Our Team

Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Left Hand Animal Hospital in Niwot, Colorado! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

    Veterinarians/Owners

  • Katie Thomas, DVM

    Katie grew up in Erie, Pennsylvania and was always playing with the dogs, barn cats, draft…
  • Nancy Bureau, DVM

    ​Nancy was always one of those kids that wanted to be a veterinarian when she grew up.…

    Associate Veterinarians

  • Crystal Connor, DVM

    Dr. Crystal Connor was born in Kremmling, Colorado, and later spent time in Northern…
  • Jess Johnson DVM

    Jess was born and raised in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. She completed both her…
  • Kayla Carlisle, DVM

    Kayla grew up in Monument, Colorado. She always knew she wanted to be a veterinarian, and…

    Client Care Specialist

  • Emma

    Emma is a transplant from New Zealand. She came to Colorado in 2003 and fell in love with…
  • Ingrid

    Ingrid is originally from Pennsylvania but has called…
  • Melissa

    ​Melissa grew up in the Green Mountain State in the sweet little town of Middlebury,…
  • Tonya

    Tonya is originally from Minnesota. She moved to Colorado in 2005. She has four adult…

    Technician

  • Alesha

    Alesha moved to Colorado in 2016 from Reno, Nevada,…

  • Jacquie

    Jacquie is a Colorado native, born at an elevation of 10,200 feet in beautiful Leadville,…
  • Jen

    Jen has been working as a veterinary technician in…

  • Ki

    Kiona (Ki) is a Boulder native and calls Lyons home. She…
  • Kristin

    Kristin is originally from Toronto, Canada. She moved to Colorado in 2000 and can’t…
  • Lara

    Lara graduated from Bel Rae Institute of Animal Technology in…

  • Marcy

    Marcy, originally from upstate New York, moved to Colorado in…

  • Tava

    Tava, originally from Utah, found her way to Colorado and fell in love. She has her B.A.…

    Veterinary Technician Assistant

  • Angela

    Angela is a recent Colorado transplant, arriving during the…
  • Jess

    A Minnesota native with the accent to boot, Jess moved to Colorado five years ago to play…