Our Team of Veterinarians, Technicians, Assistants and Office Personnel

We have a very friendly and knowledgeable staff here at Academy Pet Hospital. We are here to make your visit as easy and comfortable as possible. Our goal at Academy Pet Hospital is to educate pet owners about caring for their pets and advocate for our patients health and quality of life.

Cesar Trujillo-Kirk, Practice Manager

Our Practice Manger (Cesar) at Academy Pet Hospital strives every day to improve the lives of our Clients and Patients threw positive communication and action. He currently lives in Albuquerque, NM with his Boxer/Companion Nala. Cesar graduated from V. Sue Cleveland in 2016 and attends continuing education courses regularly for the benefit of self-improvement. He is currently working towards becoming a successful Business Tycoon/Financial Investor by his mid-20’s. In his free time Cesar focuses on his Portfolio and Education for a successful Future. He works close with Dr. Harris and Academy Pet Hospital staff to give the most value to our clients.


Elvides Nez, Client Care Coordinator

Elvides is our Client Care Coordinator. In addition to this, he is also a ballroom dance instructor with the Avant Garden Ballroom Academy. This is something he has been doing for 3 years. He hopes to one day participate in dance competitions. He takes care of his lovable Pitbull, Zazoo, whom Elvides treats like his own son. It’s important for him to provide the same care and attention for clients, pets as he would his own because he knows how meaningful the relationship can be between owners and their pets.


Marisol Maez, Registered Veterinary Technician

Marisol is a Registered Veterinary Technician from Albuquerque, New Mexico. She enjoys all animals – big and small and strives to make every experience a comfortable one. She has three dogs, one cat and one tarantula (which she’s had since 2004).


Kailee Rivas, Veterinary Assistant

Kailee is a driven and caring individual towards both people and animals. She is currently working towards her certificate as a Veterinary Technician and enjoys every minute of it. Her free time is spent playing with her two dogs (Nina and Fezzik), cat (Ophelia), and three rats (Newt, Dill, and Moose). Kailee is excited to start her career in the veterinary world and looks forward to learning more about a wide variety of animals.


Jazmin Silva, Veterinary Assistant

Jazmin is a Certified Veterinary Assistant. She always strives to not only make you feel welcome, but also makes your furry friend feel like one of her own. She has one Ferret (Loki), one dog (Oreo), and three cats (Waffles, Bagheera, and Kehlani). Jazmin has always had a passion for animals since the age of seven and is planning on furthering her career in the veterinary world.


Jordan Griego, Veterinary Assistant

Jordan has been a Veterinary Assistant since 2017. She is currently going back to school to get her Veterinary Technician License. She strives to do her best each day in the animal medicine field. She has two cats (Oreo and Klaus) and a new puppy (Asta). Jordan looks forward to meeting new people and animals. One day she hopes to help endangered animals.


Logan Cross, Veterinary Assistant

Logan has been a part of our team for several years. She is a Veterinary Assistant. Logan has four dogs, three horses, two birds and two rats. She is studying biology at the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. Her favorite creature is her golden retriever Marvin MaeGyver Mc’Lorin Kratos Cross.