Technician SupervisorMichelle Daly
Veterinary Tech School: Bel Rea Institue
Michelle joined the VCA VSNC team in 2012. There was no other career path Michelle has ever considered, caring for patients is her passion! After attending Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology in Denver, Michelle earned her A.A.S. degree and became a Certified Veterinary Technician. She believes keeping up with Continuing Education for the veterinary field is extremely important to provide the best care and compassion to both patients and clients. On her days away from the hospital she enjoys reading,scrapbooking, and watching movies with her fiance Randy, her cat Zali, and her two dogs Titan (a Chihuahua) and Stryder (a Border Collie mix).
Chris joined the VCA VSNC team in 2014. He has been involved in veterinary medicine for over 5 years. Pursuing a degree in microbiology at CSU in hopes of going to veterinary school, Chris has become a passionate technician and strives to provide the best care for his patients. He believes that attentive care and a positive outlook are essential to being a technician. Outside of the hospital, Chris enjoys being around his family and doing different activities with his fiancé Stephanie, and son Kyrin. Chris is active in the MMA community and holds many state titles and championships in bothkickboxing and jiu jitsu. He also shares his busy lifestyle with 3 dogs; Cobalt, Stevie, and Cash, 2 cats; Jammer and Sirius, 2 horses; Lilly and Bean, and a fuzzy little hedgehog; Pickles.
Morgan joined VCA Veterinary Specialists of Northern Colorado’s technical team in December of 2011. She is originally from South Georgia where she has been a veterinary technician since 2004. She recently married & moved to Colorado with her husband & two Labrador retrievers, Sadie and Precious. They love the outdoors so Colorado is the place for her!
Jess is a veterinary technician that loves to have a good time in and out of work. While at work Jess enjoys seeing patients and spending time with her co-workers. She shares her home with a feisty 9 year old Shar Pei mix and a sweeter than candy 1.5 year old Border Collie. On her time off she loves hiking, camping, riding her bike, and dock jumping with her dogs; it is safe to say that anything Colorado has to offer she will happily do! Jess is originally from Florida but grew up on the western part of North Carolina on the outskirts of Asheville. Her dreams are to pursue medical school and to travel the world.
School: University of Wisconsin-Madison, BS-Wildlife Biology
Allison attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison and graduated in 2003 with a BS in Wildlife Biology. After she graduated, she spent time working with endangered species for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and then migratory birds for the Department of Natural Resource for the state of Wisconsin. She started working in veterinary medicine as a veterinary technician shortly after leaving the Department of Natural Resources, working with small animals at a general practice hospital. After moving to Colorado in 2009, she started working as an emergency veterinary technician at Alpenglow in Boulder and then Community Pet Hospital in Thornton. She stayed in the field of emergency medicine until one year ago when she started working at Advanced Animal Care of Colorado in Fort Collins. In her spare time, Allison participates in triathlons, marathons and century bike rides. She has completed a Ironman and Ride the Rockies, as well as other intrastate bike rides. She resides in Thornton, CO with her boyfriend (Stuart), 3 dogs (Pavlov, Clouseau and Kodiak) and cat (Purr Purr). On her days off when the weather is nice, you can expect to find her hiking, biking, or trying out some new outdoor activity. On bad weather days, she is curled up on the couch with her pets watching movies or cooking up something tasty in the kitchen.
Veterinary AssistantDoris Hill-Ketterer
Veterinary Tech School: Front Range Community College & CCD
Doris has completed both the the vet assistant program and the vet tech program at Front Range Community College, passing the NAVTA exam and finishing her vet program at CCD. She is currently studying for the VTNE this coming March 2014. Doris is excited to join VSNC as a veterinary assistant. Her goals are to be an integral part of patient care in the emergency, critical care, and specialty medicine field. Doris's passions outside of the hospital include riding Harley's with her husband Cecil, body surfing (having competed in the World Bodysurfing Championships in Oceanside California 6 years running),spending time with her two grown sons Jack and Mike, daughter-in-law Keelyn and two grandsons, Michael and Robby. Doris also has two cats at home named Angel and Cinnamon.