Technicians

  • Amanda Davis
    Technician Supervisor

    Amanda has worked at Dove Mountain Veterinary since opening day in April 2017. Along with her technician duties, she is also one of our technician trainers who provides knowledge and expertise to our new employees. Amanda is a graduate of the veterinary assistant program at Pima Medical Institute and says she continues to learn something new every day. She shares her home with two very fluffy dogs named Boo Boo and Sprocket, and her cat Clarence.

  • Carina Melgarejo
    Certified Veterinary Technician

    Carina was born in California and raised in Tucson, Arizona. She graduated from Pima Community College in 2015 with an Associate’s of Applied Science, then continued on to become a Certified Veterinary Technician. Carina loves working with all kinds of animals, but has a special interest in exotics. She has two snakes: Victoria (Boa), Malfoy (Cornsnake), and a bird named Chacito (Green Cheek Conure). She also has three dogs: Tito (Shih Tzu), Chachi (Maltipoo), and Biggie (Cocker Spaniel Mix). During her time off Carina likes to spend time with her family and spend time outdoors, hiking or having a BBQ.

  • Kassandra Soto
    Veterinary Assistant

    Kassandra was born and raised in Tucson, AZ. Kassandra graduated from Pima Medical Institute last year and couldn't be more ecstatic to start her career in Veterinary Medicine. When Kassandra is not at work she enjoys being outside whether it's grilling, painting or spending time with her German Shepherd, Deluca.

  • Amanda Jo Twiddy
    Veterinary Assistant

    Amanda was raised in South Tucson. She found her passion at a young age; rescuing and bringing home any animal she could. She graduated from Pima Medical Institute in 2016 with an Associates in Applied Science and is working toward becoming a Certified Veterinary Technician. Outside of work, Amanda’s pride is her family. She is the mother to three boys, three dogs, four cats, and a turtle!

  • Angela Delano-Williams
    Veterinary Assistant

    Angela is a born and raised Tucsonan who joined the Dove Mountain team in September 2017. She graduated from Apollo college in 2006 and recently obtained her Associates of Science from Pima Community College. In her free time, she loves spending time with her family which includes her husband, 2 sons, 2 dogs, and 2 cats.

  • Cierra Gonzalez
    Veterinary Assistant

    Cierra was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona. She grew up with a passion for all animals and decided to pursue becoming a Veterinary Technician. Cierra attended Pima Medical Institute to become a Veterinary Assistant. In her free time, Cierra can be found relaxing with her beautiful American Bull mix Caesar and her four chihuahuas (Chino, Lola, Lucy, and Lily).

  • Garrett Notte
    Veterinary Assistant

    Garrett grew up in Northern Idaho, surrounded by the outdoors. He grew up hiking, camping, and always playing outside. Garrett Graduated from the UofA with my Bachelor’s in Veterinary Science last May, 2018.He even went to a high school that focused on veterinary medicine. Garrett shares his home with  two dogs, a Pembroke Welsh Corgi, named Carl, and a Beagle named Fidget, where you can find them at  dog parks and hiking trails in their free time. 

  • Trevor Burns
    Veterinary Assistant

    Trevor was born in Texas, spent his early childhood in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, then moved out to the Southwest in middle school. He went to high school here in Tucson but moved up to Flagstaff at the end of 2011 to attend Northern Arizona University for his undergraduate studies. Majoring in biochemistry at NAU, he plans to eventually work with endangered jungle cat species in South America. Trevor enjoys spending a majority of his free time staying active whether that is rock climbing, hiking, biking, or playing basketball, but also enjoys building computers, online gaming and reading.

  • Emelia Maycher
    Veterinary Assistant

    Emelia is a born and raised Tucson native. She comes from a family full of animal lovers and has experience with many different types of animals due to her background. Since she was raised on a ranch she is no stranger to Arizona critters and has even brought some of the local critters into her home! In 2019 she graduated from the Pima Community College Veterinary Technician program and plans to sit for her boards to receive her certification. Now Emelia enjoys hiking, playing with her two dogs Hella-Bella and Ruka, and playing board games with friends whenever she has time away from the clinic. Her favorite movies include Harry Potter and Spirited Away (plus many more.) She is a proud member of the Raven Claw house and is happy to let you know it with all her endless but useless knowledge!

  • Heather Futa
    Certified Veterinary Technician

    Heather Futa just graduated from the Veterinary Technician  Program and we so proud of her!  For the past 16 years Heather was a Certified Medical Technician and Caregiver for the elderly. Although, it was very rewarding, Heather’s true passion in life is to one day open her own dog rescue. In Heather’s spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband, 3 children both two and four-legged.

  • Kelly Guerrero
    Veterinary Assistant

    Kelly is an  outgoing and friendly person who is always striving to be better in everything she does. Kelly strives to be able  to show her daughter that even as a single mom you can do anything you set your mind to! Kelly loves animals and has grown up around all kinds of species and has had many different kinds of pets growing up and loved caring for each one of them. Kelly is a hard worker, always willing to learn new things,  to continue to better herself and grow in the Veterinary field. 

  • Molly Zamora
    Veterinary Technciain

    Molly was born and raised in Santa Cruz, Ca. Moved to Tucson in 2017 with her fiancé, Preston, and 5 year old daughter ,Stella. Molly has been in the veterinary field for 13 years and helping animals has always been her passion. In her free time, Molly enjoys spending time with family, going on walks with my dog, and doing puzzles. 

  • Leah Peck
    Veterinary Assistant

    Leah was born and raised in Phoenix and recently moved to Tucson. Leah attended West-MEC where she became a veterinary assistant and is currently  working to become a  Certified Veterinary Technician. When Leah is not at work she enjoys being outside and going on adventures with her 4-legged companions!

  • Satoko DeRollo
    Kennel Technician

    Satoko is originally from Osaka, Japan. She graduated from the Animal Behavior College in California in 2017 with her certification as a Veterinary Assistant. Satoko joined our staff in February 2018. When she's not here spending time with our boarding pets, Satoko is at home spending time with her two teenagers, her dog and her rabbit.

  • Miguel Carranza
    Kennel Technician

    Miguel was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona. He has been working with dogs and cats since 2015. He is a student at Pima Community College and plans to become a Certified Veterinary Technician one day. When he's not working at Dove Mountain Veterinary, Miguel enjoys spending time with his family and all of their pets.

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