Our animal hospital vets in Mesa

Our Veterinarians

Brown Road Animal Clinic offers a variety of veterinary services for dogs and cats. Dr. Jack Adkins his associate Dr.Crisler are available by appointment to evaluate and treat your pet. We are located on the southwest corner of Higley and Brown in Mesa.

Dr. Jack Adkins in Mesa

Jack Adkins
D.V.M., Diplomate A.B.V.P.

Dr. Adkins received his undergraduate degree in Animal Science from the University of Nebraska and his doctorate degree in veterinary medicine from Kansas State University. He practiced in New York City for two years, completing an internship at the Animal Medical Center, Caspary Research Institute. He has been the co-owner of the Mesa Veterinary Hospital, Sun Lakes Animal Clinic and Adobe Animal Hospital in Scottsdale. He established Brown Road Animal Clinic in 1987.

Dr. Adkins has served the veterinary community as an Area Director for the American Animal Hospital Association, Vice President of the State Veterinary Medical Association, and President of the Arizona Academy of Veterinary Practice. He became a diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in 1996 and has been recertified via a peer review process. He has conducted numerous first-aid classes and has given lectures at the state and national veterinary meetings on tick borne diseases, specifically Ehrlichiosis (Tick Fever).

In his spare time away from the practice, Dr. Adkins has participated in multiple 10Ks, marathons, and triathlons, as well as the Tour de Tucson and Tour de Phoenix bike rides.

Dr. Crisler,

Dr. Crisler was born in Charleston S.C. and spent his childhood growing up in Augusta, GA when his family moved to Chester, S.C.. He Attended Chester High School graduating with honors and 4th in his class. Dr. Crisler was accepted to Clemson University and entered their Animal Science program. As a junior he was accepted into the University of Georgia College of Veterinary medicine. He obtained his D.V.M degree and went home to open a mix animal practice that developed into a very large dairy practice.

Dr. Crisler then moved on to the Ashland City Veterinarian Clinic in Ashland City Tennessee. This is where he met his wife Tisha and then moved to Tempe, AZ to work at a private small animal practice for 21 years while raising 2 daughters with his wife. Looking for a change, he joined the Brown Road Animal Clinic in Mesa, Arizona.

Dr. Crisler also served the veterinary community by serving on the Arizona State Veterinary Medical Examining Board as a member of the investigation Committee and was moved to the Licensing Board on which he served 2 terms and was chairman for 4 years.

Dr. Crislers interests are internal medicine and Clinical Pathology.

Dr. Crisler enjoys time with his family as well as gardening, his aquarium, reading and woodworking.