Ruidoso Animal Clinic Staff


Cynthia T., Office Manager. Cynthia is originally from Dallas, Texas. She attended Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado, and then moved to Lincoln County, NM in 1980. Cynthia has been at the Ruidoso Animal Clinic since the summer of 2004. She lives with her husband, Gordon. Her current very large pet is Henry, her mule.

Carrie W., Client Relations Specialist. Carrie was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She has been coming to Ruidoso for over 20 years. When her husband retired from NASA, they moved here. She previously worked at an animal clinic in Texas and she is very happy to now be part of the Ruidoso Animal Clinic. She loves reading, sewing, gardening and bird watching. She feels like she has found her new home here in Ruidoso.

Kristian F., Client Relation Specialist and Veterinary Assistant. Kristian was born and raised in Kerrville, Texas. She has been in the veterinary field for 6 years and plans to continue her education with the goal of becoming registered and licensed in New Mexico. Kristian has two beautiful children, a wonder husband and two energetic dogs. Her hobbies are hiking, riding horses, reading and family time.

Gabriella B., Client Relations Specialist. Gabriella was born in Tularosa and raised in Ruidoso, New Mexico. She is finishing her home schooling and plans to continue her education. Her goal is to become a veterinary technician. Gabriella has one beautiful daughter, Kylee. She also has two horses, two dogs and one cat. Her hobbies include pending time with her family and barrel racing with her horses.

Evette N., Client Relations Specialist. Evette was born and raised to age 11 years in El Paso, Texas when she moved to Hobbs, New Mexico with her family. She worked in a veterinary hospital in Hobbs until moving to Ruidoso in 2015. Evette is bilingual (English and Spanish). She is a great asset to our practice. Evette enjoys reading and spending time with her husband, two children, Tay and Trezure, and her Chihuahua, Scrappy.

Diana V., Veterinary Assistant. Diana has been our bilingual Receptionist since September 2013. She moved from Mexico to Ruidoso when she was 11 yrs old and graduated from Ruidoso High School in 2011. After graduation, she attended New Mexico State University. Diana has Candy, a 3yr old white miniature Poodle. She loves drawing, painting, acting and hiking. Diana hopes to return to college and help provide for her family.

Roxanne L., Veterinary Assistant. Roxanne grew up in Navajo Nation in Gallup, NM. She attended NMSU and obtained a BS in Animal Science in 2008 and a Master's Degree in Domestic Animal Biology in 2010. Her long term goals are to obtain her veterinary technician degree and eventually go to veterinary school to get her DVM degree. Roxanne has a young daughter, and one dog, MJ. Her hobbies include: reading and visiting family.

Deedee S., Veterinary Assistant. Deedee began work at the Ruidoso Animal Clinic in July 2013. Deedee grew up in Arizona and attended Scottsdale Community College where she met her husband of 25 years. She worked at the Emergency Animal Care Clinic, Animal Medical Center and Val Vista Animal Hospital in Arizona. After moving to Ruidoso in 1999, she and her husband adopted two amazing sons in 2003. Her pets include four dogs and a cat named Sport. Deedee loves animals, showing in agility classes, skiing, and watching her sons play baseball. She plans to continue enjoying life, family and friends and help people and animals when possible.

Kristen K., Veterinary and Kennel Assistant. Kristen began as a volunteer at the Ruidoso Animal Clinic when she was in middle school and was hired as a part-time worker in 2011. She was born in Windfield, Kansas, but was raised in Ruidoso. She is home schooled and her hobbies include spending time with friends and family, photography and performing as a dancer with the Ruidoso Dance Ensemble. When she graduates high school in 2014 she plans to attend ENMU-Ruidoso and study biology to further her education and train to care for animals.

Montana P., Veterinary Assistant. Montana grew up in San Patricio, New Mexico and graduated from Hondo Valley High School. She attended The Animal Behavior College and received her Veterinary Assistance Certificate. She enjoys training horses, lifting weights and playing sports with friends. She currently has two dogs, five horses and many chickens. Montana plans to continue education and obtain her Veterinary Technician Degree.

Oscar M., Kennel Assistant. Oscar started at Ruidoso Animal Clinic as a Kennel Assistant in April 2013. His family immigrated to California from Atengo/Jalisco, Mexico. Oscar was born in California but moved with his family to Ruidoso over 18 years ago. He graduated from Ruidoso High School in 2011. Oscar has Osa, his Rottweiler and Alaska and Mach who are Bulldogs. Oscar enjoys hiking in the mountains, gardening, drawing, horseback riding and remodeling houses. Oscar hopes to own his own ranch someday and raise animals.

Alex C., Kennel Assistant. Alex started volunteering at Ruidoso Animal Clinic in 2012, and was hired as a part-time employee in 2014. She was born and raised in Ruidoso. Her pets include two horses, five dogs and two cats. Alex is currently in high school and upon graduation, plan on joining the military and become a Military Working Dog Training program.

Katelyn F., Client Relations Specialist and Kennel Assistant is a recent graduate of Ruidoso High School. She has always loved working with animals and has two horses and nine chickens. Katie plans to pursue a career in veterinary technology with small and large animals. She has been accepted at San Juan College in Farmington, NM to study for Veterinary Technician credentials. Katie enjoys performing in rodeos with friends running barrels and poles and roping.