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Our Team

Our team is dedicated to your pet’s health.

Our Veterinarians

Anne Cooley, DVM

Anne Cooley, DVM

Principal Doctor

Hometown:

Kansas City

Pets:

Horses: Blue, Godot and Nessie and Dogs: Moses and Broxi

Education:

  • Undergraduate: Southern Methodist University, 1987-1991
  • Veterinary School: Kansas State, School of Veterinary Medicine, 1995-1999
  • Externship: Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Veterinary Referral Center of Colorado, Denver CO, 1999-2000

Experience:

  • Crosslake Veterinary Hospital, Crosslake MN, 1999-2011
  • Aspen Animal Hospital, Aspen CO, 2011-present
  • Valley Emergency Pet Care, Basalt CO 2011-2014

Personal Interests:

Dressage Training and competition, Skiing, Hiking, Bicycling, Running, Traveling.

Dr. Cristina Robinson DVM, Associate Doctor

Dr. Cristina Robinson DVM, Associate Doctor

Hometown:

Padova, Italy

Pets:

Buddy (the happy dog), Mushroom (Siamese Mix), Kitty (the crazy black cat)

Education:

  • Dottore in Medicina Veterinaria, Summa Cum Laude, University of Padova, Italy, 1997
  • Master of Science, Ohio State University, 2007
  • Diplomate in Large Animal Internal Medicine, 2008

Experience:

  • Associate Veterinarian, Amigo Animal Clinic, Grand Junction CO 2011 – 2017
  • Preque Isle Animal Hospital, Preque Isle, ME 2008-2011
  • Residency in Equine Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University 2004-2007
  • Internship in Equine Orthopedics, Univ of Cambridge, UK 2000-2001
  • Internship in Equine Medicine and Surgery, Chino Valley Equine Hospital 2001-2002
  • Research Grant, JD Wheat Veterinary Orthopedic Laboratory, UC Davis, CA 1998

Personal Interests:

Skiing, hiking and being outdoors, family time.

Certified Veterinary Technician and Practice Assistant Manager

Kathy Boyden

Kathy Boyden

Hometown:

Walpole, MA

Pets:

Lil Miss Sassy Squeakers – who enjoys sitting on the windowsill watching birds, being vacuumed and playing soccer with a golf ball up and down the hallway.

Education:

CMC Veterinary Technology

Interests:

Golfing, hiking, ATV riding and camping.

Kathy is our Lead Technician. She is a specialist in venipuncture/phlebotomy and has a passionate love for feline’s! Kathy has been with our hospital since 1999! Kathy has been a Certified Veterinary Technician since 1999.

Customer Service

Cathy Rusnak

Cathy Rusnak

Hometown:

South Bend, Indiana

Pets:

Mia and Pushkin

Education:

B.A. from Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH

Experience:

13 years as Operations Manager at Aspen Youth Center & 3 years as Client Advocate – Advocate Safehouse

Interests:

Hiking with her dog, Mia, and traveling.

Kerry Carlson

Kerry Carlson

Hometown:

Keystone, CO

Pets:

Scout & Lola

Education:

Summit High School, Cosmetology & CMC for Certified Nurse Aid

Experience:

Hairstylist, Nurse’s Aid & Customer Service

Interests:

Paddleboarding, long walks with Scout & Lola, hiking, going to brunch with friends, loving all creatures big n small!

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