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Veterinarians

Dr. Kathy Dobesh

DVM

Dr. Kathy Dobesh is a third-generation veterinarian of Smith Veterinary Hospital. Born and raised in Santa Fe, Kathy graduated from St. Michael's High School and attended New Mexico State University for her undergraduate studies. Kathy received her DVM from Colorado State University in 1990 and returned to Smith Veterinary Hospital that same year.
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Dr. Mike Dobesh

DVM

Dr. Mike Dobesh grew up on a small farm in eastern Nebraska. After high school, he worked on a large cattle ranch in north central Colorado. Thanks to the influence of a few special pets, Mike developed a true fondness for companion animals during veterinary school. He received his DVM from Colorado State University in 1990 and says that he could never imagine doing anything else!
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Dr. Vianey DeAguero

DVM

Dr. Vianey DeAguero is originally from Santa Fe, New Mexico. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from New Mexico State University and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Colorado State University in 2001.
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Dr. Andrea Trujillo

DVM

Andrea Trujillo is from the small town of Las Vegas, NM. It became clear what she wanted to do with her life when she used her doctor's kit on her stuffed animals rather than her dolls. At age nine, her allergy and asthma specialist told her she could not be a veterinarian because of severe allergies to all animals. Many years, allergy injections, and inhalers later, she graduated from Colorado State University as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2003.
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Dr. Amy Land

DVM

Dr. Amy Land is originally from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, but has made Santa Fe her home since starting her veterinary career with Smith Veterinary Hospital in 2005.  She has been part of this professional family ever since.  She obtained a Bachelor's degree in Speech and Communications from Northwestern University.
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Dr. Julie Breer

DVM

Dr. Julie Breer was born in New England and knew she wanted to be a veterinarian starting at a very young age. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Vermont and continued her education studying for a year in the South of France at the University of Nice.
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Dr. Adria Yeager

DVM

Dr. Adria Yeager grew up on a small dairy farm in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. She was home-schooled through high school and received her bachelor's degree from Washington State University where she majored in animal science with a minor in microbiology. She stayed on at WSU and completed her doctor of veterinary medicine degree in 2009.
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Dr. Bridget Lyman

DVM

Dr. Bridget Lyman grew up in Colorado Springs, Colorado and learned to love animals at an early age. Particular favorites included the black bears that ambled through the neighborhood and the family's beloved Newfoundland dog. She studied Biology and Chemistry at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Indiana, and then spent a few years doing research in North Carolina. Bridget graduated from North Carolina State University's veterinary school in 2014.
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Dr. Diego Sanchez

DVM

Dr. Diego Sanchez was born and raised in Nambe, NM. He grew up on his family's dairy farm, Rancho Las Lagunas, where he developed a passion for the human-animal bond and experienced first hand, the benefits that animals bring to all aspects of human life. Growing up, Diego was active in animal husbandry through 4-H.
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Dr. Lauren Martinson

DVM

Dr. Lauren Martinson grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico. At an early age, she learned to love all animals, especially her family's Golden Retrievers. It wasn't until she adopted several cats (or rather, they adopted her) in college when she became particularly interested in feline medicine.
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Dr. Jennifer Garcia

DVM

Dr. Jennifer Garcia is originally from Albuquerque, NM. She graduated from UNM, majoring in Biology and minoring in Psychology. While working at a small animal clinic during undergrad, she quickly found her passion for veterinary medicine and loved the variety each day would bring. She decided to visit the Pacific Northwest where she earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University in 2015.
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Dr. Karen Avila

DVM

Dr. Avila was born in Socorro, New Mexico and spent most of her childhood on a small family farm where her love of animals first took root. When she was 8 years old, her family moved overseas to the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific, where she had the opportunity to explore the ocean’s rich biodiversity.
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Dr. Katie Higgins

DVM

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Dr. Jillian Dougherty

DVM

Dr. Jillian Dougherty joined Smith Veterinary Hospital in April 2020 after over a decade in private practice and several years in Emergency Medicine, with both a small animal and equine emphasis.
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Dr. Adrianna Alire

DVM

Dr. Adriana Alire grew up in the tiny town of Tatum, NM on a ranch where she was always surrounded by animals of all sizes.
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Contact Us

Smith Veterinary Hospital

Location

600 Alta Vista St. Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505

Clinic Hours

Monday-Friday: Clinic Hours | 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Urgent Care | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Saturday: Clinic Hours | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Urgent Care | 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Sunday: Urgent Care Only | 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM