Meet Our Staff

East Lohman Veterinary Clinic was established in 1977 by Dr. Maury Brown.  In January 2013 Dr. Brown turned the reins over to Dr. Jamie Ross who is the current clinic owner. We are a small animal clinic that treats dogs, cats, and exotic patients. The mission of East Lohman Veterinary Clinic is to provide quality compassionate care including; preventative care, sick patient care, diagnostics, surgery, and routine and surgical dental care.

The staff at East Lohman Veterinary Clinic strives to be caring and compassionate and to provide the highest level of care available to our small animal patients. All of our staff members are pet owners too and understand the bond between pets and their humans. We have state of the art equipment including in-house blood machines, an ultrasound machine, a video otoscope, anesthesia monitoring equipment, digital dental radiograph, and digital x-ray. Please call us for an appointment today, we look forward to meeting your furry, feathered, or scaled family members.

Jamie Ross, DVM

Dr. Ross is a New Mexico native. She was born in Ruidoso and spent most of her childhood in Clovis, NM. She attended Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She graduated WSU in 2008 and moved back to Las Cruces where she started practicing at East Lohman Veterinary Clinic. In 2010 she married her husband and in August of 2012 they welcomed their first daughter. Dr. Ross purchased East Lohman Veterinary Clinic from Dr. Maury Brown in January of 2013. In 2018 Dr. Ross and her husband welcomed a second daughter. Dr. Ross enjoys taking care of her wide array of pets including dogs, cats, ferrets, goats, chickens, ducks, and bunnies. Dr. Ross' favorite activity is spending time with her daughters. Her hobbies include paleo/low carb cooking.

Deborah Cook, DVM

Dr. Deborah cook is a native New Mexican, originally from Alamogordo, NM. She received her Bachelor's degree in Animal Science from NMSU in 1985. Dr. Cook did her graduate work at CSU in Ft. Collins CO. She graduated as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from CSU in 1989. Dr. Cook began practicing small animal and exotic pet medicine in January 1990 right here at East Lohman Veterinary Clinic. She is married and has 2 grown children and one grandson. Dr. Cook and her husband have 2 dogs, 2 cats, and a tortoise. In her off time she enjoys quilting and going to the mountains.


Veterinary Assistant

Deena is a New Mexico native she graduated from NMSU with a B.S. in Animal Science in 1984. Deena has been a veterinary assistant for over 25 years. She joined East Lohman Veterinary Clinic in 2008.

Sylvia Torres

Veterinary Assistant

Sylvia has been working at East Lohman Veterinary Clinic since 2013. She rescued her first cat in 2015 who she named Captain America. She likes to cook and discover new recipes with Chef Captain. She enjoys riding her bike by the river and playing piano for fun. She graduated NMSU with a Bachelor's of Science and Agriculture and minor in chemistry. 

Krissy Spain

Veterinary Assistant


A NM resident. I have been in the veterinary field for 6 years. I also have a dog that I consider my child!

Shane Caballero

Practice Manager


Shane was born and raised in South Dakota. He attended the University of South Dakota in 2001 and moved to Las Cruces, NM in 2006. He started working at East Lohman Veterinary Clinic in 2017 as a Veterinary Assistant. In his spare time he plays for the New Horizons Band and the Mesilla Valley Concert Band. He has 2 cats and a corgi named Cornbread.

Office Manager

Merlinda grew up in Dona Ana and graduated from Mayfield High School. She 
is married and has 2 daughters and 3 granddaughters. She has been with East 
Lohman Veterinary Clinic since November of 2005. In her spare time she 
enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and family. She also shares her 
home with several cats and dogs and has a special interest in Doberman and 
Miniature Pinschers. 

Jacynda Manning
Customer Service Representatives 

Jacynda likes to go by Rae. She is currently a student at NMSU studying 
Family and Child Sciences. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with 
her family and 3 dogs. 

Nicole Munoz 
Customer Service Representatives 

Nicole has been in the customer service industry for more than 15 years. 
She likes to interact and meet new people. She is married and has 2 
children. Nicole is a passionate animal lover.

Monica Cordova


Monica is a Las Cruces native and recent NMSU graduate. She graduated with
a Bachelors of Science in Biology and minor in Conservation Ecology. She
Loves the outdoors and enjoys hiking, looking for wildlife and
birdwatching. In her free time, she also enjoys playing the piano and
guitar. She has plans to apply to veterinary school and has a special
interest in working with wildlife.*

Kaitlyn Metzger


Kaitlyn was born and raised in Houston TX and is now attending New Mexico
State University. She is majoring in Animal Science and is pursuing to
become a veterinarian.*


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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Dr. Deborah Cook has always gone above and beyond for the care of our family's pets for several years."
    John Doe - Las Cruces, NM