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CARE Surgery Center consists of 2 top local veterinary surgeons and a dedicated team of veterinary technicians, expertly trained to take care of your life’s most precious companions. We understand the importance of your pet and work to provide a service that minimizes their discomfort while bringing them back to the quality of life they deserve. CARE Surgery Center provides less intrusive, state-of-the-art surgical solutions for your beloved dog, cat, and other companion animals.

Dr. Seth

Dr. Seth Bleakley

Veterinary Surgeon / MVB, MS, DACVS-SA, DECVS, MRCVS, CCRT

Dr. Bleakley is originally from Northern Ireland where he earned his veterinary degree from University College Dublin. Dr. Bleakley completed an internship in medicine and surgery at VCA Veterinary Referral Associates in Maryland. He also achieved a Masters Degree in Veterinary Clinical Sciences at Colorado State University where he completed a four-year Small Animal Surgical Residency, with a focus on minimally invasive surgery.

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Dr. Matthew Keats

Veterinary Surgeon / DVM, DACVS-SA

Dr. Matthew Keats received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Maryland, College Park. He then graduated from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 1999. After graduation he continued his education with a small animal rotating internship at the VCA Berwyn and Franklin Park Animal Hospitals where he received the “Intern of Year” award. The following year, he remained on staff at VCA Berwyn Animal hospital as an emergency clinician and intern supervisor.

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Dr. Brandon

Dr. Brandon Prince

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine / Practice Manager

Dr. Brandon Prince was born in Idaho and raised on a small family farm in Alberta, Canada. As a third generation veterinarian, he often spent his childhood days joining his father on calls to local farms. After high school, Dr. Prince spent two years on a Christian mission in Great Britain before attending Brigham Young University in Utah where he met and married his wife.

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Tessa

Certified Veterinary Technician, VTS Anesthesia & Analgesia, Surgery

Tessa grew up in Iowa with a deep love for animals and earned her Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology degree from Kirkwood community college. Tessa has been a certified/registered technician since 2005, has had her VTS (veterinary technician specialist) certification in anesthesia and analgesia since 2017, and VTS in surgery since 2021.

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There are currently only two Anesthesia/Analgesia VTS in the State of Arizona, and only one VTS in surgery currently (Tessa). As an anesthesia technician specialist, she most enjoys critical cases and providing the best analgesic plan for her patients. Tessa has two German shepherds: Emma and Javy, and a beautiful Azteca Horse named Maverick. In her free time, Tessa enjoys hiking, horseback riding, cycling, baking, reading and watching movies

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Brenda

Brenda

Certified Veterinary Technician

Brenda was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona. She has worked in the veterinary field as a Certified Veterinary Technician for 30 years with positions ranging from: general practice technician, Emergency/critical care technician, and management before settling into home at Care Surgery Center.

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Brenda has a special interest in anesthesia, critical care, and educating clients about their fur babies. When Brenda is not at work, she enjoys training her horse, camping, and DIY projects around the house.

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Stephanie

Certified Veterinary Technician

Stephanie was born and raised in Tucson, AZ and started working in the veterinary field in 2017. After being raised in a family that didn’t like animals, Stephanie gravitated towards anything with fur or fluff! As a Certified Veterinary Technician who is licensed in the state of Arizona, it means she spent most of her career striving for more knowledge in veterinary medicine to better serve her patients.

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After joining CARE Surgery Center, Stephanie set herself a goal of becoming a Veterinary Technician Specialist in Surgery (VTS – Surgery) and is passionate about fractures and oncological surgeries; and even goes home every day to study more about the cases we see! At home, Stephanie has 3 dogs and 3 cats… as well as a pet husband! She is a video game nerd but also enjoys cosplay and the great outdoors! (sometimes at the same time…)

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Angella

Certified Veterinary Technician

Angella joined the CARE team in August 2022 already having 16 years of experience in the veterinary field. Her experience ranges from General Practice and Specialty Surgery.

Angella is very passionate about abdominal surgery, particularly emergency splenectomy surgery, emergency foreign body removal, and more.

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Angella became a Certified Veterinary Technician in 2006, holding her license in Colorado, then later became licensed in Arizona in 2016. At home, Angella has a pet husband, 3 cats and a recovering crazy lady… and a Pitbull named Gordy!

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Aubrie

Veterinary Technician

Aubrie joined the Care Surgery family in October of 2021. Aubrie is a Phoenix Native and has built her career in Veterinary Medicine since 2003. Aubrie started in General Practice and quickly progressed to Surgery, Internal Medicine, Emergency and ICU Critical Care but has returned to her love of Surgery. Aubrie shares her home with 6 dogs, 2 cats, a snake, many fish and a human!

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In her spare time Aubrie enjoys rooting for her Diamondbacks and her Cardinals teams, relaxing with her pack and watching Netflix or Hiking in the winter. She has set a new goal to explore new cuisine with her human and is now becoming quite the connoisseur. Aside from this, it is important to say that Aubrie is our resident Crazy Plant Lady.

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Shannon

Veterinary Technician

Shannon joined the CARE Surgery team in November of 2021. Although, new to us at that point, Shannon had a wealth of veterinary experience dating back to when she was 13 years old. Shannon began working for a Large and Small animal combination practice in the small town of Chino Valley.

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When Shannon moved to Texas, she began developing an interest in Emergency and joined an Emergency, Exotics & Wildlife Hybrid practice where she was relied upon in critical situations. From there, Shannon has not taken a breath away from Veterinary Medicine and has so far committed her adult life to the care and medicine of pets. At home, Shannon shares her life with 1 human, and 2 dogs… whose names are Rameses, a Greyhound, & Lukas, a Shepherd mix.

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Jessica

Veterinary Technician

Jessica has been a part of the veterinary medicine family since 2005 and has earned her associates degree in veterinary technology but has further aspirations to become a Certified Veterinary Technician.

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Jessica is a lover of all fur-babies and scaled-babies alike. With her own mini zoo at home of 19, you guessed it of both fur-babies and scaled-babies, this does not stop her from advocating for patients. If anything, this fuels her desire to be the voice for those who do not have one. Her patients, Your fur-babies!

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Joshua Kane

Veterinary Technician

Joshua Kane is originally from Glendale, Arizona and has always had a soft spot for animals, especially exotics. Joshua was raised in Fort Worth, Texas with his mom & 3 siblings. Prior to moving back to Arizona to be with his family, Joshua’s life was filled with animals of his own; 2 awesome dogs named Beauty & JR, 3 snakes, 5 scorpions & a bearded dragon named Ezra.

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Joshua has experience with general, holistic, exotic & emergency/critical care practices during his 13 years in the profession. Since joining Care Surgery Center in 2020, Joshua is seeking his Certified Veterinary Technician designation while continuing to build on the extensive skill set and experience he brings to the team.

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Hector

Veterinary Technician

Hector began his commitment to Veterinary Medicine 3 years ago. Bump starting in the emergency field and transitioned into surgery, Hector soon discovered his passion for advanced surgeries and began working towards his CVT license.

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After successfully gaining his CVT license, Hector aims to specialize in surgery. In his down time he likes to hangout at home, taking naps with his two dogs.

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Hannah

Veterinary Technician

Hannah is our part time Veterinary Assistant. Hannah joined the Care Surgery family early 2021. We are proud to have Hannah on our team as she continues to grow within the Veterinary Field. Hannah is in year 3 of 4 as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Candidate and has future plans to become a Board-Certified Surgeon.

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Katy

Veterinary Technician

Katy was born and raised in Southern California but transplanted to Phoenix in 2009. She and her husband Mike have a son, Connor, and two dogs, Ruger and Scout. As a kid she was active in 4-H and then also in FFA and has always gravitated to working with animals.

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She started working at a Veterinary clinic as an after-school job in High School and is now coming up on 20 years working in the veterinary field. Currently she is working towards finishing her schooling, so she become a Certified Veterinary Technician. She considers it an honor to be a part of your pet’s care team.

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Jenn

Veterinary Technician

Jenn joined the CARE team in December of 2021 and has excelled in anesthesia and surgery. Coming from a background in General Practice and Urgent Care, seeing mostly emergencies in the Avondale & Surprise communities, Jenn came to our surgery center to advance her knowledge and gain specialist experience.

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Already coming to us as a graduated and experienced veterinary assistant, Jenn is now currently in school to obtain her Arizona state license as a Certified Veterinary Technician and is excited to expand our ability to assist patients in need. At home, Jenn loves to spend time with her partner, Edwin, and her dog Sam!

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Sean

Veterinary Technician

Sean joined the CARE Surgery Team in June 2022. Prior to starting with CARE, Sean has had an extensive life within the Veterinary Specialty field. Most recently, he worked alongside a board-certified surgeon as the sole traveling technician, preparing for and assisting in each surgery performed across the Metro Phoenix area and even assisted in the build up and growth of Arizona’s very own Midwestern University School of Veterinary Medicine surgical department.

Sean shares his life with his wonderful human, one companion pet and 3 chickens!

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Samantha

Veterinary Technician

Samantha joined the CARE team in August of 2022. Samantha had over 11 years of experience before joining us, and participated in the growth of Midwestern University School of Veterinary Medicine for 4 of those years, paying special focus to internal medicine.

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Samantha then branched out to work alongside a well-known veterinary internal medicine specialist, taking care of animal hospitals and their patients all over Arizona for over 3 years. Samantha shares her home with 2 cats and her favorite pet of all… her dog, Jagger!

In her spare time, you will find Samantha in the gym, by the pool with friends, traveling, or cooking at home.

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Kimberley A.

Clinical Operations Manager

Kimberley was born in the United Kingdom and began her Veterinary Career in 2005, immediately working in Orthopedic and Neuro-surgery specialty. After working with the British Veterinary Nurses Association on her certification, Kimberley began advancing her surgery knowledge and skill.

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Leaving Veterinary Medicine for a short time to serve her country as a Combat Medical Technician, Kimberley returned to her passion and moved to the United States to continue her life adventures in Senior Veterinary Leadership. In her spare time, Kimberley loves to take her SUP out on the water and in those colder months, spends time Snowboarding or Camping.

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Carrie

Client Services Manager

Carrie is our Client Services Manager and will go the extra mile to make sure your experience at Care Surgery Center is exceptional. Carrie has worked in the veterinary field for the past 20 years.

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She started her career managing a small animal practice in Maine after graduating from the University of Maine Machias with a degree in Small Business Management. Since moving to Arizona she has worked as a Lead Client Services Specialist in general practice, specialty dermatology, emergency services and has now found her home away from home here at Care Surgery Center. In her time off she enjoys relaxing with her 3 dogs Bailee, Melville and Rosie, camping on her property and crocheting anything that comes in the shape of a square or a rectangle. She is also currently pursuing her certification as a Certified Veterinary Practice Manager (CVPM).

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Lily

Patient Care

Lily joined our Care Family in March of 2021 during her Veterinary Assistant Certification and when graduated, she joined full time as our Patient Care Assistant.

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Lily’s role is to assist the smooth recovery of every patient we perform surgery with, and her expertise is greatly appreciated. In her own time, Lily enjoys painting, watching retro cartoons, and taking care of her pets. Lily shares her home with 3 dogs (Jake, Zoey, & Frank) and Leia the cat – yes… Lily is a fan of Star Wars!

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Alejandra

Client Service

Alejandra joined the CARE Surgery team in November of 2021. Coming over to us from the leadership of a busy hybrid urgent care hospital, Alejandra began fitting into our hospital right away. In Alejandra’s past, she worked on her Veterinary Technician qualifications but soon realized her passion lied within customer care and so set out to become an outstanding customer service team member.

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At home, Alejandra has a pack of small dogs who follow her around everywhere she goes! We are thankful to have Alejandra working within our client care support team and she can be found answering calls to our patients in need!

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6677 W. Thunderbird Rd L188
Glendale, AZ 85306

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