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Dr. Cherissa Abdul Hamid

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Lubbock, TX & Surrounding Cities

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Service Area: Lubbock, TX & Surrounding Cities
Notice Required: 2 hours
Animals Served: All Dogs, Cats, Small Mammals, & Rabits
Services Offered: At-home pet euthanasia, in-home consults, out-of-hours, & extended travel
City: Lubbock, TX


Dr. Cherissa Abdul Hamid is a compassionate and experienced veterinarian dedicated to providing exceptional care for pets and their families. She earned her DVM degree from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011 after completing her undergraduate studies at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University in 2007. Dr. Abdul's journey in veterinary medicine has led her to explore various facets of the field, including emergency medicine, shelter medicine, general practice, and teaching. With a strong passion for the human-animal bond, Dr. Abdul became certified in this area and received additional training in geriatric and end-of-life care. She recognized the need for expanded access to veterinary services, especially during the pandemic, and started offering telemedicine consultations. This service allows her to reach pet owners who may not have other options, reducing stress for pets that do not travel well or are fearful at clinics and providing practical solutions for those without easy access to a veterinary facility. Dr. Abdul's commitment to compassionate care extends to end-of-life services, as she offers in-home euthanasia. This approach allows families to say goodbye to their beloved pets in the comfort of their own homes, providing a calm and intimate setting during this difficult time. Dr. Cherissa Abdul Hamid's love for people and animals shines through in her dedication to veterinary medicine, making her a trusted and caring choice for pet owners seeking compassionate care for their furry family members.