Hospital Staff

Anita Snyder, Receptionist

Anita Snyder
Client Services Representative

Anita has been a member of the client services team and assisting clients and their pets with our organization since 2003. She loves animals and enjoys working with people, and is especially pleased to work with the caring, knowledgeable veterinarians and staff. Anita was raised on a farm in Illinois and she has cared for many animals throughout her life. She keeps busy in her spare time by practicing yoga, going thrift store shopping, traveling, listening to music, reading and watching movies. Her animal companions include two Dachshunds, a Shepherd/Doberman mix and two cats. She also is a proud mom of five children.

Carrie Gregory, Office Manager and Client Services Supervisor Carrie Gregory
Office Manager and Client Services Supervisor

Carrie (also Dr. Nossaman's sister) has been a member of our team since 1999. She enjoys working with the caring, knowledgeable veterinarians and staff and her goal is to serve all clients and their pets in a professional, loving manner.

Carrie enjoys running, camping and playing the flute in her spare time. Most of all, she enjoys spending time with her husband and four children. Her family includes three dogs, Perla, Bunker, and Dooley and a cat named Rex.

Polaris Nevares, CVTPolaris Nevares, CVT
Veterinary Dental Technician

Polaris has been a member of our team since 1997. She completed the requirements to become a Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) in 2004, and is currently working toward a Veterinary Technician Specialty (VTS) in Dentistry with the Academy of Veterinary Dental Technicians.

Polaris enjoys the strong relationships she has formed with the clients and loves working with the caring, knowledgeable staff each day. She likes to bike, swim, and travel in her spare time. Polaris also has a passion for sailing and once a year travels to Mexico, the Caribbean or South America with her father on a sailboat.

Polaris shares her home with a cat named Mojito and a guinea pig named Dj.

polaris at zooProfessional experience includes:

- Veterinary Specialty Hospital, San Diego, CA
- California Veterinary Specialists, San Marcos, CA
- Puget Sound Pet Pavilion, Tacoma, WA
- Emergency Animal Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ
- Anasazi Animal Clinic, Gilbert, AZ
- Arizona Dog and Cat Dentistry, Gilbert, AZ
- Dallas Veterinary Dentistry & Oral Surgery, Southlake, TX

Polaris enjoys volunteering her time with Dr. Nossaman to complete dentistry procedures for the exotic animals at the Phoenix Zoo. See photo at left where she is obtaining dental x-rays on a baboon.




8:30am – 7pm
Tuesday, Thursday
8:30am – 8pm
Wednesday, Friday
8:30am – 6pm
9am – 4pm