Carmelita, Lead Client Care Specialist
Bio coming soon…
Tabor, Client Care Specialist
Tabor is originally from Maine. She is a Navy “Brat” and has lived all over the east coast. She moved to Colorado when she was 7 years old. She graduated from Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology in 2005. She worked as a technician until 2012. She then shifted gears and worked as a pharmacy technician for about 4 years before returning to veterinary medicine as a Client Care Specialist. She has been with Briargate Boulevard Animal Hospital for over a year now and feels that she works with the best team! She is honored to be here and hopes to be a team member for years to come.
Crystal, Client Care Specialist
Crystal was born and raised here in Colorado. Her passions are reading, writing, drawing and video games. Basically, if it’s nerdy you can count her in! She lives with her husband, Corey and their three doggos; Samwise, Shep and Luca. Prior to animal medicine, she was a zookeeper where she worked with the Great Apes. Working with animals is one of the greatest and most rewarding things in her life and she can’t imagine doing anything else!
Aly, Head Veterinary Technician
Aly was born and raised in Southern California and has worked in veterinary medicine since 2007. She loves educating clients, learning about new techniques in her field and has a passion for leading and helping other technicians reach their goals. When she isn’t at the hospital you might find Aly hiking or mountain biking with her husband.
Aly shares her life with her husband, son and three dogs – Belle, Sasha and Gracie.
Megan, Certified Veterinary Technician
Megan hails from the east coast-Maryland specifically. She and her family came to Colorado in 2008 and have loved every minute. She has her own menagerie at home… 6 cats, 4 dogs, 2 kids and the partridge in the pear tree (Kidding!)
She has a deep passion for animals and would take them all home if she could. When she is not enveloped with animals, Megan spends as much time with her kids as possible. Crafting and laughing, they belong to a group called 719 Rocks and nature centers all over town; taking pictures and unforgettable memories.
Christa, Certified Veterinary Technician
Christa is originally from Las Cruces, New Mexico. She has 2 dogs named Teagan and Kaelyn and 3 Leopard Geckos named Frank, Sophia and Calypso. She loves camping with her boyfriend, hiking and kayaking. She loves working with people to help take care of their animals. She has a very large family that she enjoys spending time with.
Katie, Veterinary Technician
Katie was born and raised in Colorado Springs, CO. Like any Colorado native she enjoys being outside hiking and camping with her husband. She also enjoys taking pictures, most of her dogs. In the winter Katie likes to scrapbook, rock climb and participates in hot yoga. Katie has wanted to work with animals since she was in 1st grade. She has always had a passion to help animals live long, happy lives.
Her first job was at a kennel when she was 16. Katie loved seeing all the different kinds of dogs. She has always had a dog growing up. Katie’s favorite quote is “Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our life whole.” Katie graduated from PIMA Medical Institute in November of 2013. Since then she has worked in general practice as well as ER as a vet tech. Katie became “Fear Free” certified in January 2017. She is very happy to happy to be at Briargate Blvd Animal Hospital because the staff is very kind and caring towards your pets. They treat every client and patient like family.
Celeste, Veterinary Assistant
Celeste was born in Ogden, Utah. She has lived all over the globe- including England, Germany and also stateside in Las Vegas, Nevada. She moved to Colorado Springs over a year ago. She has 3 children. They share their home with two dogs. She has always had a love for animals and caring for them has been a passion of hers. She enjoys spending time her kids (furry kids as too!) She loves being outdoors, reading, watching movies and spending time with friends and family. Celeste has completed a course at Animal Behavior College and looks forward to continuing her education to further herself into her veterinary career.
Ariana, Veterinary Assistant
My name is Ariana Angelina Garcia but I go by Ari. I was born and raised in sunny Southern California. I moved to Colorado Springs 5 years ago, it was here that I found my path in life but most importantly what I am most passionate about; helping and caring for animals and their people. I graduated from PIMA Medical Institute with my certification in veterinary assisting in 2014, since then I have worked for a corporate hospital, emergency hospital and now at Briargate Boulevard Animal Hospital. Along the way, I have learned a lot of what is required in this field and what I want in my career. I am proud and ecstatic to be working with the people here at Briargate Boulevard Animal Hospital, they have shown me love, support, and great passion for what they do. They inspire me each day to continue growing in my personal.
life as well my work life. We all look forward to each and every one of our clients and patients walking in the door to see us!
Alejandra, Veterinary Assistant
Bio and photo coming soon.