Meet Our Team
At Acoma Animal Clinic, we have a strong passion and love for caring for animals of all types, shapes, and sizes. Get to know our experienced veterinarian staff by reading the descriptions below.
Dr. Richard Livingston, DVM
Graduated from Colorado State University in 1980. He started his first clinic in Flagstaff in 1981. He currently spends most of his time in Tucson where he also has a clinic, established in 1995. Flagstaff is still his first love, and he has maintained a two-vet practice in town since 1990. Dr. Livingston named the vet clinic after the Navajo word Kaibab, which means upside down mountain. He is not afraid of any species and has a special fondness for bearded dragons.
Tiffany, Full Time Vet Tech
Tiffany is a full time Lead Vet.Tech and has been with Acoma since Oct 2010. She has a full house with her and her two daughters. She has 4 cats, 2 very sweet Pit Bulls named Jezzibelle and Capone, and a Tortoise. She has a big heart for all types of animals and loves working with all of the clients and they’re pets. “They become like family to us, and I love coming to work everyday to see the old and new furry faces.“ When she has free time she enjoys beading jewelry, hiking, camping and spending quality time with her family.
Heidi, Part Time Office Mgr/Vet Asst.
Heidi works as a part-time Office Manager/Vet Assistant and has been at Acoma for a very long time. She was actually a client of the clinic at first, and loved it here so much she came to work with us! She is a busy mom and has three daughters and 4 dogs named Rudy, Lola, Ginger, and Oliver, When she has free time she likes to spend it riding her horses.
Stacey, Full-Time Receptionist
Stacey has been with Acoma Animal Clinic since Sept. 2015 as a Receptionist/Tech. She recently moved to Tucson with her husband and spoiled little dog. She has a big heart and a great understanding of our clients and their pets and is happy to be in the front and have a close relationship with them. In her free time, she enjoys belly dancing and spending time with family.
Dr. Solinsky is a Tucson native, having grown up in the Tanque Verde area and attending the University of Arizona for her undergraduate studies. She originally shadowed and then worked at Acoma as a veterinary technician during school before making the move to Washington State University for veterinary school. She is thrilled to be both back in the desert and back at Acoma Animal Clinic, this time as a veterinarian.
During her free time, she enjoys reading, hiking, yoga, and snuggling with her two cats, Aslan and Minnie. She has a passion for both small and large animals, and will happily see your dogs, cats, cows, horses, sheep, and goats!
Sherlyn is a full time Vet Assistant and just graduated from Pima Medical Institute in 2022. She loves all animals and enjoys seeing each one of your pets. She has a chihuahua named Bella and a cat named Luna at home that she loves with all her heart. On her time off she enjoys going on vacations and shopping.
Christine is a full-time veterinary assistant. She graduated from Pima Medical Institute. She plans on enrolling in tech school in the fall. Christine has been with Acoma for 4 years. She has a full house with three cats. All are under the age of 3 who keep her on her toes. In her spare time, she loves to do crafts, anything outdoors and loves working on fixing old vehicles with her boyfriend.
Sierra graduated with an associate’s in animal science through the Pima Veterinary Technician program in 2021. She has been with Acoma Animal Clinic for 4 years and continues to love working with the variety of patients that walk in the door. She loves being outdoors and spending time with her animals and family. Sierra has three dogs, a turtle and a chameleon all of which are very spoiled. On her off time she loves riding horses and taking care of them.