Practice & Staff
High Plains Veterinary Hospital, Inc.
4007 Tutt Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80922
There are many friendly faces here at the High Plains Veterinary Clinic family who are dedicated to making sure you and your pets are given the best care possible in the Colorado Springs Veterinary market.
Certified Veterinary Technicians
Cheri graduated from Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology in 2001 and has a special interest in canine behavior. She shares her life with an Australian Cattle Dog puppy, two Border Collies, and a cat. When not training and competing in agility and herding, Cheri enjoys hiking with her dogs.
Tara is also a graduate from Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology. She has three dogs, Eddie the German Shepherd Mix, Darby the Puggle and Buddy the Pug. She also has three cats named Macho and Touchdown and cowboy. When Tara isn't taking care of animals at work, she enjoys playing softball, watching the Broncos and other activities with her family.
Karen is also a graduate from Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology. She has four dogs, Belle and Jade the Lab Mixes and Kovu and Sara the Saint Bernard mixes. She also has three cats named Figaro, Nala, and O'Malley. When Karen isn't taking care of animals, she enjoys activities with her family.
Angel graduated from Cosumnes River College in 1991 with an Associate in Science degree. She shares her home with her husband and horse named Jo. When Angel is not at work taking care of animals, she voluntees her time giving mentally, physically, and emotionally challenged children therapeutic riding lessons.
Meghann is a Veterinary Technician, a graduate from Colorado Mtn. College in 2000 with an associate of Applied Science degree. She has worked in the Veterinary field for 14 yrs and still loves every moment. She enjoys hiking, riding horses and spending time with family and friends. She has a dog, cat and a horse for companions.
Client Care Specialists
Patty has been with High Plains since the hospital opened. She stays busy in her off time with her champion Rhodesian Ridgebacks and her many other businesses. She participates in several AKC events and is a proud breeder of award winning Rhodesian Ridgebacks. Patty also runs the Rocky Mountain Rescue.
Nancy has been with High Plains since the summer of 2008. She has four children, four dogs, a bunny, a cockatiel, and also works as a Real Estate Agent! Nancy just started training her dogs in agility and really enjoys it. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, ATV riding, and hanging out with her family.
Dana has bred and handled National and International champion AKC Greyhounds. Her happy dogs are Annika, Vanessa, Kia, DeeDee, and Andy. Her new addition to the family is Iraina, she traveled from Moscow. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking with her husband and spending time with her pets.
When Morgan is not working with animals, she is busy being a stylist. Morgan also enjoys doing agility with her dog Moto.
Rita has come to us from New Mexico, where she previously worked as a Clinic Manager and Veterinary Assistant for 9 years in Albuquerque. She has 2 dogs, Gar the pomeranian and Nuala the chihuahua.
Don was raised on a family farm in southeast Iowa and has a BS in Mathematics from Creighton University. His career has spanned 35 years from managing his family's business to working for the largest private U S Company and private midsize company before coming to assist High Plains Veterinary Hospital. He and his wife enjoy back-country off roading, hiking and being with the grandkids in their spare time.