Dog & Cat Repair

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


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.



Lorena Flores 


    Lorena graduated from Carrington college in June 2018. She chose this profession because she has love and compassion for all four legged friends.

She has three cats, three dogs and two red sliders turtles . She enjoys going to the park with her dogs, photography and going on camping trips with her family.

Lorena has future plans to go back to school and get her Veterinary Technician certificate.


Beth Simmons

Beth has been working with animals since 2015; working as dog trainer, a volunteer at rescue organizations, and most recently managed a dog daycare facility. She recently chose to begin a career that will help her become a veterinary assistant so that she could continue to learn and round out her animal knowledge skills. In her free time, she enjoys singing, taking road trips, all things Disney, and photography. Her pack includes her boyfriend, Daniel, her husky/lab mix, Kitana, and her dachshund mix, Lillian.