Meet the Team

Meet Our Team at Alma School Animal Hospital

Alma School Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Mesa, AZ. The professional and courteous staff at Alma School Animal Hospital seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients.

We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Alma School Animal Hospital strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Mesa and surrounding areas.

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MEET OUR DOCTORS

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DR. CINDY A. JUNGER

DVM

Graduated Vet School: Washington State University, 1988

Hobbies: Dr. Junger loves her career here at Alma School Animal Hospital; when she is not here with us she enjoys gardening and keeping her vegetable patches well and tidy. When she has extra time on her hands, Dr. Junger loves to cross stitch.

Interesting facts: Dr. Junger grew up with loving parents on an orchard.

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DR. SHEILA CHRISTIAN

DVM

Graduated Vet School: Washington State University, 1989

Hobbies: Dr. Christian loves to ride her horses and read books. She has a large collections of horses and enjoys to spend time with her husband taking care of them. Dr. Christian and her husband have 4 dogs together.

Interesting fact: Dr. Christian was born in Seattle, Washington. Another interesting fact…Dr. Christian has 9 lives and has spent 4 of them in the ER over the years.

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DR. HECTOR E. MCFARQUHAR

DVM

Graduated Vet School: Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine 2017

Hobbies: In his spare time, Dr. Hector loves to spend time with his Fiancée, Heather. Together they like to occasionally hike but more often like to spend time with their furr babies. Currently, he is spending his weekends planning his wedding and making plans to vacation in various exotic destinations.

Interesting fact: Dr. Hector is engaged to a veterinarian and is black belt in Taekwondo.

MEET OUR MANAGER

VICTORIA BRISCOE

HOSPITAL MANAGER

Victoria joined Alma School Animal Hospital in 2019, she grew in our company from starting out as a technician and became what she had dreamed to be in the industry as a Hospital Manager in 2020. She has a giant family of five including a Miniature Australian shepherd, Mane Coon, a tom cat, a Toddler, and her husband. She very much enjoys spending time with getting to know each and every client she can, along with making sure that this happy hospital family is a good team to make sure your animals are taken care of.

MEET OUR CLIENT SUPPORT STAFF

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KENNI

RECEPTIONIST-ASSISTANT

Kenni joined the Alma School Family in 2006, starting as a kennel assistant and swiftly becoming more and more knowledgeable in veterinary care. Kenni now supports many areas of the hospital including patient/client communication, patient care and customer service. We love having her on our team! Kenni has two cats and enjoys things such as Marvel, DC, Harry Potter and the OG Starwars!

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ASHIA

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE

Ashia (like Asia but different, haha!) joined the Alma School Family in March 2019. She is currently going to school and studying to be a veterinary technician. In her spare time, Ashia takes care of her interesting collection of pets. She has a snake, a hedgehog and a kitty cat; soon to be two!

MEET OUR VETERINARY TECHNICIANS

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MARISA

VETERINARY TECHNICIAN

Marisa joined the team in 2011. She started as a kennel assistant and excelled her way to kennel supervisor and then transferred to the surgery team as a technician. Marisa is currently on the path to completing her Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Biological Sciences and aims to become a veterinarian. An interesting but slightly disturbing fact about Marisa… her toes can do the worm!

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ASHLYNN

VETERINARY TECHNICIANS

Ashlynn joined the Alma School Animal Hospital family in 2014 as a kennel assistant; leaving for a short period in 2018 to gain technician experience with other teams, Ashlynn returned to her home hospital in 2019 to share her experience. Ashlynn shares a home with her 2 small puppers, her kitty cat. In Ashlynn’s spare time, she likes to spend time with her family, go shopping and enjoys fine food!

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SANDRA, CVT

VETERINARY TECHNICIAN

Sandra joined our team in March 2019. She has been a Certified Veterinary Technician for the last 10 years. After graduating from Kaplan college in 2009 she immediately started her career in small animal medicine while continuing to pursue higher education. Over the years she has taken on many roles from kennel technician, receptionist, and CVT. She climbed the ladder up to Technician Supervisor and then Hospital Manager. After a change in career path and a 9-month stint working in the emergency room overnight, Sandra came to Alma School Animal Hospital with the goal to get back to her beloved role as a Veterinary Technician in general practice. She loves the relationships she gets to build with pets and their people and looks forward to being a part of their healthcare team. Sandra takes a special interest in palliative and geriatric patient care. She also loves arts and crafts and dancing in the rain with her husband.

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KATE P.

VETERINARY TECHNICIAN

Kate joined the Alma School family in 2015 as a kennel assistant. She transferred to Treatment Technician in 2019 and enjoys seeing our patients. Kate is passionate about veterinary medicine and strives to be an excelling Certified Veterinary Technician under the support and training of our experienced CVTs. Kate has 3 cats, Cookie, Static & Fitbit as well as 2 horses named Stella and Tilly. In her spare time, Kate loves horseback riding and spending time with her sisters at Canyon Lake.

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SABRINA

VETERINARY TECHNICIAN

Sabrina joined the Alma School family in 2016 as a kennel assistant and merged over to the treatment technician team in 2019. She is currently going to school to be a Equine Veterinarian and is a proud member of the Barrett Honorary College at ASU. Sabrina has a cat named Inca, a horse named Renegade and her unexpected baby foal, Tilly. In her spare time, Sabrina enjoys horseback riding and equestrian care; as well as taking trips to the Canyon Lake.

MEET OUR KENNEL ASSISTANTS

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BRETT B.

KENNEL

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SHABAB

KENNEL