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Dr. Fraser established Mentor Animal Hospital as a full-service animal hospital in 1988 and Brightwood Animal Hospital in 1993.  In May 2018 the hospitals became part of the National Veterinary Associates network.  In 2019 he started In-Home Pet Loss to offer veterinarian house calls to pet owners who need to euthanize their pet.  In addition to practicing medicine, Dr. Fraser served on the Pet Education Committee and Practice Management Committee of the Ohio Veterinary Medical Association.  Additionally, he is the Vice President of the Cleveland Academy of Veterinary Medicine, and a member in good standing of the American Veterinary Medical Association.  Dr. Fraser served as a Joint Master of Foxhounds of the Chagrin Valley Hunt from 2012 – 2015.  In that position, he served as the director of hounds and kennel.  He served on the board of directors of OurPet’s Company from 2007 until 2012.  He attends numerous continuing education seminars every year seeking to offer clients’ pets the most current diagnostic and treatment options. 

Dr. Fraser has been a contributing writer to the County Critter Journaland the Weekly Journal  and is author of the petEncyclopedia®.  He has made appearances on the Canine Connection on WTAJ Radio, and morning and afternoon talk shows on WEWS Channel 5 and WJW Channel 8.   

Dr. Fraser received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from The Ohio State University in 1984, after receiving his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from John Carroll University in 1978.

Dr. William Fraser