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Greg grew up in a small suburb in Illinois. 7 years ago he moved out to Colorado with his wife to pursue his degree in veterinary medicine. His passion for veterinary medicine began in Illinois where he volunteered at a local animal hospital. He has enjoyed working at LaPorte Animal Clinic for the past 8 years where he has gained rience with small animal , large animal, and exotics. He has been accepted to the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program at Colorado State University and started last year. His career goal is to own or work in a small animal practice. Greg enjoys spending time with his wife, 3 kids, and dog. He also enjoys the outdoors, hiking, camping, fishing, and shooting.
Melissa is a Colorado native and grew up in the Granby/Grand Lake area. After high school she spent a year at Mesa State College for Graphic Art and then decided, when the opportunity arose, to take some time off from school and live in England. Upon returning she spent a year and a half at UCD in Denver studying Music Business. In those 5 years she discovered an insatiable love for tea and crumpets and perhaps more importantly, the fact that she is neither and artist or a musician (live and learn!) Her roots and love for all creatures great and small finally planted her in Fort Collins at FRCC to pursue becoming a 3rd generation Veterinary Technician. She graduated from the Vet Tech program in 2008 and has been working at Laporte Animal Clinic since 2009. Apart from that Melissa enjoys living in Fort Collins with her 2 kids Aleighanna and Brandon.
Veronique was born in Montreal, her family moved to the suburbs of Toronto when she was eight years old. Veronique was sent to pony camp to learn how to speak English. This is where her love for horses started. Veronique's family moved to Pennsylvania when she was a freshman in high school. This is when she started competing in the upper levels of eventing. She was lucky enough to train with Olympians and developed young horses into great competitors. Upon graduating West Chester University, she managed a large private training facility that focused on the breeding and training of upper level horses. Veronique wanted a change from the east coast and so she moved to Fort Collins in May of 2016 to pursue her veterinary passion. Veronique still rides and is assistant trainer at a Dressage farm in Berthoud. With her free time she enjoys taking advantage of the great Colorado outdoors with hiking, snowboarding and swimming.