Certified Veterinary TechnicianPilar Hood
Edith immigrated with her parents to the United States from the Netherlands. After High School she went to work for a state of the art commercial swine company managing several facilities. With encouragement from her employer she earned her college degree at UC Davis in Biochemistry.
After college she went to work for Anheuser Busch. She started as a Packaging Quality Assurance Supervisor then Assistant Plant Microbiologist and Beer Taster. Edith and her husband purchased a small food manufacturing company which brought them to Santa Fe, NM. They expanded the business but Edith began working part time for Ark Veterinary Associates. Learning on the job she found her calling. Edith has worked for our company for over 10 years as a Veterinary Technician. She is one of the most compassionate people you will ever meet. She has a way with people and our patients. Your pet is in good hands with her.
Veterinary AssistantAndrew L
Andrew is one of our veterinary assistants. He is a certified hemodialysis technician with over four years experience in the human health field. He has a great, even-tempered attitude that is very valuable in most situations in a hospital environment. He is very dedicated to our patients and their "people". In his spare time, he enjoys movies and Frisbee Golf.
Veterinary AssistantKrista Trotman
Krista comes to us with extensive experience in the veterinary profession. She has worked in the field several years in the laboratory, surgical assisting, pharmacy and management capacity. We are fortunate to have her with the good humor and the up-beat attitude she brings with her. When she isn't spending all of her spare time with her husband and small boy, she enjoys gardening and taking care of her multitude of animals.