Cherissa Abdul hamid
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Dr. Cherissa Abdul hamid

DVM, MPH

Professional information

Designation
  • Veterinarian, DVM, MPH
About Vet

After graduating from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011, I explored several aspects of vet med including emergency medicine, shelter medicine, general practice and teaching. This allowed me to work with a variety of animal species on a variety of topics including but not limited to preventative medicine, dentistry, surgery, nutrition, behavior training, emergency geriatric medicine, hospice and end of life care. Over the past 4 years, I obtained an MPH, became certified in the Human Animal Bond and became a Level I Certified Small Animal Emergency Sheltering responder. When not working, I spend my time with my kiddos, pets and close friends. I enjoy reading, watching old movies (Casablanca with Bogie), or spending time outdoors. I also enjoy swimming and latin dancing (salsa, merengue and bachata), and have taken ballroom dance classes over the years. My hope is to one day compete professionally.

Location
  • Lubbock, TX, US
Spoken languages
  • English
Species treated
  • Birds (Avian)
  • Cats (Feline)
  • Dogs (Canine)
  • Reptiles & Amphibians
  • Small Mammals
Areas of interest
  • Anesthesia
  • Animal Welfare
  • Behavior
  • Immunology
  • Dentistry
  • Dermatology
  • Emergency
  • Endocrinology
  • Cardiology
  • Neurology
  • Oncology
  • Parasitology
  • Microbiology
  • Radiology
  • Nutrition
  • Ophthalmology
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Preventive
  • Soft Tissue
  • Theriogenology
  • Toxicology
  • Forensic Medicine
Licenses
  • Texas, US
Capabilities
  • Consult on diet, nutrition & exercise
  • Consult on general health & wellness
  • Consult on behavioural issues
  • Navigating nutrition from the new baby to the senior pet
  • Optimizing your new puppy or kitten experience
  • Tips and tricks on pet grooming techniques
  • Pet training, house training and litter box training

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