Our Team

Cedarwood Veterinary Clinic’s experienced support staff of Client Care Specialists, Certified Veterinary Technicians, Animal Health Technicians, and Animal Care Assistants strive to provide personalized, compassionate care for our patients and clients alike.

Hospital Manager Kat at Cedarwood Veterinary Clinic

Devon
Hospital Manager

Born and raised in New Mexico, Devon came to us from a veterinary clinic in Albuquerque and has a passion for animals and their owners. Though she has worked in a variety of positions through her career, Devon is constantly drawn back to fields involving animals. She currently owns a Pomeranian mix named Pippin, a Beagle mix named Tattersail, and a Domestic Medium Hair named Toothless. When not at the clinic, she enjoys spending time with her husband and family, reading, and practicing aerial acrobatics. Devon is thrilled to be included in the Cedarwood family and to help their clients and furry companions.

Client Service Representatives

Astrid

Astrid at Santa Fe Animal Clinic

Astrid was born in Namibia, Africa and raised in Brussels, Belguim. After majoring in Art History, she worked with the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna, Austria for 14 years where she met her husband and moved with him to the US. Astrid has worked at Cedarwood since 2010. She lives with 5 dogs, 2 cats, and frequently fosters dogs for a rescue group. The husband doesn't mind!

Dayna

Dayna at Santa Fe Animal Clinic

Dayna grew up in Santa Fe after spending about 13 years living in Albuquerque, she returned to her home town. Dayna has roughly fourteen years of experience in the small animal medical field as well as having completed all classes for her Associates degree of Veterinary Technology. During her time in the field Dayna has assisted in all areas of a veterinary clinic/hospital. Dayna absolutely feels that working in the animal care field is her calling in life. Dayna enjoys volunteering for the Animal Human Association, as well as for Equality NM, and is a former board member of S.O.S. and Fine Arts for Children Inc.

Katy

Katy at Santa Fe Animal Clinic

Katy grew up on a small ranch in Queen Creek, Arizona where her family raised ostriches. She helped with their various other pets including; rabbits, ferrets, turtles, lizards, geese, and of course cats and dogs. At a young age she knew she wanted to work in the animal field, and has dedicated most of her adult life to fulfilling that dream. Coming to us from another veterinary clinic, Katy has been with Cedarwood since July 2017 and loves helping patients and their pet parents. When not at the clinic, Katy enjoys cuddling up with her fur babies at home, as well as making time for friends and family.

Veterinary Technicians and Assistants

Katherine - Technical Supervisor

Team member Katherine at Cedarwood Veterinary ClinicAs a young woman Kat dreamed of being a veterinary technician. Fainting at the site of blood kept her from pursuing that dream initially. Many years and life experiences later, no longer fainting, she decided to pursue that dream of being a veterinary technician and has worked as a technician since 2011. Kat is passionate about helping the patients of Cedarwood.

When not at the clinic, Kat enjoys hiking, camping, exploring and working on her home which she shares with 2 spoiled dogs and 1 bad cat.

Becky

Team member Becky at Cedarwood Veterinary ClinicBecky was born and raised up on a farm and ranch in Oklahoma.  She moved to Santa Fe in 2005 when she began work at Cedarwood. Her favorite past time is her job working with pets.

TJ

Team member TJ at Cedarwood Veterinary ClinicTJ Lee brings many years of talent to Cedarwood.  She has worked over 20 years as a veterinary technician, including 14 years in emergency medicine.  Before moving to the veterinary field, TJ worked as s a certified nursing assistant.  It was her life long love of animals that made her decide to pursue nursing in the veterinary field.  TJ says it makes heart happy when an animal can be saved and/or healed and enjoys seeing the owners satisfied.

When she is not helping the much loved animals, TJ enjoys basket weaving, cooking and silversmithing.

Michelle

Michelle at Cedarwood Veterinary ClinicMichelle has always had a passion and love for animals. It wasn't until one day her own beloved pet became sick, that she wanted to pursue a career in animal healthcare. Michelle lives at home with her husband, their daughter, their gentle giant and grumpy cat. In her spare time, Michelle enjoys crocheting and scrapbooking.