Dr. Sheila RiceWatkins

Veterinarian

Dr. Sheila grew up in Pennsylvania always dreaming of becoming a veterinarian. She began her career helping animals as a veterinary assistant in 1991, and worked as a veterinary technician while attending undergraduate school at York College of Pennsylvania. She attended Veterinary school at Kansas State University, graduating with her DVM in 2001.

She moved to Colorado and practiced along the front range in general practice as well as shelter spay/neuter, and emergency medicine. Dr. Sheila believes in offering quality compassionate care to your pets while helping you make decisions about your pet’s health that is right for you and your family. She values strengthening your family bond through all life stages through comprehensive care.

Dr. Sheila is a member of the Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians, the American Association of Feline Practitioners, and the American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners. She was the membership director and board member for the Platte Canyon Chamber of Commerce. She was a member of the previous National Veterinary Response Team (NVRT5), and the Colorado Veterinary Medical Response Corp which provided emergency veterinary services to communities during disasters, and she continues to be part of the Animal Evacuation Volunteers.

Dr. Sheila is federally accredited to recognize transboundary diseases and maintain disease surveillance. She has served on the board for the Colorado Companion Animal Sanctuary, which serves special needs cats by providing a forever home with intensive management by dedicated caretakers. Dr. Sheila and the team at Crow Hill Veterinary hospital is the veterinary supervisor for the wolves at Mattersville, Heroes and Hybrids.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family: husband Chad, a Bailey native, and son Orion. They live in Bailey with 4 dogs, 2 cats, 2 rabbits, frog, salamanders, sheep, and chickens. Dr. Sheila is a gardener and enjoys jeeping, camping and staying busy with home improvement projects. She is also a strong advocate for dyslexia and ADHD.

Dr. Sheila is known to embrace her passions and focus like no other to reach her goals.

Dr. Kaitlin Davis

Veterinarian

Dr. Kaitlin Davis grew up in Lakewood, CO and earned her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2024. Prior to veterinary school, Dr. Davis worked as a veterinary technician and traveled as a volunteer to Mexico and Puerto Rico to provide free spay/neuter procedures as well as free veterinary care.

Dr. Davis currently resides in Conifer, CO and shares her home with Remi, a German Shorthaired Pointer mix, and her two blind cats. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, camping, paddle boarding, and traveling.

Chad

Office Manager, Owner, “no one of consequence”

Chad never envisioned himself in the veterinary industry, as his heart lies with gold prospecting. He has been seen on Animal Planet’s Ice Cold Gold. When recognized in the community in his beloved Jeep Gladiator Rubicon, it’s either for his international stardom, or uncensored sense of humor from local Facebook communities.

Chad is the caretaker of all things: feeding the pets at home, the crew at the office, grocery shopper, errand runner, kid commuter, and maintenance guy- when he gets around to it!! A jack of all trades, and master of many. Here he is, living the dream as the veterinarian’s husband, supporting Dr. Sheila in business and life!

Jeracha

Marketing Manager, Veterinary Technician

Jeracha lives in Bailey with her husband, Chance, their son, Hudson, daughter Harper, and their 3 dogs. She is a huge advocate for animal welfare, and has opened her home to fostering dogs. She was raised around animals, and plans to one day open an animal rescue herself. On her days off, she spends time on the trails with her pups, exploring beautiful Colorado.

Lena RVT

Veterinary Technician

Lena started her career in animal health working as a kennel technician in high school. It was then that she realized how much she would enjoy working with animals. She furthered her career by obtaining an Associate of Applied Science degree, in Veterinary Technology, from the Community College of Denver. She gained most of her experience as a Vet Tech working at an animal hospital in her hometown of Thornton, Colorado.

Lena and her husband, both Colorado natives, moved to Bailey in 2018, with their two cats and one dog. They are very excited to be living in the mountains! They enjoy traveling, road trips, and hiking.

Lena is looking forward to meeting you and your pets!

Shana CVT, RVT

Veterinary Technician

Shana is a Colorado Native and moved to Bailey in 2017 with her husband. She also shares her home with two dogs, two cats, and three goats. In her free time, she loves hiking, mountain biking, and running. Shana has been a certified veterinary technician for more than fifteen years.

Chris RVT

Veterinary Technician

Chris moved to Bailey in 2016 from Ohio. He attended Stautzenberger College where he obtained an Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology . He currently lives in Grant. He enjoys hiking, backpacking or camping with his family and friends and his dog, Juneau.

Dani

Client Services

Dani is a Colorado native that moved to Bailey in 2020 with her husband. They have 5 cats, a dog and a bearded dragon. She does hairstyling in town but also works at the clinic because she loves the people and pets she sees here. In her free time away from work she enjoys her husbands cooking, hanging out with her pets, and exploring ghost towns.

Tracy

Veterinary Assistant

Tracy has always dreamed of working in the veterinary field. She was born in Kentucky, and moved to Colorado where she attended Green Mountain High School. She is married with 3 children, and 4 dogs. Tracy moved to Bailey in 2018, and wishes she had done it sooner! She enjoys spending time with her family, gardening and enjoying the abundance of mountain activities throughout Colorado.

Reese

Veterinary Technician

Reese has been working in the veterinary field since 2020 after working with a grooming team throughout high school. She and her husband moved to Colorado in 2022 from Washington state where the both grew up. Reese and her husband have two dogs, a staffy mix from Texas, and a Cane Corso. She also had three cows, two Scottish Highlands and a Hereford to be exact. She and her family have grown to love the small town of Bailey and she looks forward to expanding her veterinary medicine knowledge in the coming years.