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MEET OUR TEAM

Front Desk

From the friendly voice on the phone, to the first and last faces you see when visiting us, our reception staff enhances your experience with us.

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I moved to Greeley in 2004 to attend UNC. I graduated in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology, but discovered that working with animals was more rewarding and joined the Sheep Draw team in 2008. I have four wacky cat kiddos who share my home: Chester, brother and sister Spike and Drusilla, and Angel.                                                                                  

                                                                                               


 
              




 



Bailey Moore

I was born and raised in Springdale, Arkansas. It was there that I developed my love for all things furry. I trained and showed horses until the age of 18. I decided to make a career change, become a hairstylist and move to Windsor, Colorado with my husband and the love of my life, my son, Brysen. We moved to Greeley in 2013, where I realized I wanted to be more involved in the animal industry. I joined the Sheep Draw team in 2014 and have loved every minute of it. I have extended my family while being in Colorado to an adorable, wrinkled, Dalmatian mix rescue named Abel and a “Super excited all the time” Doberman Pinscher named Rader. 




 




Technicians

 Our technicians have a multitude of skills.  From gathering information about your concerns for your pet, to drawing up medications, assisting in surgery, taking radiographs, placing catheters, administering fluids, and running lab samples, the techs are an indispensable part of our team.  They are often the helpful voice on the phone when you have a question about your pet's medications.
 

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Heather Berry
 

I was raised in Yuma, Colorado. I graduated from Colby Community College in Colby, Kansas with a degree as a Veterinary Technician. I moved to Greeley in May 2009 and joined the Sheep Draw team in June. I grew up on the farm showing  animals at the fair and raised market lambs throughout high school. I currently have 2 dogs; Eli and Morris. I also have a three legged cat named Trio.









 


Crystal Davis   

I am a Colorado native, raised in Eaton.  I grew up on a farm, raising many different species of livestock and participated in 4-H and FFA.  Knowing my compassion for animals I sought a job that would allow me to help these four legged bundles of joy.  I have been a vet-tech since 2009 and joined Sheep Draw in 2014.  I love educating clients and performing dental procedures.  I have a husband, 2 horses, 3 cats, and 1 dog who I absolutely adore.  I enjoy the outdoors and crafting gourds into beautiful works of art!




 


Arrin Bizelli

Being a native of Colorado, I grew up on a small farm in Elizabeth, CO.  Always having a strong love of animals, my love for them grew tremendously over the years as our little farm got bigger.  I participated in many animal related events, including 4-H, equine showmanship, and local rodeos.  After graduating high school, I earned a Bachelor's degree in Biology and Zoology.  After college, I started working in veterinary medicine as a technician where my career has taken off.  I currently live in Evans with my wonderful family, 11 year old black lab, Chato, and 17 year old orange and white kitty, Oliver.







 


Shoshawna Boyer‚Äč

I was born in Colorado and raised in Berthoud where I graduated high school.  As the daughter of a veterinarian I have always had a passion for animals.  I decided to turn this passion into a career of taking care of animals.  I started working for my parents at their Veterinary Hospital 16 yrs ago.  I worked my way up to a Veterinary Technician and have enjoyed every minute of it. When my parents retired in 2016; I needed to find another place to continue my passion and career.  I was lucky to find and join the team at Sheep Draw Veterinary Hospital in June 2016.  When I am not at work I enjoy spending time with my wonderful family; my husband and 2 beautiful children, Jade and Tristen.  I also have 4 four-legged kids: a dog, a horse and 2 cats.












 


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I am proud to say that I have lived in Colorado my whole life and continue to live in Greeley. I am the youngest in my family with one sister that is 8 yrs. ahead of me. I have an active young son and daughter that keep their mother and I on our toes right along with our dog. I joined this wonderful Sheepdraw crew in March of 2011 in the kennels and grew my skills to Veterinary Assistant and Therapy Laser Specialist.  Now I have achieved the level of technician. I am so grateful to be working in such a great environment and look forward to being a part of this team for many years to come! 





 


Veterinary Assistants

Working in concert with both the doctors and technicians, our assistants help in every section of the hospital.  Their nursing care helps ensure the comfort of your pet during it's hospitalization.

Alexandra Hilton

I was born and raised in Greeley, Colorado and graduated from UNC with my Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2011.  Shortly after graduation I married my high school sweetheart Chase.  We have two adorable boxers that are the light of lives - our male Lakai, who arrived with my engagement ring around his collar, and our little girl Lana who joined us a couple years later.  My passion for helping others has led me from the restaurant industry, to the field of mental health, and even a salon.  I joined the Sheep Draw team in April of 2016 as a receptionist and have since been cross trained as a veterinary assistant.  I enjoy interacting with our clients and getting to meet all of the fun, furry personalities that come through the door with them!  



 


Kelli Hartmann

I was born and raised in Greeley. I moved to the Longmont and Johnstown area for a few years but have remained a Colorado native all my life. In my spare time I enjoy spending time on the motorcycle with my wonderful boyfriend, Kenny, making memories with my children and family, or just hanging out at home with a good movie. I have two wonderful children…my handsome son, Jaton and my beautiful daughter, Kaitlyn. They are the joy of my life and I love to devote everything I can to them. Our family is blessed with three adorable furry kiddos. A fun loving, energetic pitbull/boxer mix named Dutchess, a spitfire of a lab mix named Harley Quinn, and my little problem child, a Yorkie named Muppet. I strive to be my best to show my kids that with hard work and determination you can achieve anything no matter what life throws your way. I was a stay-at-home mom for nearly 14 years prior to experiencing some life changes that sent me back into the workforce. I tried several areas of work looking for my niche but soon realized that I truly love to work with animals and am intrigued by the veterinary field. I joined Sheep Draw’s awesome team in July of 2016 as a receptionist and am now cross training to get into tech world as well. I look forward to meeting all of Sheep Draw’s clients and their awesome pets and hope that I can be a valuable team member here for many years to come.

 


Animal Care Providers

 When you are away from home, these team members strive to make your pet as comfortable as possible when boarding with us.  In addition to feeding, medicating, and exercising our special guests, they also take extra time to brush or play with your pet.

Mikayla Young

I am a Colorado native, born in the town of Pueblo.  As a youngster, I had the chance to live in various states with my family before settling in Milliken, Colorado just in time for grade school.  I later moved to Greeley with my mother and two brothers to attend Greeley West High School where I graduated in 2012 with my International Bachelorette diploma.  I went on to study at Aims Community College where I earned an associate's degree in science.  Currently, I am attending the University of Northern Colorado in hopes of graduating with a bachelor's degree in chemistry.

My love for animals began very early, having lived and owned various animals since I was born.  While in Milliken, I took care of the stray cats that had made their homes in the surrounding corn fields and dairy farms.   I also domesticated numerous gardener snakes.  Today, my eldest brother works at Best Friends Animal Society in Kanab, Utah where I frequently visit and volunteer as a caregiver to cats, dogs, pigs, horses, reptiles, and rabbits.  I joined the wonderful team at Sheep Draw in 2015 in order to work more personally with with animals and get a closer look at daily in-office laboratory procedures.  I am also a proud parent to a fat cat named Mercury, and my two dogs Kai and Crockett.

 


Besmeh Barodi

I was born in East Chicago, Indiana but moved to beautiful Colorado when I was in the 4th grade so I have been here all my life. I have always had a huge passion to work with many animals ever since I can remember. I had the privilege of experiencing animal care at Humane Society and Progressive School for Dogs, both jobs were great learning factors in my life.  However my dream was to always work at a vet clinic, my heart was set on Sheep Draw. Sheep Draw interested me the most for it is also a clinic for reptiles and everyone I work with are amazing people. My fiancé and I are proud parents of 3 fur babies. 2 cats; Moochie whom I have had since sophomore year of high school she, was found on the street. Tipsy is a special cat that we decided to adopt at the humane society we were told she has nerve damage so she walks as if she is drunk hence the name. A 3 month old mini Aussie named Colt that we received as a gift from a friend, he amazes me every day how smart he is. Not only are we parents of these heart melting fur babies we are also reptile parents of 2 Ball Pythons. Morticia a Normal ball and Castiel a Ghost ball. Yes they too love to cuddle. I am very blessed to be a part of this wonderful team!





 


Practice Manager
 

 Ethan Miles        I was born and raised in Greeley. I attended Greeley West High School and the University of Northern Colorado. I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology with an emphasis in Zoology in 2001. I worked in veterinary clinics in Denver during the summer breaks in college, and joined the Sheep Draw team in June 2001 as a veterinary technician. I am the practice manager and love to help make sure our clients and patients receive the pinnacle of care. I live here in Greeley with my wonderful wife Maggie, my beautiful daughter Emmarie, my young son Marek, my two cats, Harry and Poppy and our French Bulldog Monkey. In my spare time I love to play ice hockey, golf, and spend time with my kids


 


Veterinarians
 

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     Dr. Klingenberg was born in Loveland, but raised in Greeley, Colorado, where he attended Greeley Central High School prior to being admitted to Colorado State University. High school was an especially memorable time for him because he met his future wife, Elaine Foe, who currently is a practicing ophthalmologist in Greeley. They have been married since 1978 and have one son, Brad (who is married and living in Chicago), and a daughter, Kate (also married and living in San Diego).

     A merging of animal fascination with a life-long interest in science culminated in Dr. Klingenberg's graduation from the CSU veterinary program in 1978. He learned the trade in veterinary practices in St. Louis and Houston, while his wife finished medical school and then completed her internship and residency in ophthalmology. They moved back to Greeley in 1985 after an absence of 12 years, and Dr. Foe opened her own eye practice and Dr. Klingenberg founded Sheep Draw Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Klingenberg was the only veterinarian at Sheep Draw for 7 years, but the steady growth of the practice expanded the staff to the current four veterinarians and supporting staff.

  Being a pet owner helps Dr. Klingenberg keep in touch with what it is like to be on the other side of the exam table. He has cared for up to four dogs at one time and currently has two. Over the years he has bred and raised litters of Welsh Corgis, Bull Terriers, and Jack Russell Terriers. Unfortunately, his wife and children are very allergic to cats, so he has to enjoy seeing his patient's cats. In line with his interests in exotic animals, he always maintains a number of snakes, lizards, and turtle/tortoises, as well as the occasional insect. Breeding rare of seldom bred (in captivity) reptiles is a hobby he has never outgrown.

  Dr. Klingenberg is a well-known author, speaker, and a researcher of exotic pets, especially on the subject of reptile medicine and surgery. He has authored dozens of papers, articles, text book chapters, and books. His special interests include exotic pet medicine/surgery, orthopedic surgery (especially knees) in dogs and cats, applications of laser surgery, and all preventative health care issues that pertain to his client's pets.

 


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 A Colorado native, Dr. Buchholtz grew up in Littleton. Given the fact that she couldn't keep livestock in suburbia, as soon as school was out she headed to her grandparent's ranch on the western slope to raise 4-H animals every summer. Becoming a veterinarian was always her plan, so applying to Colorado State was the best way to accomplish that goal.  She married her high school sweetheart, Brett, between her second and third years of vet school. After graduation, they settled in Windsor in 1993. She has practiced in the Greeley area since then, and has been a fixture at Sheep Draw since 1996. Her practice special interests include all things feline and thyroid surgery. She especially enjoys the long-term relationships she has developed over the years with clients and their pets.  While, like most veterinarians, her pets have been varied, her current animals include four cats and an amazon parrot. Interests beyond veterinary medicine include travel, fly fishing, and photography.




 


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Carla Gabel, DVM

Dr. Carla Gabel grew up on a small ranch in Southeastern Colorado. She knew by junior high that she was going to be a veterinarian; living in the country afforded her many learning opportunities in that field.  She attended Colorado State University majoring in Animal Science with an emphasis in Beef Production. She met her husband, Carl Gabel, during undergraduate school. They were wed during Dr. Gabel's sophomore year of vet school.   Dr. Gabel then went on to graduate from Colorado State University College of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences in May 1995. Her first job took her to a mixed animal practice in Ft. Scott, Kansas. She found that job to be a wonderful opportunity and gained a wide range of exposure that strengthened her experience and confidence. However, Carla and Carl missed their home state of Colorado so moved back in 1998.

  Her second job was at a small animal clinic in a cute little building in Lyons, Colorado. She really enjoyed the relationships she built with the people in that community, but a change in jobs necessitated a move. Dr. Gabel worked at Lyons Animal Clinic until April 2000.

      Carl accepted a job in Greeley so their family moved at that time. Dr. Gabel started at Sheep Draw Veterinary Hospital in April 2000. Carl continues as a Loan Officer for a community bank in Greeley. They have three children: a son, and two daughters. Currently they stay very busy with the kids, raising beef cattle and putting up hay.  Dr. Gabel enjoys being a part of the team at Sheep Draw Veterinary Hospital. The professionalism and commradery that is part of the environment make it a wonderful place to work. Dr. Gabel enjoys both the medical and surgical aspects of small animal practice with a special interest in dentistry. Her favorite part of practice is getting to be a part of a family's relationship from that first puppy or kitten exam to the geriatric exams. Being involved, and a part of all the life stages, and knowing that you are helping a family member is really rewarding. There is nothing like puppy breath!


 


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Merideth Early, DVM

    Dr. Early is not only native to Colorado, but also a life-long Weld County resident.  She has long admired the care of the veterinarians and staff from Sheep Draw and is very excited to be a part of the team. After graduating from Rocky Mountain High School, Dr. Early planned to go to college and eventually become a human physician.  Prior to college, she took some time away to decide what she wanted to be when she grew up.

    Some of that time she spent working at the humane society, at that time known as the Northern Colorado Animal League, and then obtained a job as a veterinary technician.  It was during that time that she realized how much she loved working with animals and that veterinary medicine offered more challenge, excitement, and diversity so she decided to become a veterinarian.

     Dr. Early returned to school at CSU and obtained a degree in microbiology with a minor in bio-medical science.  While in school, she also worked in an immunology lab.  She graduated summa cum laude and then continued her education of CSU for another four years before obtaining the degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.  As a veterinarian, Dr. Early has a special interest in dentistry, surgery, and exotic pets.  She also has a passion for parasitology and immune diseases. 

     Dr. Early currently resides in Johnstown where she recently moved with her new husband.  Together they have 4 human children and 1 cat, Nermal.  They are currently searching for the perfect dog to join their family.  Her family loves the Colorado outdoors, museums, and parks.

 


 

Jordan Dewing, DVM

Dr. Jordan Dewing grew up in a small dairy farming community in northeastern Pennsylvania.  It was here that his love for veterinary medicine began.   Dr. Dewing originally planned on practicing dairy medicine in the same community that he grew up in but life has a funny way of changing the best laid plans.  Dr. Dewing moved with his family to Longmont, CO when he was a teenager and he moved to Fort Collins to earn his Bachelor degree in Animal Science at Colorado State University a few years later.

While at CSU Dr. Dewing met his wife Tracy, and they were married a few years later.  They have three wonderful children, Penelope, Parker, and Piper.  During this time Dr. Dewing worked at a small animal hospital in Fort Collins, ranging in positions from the front desk to the practice manager.  It was while there that his love for small animal medicine began to grow.  Dr. Dewing returned to school and graduated with his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in May, 2017.  His professional interests include strengthening the human-animal bond, soft tissue surgery, and internal medicine.

In his free time Dr. Dewing enjoys spending time with his family, including their two dogs, Lily and Ginger.

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