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Dr. Tyler Ratzlaff - Veterinarian / Owner  (Monte Vista)
      Has lived in Monte Vista most his life.  He is a graduate of Monte Vista High School, Adams State College and received his degree in Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University in 1986. After getting his DVM degree he returned to Monte Vista.  In 1989, he and his wife bought Alpine Veterinary Hospital. Over the years he has helped this hospital grow to a 5 vet practice. In 2012, they bought Alamosa Valley Vet from Dr. Steffens and expanded to the Alamosa area.

Bonnie Ratzlaff - Office Manager / Bookkeeper
     Born and raised in Alamosa. Graduated from Alamosa High School.  She been with the hospital since her and Dr. Ratzlaff bought the practice.  She manages the financial part of the business and the day to day paperwork.

     Tyler and Bonnie have two children.  Matthew (Christina), of Monte Vista and Casie (Ben Dellenbach), of Houston, TX
     The Ratzlaff's also breeds and sales registered Tennessee Walking Horses.  They have 2 dogs, 6 cats and 9 horses. 
     Interests include: horse rides in the mountains around the San Luis Valley, watching their son race his modified car and traveling.
Dr. Curtis Crawford - Veterinarian  (Monte Vista)
     Born and raised in Springer, New Mexico where his family still farms and ranches. 
     Attended undergraduate college at New Mexico State University and graduated from Colorado State University with DVM degree in 1986. Practiced in Las Cruces, NM and Pueblo, Co before joining Alpine Veterinary Hospital in 1997.
     Has been married to his lovely wife Denise (from Albuquerque) since 1981 and they have two children, James and Katy.
     Current pets include two Labrador Retrievers (Hank & Molly) and one cat (Simon). The Family also raised Boer goats for the kid's 4H projects.

Dr. Carla Enderle - Veterinarian (Alamosa)
       Dr. Enderle is back on staff after a leave of absence to start her family.  She is our full-time Vet in our office in Alamosa.


Dr. Kayla Henderson - Veterinarian  (Monte Vista)
    Dr. Henderson was born and raised in the San Luis Valley.  She joined our staff in November of 2012.


Dr. Erin Schreiber - Veterinarian (coming Oct 10, 2016)


Debbie Hancock - Receptionist  (Monte Vista)
    Has worked for Alpine twice.  First time was for 2 1/2 year. Then she decided to open her own business.  After several years Alpine was lucky to get her back and she has been with us now since Jan 2005.
     She has two kids, Mykeal and Kasey. She also has 3 dogs (Gonzo, Hoonyadi, Daisy) and 5 Cats( turdle, Brat, Dipstick, Greyble, Slink)


Alice Nye  - Receptionist   (Monte Vista )


Starr Hanel - Receptionist  (Alamosa)
Worked for the clinic when it was Alamosa Valley Vet and stayed on after the it was bought out by Alpine Vet in Oct / 2012.. 

Michael Pacheco - Vet Technician  (Monte Vista)
Has work for Alpine Vet since Sept 2003.

Rachel Armijo - Vet Technician  (Monte Vista / Alamosa)
Has worked for Alpine Vet since February 2013

Kevin Garcia - Vet Technician  (Monte Vista)
Has worked for Alpine since February 2012

Brittney Perea - Vet Technician  (Alamosa)
Worked for the clinic when it was Alamosa Valley Vet and stayed on after the it was bought out by Alpine Vet in Oct / 2012.


Amy Adametz - Receptionist & Vet Technician  (Monte Vista)


Kelly Lopez - Receptionist  (Alamosa)


Animal Care Staff

Breanna, Brianna, Kathleen and Marissa

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