Dr. Susan Keeney has practiced small animal medicine for 17 years, 15 of them in Las Vegas. She is also the first female veterinarian in Las Vegas to become a Diplomat of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in the Canine & Feline Specialty.Read More
Dr. Debra Cortez cannot remember a time in her life when she didn’t want to be a veterinarian. Her family likes to say that she was born a vet! Dr. Cortez considers her work in the animal-care field a true blessing. She grew up in Las Vegas and completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Nevada, Reno. She attended veterinary school at Colorado State University, then returned home to start her career. Acupuncture is Dr.Cortez’s specialty, and she’s extremely passionate about allowing pets to relieve pain naturally. She’s also interested in dermatology; there are few things more rewarding for her than resolving a pet’s itching! Dr. Cortez and her husband, Ron, have two grown children and four grandchildren. They share their home with three rescued cats and a rescued dachshund mix named Bert. When she isn’t spending time with family or improving the lives of pets here at the hospital,Dr. Cortez is an avid crafter and a self-described Pinterest junkie. She’s also fond of camping and hiking in the mountains with her family.
Dr. Kerri Hampe is a Las Vegas native who grew up around horses, dogs, and cats. She was active in 4H and in the equine community as a showman and drill team member. Helping animals has always been her focus, and becoming a veterinarian was a childhood dream. Dr. Hampe received her BS in Biology and MS in Applied Natural Sciences at Colorado State University Pueblo in 2006. She was able to achieve her dream when she graduated from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2010. As a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, she is an advocate for preventative healthcare and quality medicine. Dr. Hampe's interests include nutrition and canine rehabilitation. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her horse, "C.C." and her nieces and nephews. Dr. Hampe can also be reached at email@example.com.