Meet our team

Our veterinarians

Pikes Peak Veterinary Clinic PPVC Colorado Springs vet. Staff Dr Melanie Marsden DVM

Melanie A. Marsden

Owner, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Melanie Marsden is originally from South Dakota, but has lived in Colorado Springs for many years. She attended the University of California, Davis, receiving a BS in Zoology and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. She shares her home with her husband, two children, dogs, cats, chickens, ducks, geese, bunnies and various strays.

Dr. Marsden served on committees or boards for The Colorado Division of Wildlife, The Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies Board of Pharmacy, the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region and the Colorado Veterinary Medical Foundation. She works with first-year vet students at Colorado State University, is Past President of the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association and serves as a Colorado representative in the American Veterinary Medical Association House of Delegates

Pikes Peak Veterinary Clinic PPVC Colorado Springs vet. Staff Dr Jaime Clevenger DVM

Jaime Clevenger

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Master of Public Health

Dr. Jaime Clevenger grew up in Northern California, but now lives in the Springs with her partner, two daughters, one dog and two cats. She holds a BS in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of California, Berkeley and a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of California, Davis. She further earned a master’s degree in Public Health.

After working in emergency veterinary medicine, Dr. Clevenger realized she prefers general care where she can form relationships and care for the “whole pet,” preventing health issues before they occur. She loves working with kittens and puppies, though the sweet older pets often win her heart. When Dr. Clevenger is not at the clinic, she’s at a park with her daughters or hiking with her dog.

Pikes Peak Veterinary Clinic PPVC Colorado Springs vet. Staff Dr Jeff Fowler DVM

Jeff Fowler

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Jeff made Colorado his home when he received his BA in Environmental, Population and Organismic Biology from the University of Colorado, Boulder and then his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University with an emphasis on small animal medicine and surgery. Dr. Jeff joined PPVC early on with Drs. Larry and Sue Wiseman and eventually bought the practice from them.

Sadly, Dr. Jeff developed allergies to pets which meant an early retirement. However, his love of veterinary medicine compelled him to do whatever he could to recover and return to PPVC, having maintained his continuing education and license. His practice interests include reptiles, small mammals, canine sports medicine and orthopedic diagnosis.

Pikes Peak Veterinary Clinic PPVC Colorado Springs vet. Staff Dr Lauren May DVM

Lauren May

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. May is originally from Anaheim Hills, CA. She earned her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from UCLA and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University. Prior to joining PPVC, Dr. May completed an internship in medicine and surgery in Ventura, CA, worked as an emergency/critical care vet at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital and worked as an emergency vet at the Animal Emergency Care Centers in Colorado Springs.

Dr. May is most interested in developing her already extensive knowledge in internal medicine, critical care, and surgery. Outside of working hours, you can find her with her husband and son, playing with her two shelties, Hansel and Shea, or skiing, mountain biking, doing yoga and running.

Pikes Peak Veterinary Clinic PPVC Colorado Springs vet. Staff Dr Britta Lay DVM

Britta Lay

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Britta Lay grew up in small town Oklahoma. Her “Okie” roots led her to pursue a BS in Animal Science and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, OK. After graduation, she found her way to Colorado with her husband who serves in the Space Force at Schriever, AFB.

Dr. Lay’s special interests include geriatrics, hospice and palliative care, and feline medicine. She enjoys forming bonds with both animals and their owners. Outside of PPVC, she strives to broaden her knowledge of medicine and surgery by working in emergency hospitals. She shares her home with her husband and five elderly cats. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, reading, baking, and spending time with family.

Veterinary Technicians & Assistants

Pikes Peak Veterinary Clinic PPVC Colorado Springs vet. Staff Jamie

Jamie

Technician Supervisor
Registered Veterinary Technician

After working in business, Jamie’s love of animals compelled her to earn her technician degree. After graduating from Colorado Academy of Veterinary Technology, she was hired by PPVC and loves to work with as many different species as possible! Outside of work, you’ll find Jamie with her husband, kiddo, and pets, including chickens, a rabbit, a leopard gecko and a dog.

Pikes Peak Veterinary Clinic PPVC Colorado Springs vet. Staff Anna

Anna

Registered Veterinary Technician

Anna is a Colorado native who started with PPVC as a client. She received her degree in Zoo Keeping then went on to complete her technician degree at Colorado Academy of Veterinary Technology. Anna has a special place in her heart for rescues and reptiles. When not at work she enjoys camping, hiking, hunting, and lounging with her husband, two kids, corn snake, and Golden Retriever.

Pikes Peak Veterinary Clinic PPVC Colorado Springs vet. Staff Ashley

Ashley

Veterinary Technician

Pikes Peak Veterinary Clinic PPVC Colorado Springs vet. Staff Heather

Heather

Veterinary Technician

Heather loves to see clients through generations of pets and seeing the human-animal-bone in both patients and clients. Although we have a menagerie of animals that come through our doors, she has an affinity toward the geriatrics that need a bit of extra TLC to keep them comfortable in their golden years. After growing up around every kind of animal imaginable, she gravitated to a career as a registered veterinary technician.

Pikes Peak Veterinary Clinic PPVC Colorado Springs vet. Staff Jessi

Jessi

Veterinary Technician

Jessi has been a veterinary technician since 2015, working in several small private practices and corporate practice before joining PPVC. She loves animal behavior, surgery, and connecting with clients. She grew up with animals from chinchillas to llamas to chameleons! Outside of work, you’ll find her with her son, horses, dogs and cats, or attending a horse event.

Pikes Peak Veterinary Clinic PPVC Colorado Springs vet. Staff Kori

Kori

Registered Veterinary Technician

Kori graduated from the Colorado Academy of Veterinary Technology, after which she and her husband moved to Georgia where she worked as a Licensed Veterinary Technician for 4.5 years. However, Georgia is not Colorado, so they took the plunge and moved back to enjoy the outdoors and work on their home. Kori and her husband steward three dogs and two cats and are the proud parents of one adorable son.

Pikes Peak Veterinary Clinic PPVC Colorado Springs vet. Staff Kayla

Kayla

Registered Veterinary Technician

Pikes Peak Veterinary Clinic PPVC Colorado Springs vet. Staff Regina

Regina

Registered Veterinary Technician

Regina has been a Certified Veterinary Technician for more than 34 years. In addition to working at PPVC, she teaches at Pikes Peak Community College in the Veterinary Technology program. She has a plethora of animals at home including four turtles, two cats, a dog, bearded dragon, rabbit, rat and several fish.

Pikes Peak Veterinary Clinic PPVC Colorado Springs vet. Staff Tayler

Tayler

Veterinary Technician

Tayler has been in the field since 2018, when she started as a vet assistant and worked her way up to technician. She loves coming to work and seeing and working with all the sweet pets! She currently have five dogs who fills most of her time off, as well as her husband and toddler!

Pikes Peak Veterinary Clinic PPVC Colorado Springs vet. Staff Tillie

Tillie

Registered Veterinary Technician

Pikes Peak Veterinary Clinic PPVC Colorado Springs vet. Staff Tyler

Tyler

Registered Veterinary Technician

Tyler graduated from Colorado Mountain College’s Veterinary Technology Program with Phi Theta Kappa, President’s and Dean’s List honors. Tyler’s family-owned dogsledding business allowed her to work with over 200 Alaskan and Siberian huskies. Tyler absolutely loves coming into work every day. On a day off, Tyler spends time with her family, dogs and ferrets.

Client Care Specialists

Pikes Peak Veterinary Clinic PPVC Colorado Springs vet. Staff Leanna

Leanna

Lead Client Care Specialist

Leanna started working in the veterinary field as a receptionist in 2018 and started training to become a veterinary technician in 2021. She absolutely loves the work and that there is always more to learn! When she’s not working, she loves to go hiking and try new restaurants with her husband and Catahoula Leopard Dog, Luna.

Pikes Peak Veterinary Clinic PPVC Colorado Springs vet. Staff Mary

Mary

Client Care Specialist Assistant

Mary left retirement to help us at PPVC. Over the years she has worked at veterinary clinics and for the American Veterinary Medical Association. At PPVC, you will find her greeting clients at cars and being the friendly face of our clinic. Mary enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, dogs and birds.

Pikes Peak Veterinary Clinic PPVC Colorado Springs vet. Staff Nur

Nur

Client Care Specialist

Working around animals was always Nur’s passion. She say it’s blissful to be part of the PPVC family to contribute to this community. Colorado’s beauty mesmerizes her. On the weekends, she likes to hike and drive around with her husband and two boys. She adopted her cat, Callie Girl, from the shelter when she came to the US in 2016.

Pikes Peak Veterinary Clinic PPVC Colorado Springs vet. Staff Sheri

Sheri

Client Care Specialist Assistant

Pikes Peak Veterinary Clinic PPVC Colorado Springs vet. Staff Stormi

Stormi

Client Care Specialist

Management

Pikes Peak Veterinary Clinic PPVC Colorado Springs vet. Staff Kathy

Kathy

Practice Manager

Kathy moved to Colorado Springs in 1997. Her background includes management, publishing, and teaching. Kathy enjoys combining her many skills to support the PPVC staff, clients, and their fur families. Outside the clinic Kathy runs a small publishing company and owns a reindeer farm. She can always be found taking care of her own family, including her partner, two teens, several horses, dogs, cats, reptiles and, of course, reindeer!

Pikes Peak Veterinary Clinic PPVC Colorado Springs vet. Staff Michele

Michele

Project Specialist

Michele was super excited to join PPVC and use her background in business development and administration to help foster a new era. The veterinary field is constantly changing and Michele helps us keep up with social media and special projects. She can often be seen walking the neighborhood, growing vegetables in her front yard, or attending musical events with her husband, Steve.

Pikes Peak Veterinary Clinic PPVC Colorado Springs vet. Staff Nola

Nola

Administrative Assistant

Nola is a true animal person by nature and has had pets all of her life. She helps keep things running smoothly by helping us manage people and accounts, plus out-of-the-ordinary tasks. When not at PPVC, she helps take care of any feral or stray cats that cross her path, finding homes for the friendly ones and feeding colonies of the ferals. She shares her life with her husband, several cats, and one very outnumbered dog—all rescues.

Pikes Peak Veterinary Clinic PPVC Colorado Springs vet. Staff Roxanne

Roxanne

Client Care Specialist
Human Resources Specialist

Roxanne is a Colorado Springs native with a great love for all animals. She started my career in human medicine and transitioned to animal medicine after her own cat had cancer. Areas of special interest are grief support and Fear Free practices. Her first word was “cat,” and now she has two 19.5-year-old kitty sisters, Juliet and Phoebe.

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