855 East Peckham Lane, Reno, Nevada 89502

Phone: (775) 827-3033

Fax: (775) 827-0397

Monday - Friday: 7:30am-5:30pm
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Our Team


dmlDr. Don Long, D.V.M - Owner

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine- Kansas State University 1968
Captain in United States Air Force Veterinary Corps. 1968-1970
American Animal Hospital Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, Western Nevada Veterinary Society, American Association of Feline Practitioners, Alpha Zeta Honorary Society
I grew up on a wheat and cattle ranch outside of Winfield, Kansas and attended Kansas State University. I have two grown children, Amy who lives in Florida with her four children and Chris who lives in Reno and also has four children. My pets include two German short-hair pointers; “Mandy” and “KT”, which literally take up all of my free time. Along with spending time with my wife , my hobbies include woodworking, metal working, hitting the golf course with my buddies and spending time on my ranch in Kansas.

blpDr. Betsy Phillips, D.V.M. - Associate Veterinarian

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine – University of Missouri 2000, Summa Cum Laude
American Animal Hospital Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, Nevada Veterinary Medical Association, Phi Zeta Veterinary Honor Society
Preventative care, nutrition, ophthalmology and puppy and kitten socialization.
My husband Greg and I moved to the Carson Valley in the spring of 2000 after I graduated veterinary school. We enjoy spending our free time in the mountains with our two young children and our German shepherd, Elke. We also have Clementine who loves to get into mischief!

sammySamantha Baskett, LVT - Practice Manager

Joined team in June 2005
Professional Associations:
NAVTA- Natational Association of Veterinary Technicians of America
Truckee Meadows Community College- Applied Science of Veterinary Technology, Graduated in 2009

I am a Nevada native. I have been working in the veterinary field since 2005, and graduated with my LVT in May of 2009. I started out at AMC as a veterinary assistant in 2005, while I was attending school. I became a licensed veterinary technician in 2009, I love every aspect of of my job. In 2011 I became the practice manger of Animal Medical Center and Reno Hospital for Cats, I enjoy this new role in being able to ensure our patients are receiving the best care possible and that our clients can rest easy when they leave their pets with us. I spend my free time with my husband and two sons. Our full house is complete with our dog Ashford, and two cats, Sheeba and Izzy.

lindsayLindsay Harris - Veterinary Assistant

Joined team in July 2011
I was born in Colorado to military parents and ended up moving around a bit until we settled in Nevada 15 years ago. I have been working in the veterinary field for about 7 years and I’m currently working on a degree in literature at UNR. My husband and I share our home with our three rescued dogs, Warthog, Brian and Carlos.

jessieJessica Elcano - Veterinary Assistant

Joined Team March 2014
Jessie was born and raised in Reno, NV (3rd generation Basque). She graduated from Reno High School in 2003. She has been a veterinary assistant for 7years and truly enjoys everyday of it. In her free time she enjoys disc golf, going to the lake and watching baseball and football. Her family is complete with Hurley (pit-bull) and Myles (golden retriever).

Alicia Lopez - Veterinary Assistant

Joined Team February 2015