Dr. Lark Behrens, DVM


Dr. Lark Behrens started working at Cañada del Oro Pet Clinic when she first moved to Tucson in 1985. She worked here for several years as a Certified Veterinary Technician. During this time, she returned to finish her degree at the University of Arizona, in Animal Science. She then attended veterinary school at Oregon State University. After graduating from veterinary school in 1995, she returned to Tucson. She worked emergency at Animal Medical Center of Tucson for 4 years, then returned to work at Canada del Oro Pet Clinic.

She worked relief for one year at Cañada Hills Veterinary Clinic, then worked at Sahuaro Vista Veterinary Clinic for four years, and most recently VCA Animal Medical Center of Tucson for over six years. She was the Medical Director at her last position. Dr. Behrens then purchased Cañada del Oro Pet Clinic on November 1st, 2012.

Dr. Behrens has one dog named Bella, and a one-eyed cat named Dale.

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Alexandra Gotay, MBA, CVT, CFFP

Certified Veterinary Technician

Alexandra Gotay was born and raised in Puerto Rico. While growing up, her family had dogs, birds, rabbits, and a pot-belly pig. She enjoys the open water and has been SCUBA certified since she was 15 years old. She has a bachelor’s degree in general biology, as well as a bachelor’s and master’s degree in business administration.

She moved to Tucson in 2017 and obtained her veterinary technician degree from Pima Medical Institute, obtaining her veterinary technician license in AZ (CVT) in 2019. She has become “Fear Free – Level 3” certified, providing patients with a stress-free experience. She is also certified to provide Class IV laser therapy treatments. She joined Cañada del Oro Pet Clinic in July of 2019.

Alex has 2 dogs: Mafalda the rottie mix, and Yunque the little bit of everything mixed breed.


Romina Acosta


Bio coming soon