Having the Best Staff is What Makes Us Special!

Dr. Joshua N. Sosnow and his dog Haggis Magoo

Dr. Sosnow is a native of Arizona, growing up near the Catalina Mountains in Tucson. When it was time to go to college he attended Occidental College in Los Angeles and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He then went on to attend the joint-degree program at Oregon/Washington State Universities where he earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine.

After graduating from Veterinary school Dr. Sosnow spent 13 months training at the Animal Medical Center (www.amcny.org) in New York City. During his study at the Animal Medical Center he completed rotations in Cardiology, Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Internal Medicine and Surgery...just to name a few! After completing his residency in New York City, Dr. Sosnow worked at a well-established animal hospital in Scarsdale, NY where he built a loyal following of clients. After several years in New York, he and his wife decided they'd had enough of the cold weather and moved to Phoenix, Arizona. Initially, Dr. Sosnow worked at a leading animal hospital in Scottsdale before venturing out to pursue his dream of owning his own business. In 2004 Dr. Sosnow purchased North Scottsdale Animal Hospital where he is committed to turning his dreams into reality. His areas of special interest include: Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Allergy Treatment, Gastrointestinal Diseases and Infectious Diseases. Dr. Sosnow also believes in educating his clients so they can provide the highest level of care for their pets. He regularly offers pet health seminars at a local community center where he discusses common pet healthcare issues such as Valley Fever, Cancer, Vaccines, Dental Health, Summer Pet Hazards and Senior Wellness.

Dr. Sosnow resides in Scottsdale with his wife Jennifer and daughter Abby! When he is not working on projects for the hospital you can find him playing with baby Abby or taking walks through the trails near his house with his best friend, Haggis Magoo!

Dr. Sarah B. Brown

Dr. Sarah B. Brown is originally from Lexington, Kentucky, and completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Kentucky, where she received a BS in Animal Science and a minor in Biology. She later attended Auburn University where she earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) in May of 2008. During veterinary school, Dr. Brown developed special interests in Internal Medicine, Dermatology, and Preventative Medicine.

While a senior in veterinary school, she married her high school sweetheart, Quentin. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, reading novels and baking. Dr. Brown currently resides in Scottsdale with Quentin and their dog, Titus, and cat, Milo. They are both very much looking forward to their life in Scottsdale, the beautiful weather and the various activities offered in the area.

James, CVT - Head Technician

James joined North Scottsdale Animal Hospital in February 2006 as our head technician. He brings with him 8 years of experience in the veterinary field. In addition to his experience working with dogs and cats, James has experience treating some reptiles, rabbits, birds and most pocket pets. James is originally from Chicago and knew that he wanted to work with animals at a young age. He moved to the Phoenix area with his family in 1992. Since that time he has achieved his C.V.T, helped raise his daughter Jenna and cares for his 4 rescued pets: fourteen year old shepherd mix "Max", two year old German shepherd “Reno”, thirteen-year old cat "Cheetah" and ten year old cat "Katara". When James is not tending to his patients at North Scottsdale Animal Hospital he enjoys horseback riding, camping, dancing and spending time with Jenna.

Lindsay - CVT

Lindsay started her career with animals in 2001 when she started at the Ozuakee Humane Society in Grafton, WI. A year later she relocated to Arizona and worked at a pet resort for a few years. Lindsay had a desire to more than just walk and care for the dogs, she wanted to get involved with their medical treatment. So, she decided to pursue her dream of becoming a veterinary technician. Lindsay just recently graduated from Long Technical College with an A.O.S. in Veterinary Technology. Lindsay resides in Scottsdale with her twin sister Lauren, two cats Waldo and Yaarrr, and 5 dogs: Modelo, Guinness, Lennox, Oscar and Buster.

Brooke - Lead Receptionist

Brooke is originally from San Diego, and moved to Arizona in 2003. In 2004, Brooke made a huge career change from the mental health field to veterinary medicine, and according to Brooke this is the "BEST" decision she has made! She Loves it! Brooke has 2 cats named Kung Pao, Kintaro.

Chris - Groomer

Chris has enjoyed grooming in Scottsdale for 17 of her 22 years as a groomer. She has recently married and lives in Mesa with her husband, three teenagers, four ferrets, 3 dogs and two cats. I look forward to serving you and your pets here at North Scottsdale Animal Hospital.

Heather - Technician

Heather is critical in making sure the hospital runs efficiently. She moved to Phoenix in 2004 from Las Vegas. She has a Chocolate Labrador Retriever named Cody and a Great Dane mix named Maverick. Heather has been around animals all her life but just started working in the veterinary medicine field 5 years ago. Working with animals is her passion and she hopes to learn more in the future!

Karlene - Kennel Attendant

Karlene has been in the animal care field for over 10+ years. Her care and concern for our patients and boarders is evidence of these. Few people care as much or demonstrate as much compassion for our patients
well being. "K" as she's known around the hospital, is joined daily by her constant companions Chili and Winky, the one-eyed chihuahua.

Jennifer - Receptionist

Jennifer has recently joined the team here at North Scottsdale Animal Hospital from Raintree Pet Resort, where she worked for over a year.  She has been in the valley for over 20 years, and lives in Scottsdale with her 4 year old daughter. Because of her love for pets, she recently rescued a pregnant Chihuahua named Gracie, and has a young cat named Rockstar whom she adopted from the Humane Society.

Veronica - Veterinary Assistant

Veronica has joined our team here after moving to Arizona from San Fransisco. She has over a year experience working with dogs from her employment at Planet Pooch in Redwood City, CA. Veronica and her fiancé Chad live in Mesa with their 4 year old Iguana Chester, 2 Border Collie mixes Keb & Kerri, and their Bull Mastiff mix Gonzo, a Hurricane Katrina rescue.

Haggis Magoo

Haggis is Dr. Sosnow's best friend and loyal companion for 8 years. Haggis is originally from upstate Washington where he was resuced by Dr. Sosnow while in Veterinary School. Haggis enjoys living in Phoenix because he can go swimming everyday and hang out with Dr. Sosnow at the hospital! In his free time Haggis prefers to protect his baby sister Abby and to play with his Kong.

Macaroon, a.k.a. "Mac"

Mac is our new hospital cat, although he is not new to Dr. Sosnow and the staff. Mac has been a part of Dr. Sosnow's life since he was a small kitten. Recently, Mac has moved into North Scottsdale Animal Hospital and can be seen enjoying the sun and treats all day long! Mac loves being scratched and held. In his free time he naps next to Haggis Magoo and roams the hospital saying hi to everyone!

In Memory - Mommy Cat

Mommy Cat lived at our hospital for over a year. Mommy Cat enjoyed sitting in Brooke's lap and cuddling while Brooke answered the phone. She recently passed away from kidney and thyroid problems at the age of 19. She will be rememberd by all who loved her!

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