Our Team

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and staff and learn more about them. Our doctors and staff have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

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Get to know us. Explore our staff biographies and learn about the people who make our facility an excellent choice for your pet care needs.

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Dolores Gutierrez DeHerrera
DVM Medical Director

Hello. I am Dr. Dolores Gutierrez DeHerrera. I have been practicing here in the North Valley for over 15 years, starting at VCA Adobe Animal Hospital in 2004. When VCA Adobe was merged with VCA Town and Country in 2013, I joined the team. 

I am a New Mexico native, born and raised in Springer, NM. Upon graduating from Springer High School, I attended the University of New Mexico for 3 years before being accepted to Colorado State University School of Veterinary Medicine. Upon graduation, I returned to Albuquerque and began my career in small animal practice, focusing on canine and feline patients with the oc...

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Javier Arguello
RVT Hospital Manager

I was born and raised in Albuquerque. Attended CNM and became a licensed veterinary technician in 2009. I started with VCA Adobe after finishing school and then worked at VCA Veterinary Care in the Dental Specialty department. I also worked at VCA Wyoming for 6 years where I was the tech supervisor and assistant hospital manager before coming over to VCA Town and Country.

On my free time I really enjoy playing soccer, watching movies especially superhero and romantic comedies. I am bilingual in Spanish and English. I recently got married and really enjoying the married life. I acquired the cutest little Boston te...

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Our veterinarians are a team of highly trained individuals dedicated to the health and well-being of your pets. Explore our veterinarians' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital an excellent choice for your pet's care.

Veterinarian Support

Our technicians and support team members are all gentle animal lovers who treat your pets with the compassion and respect they deserve. Explore our support team members' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital such a good choice for your pet's care.


The hospital administration team consists of management personnel who oversee all staff members, hospital activities and the facilities. Together, they keep the hospital running smoothly, ensuring quality patient care and excellent client service. From the moment you check in, our administrative staff is here to deliver the best possible experience to you and your pet before, during and after your visit.

Client Services

We are committed to providing the best possible service and our Client Services team loves to exceed pet owner's expectations. Whether it's answering your calls, guiding you and your pet to the exam rooms or checking you in and out quickly, our Client Service representatives and Receptionists are dedicated to providing helpful client and patient support that raises the bar on customer service.

Pet Care Specialists

Just as we emphasize health, we also understand the value of providing a full line of care to our clients, which may include boarding and/or grooming services. Our team of caring and compassionate staff are here to offer your pets exceptional services that keep them feeling and looking their best while you're away.
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Our teams are united in our common purpose of taking care of the future of veterinary medicine.
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