Our staff holds themselves to the highest standards, keeps up to date in the latest technology and ensures we do what we can to help you and your pet with all your animal healthcare needs.
A graduate of Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Kay received his undergraduate Bachelor of Arts in Zoology at the University of Montana. He specializes in small animal medicine, general surgery and dentistry and is a member of the Denver Veterinary Association and American Veterinary Medical Association. He is passionate about the care of animals and spent his childhood shadowing his veterinarian father. In addition to volunteering for the Emergency Family Assistance Association, he also sponsors the tiger "Sheeba" at The Wild Animal Sanctuary in Keenesburg, CO. He lives in Boulder with his family and his constant canine companion, Freckles! Dr. Kay enjoys reading history, traveling abroad, and is an avid outdoorsman particularly in cross country ski events.
“When I look into the eyes of an animal I do not see an animal. I see a living being. I see a friend. I see a soul.” - A.D. Williams
Dr. Fryburg earned her BS degree in Animal Science at the University of Kentucky in 1999 and her degree in Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. Her areas of interest include geriatrics, hospice care, nutrition and non-traditional modalities such as acupuncture, chiropractic care, laser therapy, and therapeutic grade essential oils. She is a certified veterinary acupuncturist using a Traditional Chinese (TCVM) approach, has also taken Reiki Levels 1 and 2, and become a certified Bodytalk practitioner. Dr. Fryburg values the importance in educating her clients about what’s best for their companions, and including them in the diagnostic and treatment plan for their animals. She understands and appreciates the human-animal bond. She believes animals have so much to teach us if we are just willing to listen. In her spare time Dr. Fryburg relaxes through meditation, yoga, music, salsa dancing, and outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, and photography. She enjoys staying active and spending time with friends and family.
After receiving his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University, he completed an internship in advanced surgery and internal medicine through the University of Saskatchewan in Canada. Dr. Terry Watrous is a Utah native but has called Colorado home for 27 years. Dr. Watrous is a member of the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management and also does volunteer work with the American Cancer Society. Dr. Watrous shares his Broomfield home with 4 special cats: Mr. Big, One-eyed Jack, Zip, & Kiki, and two Catahoula Leopard dogs, Sadie and Tupelo.
Angie earned her Associate Degree from Bel-Rea Institute in 2014. Born in Colorado, she moved back in 2005 and loves shopping, friends, WWE Wrestling, arts & crafts, and video games. Angie is also planning a wedding with her fiancé, Isaac. She has 2 forever puppies, Chemi & Robyn, and her grumpy old hedgehog, Logan. Angie hopes to become a Vet Tech Specialist in Dentistry.
Amber graduated from PIMA Medical Institute, right here in Denver. In her spare time she enjoys fishing, camping, and gardening. She also enjoys walking and swimming with her best dog Maggie. Amber is always looking to expand her knowledge to provide the best medical care. She loves animals and looks forward to helping yours.
Diana graduated from Denver's Pima Medical Institue in 2013. Born in Juarez Mexico, she has lived in Colorado since age six. Diana has a lovely Bishon mix named Lucy and 3 parakeets: Mickey, Birdie, and Tommy. Diana also still loves a foster kitten named Jack. Jack now has a loving family of his own, but Diana hopes to help more kitties in need. She is a die-hard Broncos fan.
Doreen moved to Colorado from Pennsylvania, where she worked with Veterinarians in the Allentown and Philadelphia areas. Here in Colorado, she worked with Dr. Bock for over 13 years. Her compassion for animals is more than clear! It is a great pleasure to have her as part of the staff here at South Boulder Animal Hospital.
Born in Michigan, Louise has lived in Colorado for the last thirty-six years, and raised three beautiful daughters. She lives with Al, who loves animals as much as she does, Maggie the Border Collie, Meowzer the old cat, and two younger felines Fella & Bob. Previously with Foothills Animal Shelter, Louise worked in both the Animal Care Department & Foster Care Program.
Born and raised in Boulder, Colorado, Rena loves the views of the Flatirons. She has been a medical receptionist for the past six and a half years, and is ecstatic to be a part of this team as she loves animals. Her strong faith keeps her compassionate for all people and their pets. She currently has a very, very spoiled rescue cat named Misty.
From Utah, Shellee has been in Colorado for 25 years, 14 of those at our clinic. She is a great source of ferret knowledge for our hospital and many ferret rescues. Owner of "Sheer Reflextions," her other passions include landscaping and the Sports Car Club of America. Shellee is devoted to her cats and ferrets, but also finds it very rewarding working with clients!
Shela was rescued from a big game ranch in Minnesota. She was found with large fluid sacs on her elbows as she had been kept in a tiny concrete and steel cage. Shela is now thriving with her tiger friend Jimmy, her injuries are healed, and we are proud to sponsor her at the Wild Animal Sanctuary. If you would like to contribute, please let us know!