Lacey Jones, DVM
Growing up in Montana, Dr. Lacey Jones spent her free time outdoors fishing, shooting, hiking, and working with cattle and horses. During her first year of veterinary school she was selected for a competitive Army Medical Scholarship in order to serve her country and gain leadership skills. She graduated from Michigan State University in 2010 and has had a wide variety of experience serving as a Captain in the Army and private practice since then.
In 2012, Dr. Jones volunteered to deploy to Afghanistan as the leader of a Veterinary Service Support Team in support of operation Enduring Freedom. Dr. Jones and her team provided complete medical and surgical care for more than 370 Military, NATO and contract working dogs in the area as well as food inspection support. She performed root canals and her dental procedures as well as frequent orthopedic, ophthalmology exams and emergency care. While in Afghanistan she received the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal for her work in Operation Outreach, an organization that focuses on helping the local community by making fuel donuts and assembling school supply kits for children.
After Afghanistan, Dr. Jones went into Civil Affairs and helped build international relations, and stability in Nepal by teaching farmers and veterinarians about bio-security, animal husbandry and agriculture. She received two letters of appreciation from US Ambassador to Nepal Bodde.
Dr. Jones was honorably discharged from the Army in 2014 in order to help build a small animal practice owned by a colleague and friend of hers from vet school. She was one of two full time doctors in an expanding general practice focusing on general medicine and surgery. She moved to Boulder in the summer of 2017, where she began working with Boulder Veterinary Hospital as the new Medical Director.
In her free time, Dr. Jones enjoys rock climbing, mountaineering, mountain biking and Ultimate Frisbee. Her professional areas of interest include: client communication, orthopedic examinations, dermatology, and radiology.