Meet the Veterinarians of 43rd Avenue Animal Hospital

43rd Avenue Animal Hospital is proud to serve the pets of the Glendale, AZ area.

Our veterinary clinic and animal hospital are locally owned and directed.


Dr. Melinda Striyle

Dr. Striyle grew up in Kansas City KS and knew from the age of five that she wanted to work with animals. She got her first job as a kennel assistant right out of high school and earned her DVM from Kansas State College of Veterinary Medicine.

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Dr. Jess Darmofal

Dr. Darmofal joined our team in 2018. Dr. Jess Darmofal is originally from Mead, Colorado. As a child she always had a passion for animals – she claims it all started with a single pony ride at the fair.

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