Anna Lindsey, DVM

Practice Owner and Veterinarian

Dr. Anna Lindsey was told by her father at a young age she should be a veterinarian, and after years of working with animals in New York, New Jersey, and Florida, Dr. Lindsey found roots in Colorado and pursued her Doctorate at Colorado State University.

She has extensive experience in small animal medicine with a special interest in dentistry and low-stress patient experience. As a Practice Owner, she strives for cultural balance and wellbeing for her team and 5-Star customer service for her clients. For her patients, her motto always rings true: Patient Care Comes First.

Wendy Illick, DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Illick attended Duke University for her undergraduate education, with every intent of becoming a research scientist in primate neurobiology. However, she fell in love with the care and health of the research subjects more than the stuffy academic research setting and chose instead to become a veterinarian.

In practice, she finds she loves preventive and proactive wellness care for pets in all life stages. Building healthy and whole mental, physical, and social lives for our pets is most rewarding for her. She also enjoys feline-friendly practice and maintains a membership with the American Association of Feline Practitioners. She also practices backyard chicken medicine.

Joseph Quinn

Practice Manager

Joe has had a lifelong desire to work with animals and has enjoyed being able to fulfill that dream by working in the veterinary industry since 2008. Joe came to Colorado by way of New York and attended Bel-Rae Institute of Animal Technology. He demonstrates his love for all animals through his passion for working with both pets and their owners to ensure positive physical and emotional health and well-being. His loves are his family, hiking, and his best friend Oscar, a Shepard Mix rescue.

Debbie Nickel

Lead Receptionist

Debbie Nickel has a strong passion for the well being of both animals and people and loves forming bonds with clients and their pets. Debbie’s favorite breeds are Shih Tzus and Persains. She has two Shih Tzus, brother and sister from the same litter, and two Persian cats.

Stacia Furseth CVT

Certified Veterinary Technician

After completing her service in the United States Marine Corps, Stacia earned her Bachelor of Science and her Certification in Veterinary Technology at Northern Arizona University. Stacia is incredibly happy to have found a passion and profession that she truly loves every day. Stacia has one Doberman, two cats, a wonderful husband and three crazy kids.

Susan Mackay, CVT

Certified Veterinary Technician

Susan is a proud Colorado native, with roots in Arvada. After enjoying a career in Computer Technology Susan decided it was time to make a change and pursue her true passion – animals. After leaving IT, she earned her degree in Applied Sciences, and then her Certification in Veterinary Technology. Susan likes to stay up to date on the new and great things in animal technology, is currently pursuing Fear Free Certification.

Heather Nguyen

Veterinary Technician

Heather’s favorite part about being a veterinary technician is working with a variety of animals. She worked at an all-exotics hospital in Utah helping treat chickens, goats, lizards and much more before coming to Clear Creek Animal Hospital. She has two dogs, Lulu and Lia, and a cat named Luna. Someday, Heather hopes to open a Cat Cafe’ where adoptable cats can warm the laps of coffee lovers, which combines two of her biggest loves: Animals and coffee.

Leslie Reynolds

Veterinary Technician

For as long as Leslie can remember her family has always had pets. She grew up with cats, dogs, fish and ferrets and she loved them all! She has been in the veterinary field for over 10 years, and still likes to learn new things every day. She loves being a veterinary technician because every day brings variety and new things. Leslie’s current goal is to pursue certification as a veterinary technician.

Kendra Jackson

Veterinary Technician

Kendra realized shortly after graduating from Metropolitan State University of Denver that she wasn’t reaching her full potential and was happiest while helping animals. Kendra is now back at Metro State completing her veterinary prerequisites for CSU’s DVM program. Kendra’s pets include two poodles, chickens, ducks, and the occasional neighborhood cat.

Linnea French

Veterinary Technician

Linnea is a recent graduate from Colorado Mountain College with an Associate’s in Veterinary Technology. She enjoys snuggling with her dogs and reading a good book, kicking the soccer ball, or playing video games. Linnea grew up with dogs and cats, and her love for animals has helped her find a passion in veterinary medicine.

Amanda Crow

Veterinary Assistant

Growing up, Amanda had a wide range of animals, including exotics, cats, dogs and chickens. After marrying her high school sweetheart, earning her business degree, Certificate in Medical Assistance, and Esthetician License she decided to combine her love for medicine with her love for animals. She is currently earning her Certificate in Veterinary Technology at Penn Foster College.

Laurie Waters


Laurie’s background in psychology and love for animals sparked her career in veterinary medicine and landed her a longstanding job at a nearby veterinary emergency hospital and specialty center. Laurie champions wellness and celebrations at our hospital. She has a particular soft spot for Golden Retrievers and adores spending time with her grandkids.

Katelyn Britton

Customer Service Specialist

Katelyn grew up in Indiana and moved to Colorado 2 years ago to begin new roots. With that change came another: after years of working in the real estate industry, she was determined to get back to following her true passion of helping animals. Loving all creatures, from insects and rats to dogs and cats, she knew veterinary medicine was where she wanted to be. Katelyn loves hiking with her golden retriever, June, and cuddling up at home with her cat, Mitzy. When she’s not hard at work, she also enjoys Krav Maga, gaming, the arts, gardening, and a good book.