Veterinarians

Our hospitals are staffed with an experienced group of veterinarians who bring a vast array of expertise and education to our team.

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  • Bill Stonehocker, DVM
  • I was born and raised on a farm in the Northglenn/Thornton area and received my undergraduate and DVM degree from CSU in 1984.  I started at Northglenn Veterinary Clinic in 1987 with Dr. Larry Smith and Dr. Roy Carlson who started the practice in 1960 and which later became Community Pet Hospital.  I enjoy all aspects of veterinary medicine and surgery but I especially enjoy the longterm relationships with our clients and patients that I have developed over the years.
  • My wife Terri has home schooled our two children from grade school thru high school which keeps us very busy.  When I am not at the hospital I spend my time with family working on our small acreage (two horses, two sheep, two dogs, three cats, a lizard and some chickens) and following the kids around on their many activities.  When we get a chance we enjoy the outdoors, skiing and traveling.
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  • Wade Smith, DVM

  • Dr. Smith is a 3rd generation Colorado native who was raised on a small farm in rural Adams County. He grew up surrounded by dogs, cats, horses, goats, cows, chickens, ducks and pheasants.Dr. Smith’s passion to help animals began at an early age. Growing up he watched his father, Dr. Larry Smith, treat sick and injured pets and realized that he wanted to be able to do the same. He was also very intrigued with the anatomy and physiology of animals and desired to learn all he could about God’s creations.Dr. Smith earned his bachelor’s degree at CSU with a double major in Biochemistry and Biology. He then did research in Genetic Engineering for two years before starting Veterinary School at CSU where he graduated in 1990. He started working at the Northglenn Veterinary Clinic with his father and Dr. Stonehocker, and they all became partners in 1992. They then designed and built the current building in 1996. Read More

 

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  • MJ Griffin, DVM

  • Dr. MJ Griffin grew up in western New York, south of Buffalo. She received her BS in Chemistry and Biology from St. Bonaventure University and then went on to attend Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine where she earned her DVM in 1994. After graduation, she began her career in Charlotte, NC at a mixed animal practice before transitioning to a small animal only practice. Dr. Griffin fell in love with Colorado during a conference in Denver and moved shortly after. She joined the Community Pet Hospital team in 2006. Her special interests are internal medicine and endocrinology. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, softball, figuring our her golf swing and cheering for her various professional sports teams.
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  • Laura Servis, MS, DVM

  • Dr. Laura Servis completed her veterinary medical degree at Colorado State University after completing a Master’s degree in Anatomy and Neurobiology.  Her previous experience is as an emergency clinician in specialty referral practice where she developed interests in cardiology, neurology and emergency/critical care.  She is also devoted to pain management and is a certified veterinary acupuncturist.  She lives in Evergreen with her 2 dogs and 3 cats.  She enjoys traveling and any excuse to spend time outdoors in Colorado.
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  • Lindsay Oklesh, DVM

  • Dr. Piotrowski was born in East Hampton, NY and raised in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. She began riding sport horses at the age of six and spent many years successfully competing throughout South Florida. This is where her love for animals and veterinary medicine evolved. In 2003, Dr. Piotrowski moved to Grand Junction, CO where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Colorado Mesa University (formerly Mesa State College) in 2007 and was a graduate of CMU’s Honor’s Program. During her undergraduate career, Dr. Piotrowski owned and operated LA Equine, a successful business which specialized in buying, selling, training and competing performance horses throughout the US in the sports of Three Day Eventing, Hunter/jumper and Dressage. Read More
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  • Brad Breon, DVM

  • Dr. Brad Breon has been a veterinarian with Community Pet Hospital since 2010 after spending  five years practicing in the Chicago area. Dr. Breon grew up in suburbs of Minneapolis and was destined to become a veterinarian when it was found that only he could dog-sit his neighbor’s “mean-as-heck” poodle mix without risk of losing a finger. After earning a BS from the University of Kansas, Dr. Breon received his DVM from Kansas State University in 2005. His professional interests include cardiology, dermatology and surgery but he enjoys the interaction with clients and their pets in the exam room most of all.  In his off time Dr. Breon likes to spend time with his wife Brandy (also a veterinarian), their two sons Braedon and Braxton, two dogs Norman (a mutt in the purest sense) and LeRoy (a schnauzer), and cats Kirby and Tolkien. His family adventures include hiking, skiing, geocaching, camping and cheering on his favorite sports teams.
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  • Erin Quigley, DVM

  • Erin Quigley is a native of Colorado who grew up in Niwot. Like so many little girls, she started wanting to pursue veterinary medicine at around the age of 6 because of her profound love of animals. As she grew up, she found a fascination for medicine and its challenges which only strengthened this dedication to a veterinary career. She attended Colorado State University achieving an undergraduate degree in Equine Science and went directly into Veterinary School, also at CSU, graduating in 2006. Following veterinary school, Dr. Quigley completed additional training as an intern rotating through the many veterinary specialty departments at the University of Tennessee Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Knoxville, TN. After moving back to Colorado, she worked at a small animal practice in Louisville for 4 years before joining Community Pet Hospital in the fall of 2011. Read More

 

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        • Lizzie Bruce, DVM

 

Dr. Lizzie Bruce is originally from Pueblo, Colorado and has known she wanted to be a veterinarian since she was very young. She graduated with her DVM from Colorado State University in 2007. She then moved to New Mexico where she practiced for eight years. Dr. Bruce’s special interests include orthopedics and surgery. Now with two young children, Dr. Bruce and her husband have moved back to CO to be closer to family. They have a six year old daughter, a four year old son, a Siberian husky and two cats. Dr. Lizzie and her family love spending time together outdoors. 

 

 

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    • Teresa Borys, DVM

    • Dr Teresa Borys, a Colorado native, grew up in Greeley, CO. Her love and compassion for animals started at a young age and she knew that becoming a veterinarian was her life’s calling. She received her bachelor’s degree in Biology from Colorado State University in 2009, and graduated veterinary school from Kansas State University in 2013. Dr Borys then completed a rigorous year-long internship at VCA West Los Angeles in 2014. Dr Borys stayed in LA for a short period of time working at another emergency/general practice clinic before moving back to Colorado and joining Community Pet Hospital in April 2015. Dr Borys was veterinary acupuncture certified in October 2014 and is particularly interested in pain management and alternative therapies.  She lives in Thornton with her husband Roman, their two dogs (Aspen and Mac) and their two cats (Quicksilver and Nubbins). In their spare time, they love enjoying Colorado’s beauty in the form of hiking, biking, and snowboarding.

 

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    • Suzanna Riddle, DVM

    • Dr. Suzanna Riddle grew up in Colorado.  She obtained a BS in Microbiology and a MS in Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology at Colorado State University, before moving out of the state.  She graduated from North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine and then moved to Rochester New York to complete her internship at Veterinary Specialists and Emergency Services.  After her internship Dr. Riddle worked in up-state New York in a practice that combined general practice, emergency care, exotic pet and zoo medicine.  She was part of a small team of veterinarians that cared for the animals at the Ross Park Zoo in Binghamton, New York. Most recently, Dr. Riddle was working as an emergency veterinarian in an emergency and specialty center just north of New York City, but she missed Colorado and was very excited to return home and join the team at Community Pet Hospital.  Dr. Riddle lives with two mischievous cats, two cockatiels and a Guinea pig.  She is an avid movie buff, loves to bake and try out new gourmet vegetarian recipes. 

 

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    • Brent Morris, DVM

    • Dr. Brent Morris has been working as a small-animal veterinarian in the Fort Collins area since graduating from CSU’s Veterinary program in 2007. Dr. Morris joined the Community Pet Hospital family in 2015, and couldn’t be happier to be part of the team. He continues to be inspired by the connection between humans and animals—preserving and lengthening the bond between pets and their owners is the ultimate reward for him. His professional interests include preventative medicine, dentistry, and management of acute and chronic pain. In 2014, Dr. Morris earned the credentials of a Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner through the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management. As a member of the Rotary international service organization, Dr. Morris is an active participant in an annual youth leadership conference, a life-changing experience that he looks forward to every year. He’s also fond of hiking, running, fly fishing, mountain biking, skiing, and snowboarding in the Colorado wilderness, often alongside his Heeler, Petey.
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