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Your "In-Home" Pet Nurse and Pet CPR and First Aid Instructor

Humans have In-Home Pet Nurses
why not our Pet's?

Do you ever wish you had continued care at home with your pet after his surgery or an unexpected injury? Well now you can! Schedule your helpful Veterinary Technician to assist with all your pet's Nursing needs once back home!

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My name is Kim MacCrone. I am the founder of Az Pet Professionals and the Owner of Vetek Chic On Wheels, an "In-Home" Pet Nursing Service.

I am an Arizona Certified Veterinary Technician. I've been in the Veterinary field for 21 years this year.
After countless heartaches witnessed in the veterinary clinic of clients who were unable to provide their pets veterinary prescribed home care, often resulting in the demise of their beloved pet, I decided I wanted to do something to help them at home.
I created Vetek Chic On Wheels.... A Service provided by a professional and experienced  Veterinary Technician. One who could travel to the client's home to assist them with their  pet's home care.
Working in Veterinary Clinics for years it is easy for doctors and staff to send clients home with  instructions to provide medical care to their pet, care that to us seems easy. After all, we've performed these procedures day in and day out for years.
In reality, it is much more difficult and overwhelming to people who have not done these things before. 

My goal was to help clients in the comfort of their own home with their pet's care in which they so desired to provide.

Administrating subcutaneous fluids to your pet can look easy at the clinic but once home can be a very different story! Even simple looking ear cleaning can be difficult for some people trying to do it on their own.

Checking a bandage can be difficult as well. What's too tight? Does it look as if it needs to be changed? Is it too loose? I can't get my pet to stop biting at it! Many situations like this happen once home.

Have you ever tried to give an animal oral medication when they were not cooperating? This can be a huge challenge for client's who are not used to having to give their pet daily oral medications, often multiple medications and several times a day. Without the medication their pet may not survive or recover!

People are often intimidated by poking their pet with a large needle and pets are typically much more uncooperative in their own home. 
I schedule my appointments around your normal schedule with your pet. This way I am able to observe exactly what your home routine is and see the culprit/s on why this may be so difficult.
 I explain and educate clients on easier and more affective methods of supplying their pet's needed medical care.

By allowing  clients to perform the procedures themselves, but now with professional assistance and guidance, pet owners become confident and empowered with providing the care themselves. That's my goal!
It's a "win-win" situation. Clients win because they are able to provide that necessary care and pets wins because they receive the important home care that's needed to to recover.

Through the years I've also witnessed pet accidents or injuries that may been prevented or had a more positive outlook if their owner had known just one or two first aid techniques.

I decided then to invest my time to become a Certified Pet CPR and First Aid Instructor so that I could educate as many people as I could on what they can do at home in case of an emergency with their pet or someone else's pet. I strongly hope to one day see every pet professional who works with and around animals be certified in CPR and First Aid.

If you are a pet professional that works with other peoples pets you need to know what to do in case of an accident or emergency! The owner's of these pet's depend on you to keep their family members safe while in your care!

CPR and First Aid Classes are fun and educational. You will leave feeling empowered in knowing what to do in case of a sudden illness or accident with a pet at home.

Hands on training as well as educational materials for you to take with you for a life time!
Each participant becomes Certified in Pet CPR and First Aid for 2 years. Knowing these techniques could mean saving an animal's life one day! Isn't that worth a few hours of your time?

Teaching High School Prep Students in Paradise Valley
Way to go kids!

Even CVT's Take this course! Here pictured, three of Animal Wellness Center's CVT's


I am excited to offer Work-shops to pet owners and professionals which include:
  1. The importance of vaccines and what you need to know
  2. Optimal pet care at home. What you need to do to become a responsible pet owner.
  3. Administrating Subcutaneous Fluids after being subscribed by your veterinarian.
  4. Behind the scenes of a Veterinary Clinic. What I've seen throughout the years and how accidents could've been prevented. What it takes to be an efficient Veterinary Assistant.
Please let me know if you or any of your employees would like to schedule your Work-Shop. Work-shops are 1-2 hours long and range from $20-$40 dollars each. You will receive a certificate of attendance.

To see more about my Pet CPR and First Aid classes please visit or my business website at

I have enjoyed Public Speaking this past year to Pre-Veterinary Students at the Paradise Valley Campus, Arizona Agriculture and Equine Center as well as to the campuses at Pima Medical Institute and their Veterinary Assistant Students.
I retain a position with Pima Medical Institutes Board of Advisers and attend Bi-Annual Meetings to contribute suggestions and input for their program.
I have been very fortunate to have support with both Vetek Chic On Wheels and my Pet Nursing Program and have had many Veterinary Technicians inquire about being part of this service.

I am currently creating a Training program and it is my hope to form the first Arizona Affiliation for Pet Nursing offered by Veterinary Technicians.
For a sneak peek you can go to


I am so appreciative for all of the Veterinarians who have come to realize that I am working IN Harmony with them and not against them. Giving their clients support at home when they can't.

Many thanks to Dr. Marc Schmidt, my employer and owner of Johnson Ranch Animal Clinic, for his continued support of my endeavors.
Much thanks as well to:
Eileen Gottlieb and Ms. Anema (awesome supporters of offering these programs to their students in Paradise Valley!)
Sun Lakes Animal Clinic,
Riggs Road Veterinary Clinic,
Arizona Animal Wellness Center,
 Priority Pet Hospital ,
1st Regional Animal Hospital,
1st Emergency Pet Care,
Dr. Dean Rice and
Pets Mart Hotel on Cooper and the 60.

Thank you all for your support!
You can see more of my services at the following.
Vetek's CPR Blog:

Thank you!!
Thank you for your continued Support of the Az Pet Professionals! Arizona's Preferred Network of Pet Professionals! From all of us! We work for YOU!

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