Our Staff

Colleen

Colleen

Owner and CFO

Colleen is a native of Colorado. She has worked in the veterinary field since she was 14. She has worked for Downtown Animal Care Center since 2006 after working for 12 years in the automotive industry.
In her free time she enjoys movies, reading, spending time with family and friends, and being at the beck and call of two very needy cats, Milo and Furbie.

Jessica

Jessica

Hospital Administrator and Certified Veterinary Technician

Jessica was born and raised in NY. Since leaving NY, she has lived in California, New Mexico, Colorado, Florida and Tennessee. While living in Colorado, Jessica received her degree in Animal Science from Bel-Rea Institute of Veterinary Technology. She has worked in general, specialty and ER/Critical Care practices over the last 21 years. Her passion is rescue, especially the bully breeds. She has a busy house, with a variety of furry friends. In her free time, Jessica enjoys hiking and exploring the Colorado wilderness.
Amber

Amber

Surgical Team Lead and Certified Veterinary Technician

Amber is originally from California. She moved to Denver and attended the Bel-Rea Institute. She has worked for Downtown Animal Care Center since graduating in 2007.

In her spare time she enjoys watching local bands and spending time with her animals.

Morgan

Morgan

General Practice Team Lead

Morgan is a Colorado native and long time DACC fixture! She started with us in 2010, as a kennel technician. Morgan attended Alamosa State University and received her Bachelor’s of Science in Biology. After returning home, Morgan became a full time veterinary technician with DACC. In her spare time, she enjoys painting and hiking with her rescue puppy Porter. Morgan has the hopes of pursuing her dream and attending Vet School in the near future.
Allison

Allison

Certified Veterinary Technician

Allison started her career, as a kennel assistant while she was in school to be veterinary technician. She graduated in 2014, and started working at an emergency hospital, for 2 years. When she is not working she loves to take her two dogs on hikes, and explore Colorado.
Summer

Summer

Certified Veterinary Technician

Summer is originally from South Dakota but attended school and became a certified veterinary technician in Portland, Oregon. She relocated to Denver with her sassy kitty and husband in 2016 and started working at Downtown Animal Care Center shortly after. In her free time she enjoys camping, canoeing, watching movies, and spending time with family and friends; both furry and fur-less.
Kate

Kate

Veterinary Assistant

Kate has been at DACC since August of 2016. She grew up in San Clemente, CA and started her career in the animal industry at a doggie daycare. She moved from CA to Dallas, TX where she managed a mobile veterinary clinic. Kate has a true passion for animals, and she has adopted and fostered for several rescue groups. In her spare time, Kate enjoys being outdoors and exploring the Denver area with her friends, who are all puppy lovers just like her!
Regan

Regan

Veterinary Assistant

Regan grew up in a small town in Wyoming called Sheridan. She spent her life working on a farm with her grandparents and mother. After graduating high school, she decided to moved to Colorado and started school at Bel-Rea Institute of Technology. She graduated in December of 2017 with and Associates Degree in Applied Animal Sciences. After completing her 3 month internship at Downtown Animal Care Center, she decided to join on to the team.
Vanessa

Vanessa

Veterinary Assistant

Veronica

Veronica

Customer Service Team Lead

Veronica has been working at Downtown Animal Care Center since May of 2010. She has a passion for working with animals, and it shows in her daily encounters with our clients and their pets. She is a mother of three – Two human babies and one furry baby, Chucho, who is a boxer mix puppy. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She loves to ride horses, go shopping, decorate her house (and the hospital), and cooking (especially tacos!)
Amanda

Amanda

Customer Service Representative

Amanda was born in Colorado and raised in Kenai, Alaska. She moved back to home sweet home Colorado in 2001 . She is currently attending Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology pursuing her dream of becoming a veterinary technician. Amanda has a true passion for animals and owns several furry family members, as well as fosters those in need. In her spare time, Amanda enjoys camping, hiking, reading, training her foster babies, and watching movies.
Becca

Becca

Customer Service Representative

Becca was born and raised in New Hampshire on a Dairy Goat farm. In 2016, she moved to Colorado to attend Bel-Rea Institue of Animal Technology to pursue her dreams of becoming a Veterinary Technician. Becca always knew she wanted to work with animals and pushed herself to this career choice when her fur baby, Baxter, passed unexpectedly in 2014. In her free time, Becca enjoys listening to music, watching movies and spending time with friends.
Sara

Sara

Kennel Technician

Joe

Joe

DACC Client Retention Specialist

Joe is our most famous DACC resident. On Christmas Eve during the blizzard of 2006, Joseph and his brother were left in a taped up box outside our building. As one of our employees was leaving for the night, she saw a paw waving out of the top of the box. Joe was about 5 years old. Joe and his brother were NOT the best of friends, so Joe became our clinic cat. He loves to walk around and greet our clients and their pets. Most of the time, you can find Joe relaxing in his bed on the front desk.
Alister

Alister

DACC Client Retention Specialist

Alister was found with his 4 sisters. They were about 1 week old at the time, and no one was ever able to locate their mom. Our hospital manager, Jessica, bottled raised the litter. When it was time for this little family to go to their new homes, Alister had found a special place in Jessca’s heart. Alister splits his time between running around in the Administrative Office’s with Lita and greeting clients downstairs with Joe. Whereever he is, you can guarantee he is creating some type of commotion!
Lita

Lita

DACC Client Retention Specialist

Lita is our Administrative Office’s cat. She spends her day lounging on the desk of Jessica, Colleen or Dr. McManus. Lita was found in the middle of a terrible snowstorm, living in a hollowed out tree with a litter of newborn kittens. The person who found Lita and her babies immediately brought them to DACC. All of Lita’s kittens found loving homes, but Lita was very shy. She ended up being most comfortable enjoying her days with the DACC staff, so she decided to make this place her home. Now, she spends her time laying in the sun or sleeping on the couch.

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Our Address

1041 Galapago St.,
Denver, CO 80204
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Our Hours

Mon – Fri: 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
Sat: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sun: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
(walk-in vaccine clinic hours)

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