Dr. Rafique Achmetov’s clinical interests include surgery, pain management and anesthesia.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Saint George’s University, Grenada, West Indies
Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg
An outdoors enthusiast, Dr. Achmetov likes sports, hiking, hunting, fishing, biking, skydiving, scuba diving and surfing. Traveling is another favorite pastime. Hops is his golden retriever, and George is his cat.
Dr. Bill Brewer’s has years of experience working in specialty hospitals and educating others, to include a year as a guest lecturer at the University of California, Davis and 16 years as an assistant professor at Auburn University. He remembers becoming an oncologist when the focus was on offering therapy for what was thought of as an untreatable problem. Today, he solves new mysteries every day. Dr. Brewer’s clinical interests include ultrasound, chemotherapy and interpreting lab work.
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Internal Medicine)
Residency, Oncology, University of California, Davis
Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of California, Davis
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis
Bachelor of Science, University of California, Davis
Dr. Brewer likes making small home repairs, gardening, reading and spending time with his family. His cat’s name is Mandy.
Dr. Kristin Carow's clinical interests include surgical procedures and cardiovascular and neurologic cases.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, Blacksburg VA
Bachelor of Science, Animal and Poultry Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg
Dr. Carow enjoys time with her husband and children hiking and kayaking. She also likes cooking, sewing and watching football, especially the Hokies. The family has four cats, Emerald, Domino, Freckles and Frisco.
Within the field of emergency medicine, Dr. Jason Haas finds wound repair, diabetic ketoacidosis, and respiratory emergency cases particularly rewarding to treat. He also has a special interest in surgery.
Clinical Rotation, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts and Nevis, West Indies
Bachelor of Science, Biology, Hampden-Sydney College, VA
Dive-certified, Dr. Haas loves the water. He also enjoys playing soccer and saltwater fishing. Jaeger is his German shepherd, and Riley his black Labrador.
Dr. Rachel L’Heureux enjoys treating conditions such as urethral obstructions, chocolate toxicity and rodenticide toxicity because they can have fast and rewarding recoveries. She also finds rewarding treating pyometras and performing complicated wound repairs and foreign body removals.
Internship, Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, Affiliated Animal Care, Virginia Beach VA
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
Bachelor of Science, Biology, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth
Dr. L’Heureux enjoys snowboarding, running, cooking and going on adventures with her dog, Pistol Pete, a beagle/shorthair pointer cross.