Our Team

The Black Forest Veterinary Clinic team

We would like to introduce you to our extremely dedicated and profound staff of the Black Forest Veterinary Clinic. Our number one mission is client satisfaction and it clearly shows on the wagging tails and wet noses of our patients.

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Brittany McDonald, Hospital Manager

Brittany McDonald is also one of our certified veterinary technicians. She graduated in 2015 from Pima Medical Institute as a veterinary technician and worked her way into management; although, her start in veterinary medicine began long before then. With a calling for leadership and knowledge, she aspires to finish her education and earn her title as a certified veterinary practice manager. Brittany has obtained a very well-rounded skillset to help our patients with but she especially loves to focus on anesthesia.

She is a Colorado native and enjoys our beautiful state with her husband, daughter, and their two French Bulldogs: Bartholomew and Wilbur. In her free time, Brittany enjoys either being really active or really lazy. You may find her on a hike or watching a marathon of her favorite TV show.

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Abigail, Client Services

Abigail graduated from West Chester University of Pennsylvania in 2013. She moved from just outside D.C. to Colorado Springs in early 2017. She grew up with all kinds of pets and farm animals which lead to her passion for working with animals. She has 2 guinea pigs named Sheepie and Delta, and a little trouble maker australian koolie rescue named Kuiper. In her free time Abigail loves hiking, reading, and kicking back with a hot cup of tea.

Kenette

Kenette, Technician, CVT

Kenette has worked at BFVC since 1990. Kenette graduated from Colorado Mountain College, Glenwood Springs Colorado in 1989 as a Certified Veterinary Technician. In addition to training her two rescued horses, Kenette enjoys competing in Dog Agility, Dock Diving and Hunt Test competitions. She has qualified for and competed in several National Level events in agility and has earned a Masters Agility Championship with her Yellow Labrador Retriever, Nitro. Kenette loves helping animals recover from illness, live fuller lives and bonding with pets during their time in the hospital. Caring for sick or injured animals, and helping owners care for their pets, is something she truly loves.

Robyn

Robyn, Technician, CVT

Robyn was born and raised in the state of Colorado and has lived here her entire live with one year of exchange studies spent in Europe. She currently lives in Colorado Springs with her husband of 15 years, Rob. She has two cats: "Catherine" (16 years old) and "Veronica" (4 years old) and two mixed breed dogs: "Frank" and "Carrie" (both 11 years old). She has been working in the veterinary field for 10 years and is a CVT with Black Forest Veterinary Clinic. Her hobbies include cooking, crafts, painting, singing, gardening, internet gaming, and spoiling her four legged children!

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Robert, Veterinary Technician

Robert has worked in the veterinary profession for over 15 years, 10 of which was emergency. He originally started in Las Vegas, NV where he started his love of animals. Robert also love cars and works part time as a mechanic. He has 2 beautiful children, a son named Brenden who is 9 and a daughter named Rona who is 2, whom he loves very much. He also has a background in exotics as well as specialty, can perform Computed Tomography and MRI. Certified Anprolene key operator and certified in laser therapy. He started working at Black Forest in 2017, and hopes to stay for a long time to come!

Lauren

Lauren, Veterinary Technician

Lauren recently moved to Colorado Springs from Louisville Kentucky where she worked in speciality as a Equine Technician after graduating from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College in 2012 with a bachelors in Equine Studies and Journalism. She is currently back in school pursuing a degree to be a certified veterinary technician. During her spare time she is usually spending time with her husband George and two rescue animals, Copper a 9 year old basenji and cat Shado. She also enjoys baking, competing in horse shows and traveling.

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Georgie Hammerle-Simpler, Veterinary Technician

 Bio coming soon..

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Dave Green, Veterinary Technician

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