Dr Beth Spencer
Medical DirectorDr Beth Spencer brings patience, perseverance, and compassion to her practice. As a Fear Free certified veterinarian, Dr Spencer takes time to work with pets so that they are comfortable during their visit. She emphasizes wellness and preventive care so her patients can stay happy and healthy.
Dr Spencer is dedicated to clear communication, helping her clients understand their pets’ health care options. She also coaches the next generation of veterinarians in their CSU communication labs every year.
As a parent, Dr Spencer strives to create a kid-friendly environment with snacks, books, and coloring. She always enjoys answering kids’ questions, knowing she might be inspiring a child to become a veterinarian!
Dr Spencer completed her undergraduate studies at Yale University and received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from the Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine. On weekends, Dr Spencer enjoys hiking, camping, skiing, reading, movies and spending time with her husband Eric, her kids Phoebe and Shane, and her crazy rescue mutt named Mobi.
Dr Alex Robb
VeterinarianDr. Alex Robb takes pride in building comfortable and trusting relationships with his clients and patients alike. This individually tailored approach, along with the depth of his experience, allows for effective diagnostic and therapeutic health care plans that everyone can feel good about.
He has completed advanced training in companion animal surgery, is a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist, and is a Fear Free Certified Practitioner.
A passion for improving the effectiveness of medical organizations drives Dr. Robb. He earned his MBA from the University of Denver in 2017 with a focus on Strategic Leadership of Healthcare Organizations and has delivered seminars on Leadership and High-Performing Teams for hundreds of veterinary students. He is also currently involved in the development of a Simulation Laboratory at Tufts University where veterinarians and students will be able to hone their skills in cutting edge procedures.
Dr. Robb earned his veterinary degree from Tufts University in 2013 and has practiced in the Denver Metro Area ever since. He loves experiencing all of Colorado’s outdoor activities with his family, including two German Shorthaired Pointers named Lucy and Porter. He also enjoys live music, professional sports, photography, and international travel.
Hospital ManagerHolly Davis is focused on making her client’s lives easier, whether helping pets get to their exam room, breaking down procedure costs, or empathizing during difficult moments. She also helps make visits to the vet calm by using Fear-Free tactics to help patients feel less anxious. Holly is a firm believer in preventive care and helps clients see the importance of vaccines, heartworm prevention, flea and tick prevention, and spaying and neutering.
Holly is cross-trained in every area of the hospital since she began her work in the veterinary world as a 14-year-old volunteer. She has consistently worked in hospitals since then, becoming a veterinary technician and hospital manager. Holly describes herself as a problem solver, empathetic in difficult situations, organized, and thorough.
Holly completed her associate’s degree in science and has certifications in human resources. In her free time, Holly loves spending time outdoors, traveling, trying new foods, and community involvement. She loves her 10-year-old Lab mix named Lyric, who she rescued at 4 weeks old.
Veterinary TechnicianBrandy Strickland aspires to make every veterinary visit fun and engaging for you and your pets. She is careful to observe and note our patients’ preferences when it comes to interaction, handling, and treats! In this way, each trip to the vet can be efficient, thorough, and comfortable for everyone.
It can be quite worrisome when pets are ill or in need of a surgical procedure, but never fear! Brandy is there to advocate for our patients and pet parents alike. As a conduit between you and the doctors, she will ensure that everything is explained clearly and that all of your questions and concerns are addressed.
Brandy graduated from the Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology in 2011 and has worked as a Certified Veterinary Technician in the Denver area ever since. She is Fear-Free Certified and Recover CPR Certified, giving her expertise both in routine pet health needs as well as in emergency situations. She has experience in specialty medicine, previously working with Neurologists and Internal Medicine specialists, and is constantly expanding her knowledge and skills. She is particularly passionate about delivering safe and effective anesthetic management for her patients at Goodheart.
Brandy lives in Denver with her husband, Geoff, lab mix Shadow, and their newest addition, a rescue kitty named Rocky. She enjoys trying new restaurants, reading, and horror movies, as well as all things pumpkin-spice.
Jessika Craig prides herself on her warm and welcoming manner to ensure her clients feel comfortable while in the hospital and to be empathic with pets who aren’t able to tell us what or how they are feeling. This understanding nature allows her to approach every situation with a clean slate and harbor a judge-free environment in which she can work through common concerns. Jessika works hard to try to gauge what the client and patient’s needs are before they even step foot in the exam room.
Jessika stays up to date in the ever-evolving veterinary profession by reading up on new practices and networking with peers. She looks forward to continuing her education by attending veterinary conferences and seminars to further her professional knowledge.
While Jessika treats her patients like they were her own, most of her free time is spent with her two dog sons. Sherlock, a 11-year-old failed foster Pointer/Dalmatian mix and Watson, a Rat Terrier, who followed her home 7 years ago as a wee puppy.
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