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About Paul Hurtado

Paul Hurtado is a busy veterinarian practicing at his clinic, Monument East Veterinary Hospital, in Tucson, Arizona.  

An Arizona native, he was raised on a cattle ranch near Willcox Arizona in the Dos Cabezas Mountains.  His early training in the cattle industry, spurred his love of Veterinary Medicine.  He attended the University of Arizona and graduated, with Honors, in 1978 with a Bachelors Degree in Animal Health Science.  He then attended Colorado State University and received his Veterinary Medical Degree in 1982.

Dr. Hurtado has a wonderful wife and four beautiful children. He has a musical household, enjoys song writing, singing and is an excellent guitarist.   He released his first cd "Tucson Night" in 2011.   He likes to stay in good shape and devotes several days a week to the maintenance of his physical condition.   He still enjoys horseback riding and satisfies his need for large animal medicine by helping on the family ranch in Dos Cabezas. 

Dr. Paul's writing partner, Steve Leslie, is an award-winning songwriter, producer and music educator based in Nashville, Tennessee.  

. . .  a wish on a star is never lost 
And neither are you . . .  my love" 

When We Were Young
by Paul Hurtado and Steve Leslie