Your Trusted Veterinary Team in Wakefield, RI

Howard Troob, DVM

Owner and Veterinarian

Dr. Howard Troob graduated in 1979 from Araneta University School of Veterinary Medicine located in the Philippines. As a native of RI and graduate of URI, he returned to Rhode Island and opened South County Veterinary Hospital in 1982. Washington County Veterinary Hospital was opened in 1985. He’s been happily married for 48 years and a proud father of four successful sons. He enjoys coastal living in southern RI with hobbies like pigeon racing, salt water fishing, wood working, & skiing.

Dr. E.J. Otis, VMD

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Otis is our associate veterinarian here at South County Veterinary Hospital. Dr Otis has been practicing for 33 years and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Otis is proud to always be able to stay thorough and compassionate. Dr. Otis loves to go biking, hiking, swimming, and surfing.

Dr. Cortney Loughran
Dr. Cortney Loughran, DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Cortney Loughran is originally from a small town in upstate New York. A 2021 graduate of Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine she is energetic, outgoing and compassionate. Her veterinary interests include surgery and internal medicine. She lives in Richmond with her husband Jon and together they have a French Mastiff named Ludo, a Boxer mix named Annie, Charlie an indoor rabbit and 7 adorable chickens. When she is not at work you can find her spending her free time practicing yoga and enjoying the outdoors.

Sarah Randall

Assistant Practice Manager

Sarah is our assistant practice manager here at South County Veterinary Hospital. She has been in this field for four years and graduated from the University of Rhode Island. Sarah prides herself in treating all patients exactly how she would want her own animal cared for. She has a profound love and compassion for animals. In her free time, Sarah loves to go hiking, kayaking, spending quality time with her dogs, and going on adventures to new places.