VCA Firehouse Animal Hospital

Veterinary Support

  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Matthew B

  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Emma H

    Emma grew up in the beautiful mountain town of Gunnison Colorado. She attended Bel- Rea Institute of Animal Technology earning an Associate of Applied Science. She did her internship at VCA Firehouse and loved it so much that she stayed working there after she graduated in September 2013. In her free time she enjoys spending time in the outdoors camping, fishing, and hiking. She has served active duty military since 2007, and now is a weekend warrior in the Navy Reserves. She lives in the Highlands with her pug, Bella Mae.

  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Nikki H

  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Jessi P

    Jessi was born and raised in Yankton, South Dakota. After high school she recived her AAS degree for Veterinary Technician at NECC in Norfolk, Nebraska. After school she ended up in Lincoln, NE at a small animal practice. After six years she decided to leave "The Good Life" of Nebraska for "Colorful Colorado" because she needed a change. She lives in Littleton with her husband, Nick. She has a Great Dane/Whippet/Dalmation mix named Kalea AKA White Lightening that has a really bad sweet tooth just like Jessi! In her spare time Jessi likes reading, learning to snowboard, and spending time outdoors.

  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Brittany S

    Brittany was born and raised in Lincoln, NE , moved to Lawrence, KS for 4 years and finally moved to Denver in 2011 to attend the Bel Rea Institute. She worked at a small exotic practice in Littleton for 2 years while going to school. After completing an internship at VCA Alameda East Veterinary Hospital and receiving her Certified Veterinary Technology degree in Septemper 2013 she started at VCA Firehouse. In her free time Brittany enjoys going to concerts and music festivals as well as hiking and skiing in the mountains with her Samoyed/husky mix, Bindi. She also has a Blue cream tabby cat named Rilo and a Beta fish named Funk. She lives here in Denver with her best friend, Tara.

  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Sarah T

    Sarah grew up in Cincinnati and at the age of 20 she moved to West Virginia to attended Pierpont community and Technical collage and went through the veterinary technician program. She graduated in May 2013 with her associates in applied science. After graduation she decided it was time for a change and moved to Denver to be closer to her sister. Sarah has a Chihuahua, Yuki and a ragdoll, Mowgli. In her free time she loves having dinner parties, hanging out at the dog park and hiking.

  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Rebecca V

    Rebecca is originally from Elgin, Illinois, but feels like a Colorado native having spent much of her life here. She received her A.A.S. in Veterinary Technology from Bel Rea with High Honors in 2002. She then spent 3 years in various capacities at a local 24 hour emergency clinic. Fate brought Rebecca to VCA Firehouse with her own sick kitties Manu and Mishka. She was so impressed with VCA Firehouse that she wanted to become part of the team. Rebecca enjoys spending her free time making music and playing cello with her boyfriend Munly. She also enjoys watching movies while inhaling a big bowl of popcorn, and taking long walks.


Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, please contact one of the following nearby emergency care clinics.

VCA Alameda East Veterinary Hospital
Ph: 303-366-2639
9770 E. Alameda Ave, Denver, C0 80247 (2 blocks west of Havana)

Ph: 303-874-PETS (7387)
3550 S. Jason St, Englewood, CO 80110