Dr. Scott Barnard
Dr. Scott Barnard was born and raised in Ohio and received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State University in 1990. Upon graduation, he moved to North Carolina where he practiced small animal medicine for 17 years - four of those being spent in emergency/ trauma medicine. Dr. Barnard was also the treasurer for the North Carolina Academy of Small Animal Medicine from 1995-2006 and is a member of the AVMA. His special interests include critical care, geriatric medicine, cardiology, dermatology, surgery and small animal exotics (ferrets, rabbits, and small rodents). Dr. Barnard believes the key to good veterinary care is compassion with an emphasis on offering state of the art veterinary medicine along with client education. Dr Barnard is married to his high school sweetheart, Carolyn, and they have four children: Zachary, Joshua, Jacob, and Rebecca. In his spare time, Dr. Barnard enjoys being an assistant coach for his children's baseball and softball teams, swimming, and other various outdoor activities with their two dogs Sid and Emma.
Dr. John Graham
Dr. Graham has traveled far and wide over the course of his training and career. Originally from Toronto, Canada, Dr. Graham attended the University of Western on Ontario to obtain his bachelor's of health science degree. Dr. Graham attended veterinary school at Ross University, completing his clinical training at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. After obtaining his DVM, Dr. Graham completed a 1-year rotating internship in medicine and surgery at the VCA Animal Referral and Emergency Center of Arizona.
Dr. Graham began working at Dobson Ranch Animal Hospital immediately following his internship training and couldn't be more excited to finally settle in the wonderful state of Arizona. Outside of work, Dr. Graham enjoys just about everything this beautiful state has to offer but particularly enjoys mountain biking, hiking and camping.
Dr. Brigid Hirth
Dr. Hirth received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at The Ohio State University in 1996. Dr. Hirth re-located to Arizona from Maryland in 2012.
She loves practicing general small animal medicine and surgery, but, has a particular interest in geriatric medicine and pain management. "Aging doesn't mean an animal has to develop or live with pain," says Dr. Hirth.
Dr. Kirsten Crouch
Dr. Kirsten Crouch was born and raised in beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona. She grew up on a small farm in New River, Arizona and enjoyed raising goats, sheep, horses, mules, chickens, dogs, cats, and whatever other animals she and her younger brother convinced their parents to let them raise. Dr. Crouch spent many of her younger years volunteering for the Arizona Game and Fish Department as well as Southwest Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, so her prior veterinary knowledge began early on with wildlife.
Dr. Crouch attended Arizona State University for her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences and graduated veterinary school from Ross University with her DVM. She completed her veterinary clinical year at Colorado State University. Her special interests include pain management, cardiology, clinical pathology, and parasitology. Additionally, Dr. Crouch has a special interest in learning other languages, and she is bilingual in English and Spanish.
Outside of work, Dr. Crouch enjoys hiking, fishing, scuba diving, and traveling. She also loves spending time with her husband and their fur children: a kitty named Kaeto and a "coconut retriever" named Tonka adopted from St. Kitts during her veterinary education. Dr. Crouch is excited to meet you and your animal family!
Dr. Kristy Sorenson
Dr. Kristy Sorenson is an Arizona native who spent the first 22 years of her life between Ahwatukee, North Phoenix, and Tempe. She attended Arizona State University (go Sun Devils!), where she received her Bachelor of Science. After graduation, her husband received a job offer in Dallas-Fort Worth and the two lived there for two years. While in Texas, Dr. Sorenson worked as a veterinary technician at a small animal hospital where her passion for veterinary medicine was solidified. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Wisconsin. After experiencing their second Midwest winter, Dr. Sorenson and her husband decided they ultimately needed to return to the warmth and sunshine. They returned to the Phoenix area immediately after Dr. Sorenson received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. The two live with their boxer Sol and terrier mix Zoey in Mesa.
Dr. Sorenson's special interests related to caring for your pets include preventative care, internal medicine, and dentistry. She is passionate about creating client experiences that involve both interactive education and establishing meaningful connections with both pet and owner. She looks forward to working together as a team to build a plan for your pet's care!
Dr. Chelsie Daniel
Dr. Chelsie Daniel was born and raised right here in Mesa, Arizona. She attended Arizona State University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Biology. It was during her time at ASU that she had her first foray into the veterinary field by working as a kennel assistant at a veterinary hospital and shadowing the doctors there. After graduation, Dr. Daniel spent some time working as a veterinary assistant in an exotic animal hospital learning to care for many varieties of scaled, feathered, and small furry friends. By then she had set her sights on not only going to veterinary school but also living abroad, so she headed across the pond to Scotland for her veterinary education at The University of Edinburgh. After surviving several Scottish winters, she decided to return to her roots to practice near her family and enjoy the sunshine.
Her professional interests include feline medicine, exotic animal medicine, preventative care and wellness, and dermatology. Dr. Daniel now lives in Mesa with her Bengal kitty named Hugo, who also made the big trek to Arizona from the UK. In her spare time, Dr. Daniel is an avid traveler, amateur photographer, unashamed Netflix binger, and dedicated crafter.
Dr. Casie McReynolds
Dr. Casie McReynolds was born and raised in southern Illinois. She attended the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana for her undergraduate and veterinary
studies. After graduation Dr. McReynolds ventured out of the Midwest, eager to escape the cold winters. She found herself in beautiful Arizona, and
has enjoyed exploring the state ever since. In her free time she enjoys hiking, traveling, reading, and being with family and friends.
Dr. McReynolds enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, but has a special interest in surgery, internal medicine, and diagnostic imaging. She is particularly fond of the human-animal bond, and therefore finds assisting clients in making the best decisions for their pet truly rewarding. Dr. McReynolds looks forward to meeting you and your pets!
Dr. Balmy Fang
Dr. Balmy Fang grew up in the East Valley, moving between Tempe, Gilbert, and Mesa. She attended Wesleyan University in Connecticut, graduating in 2011 with a Bachelor's degree in economics and psychology. She returned to the Valley to take classes at Arizona State University before moving to Colorado where she received her DVM from Colorado State University. In between, she spent 8 months living out of a backpack and traveling around the world. Life back home in Mesa includes her yellow Labrador Nala and Dutch rabbit Plumper.