Genell McCormick, DVM

Genell McCormick, DVM

VETERINARIAN

Educations & Trainings

St. George’s School of Veterinary Medicine St. George’s, Grenada, West Indies 2007

Washington State University, BS in Neuroscience 2003

University of Arizona, BS in Agriculture with Dual Major in Animal Science, Industry and Veterinary Science, 2001

Professional Memberships

USDA, AVMA, AZVMA

Dr. Genell McCormick

Dr. Genell McCormick graduated from St. George’s University in Grenada in 2007. She is an Arizona native and has been practicing in small animal clinics around the valley since graduation. She received undergraduate degrees from the University of Arizona and Washington State University before attending vet school. Dr. McCormick is currently at a local no-kill shelter and a veterinary consultant firm. Her interests include client education, helping owners manage their geriatric pets and improving pet’s overall quality of life.

Dr. McCormick loves to spend time with her boyfriend, their dogs, and cats. Her personal interests outside of veterinary medicine include home improvements, music, baseball, traveling, experiencing new things, learning, and reading.

Recent Articles

Aspiration Pneumonia in Dogs
Aspiration Pneumonia in Dogs
What Is Aspiration Pneumonia in Dogs?Aspiration pneumonia is an inflammation of the lungs caused by an inhaled material such as food, regurgitation, or vomit.  This condition usually happens when there is an underlying problem with the normal reflexes of swallowing and pushing material down the esophagus. In aspiration pneumonia, food makes its way into the airways and is inhaled into the lungs....
Megaesophagus in Cats
Megaesophagus in Cats
What Is Megaesophagus in Cats?The esophagus is a muscular tube that connects the throat (pharynx) to the stomach. In cats, most of the esophagus is smooth muscle. However, the last third of the esophagus is made up of striated muscle—the same muscle type found in the arms and legs. These muscles contain nerves that communicate to the brain and send a response back to the muscle telling it to...
Happy Tail Syndrome in Dogs
Happy Tail Syndrome in Dogs
The following content may contain Chewy links. PetMD is operated by Chewy.  What Is Happy Tail Syndrome in Dogs?Happy tail syndrome is a condition where dogs cause damage to the tip of their tails from striking surfaces. Many times, this condition occurs when they are wagging their tail, which is why it’s coined happy tail syndrome. This condition is anything but happy for dogs and pet...
Masticatory Myositis in Dogs
Masticatory Myositis in Dogs
What Is Masticatory Myositis in Dogs?Masticatory Muscle Myositis (MMM), or eosinophilic myositis, is an autoimmune disease where the body attacks the muscles of the head and jaw required for chewing (or mastication). Myositis means muscle inflammation (swelling). This disease attacks the special fibers found only in the muscle of the head and jaw, and this extremely painful condition inflames...