Brittany, Veterinary Technician

Brittany is originally from Colorado and earned an Applied Animal Science (AAS) degree from Bel-Rea Institute in 2008. She enjoys spending time with her two children Reianne and Zavier. They have two cats, Chloe and Mr. Kitty and a dog, Rosalind.

Barb, Customer Care Representative

Barbara has called Colorado home twice, the first time in 1982 and most recently in 2007. She has two daughters named Carla and Jessica, a son named Aaron and five grandchildren named Anya, Jenessa, David, Jayden and Bella. She also has three dogs named Jazzy, Joey, and Kinzy. Before moving back to Colorado, she worked for seven years as a receptionist in a North Carolina clinic. She started working for Special Friends in October 2007.

Vickie, Groomer

Vickie has been grooming for 24 years. She graduated from the Colorado School of Dog Grooming in 1984, and later was an instructor there for a year. She has two grown children, Heather and Nathan, and four grandchildren: Michael, Wyatt, Emma and Emily. She also has two dogs named Donut and Nelson. Vickie enjoys being outdoors, a few of her hobbies being camping, fishing, gardening and horseback riding. She has been working at Special Friends since 1993.

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Debbie, Customer Care Representative

Debbie graduated from Metropolitan State College in 1990 with a B.A. in Hotel, Restaurant & Travel Management. Then she attended Bel-Rea, earning her CVT in 1996. Debbie is a Colorado native. She grew up on a working farm ranch with a menagerie of animals from peacocks to cattle. She has two siamese cats named Ziam and Sukoshi. In her spare time she enjoys the many challenges of home and yard improvement. She originally worked for Special Friends in 1996 as a technician. She rejoined us in 2010 as a customer care representative.

Amanda, Customer Care Representative

Originally from San Diego, California, Amanda has called Colorado home for the last 19 years. She has always had some sort of animal in the house including cats, dogs, rabbits, and hamsters. Amanda enjoys outdoor activities like hiking, skiing, fishing, drag racing, and riding horses. She has three cats, Blizzard, Bandit and Bug, and enjoys going to the dog park with her dog, Hemi.

Erin, Veterinary Assistant

Bio coming soon!

Heather, CVT

Born and raised in Colorado, Heather spent a few years in Boise, Idaho earning a BA in English Literature. She earned an Applied Animal Science (AAS) degree from Bel-Rea Institute in 2014, graduating with highest honors. In her free time she enjoys reading books, watching TV, camping, hiking, pet-sitting for family and friends, and spending time with her husband and their husky mix, Liberty.

Molly, CVT

Originally from Wisconsin, Molly earned an Applied Animal Science (AAS) degree from Bel-Rea Institute graduating with honors. She has always been fascinated with nature, animals, and science, and wanted to be a Veterinary Technician since her very first job as a kennel tech. Molly likes to travel, hike, draw, play video games, and spend time with her husband and their fur children Ripley (dog), Zedd and Bella (cats).

Meet Our Veterinary Technicians

 

Terry Woltman, DVM, MS

Terry Woltman earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree from Texas A&M and a master's degree in wildlife biology. He decided to pursue veterinary medicine after he took his dog in for an emergency and realized how wonderful it would be to help other people and their pets in similar situations. He maintains a genuine love and concern for all of his patients and their owners. Dr. Woltman's two daschunds, B.G. and Baby Grace can often be seen around the clinic.

Elise Kish, DVM

A native of Lincoln, Nebraska, Elise Kish earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Georgia where she received the Dean Emeritus Thomas J. Jones Cup and the J.T. Mercer Scholarship for Veterinary Excellence. Dr. Kish comes from a long lineage of veterinarians all of whom inspired her love of animals. Dr. Kish and her husband enjoy spending time with their four children and cat Percy.

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We treat every animal that walks through our doors as though it was our own. 

 

Special Friends Veterinary Clinic is a team of health care professionals devoted to providing a warm, personal atmosphere where clients and pets are recognized by name and treated like family. We emphasize superior preventative medicine and offer the newest, most modern medical and surgical techniques.

Your Pet, Our Passion

 

Meet Our Veterinary Assistant

 

Gina Morgan, DVM

Gina Morgan earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree from Washington State University in 2002, and practiced in the Seattle area before moving to Colorado in 2006. Dr. Morgan chose a career in veterinary medicine to combine her love of animals and science, and she enjoys the daily challenges and rewards that the profession offers. When not at the clinic, Dr. Morgan enjoys spending time with her husband, son, and their animals, a Jack Russell Terrier named Wyatt, a Miniature Dachshund named Evelyn and three cats Stan, Ario and Fern.

Linda, Groomer

Linda works full time for Cherry Creek School District but has spent the last 17 years of her weekends and school vacations grooming pets. She has one son, Raymond and two dogs named Chance and Lexi. Linda grooms cats as well as dogs, and is well known for her ability to handle our most challenging grooming patients. She has been with our clinic since 1993.

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