Meet Our top rated Colorado Springs Veterinarians 

Dr. Jessica McKenney


Dr. McKenney graduated from Iowa State Veterinary College in 2002.  She has settled in Colorado Springs after having worked several years in Washington State.  She is our ultrasound expert.  She enjoys hiking in our beautiful mountains with her children Sean and Olivia, husband Todd, and her two dogs Austin and Avery.




Dr. Whitney  Butler


Dr. Butler graduated from Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009.  She moved to Colorado Springs in the summer of 2009 and has enjoyed meeting the people and pets of the Pikes Peak region.  She enjoys hiking, camping, and skiing with her husband Joel and bloodhound mix, Hurley (just the hiking and camping...Hurley doesn't ski!).


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Dr. Heather Matz


Dr. Matz moved to Colorado Springs in 2011 following graduation from  Washington State University. After practicing emergency medicine locally, she joined the High Plains Veterinary team in February 2013. She enjoys triathlons, volunteering internationally, and hiking with her two dogs, great dane and german shepard mixes.


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Dr. Emily Teepe


Dr. Emily Teepe graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in May and is excited to join the High Plains Veterinary team. She grew up on a small farm with a menagerie of animals. She enjoys all aspects of the outdoors including hiking, tennis, horseback riding, and traveling. She is thrilled to call Colorado Springs her new home and looks forward to meeting you and your pet!                                                       


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Dr. Katie Phillips


Katie Phillips graduated from Iowa State University in 2002 and has been practicing veterinary medicine in Colorado Springs ever since.  She has a special interest in treating avian and exotic pets and many years of doing so.  Dr. Katie has enjoyed the companionship of Golden Retrievers since the age of 16 and currently volunteers with Golden Retriever Freedom Rescue.  She lives with two senior goldens, Samson and Liberty.  She also has a rescued male Eclectus Parrot names Hawkeye.  On her days off she enjoys spending time with her beautiful daughters, Natalie and Olivia as well as her husband.



Dr. Lindsey Moore



   Dr. Moore graduated from Washington State University in 2008.  She moved to Colorado in May after working in Montana and North Dakota.  She enjoys spending Time outdoors with her two children Adilyn and Vivianne, Husband Brian and her animals.  She is very excited to settle in Colorado Springs and at High Plains Veterinary Hospital.