We are extremely proud of our dedicated team. We hire only the best and most experienced employees to become a part of our team here at Horizon Veterinary Clinic. Our team is filled with highly dedicated animal lovers who are well trained at their jobs. They will do anything possible for their patients and the owners who love them.

Learning and education are very important here at Horizon Veterinary Clinic. We strive to have a state of the art hospital with a staff trained in the latest medical advances. Our patients deserve the very best veterinary care.

Basically, our team is full of animal lovers. They make it a goal to treat each patient like their own. They give each patient plenty of love and attention. They are prepared to discuss preventative medicine so that every pet can stay as healthy as possible. They will also do everything they can to make a sick pet feel better as soon as possible.

If you would like to speak to someone on our team, don’t hesitate to contact us today at (702) 558-4552.


Dr. Joe Owens

Owner & Veterinary Medical Director

Dr. Joe Jesse Owens, III is an exemplary Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Inventor, Business Owner, and affluent public speaker. Dr. Owens is the proud son of Mr. Joe Owens, Jr and Sharon Owens, DVM, whom inspired his career in veterinary medicine. Dr. Owens was born in Marlboro MA, and raised in Durham NC, with his 3 sisters. Dr. Owens attended and graduated from the illustrious Tuskegee University with his undergraduate degree in Animal Science in 2008, and again in 2012 with his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. While attending Tuskegee, Dr. Owens was an honor student, joined the prestigious Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc., was Mr. Tuskegee University 07-08, and held positions in Veterinary School as Class President 08-09 and SCAVMA President 10-11.

Upon graduating, Dr. Owens relocated to Las Vegas to begin his career. He has worked everything from relief, shelter medicine, emergency, private practice and corporate day practice. In 2016 he made the decision to grow his career by not only practicing Veterinary medicine but ownership in clinics as well. In 2016, Dr. Owens not only partnered to open up an ER clinic, but he also invented Enjoy-A-Bowl. Enjoy-A-Bowl is the ONLY appetite stimulation bowl on the market for pets, that allows you to treat your pet with tantalizing aroma of human food without the bad side effects. In 2017 on the heels of opening two more clinics with his business partner (Dr. Johnathan Snead), Dr. Owens went on to pitch Enjoy-A-Bowl on national television and win a cash prize of $50k on Steve Harvey’s Funderdome on ABC.

Currently, Dr. Owens co-owns three clinics in the Las Vegas Area and enjoys traveling to Veterinary schools to mentor and recruit the worlds future veterinarians.

Dr. Snead


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Dr. Shakim Holmes

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Holmes is from Rahway, New Jersey. He received his bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Rutgers University and a few years later, Dr. Holmes graduated with a DVM from Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine. His special interests include small animal internal medicine, surgery, and emergency medicine. During his free time, Dr. Holmes enjoys spending time with his two cats (Valkyrie and Kakarot), his two dogs (Asta and Emiko), traveling, hiking, reading, playing video games, and trying new restaurants. Photo Coming Soon!

Our Veterinary Team


Human Resources Manager

Joy and her family moved to Las Vegas in 1995. The veterinary field was something she came across strictly by “accident”. Twenty years later she couldn’t be happier with her career choice. While she does not currently have any pets, at one time or another, her home has sheltered sugar gliders, dogs, multiple birds, fish, hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs, turtles, and tortoises. Joy currently lives with her husband, has three grown children and four of the best grandkids ever!


Veterinary Technician in Training

Destiny is a 23-year-old proud mom of one baby girl, two pups and two kitties. She graduated with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science from the University of Arizona. She then received her VTIT License. She has a love and passion for animals since she was a child and plans to one day pursue her doctorate of veterinary medicine.


Licensed Veterinary Technician

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Veterinary Assistant

Hailey was born in Southern California but has spent most of her adult life in Las Vegas. She has worked in the veterinary field for over 12 years and has a special interest in diagnostics and nursing care. She is currently enrolled in Penn Foster to complete her degree in Veterinary Technology. While not caring for your pets she spends her time with her two dogs Slash & Jack and her cats Gemini, Zelda & Olive Oyl. She also enjoys spending quality time with her daughter Mackenzie and binge-watching The Food Network & Disney+.


Veterinary Assistant

Matthew is a lifelong resident of Las Vegas and is a certified Veterinary Assistant and graduate of Pima Medical Institute. When not seeing your pets, he spends time with his black and white terrier mix, Scruffles.


Veterinary Assistant

Meghan has been a lifelong pet owner and Las Vegas, resident. She began animal caretaking career by volunteering at the Animal Shelter before finding her way to be a Veterinary Assistant. Caring for animals has always been a deep-rooted passion of hers and while not caring for, and falling in love with your pets, she enjoys the comfort of her own two dogs Stella Luna and Emma Rose. In her free time, she loves watching the food network and cheering on the Vegas Golden Knights. She also enjoys volunteering her time with a young women’s youth leadership organization called Job’s Daughters.


Veterinary Assistant

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Kennel/Veterinary Assistant

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Quincy Turner Jr was born and raised in Long Beach, California. He has 4 dogs. His hobbies consist of watching football, basketball, or baseball, and listening to music. He has been working with animals since he was 18 and been a kennel tech for 3 years.



Christy has been a Henderson resident since 1987 worked retail for 15 years and then decided to explore the veterinary field and has been loving it for the last 4 years! Being around animals brightens her day! While she is not working she enjoys her 3 daughters and 3 grandchildren and all her 4 legged kids. She also enjoys off-roading in the jeep with her hubby of 20 years.



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Christina moved to Las Vegas in 2019. She is originally from Hawaii! She has two wonderful children and has two amazing fur babies too. In her free time she likes to spend time with her friends/family while being out on the lake relaxing and enjoying the water. In Hawaii she surfs, rides dirt bikes and quads with her kids!



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Emari moved to Henderson in 2004 from Oakland. She graduated from PIMA with a Veterinary Assistant certificate in 2017! Since graduating, she has only been in the vet field and loves it everyday. She is also a new mom to a beautiful son and has a pet fish!



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Alyssa is on our customer service team. She has three years of experience helping clients with their beloved pets. She has two beautiful daughters that inspire her to always do her best. In her spare time she enjoys playing with her kitten, Ferris Bueller, spending time with her family, hiking, and indoor rock climbing. Alyssa is passionate about providing the best care she can for our clients and their pets.