Evergreen Animal Hospital

32175 Castle Court
Evergreen, CO 80439-9585

(303)674-4331

www.evergreenvet.com

Jesse  -- BS from CSU and ER Veterinary Technician
(Pictured with Denali)

Jesse grew up in Annapolis, Maryland and in 2010 he moved to Colorado to complete his BS in Zoology at CSU. During the summer of 2010 he spent two months in Africa working with native species and has over 10 years of experience in the veterinary field. Now that he has completed his degree he spends his time hiking, trail running, competing in endurance horseback competitions and enjoying the Colorado music scene. Jesse has a fiery orange tabby and a 3 year old Australian Shepard/ American Staffordshire Terrier mix to keep him company on his adventures.

 

Chris - Head Technician, CVT

(Pictured with Denali)

Chris is originally from Akron, Ohio and  relocated to Colorado in Aug,2016.  After 19 yrs as the owner/operator of a landscape design company, Chris decided it was time to move on and follow his other dream of working with animals.   He went to  Stautzenberger College to obtain his Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology in 2013 and completed the National Board Certification in Ohio and Colorado.  Chris has one dog, Denali, an Alaskan Malamute that enjoys hiking and backpacking with him.


McKella -- Certified Veterinary Technician (Pictured with her husband)

McKella is a Colorado Native.  She received her Associate's degree in Veterinary Technology from the Bel-Rea Institute in June 2008. She also completed her National Board exam, making her a Certified Veterinary Technician.  She has 3 dogs: a Labrador Mix (Enzo), a Belgian Malinois (Bella), and an Australian Cattle Dog (Quigley "Q") She also has 2 cats (Dozer & Gizmo). 

In her spare time she enjoys snowmobiling, horseback riding, camping, watching movies, and four-wheeling with her family and friends.  McKella got married on March 5th 2010 to Jon Grunow, then bought a house in Bailey.  Her first son (Aiden) was born July 25th 2012, and her son (Regan) was born September 17, 2013.

 


GiAnna-- Certified Veterinarian Technician and Inventory Manager (Pictured with one of her ferrets, Rin)

GiAnna is a Colorado native who graduated from Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology and received her certification in June of 2009 to become a Certified Veterinary Technician. She joined the staff of Evergreen Animal Hospital in August 2009. GiAnna currently lives in Westminster with her twin sister, father, 3 dogs, 2 cats, 2 ferrets, and a parakeet.

 

 

 


Ashley -- Certified Veterinary Technician

Ashley started at Evergreen Animal Hospital as an intern in 2013 and was hired on full time after she graduated from Bel-Rea Institute of Veterinary Technology. She is a Colorado Native and enjoys all the outdoor activities that Colorado has to offer. She currently lives in Arvada with her 3 dogs, 2 ferrets, 1 cat and 1 fish. 

(Pictured with her oldest, Bernard) 

 


Tracey-- Veterinary Technician (Pictured with her Boxer Rex)

Tracey has recently moved to Colorado in March of 2018. She previously lived in Missouri and Texas. She attended Brown Mackie College where she got her associate degree. She loves to go camping, fishing, and doing outdoor activities. She has two cats and a boxer. 

 


Sarah--Certified Veterinary Technician

(Pictured with Mickie)

Sarah grew up in Evergreen and graduated with honors from the Bel-Rea Institute of Veterinary Technology in June of 2012.

She is very happy to be serving the community she grew up in. On her free time, Sarah likes to read, hike, and listen to music. She has a 15 year old cat named Mandy that has been her companion since childhood, and she cares for many other animals that belong to friends and family.

 


Josh -- Certified Veterinary Technician and Manager of Cremation
(Pictured with Buddy)

Hi my name is Joshua Rodriguez.   I was born and raised in Colorado. I have worked in many different areas and finally found a job where I belong, working with animals. I graduated from Bel-Rea with an Associates in Veterinary Science in September 2012.  I plan on furthering my education so I may move into performing as a technician at a zoo or even wildlife rehabilitation. I currently have 2 chows which I love dearly Jasmine & Buddy, and they love the outdoors just as much as I do.  I love to go camping, fishing, and hiking whenever possible. I am an outgoing person and love to meet new people.

 


Bri -- BS from OSU and a Veterinary Technician Assistant

I grew up in a small town in Southeastern Oklahoma and moved to Denver in the summer of 2012 after completing my degree in Biology with a Zoology option and a minor in Conservation.  I grew up hunting, and camping.  I worked as an intern for Denver Zoo and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in the Large Mammal Departments.  Now I am pursuing a life in veterinary medicine and have been trained as a vet tech.  I have always loved working with animals large or small.  I feel like I have found a place where I can make a difference in animals lives.  My husband and I have a new baby, three dogs: Duke, Shay Marie, and Bandit.  We hope to have our own working ranch one day, plus a few more animals, and we are kicking around the idea of having a horse boarding facility.

 


Cole- Certified Veterinary Assistant

Cole moved to Lakewood in January 2018 with his partner after spending 4 years in Austin, Texas. Originally from College Station, Texas, he grew up on a ranch outside of town where his grandparents inspired his love for animals. Cole worked with cattle, donkeys, chickens, dogs, cats, snakes, raccoons, an iguana, squirrels, deer and other ranch animals. He completed his Certified Veterinary Assistant qualifications and Texas state exam in 2011 as a junior in high school.

Cole plans on attending the CSU veterinary program in the near future.