Dr. Peggy Purner


Dr. Peggy graduated from UNLV in 1980 and graduated from OSU Veterinary School in 1984. She practiced in a rural mixed animal practice in central California for eight years doing small animal and dairy work. Dr. Purner returned to Nevada and opened Mesquite Veterinary Clinic in March of 1992. Our beginnings were humble, working in a refurbished motorhome providing full service care. As the town grew, so did the business. In 2000 we moved into our present beautiful location. Dr. Peggy enjoys horseback riding, hiking, camping, fishing, and fireworks. She has 2 cats Sugar and Casey, a dog named Sarah a border collie mix and a Thoroughbred/Arab cross horse named Romeo.


Veterinary Technician

Robyn has been at Mesquite Veterinary Clinic since February 2017. She likes the high standard of care MVC has and how the patients are always well looked after. She has 2 pets of her own.


Acting Office Manager/HR/AR/ and Receptionist

Patti is new to the Veterinary world. She has extensive experience in her fields over the last 30 years. She started at Mesquite Veterinary Clinic back in 2020 after her husband moved them to Mesquite to get away from the snow in Utah. They still have family up there and they go up as often as they can. She loves animals. Her family had to say Goodbye to their cat Buddy, after 17years. Now she just loves all the pets that come in to see Dr. Peggy.


Veterinary Assistant

Shaina has been at the clinic since she was in High School. She plans on going to vet school. She is currently working on her Veterinary Technician license. She loves to educate clients on preventative care. She would like them to be proactive with their pets. She spends her time with her dogs and Family every weekend.


Veterinary Assistant

Danna is originally from Kansas. In 2010 she moved to Denver and studied at Bel-Rae Institute in Veterinary Technology. She graduated in 2012. Then moved to Mesquite. Danna joined MVC in April 2015. She enjoys making decals for her car and other art activities. She loves creating crosstitch patterns. Her cat, Chernobyl loves playing with the thread. Danna has a special interest in fish. She dreams to someday work at an aquarium. She spends her spare time drawing lots of cats.


Veterinary Assistant

Brandie is originally from California, she moved to Mesquite in 2004, with her grandparents. When she was a junior and senior in high school, she did ROP, Animal Care 1 & 2. She worked at a veterinary hospital during the summer as a kennel attendant. Brandie joined our team in December 2004 in the kennels, she worked her way up to a veterinary assistant. In 2010 she got married to her husband Rick. They have two son’s named James and Nathan. She has 3 pets of her own, 2 cats, Speedie and River, and a dog named Marshall. That doesn’t stop her from loving to work with all the animals that come through the door. She is very good with them. She enjoys dancing, and spending time with her family and friends. Brandie does a wonderful job calling all of our clients back to check on their pets after surgery or sickness.


Veterinary Assistant

Ben has been working at the clinic since 2021. He worked for us previously for 8yrs., till 2013. He has worked with the VCA in California before coming back to Mesquite. He loves to get his grill and smoker going on the weekend and chowing down on steaks. Ben has recently adopted 2 new pets, Piper and Cookie, after he lost his long time pet Chuy.



Tammy is a native of Montana. She worked for 19 1/2 yrs. at an extended care facility/ nursing home as a receptionist/ C.N.A. She is also a Certified Pharmacy Technician. She has been with MVC since 2004. She recently adopted a new puppy named Shorty. She enjoys camping, fishing, and hunting. She is our pet food specialist at MVC.



Susan has been with the clinic since 2023. She loves chatting with the clients and seeing the cute patients that come through the door every day. She has 2 cats of her own that she dearly loves.



Hana has been at our clinic since 2022. She started out in our boarding facility. When we closed that down we moved her to the back to help with the animals during appointments. Now she is moving to reception. She loves saying hello to all of our clients and their pets. Always with a smile. Out of the clinic she likes to work on cars during her free time. She has a dog named Hachi and a cat named Skye.