Learn Why Carrie Became A Vet!
The short answer is… I was a small town girl with a big dream motivated by my own medical adversity. The longer answer begins when I was 2 years old and my hair suddenly started to fall out. My parents ought medical opinions from many pediatric specialists. All the specialists had the same diagnosis — alopecia
Hair loss magnified the usual childhood trials and tribulations. Even with a wig, I felt I didn’t fit in with the other children. Each day, I looked forward to returning home to my refuge and being enveloped in the loving warmth of my parents and my many pets.
The faithful accepting companionship of those pets sustained me through childhood and also motivated me to dedicate my life’s work to healing animals. In 2008, I completed my Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree (DVM) and have been gratefully practicing small animal medicine and surgery since then.
Carrie attended IUP, earning her BS in Biology with a double minor in Chemistry and Biochemistry. She attended Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine where she earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. Carrie has practiced small animal medicine and surgery for nearly 11 years. She has attended a variety of advanced training courses in Dental Surgery, Fear Free Certification, Soft Tissue Surgery in the Feline and Canine, as well as Orthopedic Surgical training.
My commitment to you and your pet is to deliver compassionate veterinary care and to create a loving and caring judgment-free zone for your well being.
Carrie Vigeant D.V.M.
Perhaps this is the moment for which you were created.