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Arrow Animal Hospital & Grooming

5130 W. Thunderbird Rd.
Glendale, AZ 85306
(602) 926-1677

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Sunday: 8:00 AM  -  4:00 PM
Monday: 7:30 AM  -  7:00 PM
Tuesday: 7:30 AM  -  7:00 PM
Wednesday: 7:30 AM  -  7:00 PM
Thursday: 7:30 AM  -  7:00 PM
Friday: 7:30 AM  -  7:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM  -  4:00 PM

Arrow Animal Hospital & Grooming - Glendale

The doctors and staff at Arrow Animal Hospital & Grooming want to be your trusted partners in helping you care for your pet. We strive to build long term, family like relationships with our clients and their pets. You won't find another animal hospital in Arizona that offers our combination of extended hours, staff experience, payment plans and discounts, all while providing you with a client-oriented approach that gives you choices to fit your personal needs. We also pride ourselves on offering a broad range of services for that treasured member of your family.

Dr. Stuart Sherrell

Dr. Sherrell was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Dr. Sherrell received his Bachelor of Zoology and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Oklahoma State University. He joined Arrow Animal Hospital in 1986 and became a partner in 1991. Dr. Sherrell has special interests in surgery, ultrasound, dentistry and reproduction. He was nominated by his peers and received the "Companion Animal Practitioner of the Year" award presented by the Arizona Veterinary Medical Association, in 1999.

"I have been fortunate to work with the talented and caring people at Arrow Animal Hospital. We promote a family like atmosphere with the goal of taking excellent care of our clients and their pets. My interests include hiking, biking, playing racquetball and watching movies."

Dr. Roger Willms

Dr. Willms was born and raised in Spokane, Washington. His training includes a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science from Eastern Washington University. Dr. Willms was a fish and wildlife biologist for the state of Washington for seven years prior to attending veterinary school. He received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Washington State University. Dr. Willms joined Arrow Animal Hospital in June of 2000 and became a partner in 2006.

"I enjoy spending my free time with family and friends. My hobbies include travel, fitness and outdoor activities. It has been my pleasure to be part of the Arrow family. I enjoy working with our amazing clients and their pets. While I enjoy all aspects of veterinary medicine, I particularly enjoy surgery, dentistry and preventative medicine."

Dr. Willow Payton

Dr. Payton was born and raised in Alaska. She received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks and earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Washington State University. She joined Arrow Group in 2006 working at one of our sister hospitals before coming to Arrow Animal Hospital in 2008. She became a partner in 2012. Her interests include surgery, emergency medicine, dentistry and grief counseling.

"A semester in Australia thoroughly thawed me out and made me forever appreciative of sandy beaches and cheerful Aussies. Moving to Arizona is the fulfillment of a childhood dream to live near the cacti and grandma and grandpa. I share my home with five dogs: Pharoah, Ramsey, Sasha, Sidney, and Skittles. I, their adoring owner, enjoy playing with them, watching movies, hiking, camping and driving. I thoroughly enjoy working with the dynamic staff, amazing doctors and wonderful clients here at Arrow Animal Hospital."

Dr. Erica Jenkins

Dr. Jenkins is an Arizona native. She worked at Arrow Animal Hospital throughout high school as a kennel assistant and then over the summers while in college as a veterinary technician. She attended Colorado State University for her undergraduate studies and veterinary school. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2004 and then practiced on the Oregon Coast for three years. Dr. Jenkins returned to Arizona to re-join Arrow Animal Hospital in 2007 and became a partner in 2012. Her interests include, but are not limited to, dermatology, behavior and surgery.

"I enjoy spending time with my friends and family. In my free time, I travel and scrap book. My husband Josh and I share our home with our wonderful dogs, Sam and Maynard. I am so happy to be back with my Arrow family where I started. I look forward to getting to know you and your pets."

Dr. Jessica Jordan

Dr. Jordan was born on an Air Force base in Hahn, Germany. She lived in North Dakota, California, and southwest Washington before settling in Spokane, Washington as a teenager. She received a Bachelor's Degree in Zoology (Pre-Vet) with a minor in Psychology from Washington State University in 2008, and graduated with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine also from WSU (GO COUGS!!!) in 2014. She moved to Arizona and joined the amazing team at Arrow Animal Hospital shortly after graduation. Her professional interests include feline medicine, preventative care and wellness, surgery, internal medicine, and dentistry.

In her free time, Dr. Jordan enjoys music and concert-going, dancing, hiking, rock climbing, graphic design, traveling, and rooting for her football team - the Seattle Seahawks! A total cat lover, Dr. Jordan shares her home with her fluffy Ragdoll kitten - Patches. She thrives on building relationships with clients and their furry families, and looks forward to meeting you and yours!

Dr. Karissa Sciacca

I was born and raised on Long Island, New York. I completed my Bachelors of Biology at Northeastern University in Boston, and then headed back to New York for my veterinary degree at Cornell University. Professionally, I enjoy surgery, imaging, internal medicine, and exotic and aquatic animal medicine. Outside of work, I love spending time outdoors, traveling, figure skating, and baking. I share my home with my dog, Olive, and my guinea pig, Nigel, who will eat any vegetable you offer him!

Dr. Tracey Dutson

I was born in Buffalo, New York, and grew up in California, so I guess you could call me a true bi-coastal baby! In 1996, I moved to Arizona in order to study Agribusiness at Arizona State, graduating in 1999. While studying at ASU, I began volunteering at the Arizona Humane Society and a local Emergency Animal Clinic. In 1997, I became a Veterinary Nurse at the emergency clinic. In 1998, I started working as a Vet Tech at AZPetVet Bell Ridge Animal Hospital. It was my first experience in the AZPetVet family – but not my last! In 2000, I went back to school to study Veterinary Medicine at Colorado State University, ad received my Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2004.

Today, I am proud to be a part of the AZPetVet family again. My special interests in the Vet field include Dentistry, Dermatology and Ophthalmology, and laser surgeries.

Life at home includes my husband Derek, daughters Ashley and Tiffany, plus my mother Debbi. We have two pets – an 11-year-old Rhodesian Ridgeback/Australian Cattle Dog mix, and a 14-year-old Flame Point Ragdoll cat. My hobbies include reading, photography, scrapbooking, church, cooking and riding bikes.

Dr. Hannah Armstrong

I was born and raised in Muscatine, Iowa. I did my both undergraduate and post-graduate degrees at Iowa State University, graduating in 2017, so I’m a brand new Doctor of Veterinary Medicine!

The areas of vet medicine that interest me the most right now are surgery (orthopedics, to be specific), Internal Medicine and Ophthalmology. Arizona Pet Vet is the perfect place for me, because we have such a culture of learning and mentorship. I plan on soaking up everything I can from the doctors and staff.

I live with my fiancé Brett, and we have an enormous pup named Cujo. He’s actually four, so he’s not quite a puppy these days. Don’t let the name fool you; he’s an adorable mix of Bull Mastiff and Labrador Retriever and full of love and slobbery kisses. My hobbies include hiking, biking and all things outdoors, reading, as well as baking yummy treats for people.

Dr. Haley Finstad

Dr. Finstad is an Arizona native. She received her undergraduate degree from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ. In 2015, she received her doctorate degree in veterinary medicine from Washington State University in Pullman, WA. Right after graduation from veterinary school, she returned to sunny Arizona and began her career as a veterinarian at Arrow Animal Hospital. Her clinical interests include emergency medicine and critical care, soft tissue surgery, and internal medicine. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, running, and being outdoors.

Dr. Ken Prejs

Dr. Prejs grew up in Scottsdale and graduated from Coronado High School. He earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Zoology from Arizona State University. He earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Colorado State University. He has practiced veterinary medicine in the Phoenix area for over 30 years.

While his primary focus is canine and feline medicine, Dr. Prejs has a special interest in exotic animal medicine including pocket pets, rabbits, birds and reptiles. He believes all pets should have access to good health care and has earned over 250 hours of continuing education in exotic animal medicine. While in veterinary school Dr. Prejs was Student Coordinator for the Raptor Rehabilitation Program, Colorado Division of Wildlife and during the summers worked as a volunteer animal keeper at the Phoenix Zoo.

Dr. Prejs is married to Dr. Susan Goshert and they have 2 adult children. Their pets include 2 dogs, 3 cats, 2 Amazon parrots, and a desert tortoise. Dr. Prejs spends his spare time practicing yoga, hiking, traveling, and learning new music from his children.

Dr. Jessica Peterson

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Dr. Schuyler Burns

I was born in Glendale, AZ, but moved to Tuscon when I was 9 years old. Shortly before moving, my family adopted my childhood dog and best friend, Bear, which is when my passion for animals began. As I got older, I realized how critical and rewarding proper animal health-care was for my dog, so I wanted a career where I could help deliver this same care to other pets. I began by attending The University of Arizona for my BS in Veterinary Sciences. While in school, I worked in two research facilities, where I practiced husbandry with many animals, including monkeys! I received my Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University, and recently joined Arrow Animal Hospital & Grooming in March 2019! As for my veterinary interests, I enjoy surgery (specifically orthopedic) and internal medicine cases.

I live with my Australian Shepard, Duke, and his (Golden Retriever) baby brother, Oliver. When I’m outside of work, I love mountain biking, hiking, and fishing - plus going to the trap and skeet range from time to time. I look forward to providing your pets with the best quality health-care they deserve!

Dr. Patricia Neagu

Dr. Patricia Neagu was born in Bucharest, Romania but spent most of her life in The Big Apple (NY)! She’s also lived in Philadelphia, Nevada, Utah, and Washington. Dr. Neagu graduated in 2012 from Syracuse University with a bachelor’s in biology. She then went on to Drexel University, graduating in 2014 with a Masters of Lab Animal Science, and obtained her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State in 2019! From working in a small animal private practice in New York to volunteering at the Animal Medical Center and the Bronx Zoo, and even working with research animals in Reno Nevada, Dr. Neagu has a wealth of experience in the veterinary field - but this is just the beginning!

As a veterinarian, she’s interested in anything and everything; but specifically wants to continue developing her surgical skills both in orthopedic, and soft tissue. She lives with her 6-year-old cattle dog mixed named Tulip, who she adopted her from the SPCA. In her free time, she loves hiking, paddle boarding, running, going to the gym, and partaking in Tough Mudders. For her, any activity that is outside and with Tulip is bound to be a good time!

Dr. Shanah Frankel

Although she was born and raised in Las Vegas, NV, Dr. Frankel spent most of her summers and school breaks in Phoenix! She attended Ohio State University for both her undergraduate and veterinary medicine degrees. (Fun fact: She’s the third Dr. Frankel that has graduated from OSU!) Throughout her veterinary career, she worked at a horse-riding camp, a small animal general practice hospital, and even spent two summers with the Columbus Zoo! She is specifically interested in areas including anesthesia, feline medicine, reproductive medicine, pain management, and dentistry.

Currently, Dr. Frankel lives with her boyfriend and 3-year-old orange tabby. In her free time, she likes cooking, finding new places to eat, going to breweries, and spending time with her family. She’s also a total true crime junkie, and even rode horses for the Ohio State equestrian team!

Dr. Janelle Starr

I was born and raised here in Arizona. I received my undergraduate degree from Northern Arizona University in 2015 and graduated with my Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University in 2019. After graduation, I returned home to Arizona. Currently, my veterinary interests include surgery, internal medicine, and preventive medicine.

I live with my husband and two dogs, Fitz and John. In my free time, I enjoy playing with my dogs, spending quality time with my family, watching movies, dancing, and doing outdoor activities. I am excited to join the AZPetVet team! As a veterinarian, I am eager to provide outstanding care for my patients and creating a long-lasting relationship with clients.