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Meet Our Team
Taryn Griffith,DVM ,a native of Michigan, graduated from Michigan State University. Following graduation, she moved to Lawdale, California to complete an internship in small animal medicine and surgery. Then, she went on to study veterinary cardiology for 12 months before entering the workforce as a full time veterinarian. Dr. Griffith practiced general medicine in Southern California for several years before moving to Las Vegas in 2011.
Dr.Griffith enjoys spending time with her family, playing sports, she also likes to cook, read and spend time outdoors as much as possible. Dr. Griffith and her husband are happily raising 3 children and 4 "Furry" children, so there is never a dull moment in their lives!
Dr. Griffith is extremely excited to be associated with such a first class establishment, offering much needed services to the Las Vegas community.
Shereen Burton, DVM, has had a life long interest in animals and has been involved in the field since high school. While attending college at CSU Chico she was actively involved in several biology and animal science organizations. Dr. Burton earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry, and acquired her Master's degree with a concentration in Parasitology. Furthering her education and passion for helping animals, Dr. Burton attended veterinary school at Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine and spent her clinical year at Louisiana State University, School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Burton worked at several animal hospitals throughout Las Vegas and is an advocate for shelter animals. She Joined The Spay & Neuter Center of Southern Nevada to focus on the mission of controlling the pet population and providing low cost, high quality services to our community.
Melanie L. Brazil, DVM, has been practicing in Las Vegas for over 20 years. Dr. Brazil is a graduate of University of California at Davis and completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery in Sacramento, California.
Dr. Brazil enjoys any outdoor activities and training for sprint triathlons. Her two cats allow her to live in their home along with her awesome Pomeranian mix dog named "Ringo". Melanie Brazil also has 2 two-legged "kids", Greg and Mark, described by her as the best sons in the entire world!!
Dr. Brazil established the Spay & Neuter Center due to the need for such services in the Las Vegas area. After spending time visiting and evaluating several spay and neuter facilites throughout Arizona and California (also licensed in AZ and CA), Dr. Brazil was able to combine the best aspects of the hospitals. She developed a first class facility and is able to offer the affordable/low cost services that are needed in Las Vegas.
"Ringo" "Steve" & "Shirley"