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.

 Staci Hancock

Staci has been working as a veterinary technician since 2012. She started with Rural Animal Clinic team in December of 2017. When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her Australian Shepherd; Rocky. and her two horses Joker and Ty. 

 Sarah Greess

 Sarah graduated from Pima Medical Institute in September of 2017, and has been working as a veterinary technician since March of 2017. Her family consists of her human puppy, man child, and 3 Pitbull billygoats. In her free time she enjoys doing her first career choice, cosmetology. She loves the veterinary world because she feels she makes a difference on being the voice for helpless/sick animal.


 Brittany Scherr

  Brittany attended Pima Medical Institute to obtain her Certified Veterinary Assistant education and began working in the field since 2014. She has had a passion for all critters furry, scaled, winged, or slimy since childhood and is continuing her education of Biological Science at Arizona State University. Brittany's companions include her brother (Gregory),  a Chihuahua (Penny Sue), a German Shepard mix (Lilium), two cats (Blondie and Blackie), and a fish tank.

Sydnie Nix

    Sydnie graduated as a Veterinary Assistant in 2016, and is currently attending Mesa Community College to become a certified Veterinary Technician. She joined our team in March 2018. In her free time she enjoys playing with her cat Rascal, and spending time with family.