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Meet our Staff

Kris Ahlgrim, DVM (Owner/Veterinarian)

Grew up in: Littleton, CO (Colorado native)
Education: DVM (Colorado State University), 1992; formal internship in Springfield, MA
Companions: 3 dogs, 4 birds, 1 tortoise and 11 turtles
Hobbies/interests: soccer, Irish dancing, cooking
Membership Associations: AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association), CVMA (Colorado Veterinary Medical Association), DAVMS (Denver Area Veterinary Medical Society), AAV (Association of Avian Veterinarians), ARAV (Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians), and AEMV (Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians).
Best thing about GVH: Opportunity to make a difference in the lives of so many animals and their wonderful owners. This would not be possible without the dedicated staff that surrounds me.

Dr. Kris Ahlgrim
Kris Ahlgrim, DVM

Alison Hazel, DVM (Relief Veterinarian)

Grew up in: New Jersey
Lived in Colorado since: 2005
Education: DVM (Cornell), 1992
Companions: 1 cat (Magnum), 1 dog (Morris)
Hobbies/interests: avian & exotic medicine, sailing, hiking and wildlife conservation.
Membership Associations: AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association), CVMA (Colorado Veterinary Medical Association), DAVMS (Denver Area Veterinary Medical Society), AAV (Association of Avian Veterinarians) and Colorado Wildlife Rehab Association.
Best thing about GVH: Great dedicated staff and practice.

Dr. Alison Hazel
Alison Hazel, DVM
Relief veterinarians that we trust to take care of our GoldenView patients when Dr. Ahlgrim is out of the office are hard to find. We share Dr. Hazel with other veterinary hospitals around the Denver Metro area that also need her, and appreciate the compassionate way she takes care of GVH patients when she is here.

Sue, Practice Manager

Grew up: Minnesota/Colorado
Lived in Colorado since: moved back 1.5 years ago
Education: BS/BA University of Colorado - Colorado Springs
Companions: none now. Had 3 Great Danes and 2 Boxers over the years.
Hobbies/interests: Reading, gardenening, being with the grandkids, travel
Best thing about GVH: The wide variety of pets we see and the great team of people I get to work with.

Sue
Sue

Amanda, CVT - Veterinary Nurse

Grew up: Winsted, CT
Lived in Colorado since: 2005
Education: Bel-Rea Institute of Veterinary Technology, graduated 2012
Companions: Cats and ferrets
Hobbies/interests: Cars and music
Best thing about GVH: The "family" (the team here!) and all the animals.

Amanda
Amanda

Howard, CVT - Veterinary Nurse

Grew up: Arvada
Lived in Colorado since: 1988 (moved here when I was 2 months old!)
Education: Bel-Rea Institute of Veterinary Technology, graduated in 2008
Companions: 3 dogs, Sweet Pea, Leonard, and Duke; 1 cat, Guiseppe; 2 guinea pigs; 1 turtle; and one snake!
Hobbies/interests: Sports (especially football - Go Broncos!), singing and making up the words as I go, animals (obviously), and painting
Best thing about GVH: Where else can you see a bird, a dog, a guinea pig and a snake, all in the same day? I love the variety and the clients are great as well.

Howard
Howard

Linda, CVT - Veterinary Nurse

Grew up: Westfield, NJ
Lived in Colorado since: 1978
Education: Adams State University, BA in Anthropology, University of Maine, AS in Animal Medical Technology
Companions: 2 cats: Kiah and Gracie
Hobbies/interests: Day hiking, backpacking, winter sports, yoga Best thing about GVH: The opportunity to work with a friendly professional staff that practices excellent veterinary medicine dedicated to providing compassionate care to a variety of critters.

Linda
Linda

Jen S. - Veterinary Nurse Assistant

Grew up: Arvada
Lived in Colorado since: I'm a native!
Education: Currently enrolled in Biology with emphasis on pre-veterinary classes at Metro State.
Companions: Lucee, a Goffin's Cockatoo; Onstar and Tungsten, poodles, Lasagna, a rabbit; and 2 Goldfish Shane Carwin and Travage.
Hobbies/interests: Dance, riding sportbikes and lots of studying!
Best thing about GVH: Dr. Kris and all the staff care so much about providing fantastic care to everything furred, feathered or scaled. They do so much for the community and clients. The hospital is truly unmatched in support and education for everything animal.


Jen S.


Alora - Veterinary Nurse Assistant

Grew up: Colorado Springs
Lived in Colorado since: 1996
Education: Pima Medical Institute
Companions: Bentlee (Beagle/Bassett) and Luna (cat)
Hobbies/interests: Taking my pup to the dog park
Best thing about GVH: The amazing staff and all the animals, of course!

Alora
Alora

Vickie - Client Service Representative

Grew up: Nederland, Colorado
Lived in Colorado since: Native
Education: High School and attending college
Companions: 2 dogs, 1 parakeet and 3 geckos
Hobbies/interests: Music, camping, fishing, outdoors, and Colorado Mountains.
Best thing about GVH: working with the animals.

Vickie
Vickie

Kaylyn - Client Service Representative

Grew up: Littleton, Colorado
Lived in Colorado since: Native
Education: High School
Companions: Hedgehog (Porkster)
Hobbies/interests: Taking care of my daughter, going to concerts, camping, fishing

Best thing about GVH: The patients

Kaylyn
Kaylyn

Dawn - Client Service Representative

Grew up: Yukon, Oklahoma
Lived in Colorado since: 1982
Companions: 3 labs and a Pom/Chi mix
Hobbies/interests: Hunting, fishing, camping, the mountains, volleyball, racing

Best thing about GVH: Friendly environment, you feel at home here.

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Dawn

Cindy - Boarding Coordinator

Grew up: Washington DC area
Lived in Colorado since: 2001
Education: Graduated from James Madison University
Companions: 1 dog, 1 cat
Hobbies/interests: Crafts and theater
Best thing about GVH: I love our campers and their people. I have great co-workers.

Cindy
Cindy

Are you an energetic, motivated "people person"?

If so, you might be the person we are looking for to become part of our dedicated veterinary team. We are a fast-paced two doctor practice that prides itself on teamwork and a warm, caring approach toward our clients and patients.

If you are experienced in working with very little supervision, enjoy people and pets, and are looking for a challenge, fax your resume and cover letter to: 303-279-1081