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Dr. Saponas was born and raised in Colorado. She earned her BS in Zoology with an Animal Science minor from Oregon State University. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from The Univerisity of Missouri's College of Veterinary Medicine. After veterinary school Dr. Saponas decided humidity did not agree with her and moved west to Las Vegas. She joined VCA Hualapai Animal Hospital in June of 2005.
In her spare time, Dr. Saponas is typically with her four-legged kids: Gremlin and Jynx, two Domestic Shorthair cats, Raja a Rottweiler, Jacie, an Australian Shepherd. She has recently discovered the exciting sport of agility with Raja and Jacie. When not training with her dogs, she can usually be found with a good book or messing around on her computers. She also enjoys hiking and camping when the weather permits.
Originally from Portland, Oregon, Megan moved to Las Vegas in 2002 to attend UNLV. She enjoyed the change in climate so much she decided to stay.
Megan has been a veterinary technician since 2003, with experience in small animal and emergency hospitals. She has been with VCA Hualapai since March 2007. Megan truly enjoys her job and takes pride in being able to deliver quality care to your furry family members. Although Megan's primary job at VCA Hualapai is managing the hospital, she enjoys being able to work closely with patients and clients on a daily basis. Megan feels honored to be a part of the bond between our clients and their pets.
Megan enjoys spending time with her husband Steve and their two young kids. On her free time she can be found hiking in Red Rock with her Golden Retriever, Gary. She also has a cat, Mable, and two Guinea Pigs, Sally and Potato.