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Dr. Joe Owens is originally from Marlboro, Massachusetts but was raised in Durham, North Carolina.  At age 10 he developed a strong interest in animal health care while he worked closely with his mother and mentor, Sharon Owens, DVM.  Dr. Joe Owens attended Tuskegee University where he earned the prestigious position of Mr. Tuskegee University and served as an influential liaison between the college campus and its neighboring communities.  He later graduated with Honors with a B.S. in Animal Science in 2008.  Dr. Owens continued his studies at Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine where he graduated with his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 2012. His professional interests include soft tissue surgeries, internal medicine and emergency and critical care.  During his free time, Dr. Owens enjoys exercising, traveling and spending time with his Aussie/Shepard Mix, Que.

Dr. Owens


Shannon has dedicated her life to the care of companion animals. Since the young age of 14, Shannon has been in the animal care industry in Las Vegas and California. At the age of 18, she was the proud owner of two successful veterinary practices in the Las Vegas valley, focusing on high quality of care and always offering the best medicine. As a non-DVM owner, Shannon has had the privilege of working with many Valley Veterinarians and training them as well as technicians in standards of care, anesthesia protocol and much more. Her knowledge and experience after 15 years in veterinary medicine has made her have compassion for owners with her fully understanding the emotional connection between owners and their pets. Shannon has made it her mission to invest in the health, happiness and healing of lives from the inside out. Her faith in Jesus and her love for her family encapsulate who she is. Her belief system at the core is evident in her practices and how she gets so close to clients and her staff. Shannon has a history in pet training and takes  time rescuing unwanted pets and rehabilitating them into society so they can have forever homes. Her husband Paul, her son Isaiah and her three corgis Chupacabra, Nubbin and Puppy make up her happy home. 


Hospital Director

We look forward to providing state-of-the-art quality health care for your companion.

Tanisha Floyd has been a licensed veterinary technician for over 18 years in California and Nevada! She's a proud mother and has a passion for her line of work!


Licensed Veterinary Technician

Joshua has worked in the Animal Care industry for 8 years. His experience ranges from Boarding Resort and Spa owner and operator to Veterinary Assistant and Receptionist. Joshua is also an experienced dog and cat groomer who has a passion for perfection. Caring, compassionate and empathetic to your needs, Joshua values connecting with people on an intimate level.





Lyndsy was born and raised in Las Vegas. She has been in this field since 2007. Her favorite fur baby is a year and a half old frisky feline named Stella. Lyndsy has worked her way through the ranks of the veterinary practice and is very passionate about the work she does with pets and their parents.

Alicia has been in the veterinary field for over 8 years, and has worked in specialty medicine, general practice and practice management. She is very passionate about all aspects of veterinary medicine. At home she is the proud pet parent of 8 little rascals (cats and dogs).


Licensed Veterinary Technician