We are extremely proud of our dedicated team. We hire only the best and most experienced employees to become a part of our team here at Companion Animal Hospital. Our team is filled with highly dedicated animal lovers who are well trained at their jobs. They will do anything possible for their patients and the owners who love them.
Learning and education are very important here at Companion Animal Hospital. We strive to have a state of the art hospital with a staff trained in the latest medical advances. Our patients deserve the very best veterinary care.
Basically, our team is full of animal lovers. They make it a goal to treat each patient like their own. They give each patient plenty of love and attention. They are prepared to discuss preventative medicine so that every pet can stay as healthy as possible. They will also do everything that they can to make a sick pet feel better as soon as possible.
If you would like to speak to someone on our team, don’t hesitate to contact us today at (702) 254-7387.
Sanjay Verma, BVSC, DVM
Joined Practice: 2004
Graduated : BVSC, DVM at University of Missouri 1996
Pets: Two dogs, Benji the Cocker Spaniel Mix & Coco the Chihuahua
Hometown: Las Vegas, NV
Kim Arnold, DVM
Joined Practice: July 2011
Graduated From: University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine 2011
Pets: One cat named Brutis
Hometown: Johnson Creek, WI
Licensed Veterinary Technicians
Monica O. – Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT)
Joined Practice: October 2006
Graduated: CSN 2000
Pets: Lemmy, Paris, Tre (Chihuahuas), several reptiles.
Monica has been working in veterinary medicine for over 25 years. She has a true passion for exotic animals, especially reptiles, and has a wonderful collection of snakes. She also has an affinity for Entomology. Monica is a very skilled Veterinary Technician and particularly likes performing dental cleanings as part of her licensed duties. In her spare time, Monica enjoys music (going to concerts), keeping/caring for her reptiles, and spending time with her family. Along with her reptiles, she has 3 Chihuahuas (Lemmy, Paris and Tre). Monica has been a staple at Companion Animal Hospital since 2006.
Dana P. – Veterinary Technician in Training (VTIT)
Dana has dreams of becoming a Veterinarian. She is currently working as a VTIT at Companion Animal Hospital and is preparing to apply to Vet school. She went to UNR (Reno) for her undergraduate work and grew up here in Vegas. At home, Dana has a very handsome Golden Retriever named Mordi, and 2 cats Ron Paul and Opie. Dana has been with Companion Animal Hospital since 2016.
Analia V. – Veterinary Assistant
Joined practice: 2015
Pets: Brisket (Pitbull) and three cats; Stan, Stacey, and Peter.
Analia is from Orange County, California, and has been in Las Vegas since 2015. She has been working as a Veterinary Assistant/Technician since 2000. Analia is currently involved in the process to become a Licensed Veterinary Technician here in Nevada. In her spare time, Analia enjoys family time, going to the beach in CA, hiking, the pool, and road trips. At home Analia has a husband, a pre-teen daughter, and a new baby girl. Her fur babies include 3 cats; 2 Persians named Stan and Stacy, and a short-haired cat named Peter. Analia has been part of the Companion Animal Hospital since 2015.
Marcie S. – Vet Assistant/Receptionist
Joined practice: 2015
Pets: Roo and Mojave (Bull terriers) PipSqueek (chihuahua) as well as Six cats
Marcie has been working in the veterinary industry since 2001, and she has been a Vet Assistant for over 12 years. Marcie is currently enrolled at Penn Foster, on her way to becoming a Licenced Veterinary Technician (LVT). In her spare time, Marcie enjoys hiking, boating, and water skiing. Her animal family includes a menagerie of cats and dogs, including 2 Chihuahuas (Little Guy and Pip) and 2 bull terriers (Rue and Mojave). Marcie joined the Companion Animal Hospital family in September of 2015.
Chelsea R. – Vet Assistant
Chelsea is from California and made her way here via Arizona. Chelsea was originally a pet Groomer, and has been a Vet Assistant since 2015. Chelsea will begin schooling soon, on her path to becoming a Licensed Veterinary Technician. Chelsea enjoys arts & crafts, painting, gardening/horticulture, hiking and photography in her spare time. Her animal family includes 2 dogs; 1 Chihuahua mix named Natas, and 1 Yorkie mix named Yuki. She also has a cat (a Russian Blue mix) named Binx. Chelsea became part of the CAH family in 2017.
Brittany T. – Vet Assistant/Receptionist
Joined Practice: 2016
Pets: Arya (pitbull) and Tyrion (Bearded Dragon)
Brittany grew up in Chicago and has been a Vet Assistant for 13 years. Brittany is very involved with Anchors Up rescue group, and has her own non-profit company called GrandPaws Pet Project launching in June of 2017. This group will help senior citizens keep and care for their pets. Brittany enjoys hiking with her dogs Arya & Ren in her spare time, and has 2 cats, Donnie and Marie. She aspires to one day own and operate a sanctuary for disabled animals. Brittany has been part of the Companion Animal Hospital family since April of 2016.
Jordan D. – Vet Assistant
Jordan is Canadian, but grew up in central Mexico. She graduated from LSU in 2017 with a degree in Animal Science and Biology. Jordan plans on one-day attending Vet School. In her spare time, one of her favorite things to do is volunteer at local animal shelters. Jordan’s pet family include 2 Chihuahuas (Nacho and Lola), a Yorkie named Diego, and 2 cats (Lilly and Daisy).
Ronda K. – Receptionist
Joined Practice: 2016
Pets: Billy (teacup chihuahua)
Ronda has been in the veterinary industry for 1 year.
Zoe C. – Receptionist
Zoe has worked as a veterinary Receptionist for almost 3 years. Zoe has a Beagle named Mumble, and a Rabbit named Thumper (got his name from the big thump he gave Mumble when they first met). Zoe enjoys drinking tea, and doing all kinds of arts and crafts in her spare time. These include knitting, crocheting, sewing, painting and vinyl work. She is currently going to school, and aspires to become a Pediatric Diagnostic Medical Sonographer in the future. Zoe became part of the Companion Animal Hospital family in January 2017.
Joined Practice: July 2009
Enjoys: Lounging around the treatment room, looking cute, and begging for snuggles.