Welcome to Arrow Animal Hospital

At Arrow Animal Hospital, we make your pet’s health and wellness a priority. When your pet gets sick or injured, you can count on our veterinary team to provide quality veterinary care. Working with an experienced veterinarian in Los Lunas, NM is key to helping your pet recover from an illness and regain its health. If you live in Los Lunas or elsewhere in the surrounding areas, we are ready to assist you.

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About Our Facility

Arrow Animal Hospital is a state-of-the-art, full-service animal hospital offering veterinary services to dogs, cats, and horses. We provide both routine and emergency pet medical care. Our team has years of experience in the veterinary field specializing in such areas as preventative care, routine care, dental care, pet surgeries, urgent care, and emergency pet care.

Services We Provide

We offer a wide range of pet care services to preserve and protect your pet’s health.

Preventative Care

Our preventative care program includes such services as wellness exams, pet dental care, parasite control, diagnostic tests, spay/neuter procedures, and more.

We encourage pet owners to schedule annual wellness exams for their pets so we can monitor their health. Our Los Lunas veterinarian can often detect early warning signs of health conditions or diseases during a wellness exam, enabling your pet to start treatment right away. The sooner your pet is treated for an illness, the better your pet’s chances of recovering.

Pet Surgery

Our veterinarian also performs pet surgeries like spay and neuter procedures, tooth extraction, tumor removal, soft tissue surgeries, and surgeries to helps pets recover from injuries.

Urgent and Emergency Care

We maintain a team at our facility six days a week to handle emergency care situations as they arise. If your pet is hit by a car or ingests a toxic substance, contact us right away. We will help you deal with the emergency until you can get your pet to our clinic for emergency care. If your pet requires urgent care for a situation that’s not life-threatening, we will do our best to fit your pet into our schedule with as little delay as possible.

Online Pharmacy

For your convenience, we maintain an online pharmacy to make it as easy as possible for your pet to receive the necessary medications to protect its health or help it recover from a medical condition or an injury.

Veterinarian in Los Lunas, NM

From routine medical care to pet emergencies, you can count on Arrow Animal Hospital to care for your pet’s health. For more information or to schedule an appointment with our Los Lunas veterinarian, call us at (505) 865-1826.

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Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr. Melinda Gutierrez

    Our wonderful Dr. Gutierrez, or otherwise known as “Dr. G” was born and bred in the North Valley of Albuquerque and she has never dreamed of being anything else but a veterinarian. She graduated from UNM with a BA-Biochemistry, and then proceeded to pursue her passion at Colorado State University for her doctorate in veterinary medicine. In 2014, she returned to CSU to become a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist. Dr. G takes special interest in surgery and exotics pets. She and her Partner have been together for the last 20 years and live happily with their many dogs (mostly rescued on the job) that fill their house with so much joy!

  • Dr. Emily M. Johnson

    Dr. Emily M. Johnson was raised primarily in west Texas and has been actively involved in western performance horses her whole life. This involvement led to a passion for equine lameness and rehabilitation while working with multiple veterinarians in New Mexico and Texas prior to veterinary school. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Biology & Chemistry with a minor in Biochemistry from New Mexico State University in 2013. She then attended Colorado State University for her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine as a large animal tracker, with a primary focus on equine lameness and surgery. Upon graduation she received the American College of Veterinary Surgeons student surgery award for excellence in large animal surgery. Following graduation from Colorado State University in 2017, she completed an equine internship at Elgin Veterinary Hospital in Elgin, TX. During that internship, she focused on racehorse and western performance horse work, along with general medicine of the equine athlete. She joined Kennedy Equine in 2019 as an equine ambulatory veterinarian. Her ambulatory practice includes racetrack medicine as well as western performance horse medicine and rehabilitation. Her professional interests include equine lameness and performance, diagnostic imaging, and rehabilitation of the high-level equine athlete. She also enjoys spending time outdoors with her dog, Gunner, who you will commonly see riding around in her vet truck.

  • Dr. Nick Kennedy

    Dr. Nick Kennedy was born and raised in New Mexico and earned degrees from UNM and NMSU.  After attending veterinary school at Kansas State University, he did an equine internship in San Antonio, Texas before moving back to NM in 2014.  Since then he has worked around the state as an equine veterinarian and also worked for a few years at a small animal clinic in Albuquerque.  He has lived in Los Lunas since 2017 and was very excited about the chance to purchase this clinic in his home town.  Dr. Kennedy really enjoys educating clients about the benefits of preventive medicine and performing soft tissue surgery.  When not in the clinic he is likely working on horses or hopefully finding some time to get away up to the mountains with his favorite cat, Thatcher, where they both feel most at home.  

  • Dr. Kati Owen

    Dr. Kati Owen is our renowned Chihuahua breed enthusiast!   Dr. Kati was raised in Las Cruces, NM and attended New Mexico State University for her undergraduate studies. After finishing her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University in 2015 she returned to the land of enchantment to practice.  Besides seeing cute puppies and kittens, she especially enjoys surgery and managing geriatric patients, providing them the best end of life care possible. Her favorite part of veterinary medicine though, is connecting to the people and families who bring their pets in.  In her free time Dr. Owen enjoys taking advantage of all the wonderful outdoor activities that the Albuquerque area has to offer, as well as the rich culture and delicious food! When she’s not at work she’s likely running, hiking, reading, making something delicious in the kitchen, or just spending quality time with her husband and daughter. She has two dogs, HoneyB who’s a pitbull mix and Margarita who’s a chihuahua, and a friendly cat, Morris.

  • Karla

    Karla, our hospital manager, is passionate about providing the best patient care possible and serving as an advocate for all of our furry patients.  She has over 15 years of experience in veterinary medicine and is constantly learning and striving to be better for her patients.  On her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband riding motorcycles or hiking with their crazy bunch of Belgian Malinois.

  • Itzel

    Itzel is the newest addition to Arrow Animal Hospital. You can find her helping out in the reception area as well as in the treatment area, as a veterinary assistant. She has been in the vet field for over 7 years and is hooked! Previous to that she worked at North County Animal Humane on the west coast. Itzel was born in Mexico, raised in California and has been living in Albuquerque with her husband since 2009. In her free time she enjoys painting, drawings, cooking vegan recipes, and taking care of her animals at home. She is mom to 2 dogs, 3 cats, 2 ferrets, 2 fish tanks and 1 dwarf hamster. Itzel is excited to be part of the team and devoted to get to know the clients and their loving pets.

  • Andrea

    Andrea is our head vet tech at Arrow Animal Hospital has almost 20 years of experience in the VetMed field.   She enjoys spending time with her 2 kids and husband of 16 years.  She also loves to go hiking, camping, playing video games, and food!  She has a Pit Bull named Erin and a sweet rescue furr baby named Scarlet.

  • Mycaila

    Mycaila is our dynamic front office manager but is game to help out anywhere she may be needed!  She developed a love and passion for animals at a very young age and it has only grown over time.  She has been in veterinary medicine field for 3 years.  She is currently studying psychology and hopes to pursue a career in Animal Assisted Therapy.  Rescued is her favorite pet breed!

  • Savanaha

    Savanaha is one of our awesome client relations specialists here at our hospital.  She was born and raised in the land of enchantment.  She got into the veterinary field because of her love of animals; a love which you can tell by her 7 dog and her sweet pet bunny named Thumper.  She enjoys being outdoor, trying new things and spending time with her family and loved ones.

  • Jasmine

    Jasmine has been with Arrow Animal Hospital since 2019 and has been enjoying it ever since.  Every day is different and being able to meet and help new animals each day is a great feeling. Outside of work, if she’s not spending time hanging out with her adorable miniature poodle Ruby while drinking boba tea, she enjoys exploring photography and videography.

  • Claryssa

    Claryssa graduated from Pima Medical Institute in 2016 as a Vet Assistant.  I started working with Arrow Animal Hospital in July, I love working here I meet the most amazing people and animals here. Outside of work, I love going on adventures with my little family. 

  • Angela

    Angela has been with the Arrow family for last 5 years!  She graduated from Brown Mackie College with her veterinary technician degree and has since been pursuing her passion in the VetMed.  She is married with two lovely daughters, 3 dogs, 1 cat and one spunky turtle!  She speaks fluent English and Spanish and is always eager to help both pets and people!

  • Stephanie

    Stephanie graduated from Pima Medical Institute in July 20202 as a Veterinary Assistant and soon after she joined our team!  She loves working here because every day is different, keeping it interesting and fun, while also helping all kinds of pets.  Outside of work she spends all of her time with her family.

  • Biscuits & Gravy

    Our adorable clinic kittens who are the real hospital bosses! They make sure that all of our patients are feeling comfortable and happy during their stay here.  In their free time they like to sun bathe on the cat tree, snooze in someone’s lap or chase the mouse pointer on the computer monitors. They have particular interest in all things kittens!

  • Biscuits

    our adorable clinic kittens who are the real hospital bosses! They supervise that all of our patients are feeling comfortable and happy during their stay here.  In their free time they like to sun bathe on the cat tree, snooze in someone’s lap or chase the mouse pointer on the computer monitors.  They have particular interest in all things kittens!


Read What Our Clients Say

    Have used Arrow Animal Hospital for my horse, my mule and my dogs. They are very professional and affordable. Very kind and caring. I would highly recommend this business.

    Marlene S.

    Thank you Arrow Animal Hospital for squeezing us in today! Every experience is a positive one and my fur babies love the care they get. Best Veterinary Hospital in town y'all!


    Our furr babies have been seeing the wonderful veterinarians there for many years. Staff are incredible. Even came to my house to help me load a furr baby into our van because she couldn't get in due to a medical issue and is too big for me to lift alone.

    Shirley N.

    One of the best Vets. They have taken the best care of our animals. We have had our horses and dogs taken care of by this vet hospital both in office and home visits. Hands down the best staff. Friendly and professional. Thank you to the Dr. And hard working staff for the love you give our pets.

    Lucy C.

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