Christa (Rinehart) Mele, DVM, Medical Director

DVM, Washington State University


Dr. Christa (Rinehart) Mele joined the VCA Dakota Ridge team in January 2015 after moving to Colorado from Wyoming.  She graduated from Washington State University, College of Veterinary Medicine.  Dr. Rinehart spent three years in the high desert of Wyoming, and is excited to be back in an area surrounded by beautiful mountains.  She enjoys working with many types of animals and in many areas of medicine.  She has a special interest in exotic medicine, feline medicine, geriatric medicine, and acupuncture.  She shares her home with her husband and her German Shepherd, Frankie.