Celebrating 50 years becomes a pet project for area veterinarian, staff

Dr. J. Thomas Gus oversees operation of University Animal Hospital, which this month celebrated its 50th year.

University Animal Hospital, a Tempe institution, observes half a century in business this year.

The veterinary center, located on Hardy Drivejust south of Broadway, celebrated the occasion May 13 with an open house and party, featuring free tours, raffles, cake, and games for the kids.

The hospital