Caroline is particularly interested in surgery and is excited about being able to work with multiple different doctors. In her spare time,…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Kate

Kate originally hails from South Berwick in Maine. In her senior year of high school, Kate was asked by a neighbor to help as he had a beef cow who was calving. “I went over there and I was helping the vet until two in the morning, says Kate. “But it was a lot of fun, so I stared looking into it as a career.” For her undergraduate degree in Animal Science, Kate went to the University of Maine where…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Solitaire

Meet Solitaire Solitaire is from Columbia South Carolina. From a very young age Solitaire knew she wanted to become a veterinarian. “There is a video recording of me saying that I wanted to be a veterinarian and guaranteeing my aunt free vet care for life,” says Solitaire. “I was four, and it now seems like I might be living out that promise.” Although being a veterinarian was always an ambition, Solitaire became side tracked after completing her bachelors at The…

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Craig Road Externship Program: Allie

Allie grew up in Winston-Salem in North Carolina. However, realizing that she wanted to be a vet took a while; “. I was not the five-year-old who knew she wanted to be a vet when she grew up,” says Allie. “I didn’t take the standard route.” Although not sure of what she wanted for a career, Allie always had pets growing up and also got involved in local animal rescues. “In high school I was a gold award girl scout,”…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Jenny!

Jenny Hails from Federal Way, Washington, which is south of Seattle. During high school, Jenny found that she was most comfortable in her science classes where she always asked questions and was a very curious student. Coupled with a love of animals, her affinity for science meant that going to school to become a veterinarian was a natural choice. Her interest in animals lead Jenny to volunteer at a shelter in Tacoma Washington full time for a year and a…

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Craig Road Externship Program: Jazmyne

Jazmyne was born and raised in West Palm Beach, Florida. When Jazmyne was in the 12th grade, she took a biology class, about fish, which piqued her interest in working with animals. For her bachelor’s degree, Jazmyne attended the University of South Florida in Tampa and then went to Ross University in St. Kitts for her doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. She is currently at the University of Tennessee completing her clinical year. Jazmyne has a significant amount of volunteer experience;…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Carter

Carter is from Munro, Louisiana. It was not Carter’s plan to become a veterinarian. He attended Louisiana State University thinking of going into physical therapy or human medicine. “I shadowed people in both fields and it just did not feel right,” said Carter. “So, I was in my final semester of a kinesiology degree and I started to see what the requirements were for me to go into vet school.” Carter stayed at LSU for his doctorate in Veterinary medicine,…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Morgan

Morgan is from Severna Park, Maryland. The granddaughter of a veterinarian, Morgan was exposed to veterinary medicine at a young age by her grandfather who took her under his wing and showed her “some cool experiences.” She received her bachelor’s degree from Tuskegee University in Alabama, and is currently in her fourth year of her doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at Purdue University in Indiana. Morgan learned about the Craig Road Animal Hospital externship program from Dr. Kimberly Lutz just after…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Hunter

Hunter grew up in central Louisiana in the town of Alexandrea. He fell in love with his parents first dog, and has always leaned more towards animals than people. “People gross me out,” says Hunter with a smile. “I like science so I figured veterinary medicine was for me.” He received a bachelor’s degree in animal science from Louisiana Tech University and during this time also volunteered at several local animal hospitals. Hunter is currently completing his final year of…

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Pet of The Month- January 2019

Meet Periwinkle! Periwinkle, aka ‘Peri’ and ‘Winkle’, spent his first several years as a lazy barn cat who only ever caught one mouse; and when it had to run right in front of him.  As he didn’t mind being ‘dressed-up or sat on by a toddler’, Peri became a house cat. Periwinkle is described by his owner as ‘more like a dog’, who runs to the door to greet visitors when the doorbell rings.   He also enjoys sitting on laps…

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Pet Dental Special 2019

THIS PROMOTION HAS NOW ENDED! THIS PROMOTION HAS NOW ENDED! Don’t miss out on our 2019 Dental Special starting February 1st, 2019! Dental Cleaning reduced to $155 But wait, there’s more! Our Dental Package Includes: FREE Dental Exam FREE Bath or Bath Voucher FREE Nail Trim FREE 30-Day Pet Insurance Trial Offer *Up to $100 in savings and additional free services! Click Here to Schedule an Appointment Dental health is a very important part of your pets’ overall health.  Dental problems can…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Amanda

Amanda was born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina.  Although she explains that her parents are very supportive of her chosen profession, and that her father has a ‘healthy respect’ for animals, Amanda was relegated to the ‘pocket pet’ variety growing up.  However, she credits her three childhood guinea pigs: Sammy, Archie, and Charlie, for her love of exotics.  Amanda states that she has always wanted to be a veterinarian, a declaration she first made in the second grade. Amanda…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Yen

Yen was born into a pet-less home in Cleveland, Ohio.  However, this did not stop her from trying to hatch chickens from store-bought eggs, or bringing home a dead pigeon in the hopes that she could heal it.  She was five.  Although her parents may have been opposed to a family pet, they very much approve of her chosen profession. Yen decided to become a veterinarian while studying psychology at Ohio State University.  She then attended St. George’s University of…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Cal

Growing up in Madison, Wisconsin, Cal always had an interest in animal care, but it wasn’t until his junior year of college that he decided to make the switch from human medicine, to animal medicine.  Cal explains that it was after spending time with some ‘really cool’ veterinarians, that he knew he wanted to become ‘that person’. Cal attended the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine for his undergrad, and where he is currently in his fourth year completing…

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Pet of The Month- December 2018

Meet Stormy! When Stormy was rescued five years ago from The Animal Foundation by his owner, Kimberly, he was underweight, had a sunburn, and a cut above his eye.  This did not stop Stormy from running up to his future owner and giving her a kiss, which he still loves to do, but only when he’s happy! Stormy is described by his owner as being quiet, very disciplined, and well-trained.  He is also very protective of Kimberly, who in turn…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Rachel

Rachel was born and raised in Starkville, Mississippi.  She attended Mississippi State University for her undergrad, with a major in animal and dairy science.  Rachel realized that she wanted to become a veterinarian while in her first year of college, as she loves both animals and science.  She is currently in her fourth year at Mississippi State University, getting her doctorate in veterinary medicine. Rachel became interested in Craig Road Animal Hospital after meeting a previous extern that had a…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Taylor

Taylor was born and raised in Richmond, Kentucky.  Growing up, she had numerous pets, including dogs, cats, turtles, frogs, and a horse named Daisy.  Taylor knew she wanted to be a veterinarian at the age of seven, when she rehabilitated a bird in her backyard.  She attended Morehead State University in Kentucky for her undergrad, with a major in veterinary science.  Taylor is currently in her fourth year at The Royal Veterinary College in London, United Kingdom, getting her doctorate…

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Pet of The Month- November 2018

Meet Sir Bentley! Sir Bentley enjoys going for car rides, which is no surprise, as he gets accolades wherever he goes.  He is frequently featured on Fox 5’s ‘Awww Moments’ segment, and at 6 months old, Sir Bentley won his first Best in Show at the American Kennel Club Bulldog Show.  He is also a member of the Las Vegas Bulldog Club. Sir Bentley is described by his owners as a ‘bouncy love bug’ who loves balls, playing tug, and…

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Online Pharmacy & Food Store

As an added convenience, we now have an online store for your pet’s special-order foods, compounded medications, and preventatives.  Watch our video to see how the store works, and what’s available.  Please feel free to reach out to us with any questions. At Craig Road Animal Hospital, we believe that great pets deserve great care. To help make that possible we’ve upgraded our online services to include a pharmacy and food store featuring AutoShip. At our online store, we carry…

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Pet of The Month – October 2018

Meet Oscar! In true rags-to-riches fashion, Oscar wandered as a stray into the garage of the Garcia family and never left.  He was taken to Craig Road Animal Hospital where he went unclaimed until they decided to bring him back home- but not to the garage!  Oscar is now a member of the family and is described by his owners as ‘spoiled and much loved, he’s our baby’. Now that his shots are up to date and he’s been neutered…

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5051 W. Craig Road Las Vegas, NV 89130
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