Meet Our Staff

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Kris Ahlgrim, DVM (Owner/Veterinarian)

Grew up in: Littleton, CO (Colorado native)
Education: DVM (Colorado State University), 1992; formal internship in Springfield, MA
Companions: 3 dogs, 4 birds, 1 tortoise and 11 turtles
Hobbies/interests: Soccer, Irish dancing, cooking
Membership Associations: AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association), CVMA (Colorado Veterinary Medical Association), DAVMS (Denver Area Veterinary Medical Society), AAV (Association of Avian Veterinarians), ARAV (Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians), and AEMV (Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians).
Best thing about GVH: Opportunity to make a difference in the lives of so many animals and their wonderful owners. This would not be possible without the dedicated staff that surrounds me.


Wendy Illick, DVM (Associate Veterinarian)

Grew up in: Loveland, CO
Education: DVM (University of Minnesota) 2012
Companions: 2 cats (Nepeta and Kamikaze), Freshwater Shrimp
Hobbies/interests: Gardening, being outdoors, making (and eating!) good food.
Membership Associations: AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association), CVMA (Colorado Veterinary Medical Association), AAFP ( American Association of Feline Practitioners).
Best thing about GVH:  Working together with our wonderful clients towards total wellness and the best possible quality of life for our animal companions.


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Alison Hazel, DVM (Relief Veterinarian)

Grew up in: New Jersey
Lived in Colorado since: 2005
Education: DVM (Cornell), 1992
Companions: 1 cat (Magnum), 1 dog (Morris)
Hobbies/interests: Avian & exotic medicine, sailing, hiking and wildlife conservation.
Membership Associations: AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association), CVMA (Colorado Veterinary Medical Association), DAVMS (Denver Area Veterinary Medical Society), AAV (Association of Avian Veterinarians) and Colorado Wildlife Rehab Association.
Best thing about GVH: Great dedicated staff and practice.

Relief veterinarians that we trust to take care of our GoldenView patients when Dr. Ahlgrim is out of the office are hard to find. We share Dr. Hazel with other veterinary hospitals around the Denver Metro area that also need her, and appreciate the compassionate way she takes care of GVH patients when she is here.


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Sue, Practice Manager

Grew up: Minnesota/Colorado
Lived in Colorado since: 2014
Education: BS/BA University of Colorado – Colorado Springs
Companions: 1 dog (Paisley)
Hobbies/interests: Reading, gardening, being with the grand kids, travel
Best thing about GVH: The wide variety of pets we see and the great team of people I get to work with.


Our Staff

  • Amanda, CVT – Veterinary Nurse
  • Corine, CVT – Veterinary Nurse
  • Alora – Veterinary Nurse Assistant
  • Jillian – Hospital Concierge
  • Jennifer – Veterinary Nurse Assistant
  • Elise – Veterinary Nurse Assistant
  • Jen – Boarding Coordinator
  • Kaylyn – Client Service Representative
  • Michelle – Client Service Representative
  • Angel – Client Service Representative