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Indian Tree Animal Hospital

Indian Tree Animal Hospital

7778 Vance Dr | Arvada, CO 80003

Call 303-416-6990
Monday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday 10:00am - 2:00pm
  • Laser Surgery
  • Ultrasound
  • Acupuncture
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Open 7 days a week
  • Animal Boarding
  • Animal Grooming
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Bird Vet
  • Emergency Veterinary Clinic
  • Small Animal Vet
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary Medical Specialties
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam
Description

Welcome to Indian Tree Animal Hospital, an award-winning veterinary practice serving the dogs and cats of Arvada, CO and surrounding areas. Since its opening in 1990, Indian Tree has been providing high quality veterinary care at our state-of-the-art facility on Vance Drive, just off Wadsworth.

Today, pets have become family members and our best friends, offering companionship and unconditional love. We provide pet owners with more options, better resources, and educational involvement to develop a lifetime health care plan for their special companion. We accomplish this by having a compassionate, knowledgeable and professional staff that utilizes the latest technological advances and implements the foremost medical practices.

Our state-of-the-art facility is equipped with most modern amenities to assist our staff in the care of your pets, including:

Surgery Suite
General Medical Ward
Dental and Treatment Center
Isolation Ward
Radiology Room
Surgical Recovery Ward
Acupuncture and Rehabilitation Room

Serving Arvada, Westminster, Wheat Ridge, Lakewood, Broomfield and Denver, Indian Tree Animal Hospital strives to deliver exceptional care to each and every pet we see. If you are currently looking for a veterinarian for your four-legged friend, we invite you to visit the hospital and try us out. We look forward to seeing you soon

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Anjuli Hein, DVM
Anjuli Hein, DVM

Dr. Hein was born and raised on a ranch in Kremmling, a small town in Northwestern Colorado. She graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder with a degree in Biology and then continued on to receive her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at Colorado State University in 2007. After graduation, she moved to Salida, CO to work in a mixed-animal practice and then joined the I.T.A.H. team in 2008. Dr. Hein became a co-owner at Indian Tree in April of 2016.

Her professional interests include internal medicine, preventive care, and alternative medicine. Dr. Hein, her husband, and 2 amazing children have two dogs, named Mosley and Olive, and enjoy skiing, hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding.

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Lesley Leach, DVM
Lesley Leach, DVM

Dr. Leach joined the I.T.A.H. team in the Spring of 2010 and became a co-owner in April of 2016. She received her bachelor's degree in Zoology and Biology at the University of Wyoming. She then went on to graduate with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree from Colorado State University in 2006. Before joining Indian Tree Animal Hospital, Dr. Leach practiced Veterinary medicine in Northern Colorado.

She enjoys traveling, cooking and skydiving. When she is not being adventurous, she spends her time with her two cats, Franklin and Jeeves, and Piglet, her chihuahua.

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Shelley Ekstrom, DVM
Shelley Ekstrom, DVM

Dr. Ekstrom graduated from Ross University of Veterinary Medicine in 2002 and began her veterinary career by working in the Texas equine industry. After transitioning to small animal medicine, she then moved from Texas to the beautiful state of Colorado and is enjoying the many outdoor activities that Colorado offers. Dr. Ekstrom enjoys hiking in the mountains in all seasons, riding motorcycles in the summer, and is also an avid bronze sculptor. She has one dog; a Pembroke Welsh Corgi named TomTom, and a cat named The Kraken, both of whom are full-time projects!

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Carrie Wang, DVM
Carrie Wang, DVM

Dr. Carrie Wang graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. She then moved to Virginia to attend the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 2012. After graduation, she completed a 1-year internship in emergency, critical care, and specialty medicine at the Regional Veterinary Referral Center in Northern Virginia. She then returned to Colorado and worked for several years as a general practitioner at a specialty veterinary hospital in Denver. Dr. Wang has professional interests in dermatology and neurology.

Dr. Wang grew up in Wyoming and Colorado with many childhood cats and two parakeets named Neptune and Stardust. Dr. Wang is a lover of all breeds, and she currently has a Shepherd mix named Waya, a Miniature Australian Shepherd named Ridley, and two domestic medium hair felines named Olive and Kiyo. Dr. Wang trained Kiyo to shake and Waya and Ridley to turn around on command. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and pets, quilting, watching movies, and traveling to Disney parks.

Dr. Wang is very happy to be a part of the team at Indian Tree Animal Hospital team, and to serve clients and their furry best friends!

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Chase Marr, DVM
Chase Marr, DVM

Dr. Chase Marr was born and raised in rural southeast Kansas. He attended Kansas State University and received a B.S. in animal science. Always being one with a sense of adventure, Dr. Marr set out on an experience of a lifetime and attended veterinary school at Ross University on the Caribbean island of St. Kitts. After nearly three years of island living, he made the trek back to the States and completed his clinical year of veterinary school at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. He graduated with his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2015.

As soon as school was completed, Dr. Marr made his life dream of living in Colorado a reality. In his free time, Dr. Marr loves to snow ski and travel as much as possible. He also keeps busy with five dogs of his own.

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Emily Howard, DVM
Emily Howard, DVM

Dr. Emily Howard graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology and Magna Cum Laude honors in 1999. From there, she pursued her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Kansas State University, where she graduated in 2004. Dr. Howard has professional interests in dermatology and pain management.

Dr. Howard grew up in Wichita, KS and Louisville, CO. Her career as a veterinarian started in Kansas City where she practiced for eight years before returning to Colorado in 2012. She views the hospital team at Indian Tree as a family and is proud to work with dedicated, skilled, and compassionate veterinary professionals.

Dr. Howard lives with her husband, son, and a geriatric Pitbull, Virginia, in beautiful Arvada, C.O. In her spare time, she attempts to keep up with her son’s toddler antics.

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Celene Joza, DVM
Celene Joza, DVM

Dr. Celene Joza joined the Indian Tree team in February 2018 as an Associate Veterinarian. She grew up in sunny southern California before relocating to Denver. Dr. Joza received a bachelor's degree in Animal Science from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and went on to pursue a degree in veterinary medicine from St. George's University in Grenada. She completed her clinical training at the University of Georgia. Dr. Joza's professional interests include geriatric medicine, nutrition, dermatology, and client education.

A few of her favorite things include hiking, camping, burgers and B.B.Q., and the movie Steel Magnolias. At home, she is a pet parent to a Plott Hound from Grenada named Dodgy, a black lab named Lapis, and a Mini Rex Rabbit named Sadie.

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Elizabeth Rosalia, DVM
Elizabeth Rosalia, DVM

Dr. Elizabeth Rosalia grew up in New Jersey. She graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a degree in Biology in 2013. Dr. Rosalia then headed to the University of California-Davis where she received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2017. After graduation, she pursued a 1-year internship in emergency medicine, specialty medicine, and surgery at the Animal Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Rosalia’s clinical interests include feline medicine, dentistry, and surgery.

In her free time, Dr. Rosalia enjoys getting out into the mountains for hiking, camping, and skiing. Closer to home, she enjoys cooking, crafts, and spending time with her two amazing cats, Apollo and Starbuck.

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Dr. Mitch Kramer, Founder
Dr. Mitch Kramer, Founder

Indian Tree Animal Hospital is an establishment founded on far more than just veterinary medicine. It’s a practice founded on respect for animals, the desire to keep pets healthy, and a commitment to serving owners and their pet families. This is the vision Dr. Mitch Kramer had when he opened Indian Tree in 1990, and these core values continue to be shared with pets and pet owners in the Arvada, CO community today.

In the beginning, Dr. Kramer practiced full-time as the hospital's only veterinarian. Today, his hard work and dedication are preserved by an amazing team of doctors and staff that share his passion for impeccable veterinary medicine and gentle bedside manner. His confidence in Indian Tree's wonderful team, and the countless clients and pets he has served over the years, have given him such an amazing experience. He is forever grateful for his 25 years with Indian Tree.

The doctors and staff at Indian Tree are equally as grateful to Dr. Kramer for creating a hospital culture like no other, and instituting standards of care that go above and beyond for the clients we serve and the pets we care for each and every day.

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Amanda “AJ” - Office Manager
Amanda “AJ” - Office Manager

Amanda’s favorite part of her job are interacting with clients and their pets. They make her job so much fun and rewarding! AJ’s compassion and love of animals is apparent in everything she does at Indian Tree. AJ graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor’s in Marine Biology. While doing her undergraduate she traveled to Australia and studied for 5 months at James Cook University in Townsville, Queensland. Before joining Indian Tree, she volunteered in the mammal departments at Colorado’s Ocean Journey (now Downtown Aquarium) and at the Dolphin Research Center on Grassy Key, Florida. Her hobbies include: reading, hiking, kayaking, road trips, and baking. She shares her home with her fiance, 3 Parakeets (Tranquility, Casper, and Niji) and two dogs: Rigby-a collie mix, and Tater Tot-a chiweenie.

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