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Meet our team

Amy Hoffman

Medical Director, DVM, Owner

Dr. Amy grew up in a dairy farming town in western New York and wanted to be an animal doctor for as long as she can remember. In 2002, she graduated with honors from Ross School of Veterinary Medicine. After completing her clinical training at Cornell University she spent 13 years doing small animal emergency and critical care before coming to Mountain View.

Dr. Amy loves being a part of the Vail Community and has 4 children attending the Vail School District. Purchasing a practice here has fulfilled a life-long dream of being able to care for pets in the town she loves. She enjoys being a part of the growth here in Vail and gets great satisfaction working with Vail SEP students and interns.

Along with her 2 legged kids, she has many with 4. She has 7 cats, 5 dogs, 3 horses, 2 goats, 2 tortoises, chickens, ducks and a cockatiel named Frankie. With her limited free time she enjoys cooking, wine, riding horses and singing.

Dr. Terese Seidel

Terese SEIDEL

DVM

Dr. Terese was born and raised in Tucson. It wasn’t until 7 years after high school graduation that she decided to pursue a degree in veterinary medicine. She received her associate from Pima and then bachelor from University of Arizona. From there she joined the inaugural class at University of Arizona College of Veterinary Medicine graduating in 2023.

During the clinical rotations Dr. Terese was placed at Mountain View for a month and felt she was at home the moment she walked in. The clinic, the staff, and the clients made her feel that this was the only place for her.

Dr. Terese spends her free time with her family to include her cat and two dogs while binge watching tv shows or movies. Her favorite places to visit is Disney and the beach.

Heather Knight

Director, Human Resources, Owner

Heather grew up in the Vail Community and has returned after attending the University of Arizona for Veterinary Science and starting a family of her own. She has worked in the Veterinary Field since she was 16 and has found what makes her heart happy. She partnered with Dr. Amy in purchasing the clinic and is very excited to continuing growing the clinic, getting more involved with our community and helping pets in our town.

In Heather’s free time she enjoys spending time with her family and the great outdoors. Among her family is her two fur babies Champ, a miniature schnauzer and Raven, a black lab.

Julie

Office Manager

Julie joined the MVAC family in 2021, and moved to Vail in 2017 from Canada. With a love for the area and community, Julie has made MVAC her home away from home. Julie is a former teacher and has enjoyed transitioning her skills and abilities to her role as Practice Manager at Mountain View Animal Clinic. In her free time, Julie enjoys spending her time with her husband, Kyle and their two children, visiting new places and exploring new sights in their RV.

Jenny

Reception

Jenny came to MVAC in 2002 after retiring from IBM. Her main goal was to help MVAC grow and become the #1 veterinarian in Vail by providing the best customer care possible. Now with over 40 years of customer service in a variety of fields, she is proud of her contribution to the changes and growth MVAC has accomplished and is excited to continue serving the MVAC clients with Dr. Amy and Heather. When she is not welcoming clients, she loving life, spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren along with her dogs, mules and a variety of farm/ranch animals and hunting throughout the states.

Krystal

Receptionist

Krystal joined MVAC in March of 2023. She is new to the vet field, but has enjoyed learning how to help animals and assist our clients. She and her husband Ramon got married in 2016 and traveled a bit while he was in the military, they then moved back to Vail when he joined the national guard. The two of them share 3 beautiful children: Ava, Ramon III, and Christian and have 2 dogs, Buford and Cane. When she is not in the clinic, Krystal enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and creating new memories with them.

Rebecca

Veterinary Technician

Rebecca joined the MVAC family in 2018. She graduated from the Veterinary Technician program at Pima Community College in 2013 and plans to become certified in the near future. She has a passion for helping pets and their owners. Rebecca shares her home with her husband, Joe, and her 3 dogs: Chubbs, Meeko and Darla. In her free time, she enjoys going to movies and concerts.

Mikayla

Veterinary Technician

Born and raised in Tucson, she has been a part of MVAC since 2019. She graduated from Andrada with her veterinary assisting certificate. She will be continuing her education as a certified veterinary technician and is excited to further her career in the veterinary field. She has two dogs: Dixie and Dutton and enjoys spoiling them and spending time with her friends and family.

Angelina

Veterinary Technician

Angelina joined the MVAC family in 2021. She received her Veterinary Assisting certification from Andrada in 2021 and now is one of our technicians! Angelina was born and raised in Tucson. In her free time, she enjoys making dream catchers and taking her dogs hiking! She has always had great enthusiasm for helping animals since she was a child. Angelina has 5 fur babies: Spot, a heeler, Ivy, a black lab, Tick, a chow mix, Loretto, an orange tabby, and Thumper, a rabbit.

Nevaeh

Veterinary Assistant

Nevaeh recently joined our team in 2022 and has been in the veterinary industry for two years now. She has had such a passion for animals for as long as she can remember. She grew up here in Vail and has many animals of her own. She has two cats: Blossom and Trixie, lots of fish, chickens and a dog named Molly. She is engaged to her high school sweetheart and in their free time they enjoy fishing, family time, watching movies and going to concerts.

Abby

Kennel Technician

Abby joined MVAC in 2023 right out of high school. Prior to graduating Abby became a certified Phlebotomist through the JTED program and is happy to put her skills to work. She plans to continue her education by attending Pima Community College. Abby lives in the Vail area with her family, 2 dogs and 3 cats. Abby spends her free time cooking new recipes and spending time with her family.

Bill

Facilities Manager

Bill came to MVAC in 2021 when he left Eegee’s as their facilities manager for 30 years. He enjoys the change in career and has helped make Mountain View Animal Clinic a better home for our staff, clients and patients. He hopes to continue to grow and improve the clinic as we expand. He enjoys spending time with his family and shares his home with his wife Susan and their cockapoo Maggie.

Group of cats and dogs