Higley Road Pet Clinic

Higley Road Pet Clinic is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Gilbert, Arizona. The professional and courteous staff at Higley Road Pet Clinic seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients.

We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Higley Road Pet Clinic strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Gilbert and surrounding areas.

Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find our more information about how Higley Road Pet Clinic can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.
  • 866 N. Higley Road
  • Gilbert,Arizona 85234
  • Phone: 480-396-9800
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  • Mon-Fri: 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Sat: 8:00am - 12:00pm
  • Sun: Closed
  • After Hrs: 1st Pet Care- Higley + Southern
  • 480-924-1123
  • Dr. Gary Oliver, DVM-Owner

    Dr. Gary Oliver was born in Phoenix and grew up in Mesa, Arizona. During high school he found his passion for Veterinary medicine when he began as a volunteer at a Small Animal Veterinary Clinic near down town Gilbert. After attending both University of Arizona and Arizona State University for undergraduate studies, he earned his veterinary degree from the University of London, Royal Veterinary College. Dr. Oliver has been practicing Veterinary medicine in the East valley, primarily Gilbert and East Mesa since 2000. He prides himself on patient follow up, client communication and enjoys working with local rescue organizations.

    Dr. Oliver is married with 4 children. He and his wife spend most of their time caring for the many animals they have at their home which includes dogs, horses, goats, chickens, ducks, a donkey and a pot belly pig. Dr. Oliver also loves traveling when he can and enjoying the great outdoors.

     

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2000
    Education:
    Royal Veterinary College, London
  • Dr. Sam Wolf, DVM

    Dr. Sam is an Arizona native raised in Sierra Vista. He joined the U.S. Coast Guard after graduating high school. Afterward he attended Northern Arizona University and then went on to Colorado State University where he received his veterinary degree in 1988. In 2004 he opened Higley Road Pet Clinic. Due to his kind and gentle nature, he quickly developed a wonderful clientele for a very successful 12 years. 

    He sold the business in 2016 to Dr. Oliver to enjoy more time with his family, his 4 dogs, and doing the things he loves, such as kayaking and wake boarding. Dr. Sam continues to practice at Higley Road Pet Clinic and is one of our most loved veterinarians. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1988
    Education:
    Colorado State University
  • Dr. Haruno Graham, DVM

    Dr. Haruno Graham received her Bachelor of Arts at Colorado College and then her veterinary degree from University of Illinois. After completing an internship at VCA Animal Referral and Emergency Center of Arizona, she practiced small animal medicine in Portland, Oregon, but returned back to Arizona in 2011. She joined Higley Road Pet Clinic in 2017 and her emphasis includes preventative medicine, endocrine disease, and surgery. Dr. Graham is passionate about her work and provides the best quality veterinary care.

    Outside of work, Dr Graham spends her time with her husband and two kids, caring for her own animals, and enjoys traveling and reading.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2009
    Education:
    University of Illinois
  • Michele- Receptionist, Office Manager

    Michele entered the business as a receptionist in 2000. She has been part of the Higley Road Pet Clinic family from the beginning in 2004 as a receptionist and became our office manager in 2012. Michele absolutely loves our clients and takes great pride in maintaining strong relationships with each and everyone of them. 

    Outside of work, Michele has 3 children, a grandson and granddaughter she adores. Her favorite thing to do is spend time with family.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2000
  • Claudissa, CVT, Assistant Office Manager

    Claudissa graduated from University of Arizona with a bachelors in Veterinary Science and went on to get her associates in Veterinary Technology from Penn Foster in 2004. She began working for Higley Road Pet Clinic in 2005. Claudissa also became a certified technician in 2016. 

    Outside of work Claudissa spends time with her husband and two dogs , Ragnar and Godric. She enjoys reading, watching movies, and spending time with family. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2005
    Education:
    Penn Foster College
  • Summer- Veterinary Technician

    Summer is originally from Ohio and moved to Arizona in 2004. She attended Pima Medical Institute and completed the Veterinary Assistant in 2011. Summer then joined Higley Road Pet Clinic that same year. She later returned to Pima Medical Institute and graduated with her Veterinarian Technicians degree in 2014. 

    When Summer is not working she enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, and her 2 dogs, Rebel & Chewbacca. They are also expecting their first child in October of 2017! 

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2011
    Education:
    Pima Medical Institute
  • Shannon Drane, CVT

    Shannon started her career in veterinary small practice in 2009 after completing the Veterinary Assistant Program at Pima Medical Institute. In 2013, she returned to Pima Medical Institute where she completed her Associate‚Äôs Degree in Veterinary Technology and graduated with Honors. In 2014, she became both a nationally and Arizona state certified veterinary technician. 

    When Shannon is not working, she spends time with her pug, Bella;  enjoys reading comic books (especially The Flash), and running.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2009
    Education:
    Pima Medical Institute
  • Melissa Saunders, CVT

    Melissa is originally from western Connecticut and moved to Arizona in 2011. She started her education in 2011 at Pima Medical Institute and graduated in 2013 as a Certified Veterinary Technician. Melissa joined the Higley Road Pet Clinic in 2017. She is takes great pride in her job!

    Outside of work, Melissa enjoys needlepoint, reading, and caring for her guinea pigs, Zoe and Alice.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2011
    Education:
    Pima Medical Institute
  • Sonia Palacios, Receptionist

    Sonia is originally from Chihuahua, Mexico and came to Arizona when she was just 3 years old. Sonia joined Higley Road Pet Clinic in 2017 and is a wonderful asset as she is fluent in both English and Spanish. She has been working in the Veterinary field as a Receptionist since 2008. Sonia is very detailed oriented and enjoys working with all of our wonderful clients and their pets.

    Outside of work, Sonia loves spending time with her husband as well as traveling to visit her two sons and her three grandchildren. Sonia also has two very spoiled dogs named Juicy and Lilo.

     

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2008
  • Caryn Metcalf, Veterinary Technichian