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Meet the Team at Alamogordo Animal Hospital
At Alamogordo Animal Hospital in Alamogordo, NM, our skilled and dedicated team treats your pets like our own! We are passionate about providing your furry companions with the exceptional veterinary care they deserve, ensuring their well-being at all times.
Alamogordo Animal Hospital
Your dedicated team in Alamogordo, NM
Dr. Catherine Byrnes-Wood
Dr. Byrnes-Wood has been a small animal veterinarian in practice since 1996. She is a Massachusetts native, living in the southwest United States and loving it! Her passion for veterinary medicine is promoting the human-animal bond by providing life-long veterinary care. Dr. Byrnes-Wood enjoys fostering long-term relationships with her clients and helping them give their beloved pets the best life possible. When she is not in the veterinary hospital, she can be found outside in nature, tinkering in her garden, or in the kitchen.
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Nicole is originally from Colorado but migrated to Alamogordo from Oklahoma, where she was previously a veterinary technician and assisted in equine reproduction. Nicole grew up showing horses and is a three-time American Quarter Horse Association Youth World Qualifier. She spent the majority of her 20s breaking, training, and rehabilitating racehorses. In 2015, Nicole had the opportunity to work with a close-knit horse-racing team and run a horse that placed 2nd in the historic All-American Futurity. She joined the team at Alamogordo Animal Hospital in November 2020 to further her knowledge, experience, and expertise in small animal medicine. Nicole loves all four-legged friends, and is her happiest on the farm with her horses or spending time with her big baby of a German Shepherd. Her other hobbies include spending time with friends and family, gardening, writing, and cooking.
Lynda is a New Mexico native. She was born and raised in Las Cruces but decided to relocate to Alamogordo in January 2020. She has a love for animals and a passion for science and medicine that began at a very early age. Lynda has been a veterinary technician for nearly 8 years, and outside of work she enjoys spending quality time with her husband and daughter. Lynda has four furry cats and one loveable pooch at home, and her hobbies include riding her motorcycle, gardening, traveling, and working on crafts and sewing projects.
Selsa moved to Alamogordo from Michigan in March 2021. She has fallen in love with not only the beautiful mountains but also the heat. Selsa’s passion for animals began when she was a young girl and was the neighborhood dog walker. As she got older, she started working in dog boarding kennels and gradually moved on to assist in the veterinary medical field. Selsa has been working as a veterinary technician for nearly 18 years, and she truly cares about all the animals she comes into contact with, big or small. Selsa has a 19-year-old (human) daughter named Nevaeh and two large orange kitties, Miles and Davis. She also has two dogs, Ell and Lola, whom she absolutely adores.
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Danah is originally from Georgia but came to Alamogordo from Germany, where her wife was previously stationed in the Air Force. Danah has a degree in Crime Scene Investigation and previously worked at an animal shelter, where she gained much knowledge and hands-on experience about our furry four-legged friends. Danah would like to continue her education by obtaining a degree in the veterinary medical field and by learning as much as she can from the staff at Alamogordo Animal Hospital. Danah and her wife have two fur babies, a 13-year-old Chihuahua they lovingly refer to as Benzo, and a very spoiled 5-year-old Yorkie named Reese.