Get to know our team
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
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. Anthony Correnti, DVM
Dr. Anthony Michael Correnti was born and raised in Medford, MA, and attended the University of Rhode Island, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science. Following this, he moved to Kansas to continue his educational training at Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine, where he obtained his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. After being away from his native area of New England for so long, Dr. Correnti decided to move back to where it all began and officially moved back to Rhode Island and now lives in Wakefield with his dog Autumn, an Australian Cattle Dog mix.
When not working as a veterinarian for the local community, Dr. Correnti enjoys spending time with family and friends, trying new food places, breweries, vineyards (he is kind of a giant foodie), and anything that involves being close to the ocean.
Dr. Cortney Loughran, DVM
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.
I’m committed to managing the daily operations of both hospitals, therefore, allowing the veterinarians to focus on practicing medicine and providing exemplary care for the patients. I pride myself in supporting, guiding, and motivating the amazing support team to furthermore succeed in compassionate care for animals.
I love spending my free time with my son, family, and black lab, Bruin. I enjoy reading books, rock climbing, hiking, walking the beach, traveling, and exploring new places.
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.