Evergreen Animal Hospital

32175 Castle Court
Evergreen, CO 80439-9585

(303)674-4331

evergreenvet.com

Jesse  -- BS from CSU and Head 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 7 years of experience in the veterinary field. Now that he has completed his degree he spends his time hiking, taking and selling photos, and enjoying the Colorado music scene. Jesse has a 5 year old cat and 2 year old Australian Shepard/ American Staffordshire Terrier mix to keep him company.

 

Chris - Assistant 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 / ER Shift (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 2 dogs, a Labrador mix (Enzo), an English Bulldog (Reggie) and 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.

 


 Stephanie  -- Certified Veterinary Technician / ER Shift (Pictured with Asher)

Stephanie  graduated from the Bel Rea Institute of Animal Technology in 1994  and has always enjoyed emergency medicine. She is currently one of the "overnight" technicians and wouldn't take any other shift.  She has worked in various positions in the veterinary field for twenty eight years.  Steph is a working Mom of both two an four-legged kids and loves living in Colorado as she has all her life.

 


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) 

 



 


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
(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 wheelers, 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 being 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 fiancé and I have 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.

 


Tom - Certified Veterinary Technician

Tom joined us in July of 2016 while completing his degree as a Vet Tech. He graduated in September 2016 from the Bel-Rea Institute and is an active member of the Society of Veterinary Behavior Technicians . Tom is a US Army Veteran that has served multiple combat tours overseas, and found his passion for emergency medicine after returning home. His off-time is spent with his Rottweiler and Anatolian Shepherd Dog, as well as on his motorcycle or dirt bike.