Our Veterinary Team

Meet our dedicated veterinary team in Broomfield! We are so proud to have these talented and empathetic individuals serving you and your pets. If you are new to our practice, take a moment to read about our vets and support staff, and call (303) 469-5363 today to schedule an appointment!

VETERINARIANS

Fear Free Certified

Dr. Jones, DVM

Hospital director, Veterinarian

Dr. Jones, a Montana native and Michigan State graduate, joined the military in 2012 and volunteered to deploy to Afghanistan as the leader of a Veterinary Service Support Team. In 2014 she was honorably discharged in order to help build a small animal practice, then moved to Boulder in 2017 and began working with Boulder Vet as the new Medical Director. In her free time, she enjoys rock climbing, mountain biking, and Ultimate Frisbee. Her professional areas of interest include: client communication, orthopedic examinations, dermatology, and radiology.

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Fear Free Elite

Dr. Gablehouse, DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Kristin Gablehouse completed her veterinary degree at Colorado State University. She initially worked with horses prior to transitioning to small animal practice and completing a small animal medical and surgical internship at Washington State University. After several years of emergency practice, Dr. Gablehouse joined Laurel Veterinary Clinic in 2013. Her main area of interest is helping patients and their families work through behavior issues, including fear, anxiety, and aggression. She was elected to serve on the Executive Board for the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior (AVSAB), and she holds a certificate in Applied Animal Behavior, through the University of Washington. Dr. Gablehouse has also completed the NAVC Case-Based Applied Behavioral Medicine course, as well as Dr. Susan Friedman’s Living and Learning with Animals Professional Course, focused on learning theory and applied behavior analysis. She is also Fear Free Elite Level Certified and hopes to make every visit as stress-free as possible. Outside of work, Dr. Gablehouse runs trail ultramarathons from 50k to 100 miles. She enjoys traveling, cycling, and adventures in the mountains with her husband and Kili, their Mini Aussie.

Fear Free Certified

Dr. Mott, DVM

Associate Veterinarian
Dr. Mott is originally from northern Utah; she completed her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at Claremont McKenna College in California, then graduated from veterinary school at Washington State University in 2021. Dr. Mott loves the diversity of appointments she gets to see every day, but her main areas of interest are urgent care and surgery. She is both Fear Free and Low Stress Handling certified and her goal is to make every visit a positive experience. In her spare time, Dr. Mott loves enjoying all of the beauty Colorado has to offer and can be found running, hiking, skiing, climbing, or spending time with her two dogs Sandy and Cal, and three cats Bonsai, Maple, and Juniper.
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Dr. Hunte, DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Jonathan Hunte grew up on a goat farm in South Carolina. He studied biology, chemistry, and religion at Wofford College before pursuing veterinary medicine at the University of Georgia. 

Dr. Hunte loves the versatility of veterinary medicine; there is always another part of the field to explore. As a general practitioner, he gets to do a bit of it all! His favorite aspect of the field is connecting to the people he meets who also love animals. The fact that even the worst people are their best towards animals gives him hope!

Outside of work, Dr. Hunte enjoys the scenery and atmosphere of Colorado. He spends his days off exploring the west, reading, listening to audiobooks in his hammock, and enjoying the amazing views that Colorado has to offer.

TECHNICIANS

Fear Free Certified

Dylan

Technician

Dylan is originally from Maui but has lived in Colorado for most of his life. What he loves most about the veterinary field is the opportunity to make a positive change for the pet and their respective owner; this inspires him to provide an even higher standard of care to those that are in need of help. He joined Laurel in 2021!

When not working, Dylan’s hobbies include art, skateboarding, reading and gaming.

Jessi
Fear Free Certified

Jessi

Technician

Jessi is originally from California but moved to Colorado in 2012 in order to attend Colorado State University to study Animal Science. Jessi enjoyed Colorado so much that she decided to stay after graduation! Her love for animals and the desire to help them started at 7 years old so she followed her heart and started working as a Veterinary Technician in 2017. She then joined Laurel in 2020! 

When not at work, Jessi enjoys cheering for the Los Angeles Rams and spending time with her boyfriend, Nick, and their two dogs, Nova and Gunner. 

patty
Fear Free Certified

Patty

Technician

Patty was born and raised here in Colorado. She started out her career in veterinary medicine by volunteering at a rescue, helping spay and neuter animals on reservations in the 4 Corners. She then went on to graduate from Bel-Rea and became a Certified Veterinary Technician in 2017 and that’s also when she joined the team at Laurel! Her favorite part of veterinary medicine is working in the laboratory. 

In her free time, Patty enjoys spending time with family, traveling and crocheting. Her favorite animals are German Shepherds and cats.

Fear Free Certified

Courtney

Technician

Courtney is a previous Zookeeper turned Veterinary Technician. Hailing from the California Bay Area, she earned her B.S. in Zoology and an admiration in veterinary medicine. Since moving to Colorado, she has started her career as a Veterinary Technician in 2018 and continues to learn from many amazing people in this field, who all share a passion for helping animals. In her spare time she enjoys nature walks, volunteering, painting miniatures for and playing Dungeons & Dragons.

Laura
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Laura

Technician

Laura is a Colorado native, who grew up in the Broomfield/Westminster area. Since she was 5 years old she knew she wanted to work with animals. Laura made that dream a reality and graduated from Pima Medical Institute in 2019 as a Certified Veterinary Assistant and she joined Laurel in 2020! She is passionate about the well-being of all animals and enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, but her main interests are helping animals feel less fearful at the vet, parasitology, senior care and building bonds with the clients and patients. 

In her free time, she enjoys hammocking in the mountains (or basically anything in the mountains) with her partner Collin, gardening, cooking and painting. Laura also enjoys spending lazy days at home with a good show or movie with her kitten children Moose and Annabelle and her snake Fronz.

HOSPITAL NURSE

Fear Free Certified

Brooke

Hospital Nurse

Brooke has been with Laurel since 2020. She is originally from southern California and studied zoology at UC Santa Barbara. After graduating, she moved to Colorado and started working in the veterinary field. Brooke aspires to be a veterinarian and is planning on applying to veterinary school soon. In her free time, Brooke loves to spend time with her friends, family, and two cats, Autumn and Caesar.

Fear Free Certified

Brooklen

Hospital Nurse

Brooklen grew up in Colorado and is passionate about animals of all kinds, though she particularly loves big dogs! She loves working with pets and helping them become less anxious at vet appointments. Her own dogs have helped her so much in their own ways and they are the reason she got into veterinary medicine – she has a rough collie named Basil and a supermutt named Pluto. In her free time aside from spending time with her pups, Brooklen likes to read and care for her houseplants.

VETERINARY ASSISTANTS

Alli
Fear Free Certified

Alli

Veterinary Assistant

Alli joined Laurel in 2021! She absolutely loves everything animals! Especially dogs, but all of them are cute and so worth it to her (elephants are her spirit animal)! She is a certified veterinary assistant graduate of Pima Medical Institute, class of 2019. Her passion in this field is to provide the best possible care and service for our pets and clients!

She has a 6yr old Staffordshire/Bull terrier who is not only her best friend but her baby. They do everything together, including naps. In her free time, she enjoys hiking and spending time with family/friends.

“Anything is possible, as long as we stick together.”  -Alli Foje

Quavon
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Quavon

Veterinary Assistant

Quavon was born in Phoenix, AZ. His family was in the military so he’s lived in several cities. Quavon moved to Colorado in 2019 to go to Mesa/CU Denver for biochemistry. After that he interned at GreenWood rehabilitation center and later on joined the Laurel team in June 2021. Since being with Laurel, he has become Fear Free Certified! 

He has always had a passion for animals, hanging with friends and exploring with his pup Raikou. Quavon’s favorite thing to do is to take his bearded dragon Dracarys, his pup Raikou, and his guinea pig Havoc to the park. 

Fear Free Certified

Sasha

Veterinary Assistant

Sasha was born and raised in Colorado and graduated from Conifer High School. She loves how much there is to learn in veterinary medicine! It never gets boring and there is always room for improvement. She also loves building bonds with animals and their owners, even just in one visit.

Outside of work, Sasha likes to spend her time reading, watching Avalanche games, and spending time with friends and family. She has two dogs: Stella, a black lab, and Pyper, a German shepherd.

CLIENT SERVICE REPRESENTATIVES

Tami
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Tami

Lead Client Service Representative

Tami joined the Laurel team in 2022. Tami was born and raised in Colorado and has no plans on leaving! She graduated from Metro Denver in 2011 with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice & Criminology. She has been married to her wonderful husband, Steve, since 2015 and has a son named Tyler. Tami was raised around animals, including volunteering at the Boulder Humane Society as a foster parent, and has had a love of animals since she was born!

In her spare time, Tami loves hiking and anything to do with the water and beautiful lakes of Colorado. At home, she enjoys horror movies, reading (especially anything by Stephen King!), gardening, and painting; she’s also learned to hydro dip and has a fascination with using it on anything not nailed down. Tami enjoys cooking and trying new foods, no matter what they are!

Tami has a Springador named Caruso, named after the old Italian opera singer as he’s an avid “singer.” Caruso loves swimming and is obsessed with tennis balls and squeaky toys.

Brittany
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Brittany

Client Service Representative

This is Brittany, she has lived in Colorado since 2017, raised in Oahu, Hawaii. In her free time when she’s not at the clinic, she enjoys planting and gardening, hiking and anything having to do with the outdoors. She has a big family and is extremely family orientated; “We often have potlucks and get-togethers.” She has two black cats named Milo and Oliver, they are her babies. Brittany never would have thought she would be interested in working at any veterinary clinic but she is glad to have made this choice. Brittany joined Laurel in 2022! She loves animals and loves seeing them every day at work.

Jess
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Jess

Client Service Representative

Jess grew up on a farm, and moved to Colorado as a kid. Her father was stationed in Colorado (Army) and he loved it so much, that they eventually relocated here. She has always had animals in her life, so it was an obvious choice for her to work with and around animals. She currently has a 1.5 year old rescue dog. She is a Chinese Shar Pei, Australian Cattle Dog mix named Skadi.

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Maddie

Client Service Representative

Maddie is originally from Florida but has been in Colorado since 2009. Before joining Laurel Vet, she worked with horses, and she is certified in Equine Therapeutic and Sports Massage Therapy. Outside of work, Maddie enjoys cooking new recipes, going to metal concerts, hiking, rock climbing, and spending time with her horse, Cici. Maddie also has two dogs, Jax and Muira, and a Sphinx cat named Tommy Catwell.

ADMIN

Sarah
Fear Free Certified

Sarah

Practice Manager

Sarah was born and raised in Colorado. She attended Colorado State University where she obtained an undergraduate degree in Biology. She began her career as a zookeeper but moved over to veterinary practice management in late 2021. Her favorite part of working at Laurel is getting to see the kittens and puppies that visit! In her spare time, Sarah loves to knit, read, garden, study insects, and take long road trips with her two kids. She has two cats, Schrodinger and T’Challa.   

 

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