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Jim Gearhart, DVM, Owner

Years in Practice: 42
Education: Texas A&M

Dr. Gearhart was born and raised here in the lower valley of El Paso. He graduated from Ramona Grade School, Ysleta High School and Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology degree in 1970 and with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1973. He has enjoyed the practice of veterinary care for all the furry family members of our clients for the last 39 years. He has two cats named Beamer and Fuzzball. His family and our pets is his greatest pleasure.


Bryan Meyer, DVM
Years in Practice: 4
Education: Kansas State University

Dr. Bryan Meyer was born and raised in Wichita, KS. He attended Kansas State University where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science & Industry in 2008 and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2012. He and his wife Michelle (also a veterinarian) moved to El Paso in 2014 in order for her to pursue a Board Certification in Veterinary Surgery. His four-legged family includes 3 dogs (Lacey, Fonzie, and Monty) and 4 geckos (Ned, Olive, Lola, and Isabelle). His passions include Exotic Animal Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Soft Tissue Surgery. In his free-time, he enjoys hiking, snowboarding, water-skiing, and lounging around with family and friends. He is an easy-going, fun-loving doctor and looks forward to servicing the El Paso community.


Kit Cat, Office Security
Years in Practice: 3
Education: Adobe Animal Hospital

Kit Cat was born in El Paso, Texas. She has been part of the Adobe Animal Hospital team for 3 years. She enjoys spending her time lounging around and snacking on her food throughout the day. She enjoys meeting new people and getting to know the patients. Kit Cat has a great personality and offers the staff and clients lots of love and emotional support. She has hopes of continuing to remain here with the staff at Adobe and looks forward to meeting you and your pets very soon.

Russ Bristow

Years in Practice: 23


Lucille Serna
Years in Practice: 4

Lucille was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. She graduated from Montwood High School. She loves being around animals and helping to make them better. Lucille has three dogs named Roxanne, Bella, Poopie and one cat named Kitty.

Crystal.jpgCrystal Collins

Years in Practice: 3

Crystal was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. She graduated from Hanks High School. She has always had a love for animals and has a pitbull named Snow. She enjoy spending time with her son and family, as well as friends.


Britt Taylor
Years in Practice: 6 years

Britt Taylor is cross trained for reception as well as veterinary technician here at Adobe Animal Hospital. She is from Darmstadt, Germany. She is bilingual and speaks fluent German as well as English. She has lived in the states since 2010. Britt has two dogs, Lani and Avido. She enjoys spending her free time at the stables riding and training her 3 horses. She looks forward to helping you with all your pet needs.

fred-576x1024.jpgFred Nunez

Years in Practice: 11

Fred was born in El Paso ,Texas. He graduated from Austin High School. He has five dogs Rhino, Knuckles, Ferdinand and Pooka (the rescue kids) and Marla the Queen. He enjoys spending time with his better half (also in the vet field, at another clinic) and the rest of his family ,Samantha, Carlos, and little Eddie. He enjoys all aspects of the veterinary field and is here to assist you in caring for your furry, scaled and feathered kids.

duron-225x300.jpgPaola Duron

Years in Practice: 9

Paola was born in Delicias, Chih, Mexico. Graduated from PIMA Medical in Albuquerque, NM in 2005 with Veterinary Assistant Certification. She has been a dedicated and compassionate Vet tech for 8 years. She has 2 pets, a Pitbull/Labrador mix named Camille, and a fat happy cat named Shay who once was a feral. She is proud to be part of the Adobe Animal Hospital staff in providing the best care for your pets.

josh.jpgJosh Bailey

Years in Practice: 1

Josh Bailey was born in El Paso Texas and has been with Adobe Animal Hospital for one month. Josh studies Biology at El Paso Community College. Josh has a loving Labrador Retriever. He is gaining experience in the veterinary field for future work with animals and biology.

brenda-300x209.jpgBrenda Castorena

Years in Practice: 1

Brenda Castorena was born and raised in El Paso, TX. She attended Montwood high school and graduated from UTEP with a Bachelors of Science in Cellular & Molecular Biochemistry. Brenda has a little Chihuahua named Kayla. She is currently gaining veterinary and animal experience in order to get accepted into a graduate school for veterinary medicine. Brenda loves animals and has wanted to become a veterinarian ever since she was a little girl.

Natzanary.jpgNatzanary Tame

Years in Practice: 26m
Education: Penn Foster College

Natzanary is currently attending Penn Foster College accruing credits for transfer in pursuit of an Associates Degree as a Veterinary Technician. She has over 4 years experience in pet grooming which allows her to nurture her creative and artistic side. She enjoys spending time with her four legged kids Rousey and Pancho. Natzanary's favorite part of being in the veterinary field is being able to keep your pets not only healthy but happy as well.

Crystal_tate-300x300.jpegCrystal Tate

Years in Practice: 6 Months
Education: Animal Behavioral College

Crystal is from Buckeye, AZ. She has lived in El Paso,TX since December 2012, where she attended Animal Behavior College and obtained her certification as a veterinary assistant. She has a Siberian husky and a Bichon named Joshua and Peaches, as well as two cats named Oliver and Duchess. She is passionate about all aspect of veterinary medicine and enjoys helping all of our furry friends on a daily basis.

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