- Separate dog and cat waiting rooms
- Complimentary nail trim with exam
- Heated floors for patients
- Easy access and lots of parking
Veterinary care that is catered to exactly what your pet needs
We will take emergencies during regular business hours. After hours emergencies are referred to Alpenglow Veterinary Specialty & Emergency center as well as Boulder Emergency Pet Clinic.
Dr. Jones is a certified veterinary acupuncturist practicing a combination of traditional eastern and conventional western medicine to provide the best care for your animals.
Some forms of disease can be subtle, examining your pet annually allows us to identify them early which can help pro-long the life of your pet.
Like humans, pets need dental care too. Our comprehensive dental services include cleaning, polishing, X-Rays, and any needed extractions.
Lacey Jones, a Montana native and Michigan State graduate, joined the military in 2012 and volunteered to deploy to Afghanistan as the leader of a Veterinary Service Support Team. In 2014 she was honorably discharged in order to help build a small animal practice, then moved to Boulder in 2017 and began working with Boulder Vet as the new Medical Director. In her free time, she enjoys rock climbing, mountain biking, and Ultimate Frisbee. Her professional areas of interest include: client communication, orthopedic examinations, dermatology, and radiology.
Dr. Ingrid Behrens grew up in Wyoming and graduated from vet school at Colorado State University in 2006. She has worked at Boulder Veterinary Hospital since 2012 and enjoys many aspects of canine and feline veterinary practice. Dr. Behrens lives in Lakewood, CO with her son, husband, 2 cats, and energetic Australian Shepherd. While away from the clinic she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and skiing.
Dr. Rich Ellis is a 1994 graduate of Colorado State University's College of Veterinary Medicine and completed his post graduate internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Kansas State University in 1994-1995. Dr. Ellis has been working with Boulder Vet since 1995. His professional goal as a veterinarian is to help owners navigate the medical options available to them as well as meet specific needs of their pets. In addition to his love for animals, his hobbies include an obsession with unusual plants and flowers, costume making, and photography.
Dr. Amanda Burdette grew up in New York and graduated from Colgate University, Amanda worked to protect ranch and farmland in D.C. for a few years before moving to Colorado in 1999. Outside of work, she enjoys time with her amazing husband and two beautiful children, and our cats and dog. In her free time she loves baking and cooking, trail running, yoga, or just enjoying the amazing Colorado life.
We strive to provide complete care for our patients. Learn more about all the services we provide.
Our goal is to provide the best customer service and to answer all of your questions in a timely manner.
In an effort to avoid prolonged delays for you and your pet, we function on an appointment basis. Walk in exams will be done on a time available basis, with appointments being given priority. Of course, if you have an emergency during hours, you and your pet will be seen immediately.
We request payment in full when services are rendered. Recommendations and an estimate of charges will be discussed with you before proceeding with any diagnostics or treatment. If for some reason you are not able to make your full payment, arrangements should be discussed with the doctor before the services are rendered. Typically payment plans are only available to established clientele.
We will take emergencies during regular business hours. After hours emergencies are referred to Alpenglow Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center. A well trained staff is available all nights, weekends and holidays. Our phones are call forwarded so you may either call our number at (303)442-6262 or call them direct at (303) 443-4569. We also have a close working relationship with Boulder Emergency Pet Clinic. You may reach them at (303) 440-7722. If you live closer to Longmont than Boulder we also work closely with Aspen Meadow Veterinary Specialists which may be reached at (303) 678-8844.
Spaying or neutering can be done at approximately 6 months of age. Your pet is given an exam prior to surgery to help determine whether your pet is healthy enough to undergo the surgical procedure. Current vaccinations are required at the time of surgery. Also a pre-anesthetic blood screen is recommended prior to undergoing anesthesia and surgery.