Dr. Darrell Dawsey was born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. DawseyHe attended LSU during his undergraduate studies, and attended Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine where he earned his DVM in 2005. He moved to Las Vegas, NV after graduating, and began his career in veterinary medicine. He became the Medical Director of Island Pet Hospital in April of 2016. Dr. Dawsey’s professional interest include advanced dentistry, pain management, internal medicine, and preserving the human animal bond.

When Dr. Dawsey is not treating his four legged patients he enjoys snowboarding, diving, shooting sporting clays, live music and adding stamps to his passport.


Dr. Jennifer Hagewood obtained her D.V.M. degree from Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary HagewoodMedicine 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. Daniel Boggs was born and raised in Plain Dealing, Louisiana.He graduated from Louisiana Tech University in Biology and Chemistry, then attended and graduated from Louisiana State University  School of Veterinary Medicine in 2014. Dr. Boggs started out as an Equine Veterinarian in Louisiana, then moved to Las Vegas and worked at VE+CC as an emergency vet before joining our Island Pet Hospital Family.






Roz Goldman, Owner                   Shanay, Receptionist Supervisor

Sereena, Receptionist                                  Sherri, Receptionist


Margo, Kennel                                                 Justine, Kennel


Maile, Licensed Nurse Supervisor

Melissa                         Rachel

Melissa, Licensed Nurse                       Rachel, Nurse Assistant


Dennis, Kennel                                        Jennifer, Nurse Assistant