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The Winning Team.
Well traveled Toufic has always had a focus on helping companion animals wherever he was located. Toufic is Lebanese native, lived in Italy for 15 years where he studied Veterinary Medicine. Moved to New York late 96’. He dedicated his life for the comfort and welfare of furry friends. Worked in Emergency and Critical Care as well as in Regular wellness hospitals for over 2 decades. Graduated from Trinity University with bachelors in Business Administration. Moved to Colorado Springs with his wife Tiffany, who is an ECC veterinarian. He enjoys outdoors, hiking, gardening, cooking and CrossFit
Kristin is a Colorado Springs native, who has been a part of the Bear Creek family since 2008. She has devoted the better part of her life to caring for everyone's pets, family and strangers alike. As the Lead Veterinary Technician her mission is to ensure a level of compassion that transcends just a vet visit into an unforgettable experience that creates a trusting bond with pets and their parents. Outside of Bear Creek, Kristin enjoys celebrating the beauty of the west side or spending time with her family and fur kids. Among those fur kids are her two dogs Walter and Smeagol, two cats Wheatley and Enix, and two chinchillas Janelle and Pepper. We look forward to building upon our Bear Creek history with Kristin and all who enter through our doors.
Amber is originally from San Diego California, although she made Colorado her home early in life, she found her passion for animals at a very young age during a school food drive for the homeless and their pets.Growing up, she was always bringing home needy animals wanting to shower them with love. In 2012, she would eventually go on to rescue her first dog Molly. Amber is currently pursuing her Veterinary Technology Degree at Apex college of Veterinary Technology and is hoping to take the VTNE in November 2017 to become certified. When Amber is not in class or working you will find her enjoying the outdoors. Her favorite hobbies include taking Molly to the dog park, hiking, gardening, spending time with her family and exploring the mountains.
Jennifer is a Colorado native and has lived here all her life. At Bear Creek, she gets to enjoy working with furry pets. She has been married for 11 years and have 4 children,3 dogs and 2 cats. She enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her family.
Ashley - Veterinary Nurse
Ashley comes to Colorado Springs from Fairbanks, Alaska, where she was born and raised. Early on in her childhood she developed a love for animals. She fulfilled that love by helping her parents take care of their sled dog team of 20 dogs, a house dog, and two cats. She started her undergraduate work in biology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Eventually she considered a new path and graduated with Bachelor's in Science in Psychology. After marrying in North Pole, Alaska, Ashley and her husband were moved to Colorado Springs for their first duty station together.
Ashley's love for animals grew as she worked as a veterinary technician assistant at Chena Ridge Veterinary Clinic in Alaska. Given the opportunity, she desired to learn all she could about the profession. After moving to Colorado, she focused her care to her three furry kids and husband. Picking the two easiest breeds to be part of the family, her hands were full with their Jack Russell Terrier, Sage, their Beagle puppy, Winston, and their handsome cat, Tucker. She spends her free time with the family, playing soccer, fly fishing, and playing ice hockey (she did grow up in Alaska after all).
Kim - Veterinary Nurse
Kim recently to Colorado Springs with her fur babies, a long-haired Chihuahua named Sir Melvin of Bensenville and a German Shepherd named Axl, from Chicago's suburbs. Kim's love for caring for animals began at an early age, when she would pretend to be a veterinarian to her stuffed animals. During high school, Kim began working as a kennel attendant and Veterinary Technician at a Veterinary Hospital, with future dreams of continuing education to become a Certified Veterinary Technician. After a few years at the Veterinary Hospital, she moved on to become a Kennel Manager at a puppy store where she provided extensive care to puppies. Five years later, Kim still longed to provide care to animals within a medical setting, so she decided to return to her dream career as a Veterinary Technician. Kim suddenly decided to sell all of her belongings and move somewhere she can enjoy mountains and wildlife, and she was set on Colorado Springs.
In her free time, Kim is exploring Colorado’s diverse landscapes and seeking the best hiking spots with wildlife sightings. One of her favorite hobbies is animal and landscapes photography. She have an adoration for gardening flowers and vegetables.
Stephanie - Veterinary Nurse/CSR
Our newest member of the team,Stephanie is originally from Cumming, Georgia, born and raised in the Peach State. After back packing around Colorado with her best friend she decided to call this beautiful state her new home. Stephanie is very outdoorsy and enjoys hiking, fishing, biking and traveling. One of her goals is to accomplish all of the 14'ers.
Not only is living near the Rocky Mountains a dream of hers, but so is becoming a Vet Tech. Her whole life she has grown up around animals and has developed a deep connection and passion for them. In the near future Stephanie will attend school to get her certification and become a Certified Veterinary Technician!
Maggie- Veterinary Nurse - CVT
Maggie is a Colorado native. She grew up in Penrose, Colorado and graduated from Florence High School. After high school, Maggie moved to Colorado Springs where she worked as a CNA and coffee barista. She then decided to pursue her true passion which was four legged patients instead of two. From the time she was a little girl, Maggie always loved animals. She enrolled in Pima Medical Institute and completed her veterinary assistant certificate. She then decided to go back to school to become a veterinary technician. Just recently, she completed her veterinary technician degree and is planning to take the state exam to become a certified veterinary technician in July 2017.
When Maggie isn't at school or work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, her two year old son Landon, and her two fur babies Bailey and Bandyt.
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