Peter Perron, DVM

Dr. Perron is a graduate of Beloit College in Beloit, Wisconsin and the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine. Although originally a native of Connecticut, he has lived and practiced in Las Vegas since 1988. Dr. Perron has been married for over 30 years and has one son and two dogs, Joey and Cricket.

Kathy Sarnelli, DVM

Dr. Sarnelli graduated from Ross University and did a final year at the University of Georgia. She worked full time for Southwest Animal Hospital starting in 2003 and then left to raise her young children. She’s been back for several years with us part-time and we’re thrilled to have her back.


Ken is our office manager. He has worked in the veterinary field since he was 19. On any given day, you may see Ken assisting a doctor, answering phones, or explaining a procedure to a client. Like most of our staff, Ken has numerous pets of his own. Ken is also a terrific cook with a degree in culinary arts. He has been with Southwest Animal Hospital since 2004.


Toni is an LVT (licensed veterinary technician). She worked for us for about 9 years and then left to spend more time with her daughter. Toni came back to Southwest Animal Hospital in 2020 and we are thrilled. She can (and does) fill in any role in the hospital. Toni has a wonderful pit bull named Edgar Allen Hippo.

Kay / Our Groomer

We’re not sure how long Kay has been grooming pets but she’s been doing it for us since 2002. She does a spectacular job as you can see by the before and after photos in our grooming section. Kay has many loyal clients who love her relationship with their pets. She’s been grooming with us for so long, she’s seen many pets through their entire life.