Practice limited to companion exotic animal medicine and surgery.
Dr. Lisa Carr trained internationally at the Royal Veterinary College in London and received her degree in 2003. Her fascination for birds, reptiles and small mammals motivated her to seek specialized training with exotic animals so she completed a residency with Dr. Scott Stahl who is an internationally recognized exotic animal veterinarian. Since completing her residency, she has spent many years providing specialized veterinary care exclusively for exotic pets . When asked about treating dogs or cats she reminds people to leave those species to the "experts." Before opening MAEVC, Dr. Carr opened and ran the exotics department in a referral and specialty practice in the area where she gained more experience in managing emergency cases, specialized surgery and endoscopy. She got to work with many brilliant veterinarians in their specialty areas and learned how to apply it to her exotic patients.
As a pet owner herself, Dr. Carr knows how important pets are to people and that's where the "where all life matters" motto evolved from, in part. Whether a hamster or a dog, rat or rabbit; size doesn't determine the inherent value of a pet. She loves her pets (two cats, two geckos and one very, very, very, old dog) and endeavors to have that care and compassion translate to her patients and clients.
To continue learning and growing in the field of exotic pet medicine, because there is always something to learn, Dr. Carr is an active member of the AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association), ARAV (Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians), AAV (Association of Avian Veterinarians) and AEMV (Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians). She has volunteered her time in various ways to help each organization.