Animal Lovers to Our Core

Caring for your pet isn’t our profession. It’s our calling.

Animal Lovers to Our Core

Caring for your pet isn’t our profession. It’s our calling.

Our Pack

Passionate. Dedicated. Talented. The team at Alpine Animal Hospital believes in making a difference in your life.

Jennifer Schoedler, D.V.M.

Veterinarian and Owner

Jennifer Schoedler, D.V.M.

Veterinarian and Owner

Dr. Schoedler attended Colorado State University, to study Biological Sciences.

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Rita Lopez

Technician

Rita Lopez

Technician

I like pina coladas, getting caught in the rain, I’m not into yoga, and I have a whole brain.

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Megan Stephenson

Support Staff

​Megan Stephenson

Support Staff

Megan joined our pack in February 2015. She was born and raised in Durango on the family farm.

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Malonie Thull

Technician

Malonie Thull

Technician

Malonie joined us in April of 2017, returning from the deep south with a song in her heart and a heavey horse.

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Kristi Green

Support Staff

​Kristi Green

Support Staff

Kristi joined the pack in November 2020 and has lived in Durango for the past 5 years.

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Katie Barrowclough, D.V.M.

Veterinarian

Katie Barrowclough, D.V.M.

Veterinarian

Dr. Barrowclough worked at Alpine Animal Hospital as support staff before she became a veterinarian.

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Jessica Schafer

Technician

Jessica Schafer

Technician

Jessica joined our pack in July 2019. She and her husband moved from Oregon to Durango to be closer to family.

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Hei Hei

Support Staff

​Hei Hei

Support Staff

Thanksgiving night we were working late doing surgery on a dog whose stomach had twisted.

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Noelle Hufnagel, D.V.M.

Veterinarian

Noelle Hufnagel, D.V.M.

Veterinarian

Dr. Hufnagel received her DVM in 1996 from Colorado State University. Dr. Hufnagel loves to horseback ride

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Nikki Sawyer

Technician

​Nikki Sawyer

Technician

Nikki moved to Durango in May of 2019 from Moab, where she lived and worked as a vet tech for many years.

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Pinky

Support Staff

​Pinky

Support Staff

I am Amphilophuscitrinellus, commonly known as a Midas Cichlid, I’m a bright bold and beautiful fish.

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Our Pack

Passionate. Dedicated. Talented. The team at Alpine Animal Hospital believes in making a difference in your life.

Jennifer Schoedler, D.V.M.

Veterinarian and Owner

Jennifer Schoedler, D.V.M.

Veterinarian and Owner

Dr. Schoedler attended Colorado State University, to study Biological Sciences.

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Katie Barrowclough, D.V.M.

Veterinarian

Katie Barrowclough, D.V.M.

Veterinarian

Dr. Barrowclough worked at Alpine Animal Hospital as support staff before she became a veterinarian.

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Noelle Hufnagel, D.V.M.

Veterinarian

Noelle Hufnagel, D.V.M.

Veterinarian

Dr. Hufnagel received her DVM in 1996 from Colorado State University. Dr. Hufnagel loves to horseback ride

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Rita Lopez

Technician

Rita Lopez

Technician

I like pina coladas, getting caught in the rain, I’m not into yoga, and I have a whole brain.

Read More

Malonie Thull

Technician

Malonie Thull

Technician

Malonie joined us in April of 2017, returning from the deep south with a song in her heart and a heavey horse.

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Jessica Schafer

Technician

Jessica Schafer

Technician

Jessica joined our pack in July 2019. She and her husband moved from Oregon to Durango to be closer to family.

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Nikki Sawyer

Technician

​Nikki Sawyer

Technician

Nikki moved to Durango in May of 2019 from Moab, where she lived and worked as a vet tech for many years.

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Megan Stephenson

Support Staff

​Megan Stephenson

Support Staff

Megan joined our pack in February 2015. She was born and raised in Durango on the family farm.

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Kristi Green

Support Staff

​Kristi Green

Support Staff

Kristi joined the pack in November 2020 and has lived in Durango for the past 5 years.

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Hei Hei

Support Staff

​Hei Hei

Support Staff

Thanksgiving night we were working late doing surgery on a dog whose stomach had twisted.

Read More

Pinky

Support Staff

​Pinky

Support Staff

I am Amphilophuscitrinellus, commonly known as a Midas Cichlid, I’m a bright bold and beautiful fish.

Read More