We are proud to be an AAHA certified practice in Las Vegas & Southwest Las Vegas, NV since 2007! So, your pet’s emotional and physical well-being is prioritized with every visit. We put patients first!
Change can be a good thing – just ask Alex, a receptionist at Aloha Animal Hospital. Before joining Aloha, Alex worked at another animal hospital. When she realized that it was time to change things up a bit and work somewhere closer to home, she joined the staff at Aloha Animal Hospital. She hasn’t looked back since!
The way that pets trust us, and the way that they often need us to speak for them, always made an impression on Alyssa. She knew that she wanted to do everything in her power to give something back to the animals who had always given her so much. Alyssa decided to dive headfirst into veterinary medicine, and she hasn’t looked back since!
Amy was born a natural caregiver; it’s simply the essence of who she is! She’s adored caring for both people and animals ever since she was a child, and is thrilled to make a difference as a member of the Aloha Animal Hospital family.
Angela always wanted to be able to help those that can’t speak for themselves. Coupled with the fascination she felt when watching Animal Planet programming at home, she realized that a career in veterinary care made perfect sense! Angela hasn’t looked back since—she’s proud to now serve as a part of Aloha Animal Hospital’s Veterinary Assistant team.
Truth be told, Brian never really saw himself working in this field. In fact, it never even occurred to him as an option until around 2017, when he visited a friend in Nevada who was working in a zoo. He did some volunteer work during his visit, and when he returned to Michigan, he started looking into options for a career change. It took a few years to get moving, but being able to turn his lifelong passion of animal welfare into a career has been the best move he has made in his life.
Candise grew up right here in Las Vegas, where she always had at least one pet around the house. She’s had a soft spot in her heart for animals ever since she was a little girl—working with the area’s pets as a Licensed Veterinary Technician is a dream come true!
David is no stranger to caring for animals since he grew up on a farm in his home state of Oklahoma. At one point his family also raised Shar Pei dogs and they took every litter to the local veterinarian’s office shortly after the pups were born. It was during those many office visits that David realized something: working in the field of veterinary medicine would be a challenging, rewarding, and fun career! He’s been dedicated to the animal-care world ever since.
As a child, DeAnna faced a good deal of bullying in school. Fortunately, her dog Sassy became her safe place to land. No matter how difficult a day she’d faced, Sassy would always be there waiting by the front door with her tail wagging and eager to shower DeAnna with welcome-home kisses. Even as an adult, this special connection she shared would drive DeAnna to seek out companionship with animals over humans. Today, she is happy and confident, thanks to those furry friends who helped her to fit in.
Diane can’t remember a time when she didn’t adore animals. She’s owned everything from dogs and rabbits to guinea pigs, birds, and turtles! When she had the chance to advance her career and become a veterinary professional, Diane knew that it wasn’t an opportunity she could pass up. Now, she’s a proud member of the Aloha Animal Hospital Veterinary Assistant team.
As a little girl growing up in Long Beach, CA, Elizabeth remembers vividly her father buying her countless books about animals. Her favorite was all in Spanish, and filled with exotic animals. With that book as her inspiration, you could usually find her outside trying to catch and release lizards, or filling jars with dirt to house worms, snails, or isopods. As she grew, her interest in animals blossomed into a passion that would ultimately define her future.
Kamalani grew up on the island of Maui in Hawaii, and was first introduced to veterinary care when she started volunteering during summers at the Maui Humane Society. Her passion only grew from there. Kamalani knew that she wanted to devote herself to animal care, and she hasn’t looked back since!
Animals are just as important as us humans, but sadly do not have a voice to speak up for themselves when they need help. Lilian decided to become a part of the veterinary field to help those in need when they have no one else to turn to – ensuring that all animals are taken care of and loved.
Lulu grew up here in Las Vegas and was constantly around animals. She fell in love with the earth’s creatures early on, and always suspected that she would love to work hands-on with pets to help them live happier, healthier lives. Lulu gets to live her dream every day—she’s a proud member of the hospital’s Veterinary Assistant team!
Fixing problems and helping others has always been a part of who Makayla is. This desire has led her to serve in many different capacities over the years, from mission trips to volunteer work projects to children’s leadership roles and more. Coupled with her love of animals, Makayla knew becoming a vet would allow her to apply all of her skills and interests and ultimately work in a job she truly loved!
Like so many of his colleagues, Mason decided to work in the veterinary field because of a deep love of animals and a strong desire to assist those in need. He recalls an inspirational story about a local kayaker who came across a dog stranded on an island. Hearing about how the man patiently rescued the dog and returned him safely to shore further spurred Mason’s passion for helping animals.
Animals have always been an important part of Megan’s life; she knows just how much pets mean to the families of Las Vegas. When her brother and sister-in-law—Drs. Jason and Jamie Sulliban—invited her to manage their brand-new veterinary clinic, she jumped at the opportunity! Megan is proud to use her customer-service and management background to better the lives of the area’s pets as Aloha Animal Hospital’s Practice Manager.
Monica grew up in Ventura, California with plenty of family pets. She spent time with everything from dogs, cats, hamsters, and birds to turtles, tortoises, lizards, snakes, frogs, toads, and fish! For her, caring for the earth’s creatures is just something that comes naturally—doing it professionally as a member of the veterinary field simply makes sense.
For Patty Sulliban, veterinary medicine is truly a family affair—Dr. Jason Sulliban is her son! Her daughter, Megan, also works here as the Practice Manager. Patty has been a member of the Aloha Animal Hospital team since day one, and is proud to serve the pets and animal owners of Las Vegas as the clinic’s Administrative Specialist.
After 25 dedicated years in the hotel industry, Robyn decided it was about time that her customers started including the furry, four-legged kind. Animals have always been a part of her life and her family, so a transition into the veterinary industry just felt right. She joined Aloha in January of 2022 and has not regretted her career change for a second!
Skylar’s family adopted a German Shepherd puppy when she was a young girl. When the puppy tested positive for parvovirus, she needed an extended hospital stay. When the dog finally came home, she was healthier and happier than ever! That experience made a permanent impression on Skylar—she knew she would love to be part of a team that made those kinds of things happen every day.
According to Sweelin, the crux of our daily lives can be summed up in three main activities: eating, sleeping and working. While the first two are compulsory, with the third, we have a choice. She chose to pursue a career in the veterinary industry because she knew that working with animals would bring her the most joy. As she works to become a veterinary technician, Sweelin will not only be improving her own life, but also helping animals who are unable to help themselves in a more significant way. It’s a win-win!
When Tara Rivera was 12 years old, one of her many beloved pets needed emergency care. She watched in awe as the veterinary staff cared for and comforted her pet. Not only did they make her dog feel better, but they made Tara feel better as well. It was at that moment when Tara said to herself, “I want to be like them!”
If you asked 3-year-old Tiana what she wanted to be when she grew up, she’d have told you with pride and full confidence that she was one day going to be a vet. Her passion for animal care, combined with a fascination with science, biology and medicine, kept this desire burning throughout the years. Today, as one of the veterinary assistants here at Aloha Animal Hospital, Tiana is thrilled to be working toward making her childhood dream a reality!
Tsai grew up in a small town in New Mexico, surrounded by animals, from rabbits and dogs to horses. In high school, she began working with small and large farm animals on a volunteer basis. This experience made Tsai realize that she wanted to make animals an integral part of her life, not just personally, but professionally as well. As a nurse here at Aloha Animal Hospital, Tsai is continuously inspired to give all that she has to our precious patients each and every day.
“One small cat changes coming home to an empty house to coming home.”
– Pam Brown