Dr. Patricia Mazzolini, DVM


Practice Owner, Dr. Patricia Mazzolini received her veterinary degree from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1996. She did her undergraduate work in biology at the University of New Mexico, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in 1992.

Ever since she was in the third grade, Dr. Mazzolini knew she wanted to be a veterinarian. From that time on, she has pursued eclectic interests in any and all things animal. She is especially interested in how we humans relate to our fellow creatures on this earth.  

Dr. Mazzolini enjoys seeing a wide variety of small animals -- everything from dogs and cats, to goats, sheep, reptiles, ferrets, rabbits and barnyard fowl. She likes getting to know her clients and their pets and developing relationships. She strongly believes in listening, kindness, and a gentle approach.




Dr. Rachel Barnes, DVM

Born and raised in Albuquerque, Dr. Rachel Barnes received her veterinary degree from Colorado State University in 2013. She completed her undergraduate work at the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, where she received her bachelor’s degree in biology in 2009.

Dr. Barnes’ interests include exotic animals (reptiles in particular) and small animal internal medicine. 

Outside of work she enjoys reading, playing tennis, and watching anime.





Dr. Karen Slack, DVM


Dr. Karen Slack graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 1986. Dr. Slack practices small animal medicine and surgery. She has a strong interest in internal medicine.

When she is not busy treating patients, Dr. Slack loves hiking, traveling to new places, and reading.



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