VCA Alameda East Veterinary Hospital

John F. Huff III, DVM, DAVDC, Veterinary Specialist

DVM, Colorado State University
Certifications: DAVDC
Departments: Dentistry


Dr. Huff grew up in Littleton, Colorado, graduating from Arapahoe High School. He attended Colorado State University for seven years obtaining a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry with high honors in 1979 and his DVM in 1983 in the top 25% of his class. After practicing small animal medicine and surgery in Arizona for one year, Dr. Huff was accepted into and completed a rotating internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City. After practicing in Michigan for seven years and in Utah for eleven years, Dr. Huff moved back home to friends and family in Colorado.
His professional achievements include traveling to England to help eradicate foot and mouth disease and special training in soft tissue and orthopedic surgery. Since 2003 Dr. Huff has pursued an interest in veterinary dentistry, obtaining the status of a Fellow in the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry in 2008 and Diplomate in the American Veterinary Dental College in 2009. Dr. Huff's practice is limited to veterinary dentistry with emphasis on endodontics (root canals), prosthodontics (crowns), orthodontics (braces), periodontology (gum disease) and oral surgery.
Outside of work Dr. Huff enjoys skiing, snowboarding, back country skiing, music, hiking, and camping. He has built a wood strip canoe, two guitars and has climbed all the peaks over 14,000 feet in Colorado.


General Practice

We have over 600 animal hospitals in 41 states and 4 Canadian provinces that are staffed by more than 3,000 fully-qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians, with more than 400 being board-certified specialists.

The nationwide VCA family of general practice hospitals give your pet the very best in medical care, providing a full range of general medical and surgical services as well as specialized treatments such as wellness, spay/neuter, advanced diagnostic services (MRI/CT Scan), internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology, cardiology, neurology, boarding, and grooming. Services may vary by location.

Our family of pet hospitals stands out by delivering the greatest resources in order provide the highest quality care available for your pets. By maintaining the highest standards of pet health care available anywhere, we emphasize prevention as well as healing. We provide continuing education programs to our doctors and staff and promote the open exchange of professional knowledge and expertise. And finally, we have established a consistent program of procedures and techniques, proven to be the most effective in keeping pets healthy.

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Emergency Care

Our Emergency Number - 303 366 2639

VCA Alameda East Veterinary Hospital has been providing 24-hour emergency care to the community since 1971.  Twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a year, there is experienced veterinary staff on site.  With our capable staff and advanced medical/surgical capabilities we are able to provide a wide range of lifesaving procedures to treat the seriously ill or injured animal. 

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