Our Doctors

Lacey Jones, DVM
Medical Director

Dr. 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.

Ingrid Behrens, DVM
Veterinarian

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.

H. Richard Ellis, DVM
Veterinarian

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.

Amanda Burdette, DVM
Veterinarian

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, dog, and two cats . In her free time she loves baking and cooking, trail running, yoga, or just enjoying the amazing Colorado life.