Meet Our Team

Animal Hospital & Clinic of Arlington


Dr. Melad Whaba

Dr. Melad Whaba graduated in 2003 and got his Bachelor degree of Veterinary medicine from  Cairo University , college of Veterinary Medicine in Egypt  and received a post graduate diploma in Food Microbiology. Dr. Whaba  has been practicing in Europe for 3 years then moved to the USA and graduated from the American Veterinary Medical Association through the ECFVG program in order to practice Veterinary medicine in USA ,while he was preparing to get his license ,he joined well known practice in DFW area as an extern to master his small animal medical background . He had  been with Banfield Pet Hospital since 2015 and was the chief of staff before he decide to start his own practice . he is passionate about small animal medicine with an emphasis in emergency and soft tissue surgeries. He is married with two boys, two girls and a beautiful orange cat named Peaches.



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Dr. B

Dr. Kevin Buchanan or “Dr. B” as friends and clients know him, graduated from Oklahoma State University in 1988 with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Shortly thereafter he began his veterinary career in a mixed animal practice in Stephenville, Texas. He then opened his own mixed animal practice in Lipan, Texas where he worked from 1989 until early 2000.

In February of 2000 he built and opened a new small animal hospital in Weatherford where he practiced until he sold in 2015. AHCA has been fortunate to have Dr. B since 2016, he provides veterinary surgical and care services every Wednesday and serves as relief vet as needed.

Dr. B and his high school sweetheart Cheli have been married since 1982. He and his wife have a son, named Colton. They share their home with multiple rescues including 7 dogs, 1 indoor cat, 3 barn cats and 2 horses. They are both founding members of the Kowboy Krewe Foundation which is a group that was formed to help and support others in unexpected times of need.

They completely restored their vintage 1962 streamline aluminum camper “Duchess” and enjoy camping and spending time together lounging with their fur babies. Dr. B’s other hobbies include riding his motorcycle, and golfing.



Jake

The “Jake of all trades” since 2003. He is one of the two lead technicians supervising staff and assisting the Veterinarians with examinations and surgeries. He and his wife have 2 children and 2 cats. They stay busy with sports and enjoy having family fun tog


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Janay

She has been an employee of the clinic since 2016. Her responsibilities include assistance with examinations and surgery, lab processing, as well as maintaining the kennels. Janay has been a longtime volunteer and fosters many pets waiting for their “fur-ever” home with Trinity GAP Rescue. Animals of all shapes and sizes are her passion. She enjoys spending time with her 2 dogs and 1 cat.

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Office Hours

By Appointment Only

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed