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Practice Name

The Valley Veterinary Hospital

Primary Location
317 West Ave
Rifle, CO 81650
Phone: 970-625-5035
Fax: 970-625-8510

Office Hours

DayMorningAfternoon
Monday9:00am5:00pm
Tuesday9:00am5:00pm
Wednesday9:00am5:00pm
Thursday9:00am5:00pm
Friday9:00am5:00pm
Saturday9:00am12:00pm
SundayClosedClosed
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Staff

Kate Owens, DVM, MBA

Dr. Kate Owens grew up in New Jersey where her dream to be a veterinarian began at 7 years old.  She moved to Colorado to attend the University of Colorado at Boulder and received a BA in Mathematics.  Dr. Owens worked at Lockheed Martin Astronautics until she was accepted to vet school at Colorado State University Veterinary School.  She graduated in 2007 with the combined degrees of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Masters of Business.  Dr. Owens is a member of the Phi Zeta Veterinary Honor Society, the American Veterinary Medical Association, and the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association. 

Dr. Owens enjoys all aspects of canine and feline veterinary medicine, with particular interest in “senior pet” care, oncology (cancer), surgery, and dentistry.  She is also the owner of All Pets Mobile Vet.  Kate has lived in New Castle and practiced veterinary medicine in the Roaring Fork Valley since 2007. She enjoys skiing, hiking, and spending time outside with her husband Scott, daughters Riley and Parker, and their dogs Blitz and Lulu.  


Dr. Cheryl Pearce, DVM
Dr. Cheryl Pearce is a Colorado State University graduate with over 20 years of experience in the Veterinary field.  She has been practicing here in the valley for over 10 years. Dr. Pearce has a passion for Internal Medicine and Dermatology.  She lives near Glenwood Springs with her husband, youngest daughter, 2 cats and 2 dogs. She has twin boys who graduated from college in Boulder and another daughter who recently completed her studies in Durango. Her passions are cycling, animals, football, baseball and watching her daughters play volleyball.


Oneal Peters, DVM, Certified in Veterinary Acupuncture

Dr Oneal Peters is an associate veterinarian at All Pets Mobile Vet and at Valley Vet. Oneal grew up in Carbondale and has always loved animals. Oneal attended undergraduate school at Mesa State University and completed her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Colorado State University. Oneal enjoys working with both large and small animals. She is interested in internal medicine, oncology, geriatric and lifelong wellness care and is certified in medical veterinary acupuncture. She is a member of the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical association. 

Oneal spends much of her time hiking with her husband and three dogs, Tuko, Lena and Bilbo or riding her two quarter horses, Belle and Crook. During the rare rainy day, she curls up with her five cats, Ballater, Emma, Boomer, Gus and Mahi. 


Alisa, CVT
Alisa was born and raised in Aurora, Colorado. She moved to the Roaring Fork Valley to attend Colorado Mountain College's veterinary technician program and graduated in 2010 with an Associates of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology. She lives with her husband, their dog Missy, and cat Optimus. Her interests include soccer, fishing, biking, and the outdoors.


Gretchen, CVT

Gretchen is a Certified Veterinary Technician who grew up in NE Iowa.  She graduated from Bel Rea Institute of Animal Technology in 1988 with an Associate of Applied Sciences degree.  When not at work, Gretchen enjoys spending time with her husband antiquing, cooking and watching drag racing.  Gretchen and her husband share their home with their greyhound Cutter.


Magda, Technician Assistant

Magdalena is our veterinary assistant originally from Illinois.  She moved here in 2013 with her fluffy snow-loving dog Wolf, and her two unbelievable handsome Persian cats, Booger and Mustache. In Illinois, Magda had worked at animal shelters as well as animal clinics and hospitals.  Her passion for wanting to work with animals was realized after she lost her best friend, a German Shepherd named Dakota, to lymphoma.   Some things Magda loves are getting lost in new places, finding waterfalls, and gelato- because it fixes everything.



 


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Office Hours

DayMorningAfternoon
Monday9:00am5:00pm
Tuesday9:00am5:00pm
Wednesday9:00am5:00pm
Thursday9:00am5:00pm
Friday9:00am5:00pm
Saturday9:00am12:00pm
SundayClosedClosed

Meet The Team "I love coming to work everyday! Ever since I started working here at The Valley Veterinary Hospital I have been reading and learning as much as I can about pet health and well being. Now my pets and I are living a healthier life and can pass my knowledge and experience to other families so they too can discover wellness!" Read More

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317 West Ave
Rifle, CO 81650
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