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
Dr 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.
Certified Veterinary Technician
Brandy 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.
Certified Veterinary Technician
Elisa Rogers really listens to client concerns and goes the extra mile for all the pets she sees at Goodheart. She is compassionate and comforting, to both clients and their animals. She makes appointments easier with clear communication and ensuring all concerns are addressed.
A certified vet tech since 2015, Elisa keeps her job skills current by attending continuing education seminars and reading technical journals. She is particularly interested in aging and arthritis in dogs. Plus, she enjoys educating pet parents on enrichment and the importance of wellness exams.
With an empathetic heart, Elisa has filled her home with lots of animals: Louise, the bearded dragon; Joey Ramone, the leopard gecko; Francis, the cat; Cher, the long-haired guinea pig; and, finally, the best dogs in the world, Bodhi and Spratt, the terriers and Miss Fancy Pants, the Chihuahua.
Client Service Coordinator
Lindsey aspires to build lasting relationships with clients and their pets by acting as a pet advocate and helping clients clearly understand disease processes, diagnostics, and treatment options. She fosters Fear Free environments for your pet by giving each cat or dog time to adjust to the hospital, exam room, and the doctor; offering plenty of treats and praise; and leaving a lasting positive impression with clients and patients alike.
Lindsey takes pride in empathizing with clients and their pets, no matter the situation. She takes time to listen and address questions and concerns and is an advocate for all involved by being a problem solver with a kind heart. She enjoys making veterinarian visits welcoming and educating clients on the importance of heartworm, flea/tick prevention, and vaccines. She also brings a wealth of information with regard to internal medicine and dermatology.
To keep up with evolving medical advances, Lindsey stays current with her vet tech skills by attending conferences and participating in continuing education seminars. She is particularly interested in Ethos symposium and allergies in pets.
She is head-over-heels for Bandit, her 3-year-old Australian Shepherd and Border Collie mix that she adopted in 2017.
Veterinary AssistantRachel brings a sense of understanding and empathy to clients and pets alike. She enjoys helping clients make the most educated decisions for their pets by ensuring they don’t leave with any unanswered questions. Rachel also strives to make visits to Goodheart Animal Health Center stress free and comfortable by helping to ease our patient’s pain or anxiety.
Rachel loves learning new things so she can continue to effectively educate clients. She keeps current on veterinarian medicine by following interesting case studies, as well as attending continuing education seminars. She is particularly interested in anesthesia and pet behavior.
Rachel adopted her sweet, funny dog Dylan in April 2019. He is a deaf two-year-old Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog. She also has Gir, a big man stuck inside little dog’s body. He is a 12-year-old Cairn Terrier mix who has been with her through seven moves, and even across state lines. He is such a dapper gentleman!
Client Service Coordinator
With 12 years of experience in veterinary customer service, Hillary is ready to help! As a dedicated client services coordinator she works hard to facilitate communication and strives to meet each client’s needs.
Hillary is passionate about making each vet visit fear-free. She is ready with a Feliway towel for our kitty patients and treats for the pups. Hillary utilizes an individual approach to help each pet feel as comfortable as possible.
A Wisconsin transplant, Hillary fell in love with Colorado after visiting in 2009. Hillary spends her free time kayaking with her husband, Chris, hiking with her two dogs Spud and Kiwi, cuddling her kitty, Mu and interacting with her family of 3 fire-bellied toads.
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