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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 – 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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Pet Safety During July 4th

With Independence Day right around the corner, it’s important to remember to keep our furry friends safe and calm as the fireworks go off. More pets are reported missing on July 4th and 5th than any other time of the year, so it’s important to know what tips and tricks to use to keep our pets feeling safe and sound:  

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Pet of the Month – April 2020

Our Pet of the Month for April 2020 is Starfire — an adorable 4-month-old kitty who had a rough start at life. According to her owner, Starfire and her siblings were found abandoned in a cardboard box and were sent to a local adoption agency where the cats were fostered out. Starfire’s owner adopted her and her brother Gremlin when they were 12-weeks-old. “I fell in love with her the moment I saw her sweet face,” her owner said. “I…

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You, Your Pet, and COVID-19

Last update 5/14/20 As of 5/15/20 we are returning our hours to opening at 6AM and closing at 8PM, seven days a week. Our boarding is now open and our grooming service will restart as of 5/18/20. We are still serving all clients curbside at the moment. We truly do appreciate all the support and patience that our clients have shown as we try to keep everyone safe while still being after to look after your pets. A pug has tested…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Lindsay

Introducing Lindsay, one of the newest externs at Craig Road Animal Hospital! Lindsay is from Fairhope, Alabama and knew from a young age she wanted to be a veterinarian. She eventually changed her mind and decided to go to medical school. Lindsay graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor’s in Human Nutrition. She also studied for the MCAT and worked at a hospice, but ultimately decided that she wanted to work in animal medicine. “I was like, ‘This…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Alison

Meet Alison, the newest extern at Craig Road Animal Hospital! Hailing from New Orleans, Louisiana, Alison knew she wanted to be a veterinarian ever since she was 5-years-old. After graduating high school, she enrolled in the Pre-Veterinarian program at Louisiana State University. She graduated with a Bachelor’s in Animal Science and is currently a fourth-year student at LSU’s School of Veterinary Medicine. During her undergrad, Alison volunteered at a cat rescue in Baton Rouge and was a Student Ambassador for…

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Pet Dental Special 2020

AS OF JULY 1, 2020 — THIS PROMOTION HAS NOW ENDED! 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…

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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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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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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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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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Belts, Gravel, & Other Appetizing Things

Nalu, a Labrador Retriever Mix dog, came in to Craig Road Animal Hospital after a weekend camping trip with his owners. Nalu was vomiting and did not want to eat. Dr. Courtney Daniels suspected that Nalu had eaten something that he shouldn’t have, in other words, a foreign body. According to Dr. Daniels, the symptoms that a pet has ingested foreign body can vary widely, “From nothing early on to vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, and pain.” Dr. Daniels continues,…

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Welcome Our New Weekend & Evening Groomer

Please join us in welcoming a new member of the Craig Road team: our new groomer Rebecca! Her addition to Craig Road means that we will now be offering grooming during the evenings and on weekends. Rebecca has multiple years of experience grooming dogs & cats of all sizes and understands how to discern the specific grooming needs of each pet. We are currently accepting appointments for Rebecca for this week and over the weekend. Rebecca will be working alongside…

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Pet of the Month November 2015

Murray was found on a cold night and all alone. Mom says it was love at first sight and now Murray has a warm place to call his own. Murray has taught himself to play catch but will sometimes request assistance from mom, meowing until she throws a ball for him to chase after. He is more of a lover than a fighter, preferring to cuddle any chance he gets. Murray is also very vocal, especially when he is ready…

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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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