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Pittenger

Stephen T. Pittenger, D.V.M., Dipl. A.B.V.P. (Canine and Feline Practice)

Dr. Pittenger is chief of staff at Memorial-610 Hospital for Animals. He was born in Iowa and grew up in a small town outside of Chicago, where his family resided through middle school.  His family moved to Texas at the beginning of high school, where he competed in cross county and track.  Dr. Pittenger attended college at Texas A&M University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science. He earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree in 1995 from Texas A&M University. His areas of interest include nutrition, orthopedic and soft tissue surgery, ultrasound, internal medicine and computer applications in veterinary medicine. Dr. Pittenger obtained his Diplomate status from the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners with a specialty in Canine and Feline Practice in 2006. Dr. Pittenger is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Texas Veterinary Medical Association, a past-president of the Texas Academy of Veterinary Practice, the Harris County Veterinary Medical Association, (Past President), the Veterinary Information Network, the American Animal Hospital Association,  the International Association of Veterinary Pain Management and past president of the Association for Veterinary Informatics.
He was named the Texas Veterinary Medical Association's Recent Graduate of the Year for 1999. Dr. Pittenger still runs when he has time, although he says his competitive marathon days are past him. He volunteers for Special Olympics Texas, having served on the Board of Directors from 2004-2009, and even at the helm as Chairman of the Board for a few of those years.  Dr. Pittenger currently chairs the Houston Area Special Olympics Management Team and has served the organization in a volunteer capacity now for 25 years. He was an amateur pyrotechnician in his high school and college days, even competing internationally.  Dr. Pittenger is President of their neighborhood swim team. When not at the office or performing emergency trauma surgery at nights and weekends at the local emergency clinic, he spends time with his wife, and their two children.  Their zoo consists of the dogs Bowser and Elvis, their cat Mallory and a goldfish named Chubs. He is a chocoholic primarily, but enjoys most food.
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Rose

Carlye D. Rose, D.V.M., Dipl. A.B.V.P. (Canine and Feline Practice) & (Feline Practice), C.V.A.

Dr. Rose was born and raised in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Her love of animals was evident from an early age, and her favorite childhood pets included roly-polies, horned toads and hamsters. Horses came next; during high school and college, Dr. Rose was an avid hunter-jumper competitor. She traveled the country competing at the national level with her horse, Bonafide. Dr. Rose graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology.  She then earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1996, graduating first in her class from Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She obtained her first Diplomate status from the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners with a specialty in Canine and Feline Practice in 2003. She then obtained her second Diplomate status from the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners with a specialty in Feline Practice in 2012. She became a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist in 2009. Her areas of interest include feline medicine, internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, and Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (acupuncture, herbology, food therapy). Dr. Rose is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Texas Veterinary Medical Association and the Harris County Veterinary Medical Association (Past-President). In addition, she is a member of the Veterinary Information Network, the American Animal Hospital Association, the International Association of Veterinary Pain Management, the American Association of Feline Practitioners, the Texas Academy of Veterinary Practice, and the American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture. Dr. Rose was a founding board member of Friends for Life No Kill Shelter.
When not at Memorial-610, Dr. Rose is very dedicated to her husband and two children. She has two cats, Posen and Wisp, who found her family at just the right time. An avid distance runner, triathlete, swimmer, and self-proclaimed chocoholic, Dr. Rose’s other accomplishments include completing Ironman Texas, two finishes at the famous Escape from Alcatraz triathlon, two Boston Marathons, and scores of other marathons, triathlons, and similar events of voluntary  torture.
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Garrou

Amy C. Garrou, D.V.M., Dipl. A.B.V.P. (Canine and Feline Practice)

Dr. Garrou joined Memorial-610 Hospital for Animals in 2008. She earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree in 2000 from Texas A&M University. Her areas of interest include internal medicine, endocrinology, soft tissue surgery, and cardiology. Dr. Garrou obtained her Diplomate status from the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners with a specialty in Canine and Feline Practice in 2008. Dr. Garrou is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Texas Veterinary Medical Association, the Harris County Veterinary Medical Association (past board member), the Veterinary Information Network, and the International Association of Veterinary Pain Management. In addition, Dr. Garrou serves on the board of the Harris Country Veterinary Medical Foundation. Contact Dr. Garrou

Lee

Casey D. Lee, D.V.M.

Dr. Lee joined Memorial-610 Hospital for Animals in 2012. She earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree in 2012 from Texas A&M University. In addition to her Doctorate, Dr. Lee earned an MBA from Tulane University. Her areas of interest are Surgery, Cardiology, Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine. Dr. Lee is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Texas Veterinary Medical Association, the Harris County Veterinary Medical Association, the Veterinary Information Network, the Texas Academy of Veterinary Practice, and the International Association of Veterinary Pain Management. Contact Dr. Lee

  

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