Meet Our Team

Amy Hoffman

Amy Hoffman

DVM and 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 apart 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 apart 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 caockateal named Frankie. With her limited free time she enjoys cooking, wine, riding horses and singing.

Heather Knight

Heather Knight

Manager/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.

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Dr. Britton Bradberry

Surgeon

Dr. Britton received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Colorado State University in 2011. He practiced at a small animal hospital in Las Cruces, NM for three years prior to the opening of Advanced Veterinary Care. Dr. Britton is a skilled surgeon, performing procedures ranging from routine spays and neuters to advanced fracture repair and orthopedic surgery such as TTA-2s for cranial cruciate ligament injury, Patellar Groove Replacements, and cupless hip replacements. Dr. Britton receives referrals for his orthopedic surgeries from all over New Mexico, as well as from Arizona, California, and Texas. Dr. Britton treats small animals and exotic pets. In his free time Dr. Britton enjoys practicing mixed martial arts.

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Raven Carranza

CVT

Raven joined the MVAC family in 2017. She received her Veterinary Assistant Certificate from Pima
Medical Institute in 2001 and received her CVT in 2010. Raven has 18 years of veterinary experience in
emergency and general practice. She enjoys making a positive difference in the lives of not only the
animals but their owners too. Raven has 4 dogs: Mister, Avocado, Opie and Pope.

Rebecca

Rebecca Lopez

Vet Tech

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.

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Jennifer Brown

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 of 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 thru out the states.

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Martha Huez

Vet Tech

Martha joined the MVAC family in 2019, but has worked in the veterinary field since 2011. Martha has
finally found a place to call home at MVAC. Martha was born and raised here in Tucson. She has 4
children, as well as 3 dogs: Versace, Asa, and Mavis, 2 cats: Coraline Jones and Doja, and her fish
Blueface. She is dedicated to her job and enjoys every minute of it!

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Mikayla Boyd

Kennel Tech

Mikayla joined the MVAC family in 2019. She will be graduating high school in May with her Veterinary
Assisting Certificate. Mikayla started here doing an internship and continued to volunteer upon
finishing her internship to further her education. She plans to continue to go to school to advance

herself in veterinary medicine.

Melissa

Melissa Garcia

Receptionist

Melissa joined MVAC at the end of 2019 while looking for a career change. She immediately valued the joy animals and their owners bring. As a newer resident to the Vail area, relocating from California, she appreciates getting to know the community.
Melissa's three children attend Vail schools and they are loving exploring the area.
In her free time, Melissa enjoys her dog: Indy, and two cats: Cooper and Cody. Her family loves to go camping, hiking, and shopping.