Dog & Cat Repair

7520 S. Rural Rd. Ste. A-1
Tempe, AZ 85283


 Suzanne (Suzanne Jerez, C.V.T./Practice Manager)

After years of struggling at various jobs, I decided to go back to school and get my Veterinary Assistants degree from Pima Medical  Institute in 1996. I applied for my extern with Dr. Conti was accepted  and then hired to work at South Point Animal Clinic where I worked with Chris and Dr. Rick.  We moved here with Dr. Conti in 2000. I sat for the State Boards and passed, receiving my Certified Veterinary Technician license in 2000 as well. In 2005 I was offered the Practice Managers Position and gladly accepted and have been the Practice  Manager since.  My husband and I live with 1 boxer, 2 Bully Pitties,   1 Chihuahua and  2 cats.

Chris (Christine Cruess C.V.T.)

Made a life changing decision in 1993 to work at a job that she enjoys doing. She attended and graduated from Pima Medical Institute in 1994 as a Veterinary Assistant, and has been employed by Rural Animal Clinic aka Dog & Cat Repair since.   In 1997 she sat for the State Boards and received her License as  a Certified Veterinary Technician. For the past few years she has become our morning Receptionist.  She and her husband live with an  assortment of Cats and a Cockatiel.

Kristine Mortensen:

Has been with our practice since 2006 as a Veterinary technician. She and her family (Bryan & Lilly) live with 3 Mutts, 3 cats,  2 Tortoises, 2 box turtles, 2 ball pythons, a savannah monitor, 2 spiders, a scorpion, 2 parakeets, 5 chickens and a fish. 

Marvin Jerez:

Marvin is Veterinary assistant and striving to be a Veterinary Technician.  He has been with us for 7 years. Although he doesn't have any pets at his home, where he lives with his fiancé, son and daughter to be... He does have a cat named Iris that lives with his Mom, Suzanne our Office Manage