Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Our Staff

Dr. Jennifer Hagewood  photo

Dr. Jennifer Hagewood

Dr. Jennifer Hagewood obtained her D.V.M. degree from Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. She got her initial Bachelor of Science Degree in Sports Medicine from Central Michigan University in 1998. She originally worked as an athletic and personal trainer in Michigan before returning to school to become a veterinarian in 2004. She spent her first three years after vet school practicing at a small animal clinic in Orlando, Florida before moving to Las Vegas in 2011. She currently resides here with her husband, Pete who is a professional golf instructor, and her three dogs, three cats and African grey parrot. Dr. Hagewood’s veterinary interests include small animal internal medicine, rehabilitation, and emergency medicine. In her off time, she enjoys running, hiking and reading. When not at the hospital, she is apt to be enjoying the outdoors with her family.

Dr. Destiny Wedig  photo

Dr. Destiny Wedig

Dr. Destiny Wedig grew up in a small, rural town in Wisconsin. She had several pets growing up and spent a lot of time at her friends’ farms doing their chores. At a young age, Dr. Wedig knew she wanted to be a veterinarian. Dr. Wedig attended The University of Minnesota School of Vetrinary Medicine and graduated in 2016. She currently has a household of rescues (two dogs named Trip and Newman and a cat named Harlequin). Dr. Wedig’s interest in veterinary medicine includes surgery, rehabilitation, and internal medicine. Dr. Wedig joined the Island Pet Hospital team in 2019. 

Dr. Kara Garside  photo

Dr. Kara Garside

Dr. Kara Garside was born in Norfolk, Nebraska and was raised around the world as a daughter of an active duty Army soldier. She received her Bachelor degree in Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences from the University of Nebraska Lincoln. During her undergraduate studies she worked as a veterinary assistant at All Feline Hospital, she also worked at a local feline no kill shelter, was a teacher’s assistant, and volunteered at her local zoo. She attended and received her DVM from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. Her areas of interest include feline medicine and internal medicine. She joined Island Pet Hospital in 2019

Roz Goldman </br>Owner  photo

Roz Goldman

 Shanay </br> Receptionist Supervisor  photo

Receptionist Supervisor

Laurie</br>Receptionist   photo


Clarissa</br> Receptionist  photo


Maile</br> Licensed Nurse Supervisor  photo

Licensed Nurse Supervisor

Steven</br> Licensed Nurse in Training  photo

Licensed Nurse in Training

Mikalina</br> Licensed Nurse  photo

Licensed Nurse

Melissa</br> Licensed Nurse  photo

Licensed Nurse

Rachel</br> Nurse Assistant  photo

Nurse Assistant

Brianna</br> Nurse Assistant  photo

Nurse Assistant

Paige</br>Nurse Assistant  photo

Nurse Assistant

George</br> Nurse Assistant  photo

Nurse Assistant

Aspagia</br> Kennel Attendant  photo

Kennel Attendant

Margo</br> Kennel Attendant  photo

Kennel Attendant

Jordan</br> Kennel/Nurse Assistant  photo

Kennel/Nurse Assistant


7025 W. Ann Rd

Las Vegas, NV 89130

For general information, questions, appointment requests, call us at:

Phone: (702) 645-7387
Fax: 702-396-9258
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Monday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Tuesday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Wednesday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Thursday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday 8:00am - 4:00pm

Sunday Closed