Benson Animal Hospital

Benson Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Benson, AZ.   Our goal is to provide the best quality medical, surgical, and dental care for your four-legged family members.  

  • FALL&WINTER HOURS
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thur,Fri : 8am-5pm
  • Saturday & Sunday CLOSED
  • Ellen Grygotis, DVM

    Owner-   Dr. Ellen Grygotis graduated from the University of Florida and moved to Tucson with her husband Dave in 1997.   She moved to Benson after purchasing Benson Animal Hospital in 2012 and much prefers small town living. “Dr Ellen” has a special interest in animal behavior as well as educating clients on the importance of wellness and preventive medicine for their four-legged family members.  She also has a strong interest in animal rescue and welfare, often volunteering her time to help the community in this area.

    Outside the clinic, Dr Ellen enjoys horseback riding, is an avid gardener and loves spending time at home with Dave and the many critters that are all a part of  her family.


    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1995
    Education:
    University Of Florida
  • Dr Jo Valentine DVM

     

  • Samantha Moore

    Technician- Sam was born in Tucson, but grew up here in the Benson area. She currently resides in St. David with her fiance and their 3 dogs. Sam is not only one of our room technicians, but she also leads our surgery department and has been with our clinic for the last 8 years. Her passion in this filed is in surgery and anesthesia. Outside of work her interest include photography, hiking, and spending time with her family.



    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2009
    Interests:
    Surgery & Anesthesia
  • Courtney McGuire

    Technician - Courtney is originally from Tucson, but moved to Benson about 10 years ago. She has 4 horses and 2 dogs named " Dixie" and "Payson". Courtney is a technician, as well as our practice manager and has been with our clinic for the last 5 years. Outside of work she enjoys rodeo, which includes barrel racing and roping.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2014
  • Barbara Powell

    Technician- Barbara is originally from St. David and grew up in the area. Barbara is one of our technicians and has been with our clinic for the last 4 years. She has a dog named " Walter" and 1 fish. Outside of work she enjoys sending time with her family and cooking.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2015
  • Sara Fowler

    Technician- Sara is originally from Sierra Vista but moved to Benson around 7 years ago.  Sara is one of our technicians and has been with our clinic for the last 3 years. She has a dog named " Oreo" and a cat named
    "Boots". Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
  • Mary Mattson

    Front Desk Receptionist- Mary is originally from Lake Zurich, IL but now lives in St. David with her husband. Mary is one of our front desk receptionist and has been with our clinic for the last 4 1/2 years. Mary has a German Shepard named " Harley" and a tortoiseshell cat named " Mocha". Outside of work, Mary and her husband enjoy taking walks, spending time with their grandchildren and traveling in their RV to Antique Tractor Shows.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2015
  • Tammy Marble

    Front Desk Receptionist- Tammy was born in Bisbee, and now lives in Whetstone. She has worked in this filed for over 13 years, and has been a receptionist here at our clinic for the last 2 years. She has two dogs, one named " Weazle" and one named " Shekina". In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, as well as spending time in the outdoors.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2017