Our Team

Our staff of expert veterinary doctors and skilled vet assistants and technicians are ready to help when your pet needs us. Contact us today to learn more.

RoseAnn King at Roswell Animal Hospital

RoseAnn King
Hospital Manager

RoseAnn joined College Garden Animal Hospital in March 2007 as a Client Service Specialist and began her new role of Hospital Manager in February 2012. She has built many relationships, which she deeply cherishes, with both our patients and their families and looks forward to building many more.

When RoseAnn is not working she enjoys the outdoors with her husband, two sons and special pet Kujo.

Client Service Specialists

Rosio Aguilar - Lead Client Service Specialist

Rosio of College Garden Animal Hospital

Rosio joined our team in July, 2013. She was born in Chicago, IL and moved to Roswell when she was 13 years old. Her goal in life was to become a registered nurse but not long after working with fur babies at College Garden she has redirected her career and is currently attending Penn Foster to become a RVT.

Rosio enjoys spending time with her husband, son and pet guinea pig, Max, that her son adores. She enjoys working for College Garden and is looking forward to a great career.

Amanda Machen

Amanda at Roswell Animal Clinic

Amanda joined our team at College Garden Animal Hospital in March 2016 as a Kennel Technician and recently took on her new role as Client Service Specialist in October 2017. She enjoys doing simple craft projects. Amanda is a mom of two, a wife and a fur baby mom of two cats, two dogs and two horses.

Alexis Pacheco

Alexis of College Garden Animal Hospital

Alexis joined our team in December 2015. She was born and raised here in Roswell, NM. Alexis has 2 sons, Robert and Emery, alongside her fur babies, Bagheera, Bentley and Benson. She loves watching her kids play sports and enjoys playing soccer alongside them as well. When Alexis has free time she enjoys reading, listening to music, watching movies and telling jokes. Alexis likes to stay as busy as possible!


Kirstie Cunningham

Kristie of College Garden Animal Hospital

Kirstie's job is absolutely a vital part of her life. She joined College Garden in 2010 doing kennels while in high school and plans to attend school to become a RVT. Kirstie's passion is helping animals. She has a 3 legged German Shepard, a senior Aussie and a Ferret. All of her fur children are rescues.

Christina King

Christina of College Garden Animal HospitalChristina joined our team at College Garden in December 2011.  She loves helping clients and caring for their pets, but particularly enjoys performing dental cleanings and assisting the doctors with surgical procedures.  Christina is married and has two daughters.  She also has two dogs.  When Christina was time off she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.

Jessica Williams

Jessica of College Garden Animal Hospital

Working with animals has always been Jessica’s passion! She joined College Garden in 2008 and loves being able to help serve our community with such a wonderful team. Caring for each patient as if they were her own is important to Jessica and is something she strives to do each day. Jessica enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, as well as her two fur children. She looks forward to meeting clients and getting to know their pets!

Chelsea Alaniz

Chelsea of College Garden Animal Hospital

Chelsea started working with College Garden January 2017.   She is originally from Austin, TX but moved to Artesia a little over a year ago. Chelsea graduated from Texas Tech in 2016 with an Animal Science Equine Production degree. She lives with her boyfriend and their three fur babies Zelda, Sidney & Ebony.

Nicole Rincon

Nicole of College Garden Animal Hospital

Nicole was born and raised in Dexter and is a mom of two beautiful girls, Makenzie and Karlye. She has always loved working with and helping animals. During Nicole’s free time she enjoys barrel racing; she has been riding horses since she could walk. Nicole has 3 quarter horses and 1 miniature pony. Her 4 legged kids are her two Catahoula’s, Cami and Houla, and her Dachshund, Baby.

Christopher Mitchell

Christopher of College Garden Animal Hospital

Chris is a father of two kids, a few pit bulls and has been married for 8 years. He started at College Garden Animal Hospital in October 2015 as our Kennel Manager and quickly began assisting doctors with treatments. Chris has since become a Technician and loves every minute of it! His love for animals has always been a big part of who he is. Chris plans to further his career and become a RVT and looks forward to many more years with our team.

Kennel Attendants

Molly Austin

Molly of College Garden Animal Hospital

Molly Austin joined College Garden Animal Hospital in July 2015. She is currently a senior at Roswell High School. Molly is the Roswell FFA chapter president and dances at the Studio+. After high school, she plans to attend NMSU to get her degree in Animal Science. 

Angelina Ponce

Angelina of College Garden Animal Hospital

Angelina began working at College Garden in September 2017. She has always had a passion for helping animals and giving them the love they deserve. Angelina is currently a Senior at Goddard High School, and plans to go to college in Fall 2018. She is indecisive but is leaning towards something in the animal industry. She enjoys every part of her job, especially meeting new pets and their parents. She is also a proud dog mama to her Boxer/Bulldog mix, Bailey.

Mary Hernandez

Mary of College Garden Animal Hospital

Mary is a Roswell native and has been with College Garden since 1998. She has always enjoyed working with animals. Mary has 4 children and 9 grandchildren. In Mary’s spare time she enjoys doing Sudoku puzzles and spending time with her dog, Truchas.

Justin Wolf

Justin of College Garden Animal Hospital

Justin joined our team at College Garden Animal Hospital in July 2015.  He is currently 20 years old and has two cats, one named Aj and the other named Arya. Justin is currently studying at Eastern New Mexico University here in Roswell to become a paramedic.