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Chasity Lucero is a hospital manager. She joined the Pusch Ridge Pet Clinic in 2017 as our hospital manager. She splits her time between our hospital and Sahuaro Vista Veterinarian Clinic. She comes to us from the Urgent Care world with extensive experience in marketing, training, and management. She is originally from Colorado and moved to Tucson in 2013. She transitioned to the veterinary world due to her love of animals. She enjoys spending time going to sporting events with her two boys, traveling to Colorado to spend time with her grandmother, and traveling with her husband.
Chasity is responsible for all non-medical aspects, if you have any comments, concerns, or complaints, she would love to hear from you in person, over the phone, or by email.
Kim is a Licensed Veterinary Technician with over 25 years of experience with cats, dogs and birds. She joined Pusch Ridge Pet Clinic in 2007 and works full time as one of the Lead Technicians. In addition to loving all animals, Kimmi is Vegan and makes the best Jalapeno hummus for all the staff. When not working at the clinic, she enjoys spending time with her husband and 6 exotic parrots, one dog and several horses. In her spare time, she loves hiking, photography, writing books and visiting the Tucson Gem Show.
Kelsey is a veterinary assistant. Her calm manner and quiet competence is a comfort to all. She is our computer techie - couldn't get along without her!
Karen is a licensed veterinary technician. Her patience and dedication to her work is admired by all. The picture of the beautiful bullmastif is Mocha, Karen's latest addition.
Phillip is a veterinary technician. He was born in Lubbock Texas, and moved with his family to Tucson in the winter of 1992. He went to Carrington College and acquired a certificate in Veterinary Science. Upon graduating, he joined the Pusch Ridge Pet Clinic team, and has been a great asset. In his spare time, Phillip likes to race his car at autocross and dragstrip events, as well as drawing and photography.
Michelle is a veterinary assistant. She is from England and recently became a U.S. Citizen. She has many skills and her quiet way with animals is a wonderful talent.
Sabrina is a veterinary technician. She started at Pusch Ridge Pet Clinic in 2015. She graduated from Pima Medical Institute with a Veterinary Assistant certificate. She was born and raised in Arizona. She is planning on going back to school to either be in the animal rehabilitation field or work with wildlife/ zoo animals. In her spare time she loves to hang out with family, her 3 dogs, to go hiking, and being outdoors.
Ashlyn is a veterinary technician. She was born and raised in a small town in Upstate New York. Here she attended Ulster County Community College and graduated with an Associates Degree with Honors in Veterinary Technology. While earning her degree she worked at a veterinary office for two years where she was able to learn through hands on experience.
After graduating, Ashlyn relocated to Tucson with her boyfriend Justin in September of 2016. Shortly after, in October of 2016, Ashlyn joined the Pusch Ridge Pet Clinic team where she helps care for your loved ones. She has two young fur babies of her own, Chloe a Maltese mix, and Nismo a chihuahua mix. Growing up with dogs her whole life she quickly developed a love for animals and it has continued to influence her life. She looks forward to growing with Pusch Ridge Pet Clinic and continuing to provide passionate care to you and your pets.
Victoria is a veterinary technician. She was born and raised here in Tucson, and graduated from Pima Medical Institute in May of 2016, where she received a Veterinary Assistant Certificate. She has a passion for animals ever since she can remember. In her free time, Victoria enjoys relaxing with her family, taking long walks with her Rottweiler named Baby, and watching movies with her daughter.
Seneca is a veterinary technician. She moved to Tucson in 2011 from Chinle , Az; a small town on the Navajo Reservation near Four Corners area. She grew up on a small ranch surrounded by various animals. Her being a barrel racer and always around the rodeo, she fell in love with caring for animals. Knowing this is what she wanted to do, she decided to further her education and enroll at Carrington College.
Dennen was born in Michigan, but moved to Cody, Wyoming in 2004. After graduating high school her and her family relocated to Tucson. In 2010 Dennen graduated from Carrington College with a certificate in Veterinary Assisting. She was quickly hired at a small local clinic in Tucson, where she spent 7 rewarding years. Her passion for veterinary medicine and pet advocacy grew, and she developed a love of veterinary surgery. After her doctor retired, Dennen was excited to embark on a new opportunity and proudly joined the Pusch Ridge Pet Clinic's team in June of 2017. Her most favorite thing in life is spending quality time with her son Mason, and boyfriend Nate. She has a full house with her two loving, but crazy kittens Apollo and Artemis, and her two stubborn, but adorable Chihuahua's Bloopers and Anabelle.
Barb is currently working as receptionist she has a tremendous love for animals. In her spare time she enjoys swimming, horse back riding, and most of all spending time with her 3 overly loved rescue dogs, Toby, Ruby and Bella.