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We’ve taken the Veterinarian’s Oath.

Being admitted to the profession of veterinary medicine, I solemnly swear to use my scientific knowledge and skills for the benefit of society through the protection of animal health and welfare, the prevention and relief of animal suffering, the conservation of animal resources, the promotion of public health, and the advancement of medical knowledge.

I will practice my profession conscientiously, with dignity, and in keeping with the principles of veterinary medical ethics.

I accept as a lifelong obligation the continual improvement of my professional knowledge and competence.

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We work together to put your pet’s health first.

Sharon Brown, DVM, MBA

Sharon Brown, DVM, MBA


Dr. Sharon Brown was born and raised in the beautiful Island of Jamaica with her parents and six siblings. As a child, she developed her love for animals, starting with her grandmother’s pigs. As she matured, she realized that her interest was more geared toward the animal’s health and wellbeing. It was her determination to make caring for animals her life long career.

In 2013 Dr. Brown graduated with honors from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Tuskegee University. After graduation, she moved to Las Vegas to join the Tropicana team. Dr. Brown’s professional interests include soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, dentistry, dermatology, as well as internal medicine.

Dr. Brown is a proud single mom to her two kids Shari and Kaedon. Her philosophy is to always believe in yourself and be determined to work hard for your goals. She firmly believes that her faith in God, family, and her deep-rooted Jamaican heritage made her the strong and dynamic individual she is today. Outside of the office, she enjoys traveling, cooking, exercising, reading, watching TV, and spending time with her cat Kiki.

Derecka Alexander, DVM

Derecka Alexander, DVM


Dr. Alexander is from the Greater New Orleans Area and graduated from Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2018. Shortly after graduation, Dr. Alexander moved to Las Vegas and joined Tropicana Animal Hospital. She also served as a relief doctor for West Charleston Animal Hospital and Inspirada Animal Hospital. Dr. Alexander’s professional interests include ultrasonography, dermatology, and dentistry. Outside of the office, Dr. Alexander enjoys listening to podcasts, going to the gym, and exploring new restaurants.
Airene Caver, DVM

Airene Caver, DVM


Dr. Airene Caver was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, and is the youngest of three siblings. As a child, she began to develop a special bond with animals and vowed to become an advocate for them. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Animal & Poultry Sciences from Tuskegee University. Shortly after, she graduated with a DVM from Tuskegee’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Caver’s special interests include dentistry, endocrine diseases, and exotics. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out and watching movies at home with her 4 dogs and cat.
Elizabeth Bures, DVM

Elizabeth Bures, DVM


Dr. Elizabeth Bures is from Shawnee, Kansas. Growing up with her family dog (Foxy), she began to fall in love with animal medicine and from then, vowed to be a voice for the pet community. Dr. Bures graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelor’s in Biology and a few years later, graduated from Kansas State University School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Bures’s special interests include radiology, surgery, and exotic care. During her free time, she enjoys rock climbing, reading, cross-stitching, and watching Netflix.

Cadence Animal Hospital brings health and harmony to our community's pets.

We are a full-service animal hospital that cares for dogs and cats in southeast Las Vegas.


1190 E. Sunset
Henderson, NV 89011


Mon -Fri: 7am – 6pm
Sat: 8am- 5pm
Sun: 8am- 1pm

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