Dr. Amy Hoffman
Dr Amy Hoffman has been loving and treating animals since childhood. She grew up in a dairy farming community in Western New York and completed her undergraduate studies in Buffalo New York. She has worked as a veterinary assistant, receptionist, and a technician for over 10 years before finally going into veterinary school at Ross University and graduated with Honors after completion of her clinical education at Cornell University. Dr. Hoffman has worked all over the United States and has decided to call Vail her home. Dr. Hoffman has 14 yrs of experience in small and exotic animal emergency and urgent care. She is married, has 4 children, and a large animal family consisting of 3 horses, 3 goats, 3 English Bull Terriers, 7 cats, too many chickens to count!, guinea pigs, gerbils, parakeets and cockatiels!!!! When not at work she enjoys riding her horses and cooking vegetarian meals. Please come say Hello, she looks forward to developing relationships with all of you and your pets. Dr. Hoffman will provide you with the quality care you have come to expect from Mountain View Animal Clinic.
Dr. Viviana Zumpano
Dr. Viviana Zumpano was born and raised here in Tucson, AZ as a young girl she grew up with many different pets which quickly revealed her calling to become a veterinarian. As a young girl she grew up with many different pets which quickly revealed her calling to become a veterinarian. Along side her love of animals was her love for sports. At the age of seven she began playing soccer and had no idea that it would be the key to continuing her college education. She received soccer scholarships to Pima Community College, and Grand Canyon University. After finishing her undergraduate degree she spent two years working as a veterinary assistant in the fast paced paced world of emergency. Dr. Zumpano then pursued her veterinarian degree at Ross University, and finisher her clinical year at Ohio State University. after graduating May of 2016 she was thrilled to come back home to be with her husband, and family which includes three malti-poo's. Most of all she is enjoying her brand new career here at Mountain View. Dr. Viv looks forward to meeting and learning alongside pet owners, but teaching the them the importance of pet health. Please come to say Hello to Dr Viviana Zumpano.
We know for many of you the passing of Doctor Randy McMillan has been a shock as it was to all of us here. Please Know that He hired these two wonderful doctors so please come to meet them give them the opportunity to care for you beloved pets. Thank You
Kathy McMillan, Office Manager
Kathy has been involved in all facets of the veterinary profession since 1999 and has loved every minute of it. A native Tucsonian, animals have always been a part of her life. While growing up, her parents built and ran a horse boarding facility hosting all kinds of events in Tucson. At the age of 14, the family moved to a farm near Benson where they cared for a variety of animals. She then married into a ranching family. this accumulation of experience has lead to a great appreciation for animal care and handling. In her spare time she cares for her own animals and participates in various equine activities. Her favorite of these is competing at Ranch Sorting. She appreciates the opportunity to serve owners and their pets. The goal is ensuring they each get the excellent service they deserve.
Ariana, Veterinary Technician
Ariana moved to Arizona from Massachusetts in April of 2015 with the desire to focus on her veterinary career and spend time with family. Her passion for animals runs deep. It’s the only focus she have ever had in her life. She was raised on a horse farm, while caring for her horses, cats, dogs, birds, rodents, and lizards. You name it! Caring for the well being of her pets was always a main priority. As a teenager, she attended an Agricultural High School, majoring in Equine Science, Veterinary Science, & minoring in Canine Obedience & Handling. For almost 8 years she has spent her time as a trained veterinary technician, working with cats and dogs. One day, Ariana would love to obtain her DVM and specialize in mixed animal orthopedics and rehabilitation therapy, here in Arizona. She loves the desert. Its earthy, peaceful sights and everything it has to offer, brings her great joy. At home she have my 3 kitty fur fluffies; Ringo, Harley and Ipsa, who she loves dearly. During her free time, she loves spending time with her coworkers 2 horses, Raven & Mo Money. She also enjoys hiking, spending time with family and meeting new people.
Jennifer, Receptionist/Veterinarian Assistant
A Tucson native, she grew up spending her summers in Texas on her grandparents' farm. She and her husband Cordale have two daughters and a son in law along with the blessing of a first grandchild in 2012. They are proud owners of several animals including dogs, cats, chickens, mules, a horse, and a cow or pig now and then. She started her administration and customer service career working in the dental field then moved on to IBM. With 30 years experience, she came to MVAC in 2002 when it was only Dr. McMillan and Kathy. "Being a part of this company's growth and development is exciting and an honor". Jennifer's goal is to continue to provide the utmost positive environment our clients deserve.
Cyndi, Receptionist/Web design
Cynthia joined MVAC in 2013. After spending 24 years in the Phoenix area working with horses, and working within the school district, she relocated to Vail, AZ in 2010. Bringing their family of two sons, Chad and Ryan, Sparky the dog, and Raven the horse, they settled in the Vail Community. Cynthia is Extremely proud of her two sons who served in the military and now attending college at Florida State. She has grown her pet family since moving to Vail and now has a spunky bird dog named Trigger and a feisty cat, Barney and 2 miniature horses Napoleon and Midge plus Midge has a boyfriend Frankie the goat! Mo Money the QH and Stellar Jet both whom she will compete on, pursuing her pastime of running barrels. Having a B.S. in Business Communications," I have found a good fit in working here, I am very excited to be a part of the staff here; I love the animals and the people."
Chirs, Veterinary Technician Chris joined the MVAC staff in 2017. He has quickly made many friends and is a wonderful asset to our team, Chris is on the shy side so getting him to write about himself has been like pulling teeth! Hopefully he will give us something soon!
Raven, Veterinary CVT
Raven joined the MVAC family in 2017 and we are thrilled to have her! Photos coming soon!