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, Client Care Coordinator & Social Media Director

Cesar is a success. He is a native New Mexican that grew up with 5 horses, I donkey, 1 pony, 1 cat, 2 dogs, a Chow Chow and a Blue Heeler. He Graduate from V. Sue Cleveland in 2016 and strives to be a Financial Investor/ Entrepreneur, All his free time goes to his Investment portfolio. Cesar plans to run for President of The United States in 2036 when he is 38. He plans to be a Business Tycoon by the age of 26 with hard work and determination. His plan entails time but within time comes success. He currently lives in Los Lunas with his Boxer Nala and is Quietly planning his plan to Financial Freedom.


Cindy Stanfield, Client Care Coordinator

cindy-photo1-225x300Cindy will greet you when you arrive at Academy and coordinate your pets care. She strives to make you and your pet’s visit as efficient and comfortable as possible. She was born and raised in Eau Claire, Wisconsin on a hobby farm with many, many farm and domestic animals. She studied Business Management at District One Technical Institute. She then worked for over 30 years in the banking industry followed by a career in county and state government. Cindy lived in Sarasota and Tampa, Florida for three and 10 years respectively. Then she, her husband, Don, and daughter, Caitlin, relocated to the Los Lunas, NE Mexico area in 1995. She has recently moved to Albuquerque, NM where she now lives with 4 Bassest Hounds, 1 Persian cat, and 1 ferret.


Marisol Maez, Registered Veterinary Technician

mariMarisol is a Registered Veterinary Technician from Alb, NM. She enjoys all animals big and small, and strives to make every experience a comfortable one. She has 3 dogs, 1 cat, and 1 tarantula which she’s had since 2004.


Jordan Griego, Veterinary Assistant


Jordan recently graduated from Pima with a veterinary assistant certificate. She enjoys working with animals and hopes one day to expand her knowledge for animals. Jordan has 3 cats named Claus, Oreo and Lilly.


Logan Cross, Veterinary Assistant


Logan has been a part of our team for several years. She is a Veterinary Assistant. She has 4 dogs, 3 horses, 2 birds, 2 turtles, 2 pigs, and 1 green iguana. She is an up and coming musician and plays guitar. She is studying to be a Forensic Entamologist at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. She would like to visit France and move to Los Angeles someday. Her favorite creature is her 1 1/2 year old Golden Retriever, Marvin MacGyver Mc’Lovin’ Kratos Cross.


Jazmin Silva, Veterinary Assistant


Jazmin is a certified Veterinary Assistant She always strives to not only make you feel welcome, but also makes your fury friend feel like one of her own. She has 1 ferret (Loki), 1 dog (Oreo), and 3 cats (Waffles, Bagheera, and Kehlani). Jazmin has always had a passion for animals since the age of 7 and is planning on furthering her career in the veterinary world.


Mercedes Lopez, Veterinary Assistant


Mercedes recently completed training at PIMA Institute as a Veterinary Assistant and plans to become a Registered Veterinary Technician. Her childhood dream was to become a famous singer. Her current dream is to swim and study sharks. Mercedes has three dogs (Max, Odin and Loca) and one Ferret (Sammy).


Brittany James, Veterinary Assistant


Brittany recently graduated from PIMA Institute as a Veterinary Assistant. She plans to pursue her Registered Veterinary Technician license. Brittany has always wanted to work with animals and began visiting her neighbor’s small farm at three years old. Brittany has six dogs, two rabbits and two lizards. She LOVES animals!!! In her free time she enjoys playing volley ball.