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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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: EmmaKate

Meet EmmaKate, one of the newest externs to join the team at Craig Road Animal Hospital! EmmaKate is a fourth-year veterinary medical student at the University of Pennsylvania and will graduate in May 2022. Growing up in Greensburg, Pennsylvania (a small town just outside of Pittsburgh), EmmaKate knew she wanted to work with animals. When she was in high school, she began shadowing a veterinarian at a mixed animal clinic. EmmaKate worked as an assistant, helping the staff with a…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Andres

Introducing, Andres! He’s one of the newest externs to join the team at Craig Road Animal Hospital! Andres is a third-year student at Texas A&M University and will graduate in May 2023. He’s originally from San Antonio, Texas, but has lived in College Station, Texas for several years. Growing up, Andres said he had always been interested in working with animals and when he was in high school, he volunteered in shelter medicine. Andres received both his Bachelors in Animal…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Carla

Meet Carla, the newest extern to join the Craig Road Animal Hospital team! Carla is from Houston, Texas, and is currently a third-year veterinary medical student from Texas A&M University. She’ll graduate in 2023. According to Carla, her interest in working in animal medicine started when she was little. She said she always had pets growing up, and that her first pet was a cat named Kicky. As she got older, Carla began shadowing at different vet clinics as a…

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Pet of the Month – May 2021

Our Pet of the Month for May is Dilbert! A handsome Australian Shepherd who joined his family last year! According to Dilbert’s mom, he stole her heart right away. Not that we blame her, just look at Dilbert’s sweet, little face! Dilbert is also full of energy (and pee, but we hope he’s since grown out of that). 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…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Shelby

Say “hello” to Shelby, one of the newest externs to join the team at Craig Road Animal Hospital! Shelby is a third-year veterinary medical student at Michigan State University and will graduate in May 2022. She grew up in the Detroit area and started working in animal medicine in high school at a local, small animal hospital. Shelby said she enjoyed working in the medical field, but couldn’t decide between human or animal medicine. “I realized I just preferred treating…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Lindsey

Please welcome Lindsey, the newest extern to join the Craig Road Animal Hospital team! Lindsey is a third-year veterinary medical student at Purdue University and will graduate in May 2022. Lindsey is from Ann Arbor, Michigan, and has been a life-long lover of science and animals. She said she shadowed an animal clinic in her hometown as a veterinary assistant, and that made her fully realize she wanted to go into animal medicine. “I just couldn’t see myself doing anything…

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Pet of the Month – April 2021

Our Pet of the Month for April 2021 is Elijah, or as his owner calls him, Eli! According to his mom, Eli is a 9-week-old, 3-pound Pug who has a ton of personality! “He wears a sweater made from a running sock to keep warm and already knows how to push open the back door to let himself outside!” Eli’s mom said. “He has brains, beauty, and will someday have the brawn.” Very clever to make a sweater from a sock!…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Asha

Say “hello” to Asha, the newest extern to join the team at Craig Road Animal Hospital! Asha is from San Antonio, Texas, and is a fourth-year student at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Midwestern University. She will graduate in May 2021. Growing up, Asha was a big animal lover but hadn’t considered going into animal medicine. She said she didn’t consider veterinary medicine as a career until she was a student at the University of Houston. “I originally started…

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Dogs & Rattlesnake Bites

With spring in full bloom and summer right around the corner, rattlesnakes will be coming out of brumation (a period of inactivity reptiles experience during colder times of the year). Dr. Kimberly Lutz explains how and why you should get your dog the rattlesnake vaccine to make sure they’re protected against deadly rattlesnake bites.

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Jackie

Please welcome Jackie, the newest extern to join the Craig Road Animal Hospital team! Jackie is a fourth-year veterinary medical student at Louisiana State University (LSU) and will graduate in May 2021. A native of Little Rock, Arkansas, Jackie had mostly cats growing up. She and her parents adopted their family dog when she was in the 8th grade. Jackie’s parents are both doctors, and she said she briefly considered going into human medicine for her career. “I always wanted…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital 25th Anniversary

We opened our doors to the Las Vegas Valley 25 years ago, and we have kept growing ever since. From all our staff, we wanted to say thank you to all our patients and clients for celebrating our 25th anniversary with us! We hope to celebrate another 25 years with all of you!

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Sean

Please give a warm welcome to Sean, the newest extern at Craig Road Animal Hospital! Sean is currently a fourth-year veterinary student at Midwestern University and will graduate in May 2021. A native of Southern California, Sean didn’t realize he wanted to become a veterinarian until he was an undergrad student. He said he was more interested in obtaining a technical degree and considered going into blue-collar work. It wasn’t until he took a biology class did he start to…

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Pet Poison Prevention Week

Pet Poison Prevention Week is held every year during the third week of March. As a pet owner, you want to make sure you keep your furry friend happy, healthy, and safe. However, sometimes our pets’ curiosity can get the better of them and this may lead to them getting into trouble. Pets investigate their surroundings with their nose and mouth, and they can ingest toxic or poisonous substances by accident. To help pet owners take the necessary precautions to…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Nai

Please welcome Nai, one of the newest externs to join the Craig Road Animal Hospital team! Nai is currently a 4th-year student at Western University in Pomona, California, and will graduate in May 2021. He was born in China, but his family relocated to Saudi Arabia for his step-father’s job. They lived there for a number of years before Nai’s family relocated to the United States in 2012 and settled in the Las Vegas area. Nai was surrounded by dogs…

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Craig Road Animal Hospital Externship Program: Brooke

Say hello to Brooke, one of the newest externs to join the team at Craig Road Animal Hospital! Brooke is currently a fourth-year student at The University of Georgia and will graduate in May 2021. She grew up in Peachtree City, Georgia. A fun fact about her hometown is that people drive around everywhere on golf carts – there are over 100 miles of paths! “I have always felt drawn to animals since a young age, but it wasn’t until…

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