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Dr. Renee Rumrill
Veterinarian

Renee Rumrill

Dr. Renee Rumrill graduated from Colorado State University’s prestigious College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in 1996. She began her career in mixed animal practice, treating many different types of animals from dairy cows to rabbits. She narrowed her focus to companion animal medicine when she found that she was most happy treating animals that are valued as family members. In 2011, she moved from Eagle, Colorado, to assume ownership of Alta Vista Animal Hospital. She practices medicine with the philosophy that every animal matters and with the understanding that there is no other bond like the one that we share with our pets. Dr. Rumrill’s furry family includes dogs Bilbo, Buddy and Luka; cats Stripe and Dinah; rabbit Bigwig and Morgan horse, Sunny. In her spare time, she and Sunny explore the amazing beauty of Western Colorado.

Staff

Dru
Client Services

Dru

Dru is a Montrose Native and lifelong pet lover. She is loving life with her two children, 2 dogs, and a cat while getting to help pets every day!

Cindy
Office Administrator

Cindy

Cindy has a background in two-legged medicine, but since moving to Colorado 4 years ago, she has redirected her life to the veterinarian field. She is an avid cat lover, and loves the great outdoors!

Danielle
Veterinary Technician

Danielle

Danielle completed her bachelor’s degree at CMU and once moving to Montrose found her true passion with animal care. She worked at the Animal Shelter prior to joining the Alta Vista team. Danielle has a secret love for reptiles and owns a bearded dragon and a ball python. 

Sara
Veterinary Technician

Sara

Sara provides a gentle, caring touch with our patients. She loves dressing her Corgi mix, Eliza, in seasonal outfits. Recently she adopted a lovely cross-eyed cat named Romeow. A Western Slope native, she has traveled to do humanitarian work and helping people has always been important to Sara.

Jason
Veterinary Technician

Jason

Jason recently relocated to Colorado from the Mississippi Gulf Coast. After spending 19 years working in human medicine, he decided to apply some of those skills and knowledge to the veterinary world. He recently adopted his dog, Maizie, from a local shelter and looks forward to exploring the area with her soon.

 

John
Kennel Staff

John

John grew up in Long Island New York, and moved to Montrose in 1989. He has a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of Colorado. John spent 28 years in law enforcement serving with the DuPage County Sheriff's office in Illinois, the San Miguel Sheriff's office and the Colorado Bureau of Investigations. He is retired now and joined the Alta Vista Animal Hospital team to work in the kennel because he loves animals. He has a 1 year old German Shepherd named Roxy.

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