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Meet our Director of Animal Health, Dr. Leigh Clayton!

Published April 10, 2014

A typical day for our Animal Health team includes everything from overseeing necessary procedures, assisting with the care of Animal Rescue patients to dealing with any emergencies that may arise.

As the Director of Animal Health, a typical day for Leigh includes everything from overseeing any necessary animal procedures, checking on the animals to dealing with any emergency cases that may arise. Leigh and her team are on-call 24/7, providing our 17,000+ animals and animal rescue patients with the highest quality of care.

Learn more about what drives Leigh's passions and pursuit of Veterinary medicine in this ever-evolving field!


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