Dr. Russel Drabek, DVM, Co-Owner
Dr Russ knew he wanted to be a veterinarian at a young age and he accomplished that goal in 1996, graduating from CSU as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. Dental disease is his passion and he has trained with specialists to hone these skills. He is one of our doctors that cares for cats, dogs, birds, and some exotics.
We asked Dr Russ which pet breed best described himself?
His response was a Labrador Retriever because he is outgoing, even tempered, intelligent, kind and trusting.
The rest of the team voted and it was a tie between a Bulldog and a German Shepherd because he is a mixture of willfulness and stubbornness. Also because he is intelligent, confident, docile and sometimes gregarious.
Dr. Renee Drabek, DVM, Co-Owner
Dr. Renee has always wanted to be a veterinarian so she could provide preventative medicine to the animals she loves. In 1998 her dream came true when she graduated from CSU as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.
We asked Dr. Renee which pet breed best described herself?
Her response was a Brussels Griffon because she is very watchful, sensitive, alert and inquisitive.
The rest of team voted for a Poodle because she is intelligent, instinctual, active, alert and has an adventurous spirit.
Dr. Erica Canon, DVM
Dr. Canon earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from LSU in 2006 then moved to Colorado with her family and animals in 2015. She joined the JAC Family in 2019 and has recently expanded her knowledge and has begun treating some exotic animals.
We asked Dr. Canon which pet breed best described herself?
Her response was a male, orange tabby cat because she is loyal, outgoing and playful but more laid back than a female cat.
The rest of the team voted a feline in general because she is outgoing, but sometimes standoffish and is playful and sometimes aloof. Very back and forth just like a cat!
Dr. Jennifer Bolinger, DVM
Dr. Bolinger always wanted to work with animals and earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University in 2011. She moved to Colorado in 2012 with her family and joined the JAC Family in 2020.
We asked Dr. Bolinger what pet breed best described herself?
Her response was a Coconut Retriever (aka Mutt) because she is loyal, outgoing, loving and doesn’t fit into any one category.
The rest of the team voted for a Schnauzer because she is gregarious, intelligent, alert and obedient. She is always on her toes and is ready for whatever comes!
Director of Administration
Kelli Boyd, CVPM, Director of Administration
Kelli began working with JAC as a receptionist in 2000 and is now the Director of Administration. In 2020 she earned her CVPM, achieving the industry’s highest credential for practice management professionals.
We asked Kelli what pet breed best described herself?
Her response was a Papillon because she is very energetic, happy alert and friendly.
The rest of the team voted for a Pomeranian also for her abundance of energy, her playfulness, activeness and the fact that she is so social and is hard to keep quiet!
Public Relations Specialist
Katelyn Lindemann, Public Relations Specialist
Katelyn started at JAC in the fall of 2018 and is now our Public Relations and Social Media Specialist.
We asked Katelyn what pet breed best described herself?
Her response was for a Dachshund because she is very independent, clever, oftentimes stubborn but very lively and playful.
The rest of team voted, specifically a black, female, domestic shorthair feline because she is talkative, intelligent, clever, observant and oftentimes temperamental if pushed.
Client Care Specialist
Erin Brauckmuller, Client Care Specialist
JAC welcomed Erin in late 2018 after her newest adventure of motherhood began.
We asked Erin what pet breed best described herself?
Her response was a Labrador Retriever because she is even tempered, playful and trustworthy.
The rest of the team voted for a Doberman Pinscher because she is fearless, confident, energetic and sometimes snappy (haha).
Shaun Richter, VT
Shaun graduated from Bel-Rae in 2011 and joined the JAC team later that year and has been with us ever since!
We asked Shaun which pet breed best described himself?
His response was a Great Dane because he is devoted, friendly yet reserved and also very loving and gentle.
The rest of the team voted mostly for a Boxer because he is bright, devoted, and fearless and is always cheerful, calm and brave!
Angela Bianconi, CVT
Angela received her CVT from the Bradford School in Columbus, Ohio and became part of the JAC Family in 2015.
We asked Angela which pet breed best described herself?
Her response was a Brittany Spaniel because she is always happy, attentive and very adaptable.
The rest of the team’s votes was a tie between a Brittany Spaniel and a Golden Retriever because she is a mixture of kind, reliable, always happy and confident and can easily brighten a day!
Bekah Pfeifer, VT
Bekah graduated from the Community College of Denver with her associate’s degree in veterinary technology in 2016. She became a part of the JAC team in 2019.
We asked which pet breed best described herself?
Her response was a Kuvasz because she is very loyal, patient and protective.
The rest of team voted for a Basenji because she is very quiet, confident but is also very affectionate and intelligent.
Rachel Hollings, VT
Rachel moved to Colorado in 2019 and joined the JAC Family in 2020.
We asked Rachel what pet breed best described herself?
Her response was a Golden Doodle because she is so energetic and playful.
The rest of the team voted included any kind of Doodle because of her friendliness, goofiness, and the fact that she is more likely to befriend a stranger than warn them off.
Kristin Ormiston, VT
Kristin joined the JAC Family in 2021.
We asked Kristin which pet breed best described herself?
Her response was an Australian Shepherd because they are intelligent, very active and good natured.
The rest of the team’s vote was also an Australian Shepherd for all the same reasons!
Katarina Roberts, VT
Kat recently moved to Colorado from Florida and became a JAC team member in 2022.
We asked Kat what pet breed best described herself?
Her response was a Mutt because she is very intelligent and has many qualities of different breeds depending on the day and situation.
The rest of team voted for a Spaniel because she always has spring in her step, is reserved but very friendly and intelligent.
Teagan Phelps, Certified Veterinary Assistant
Teagan earned her Veterinary Assistant Certificate in 2020. She then joined the JAC family shortly after.
We asked Teagan what pet breed best described herself?
Her response was a Corgi-sized Newfoundland because she is small in size but is very bold, gentle and friendly.
The rest of team voted for a Yorkie because she is intelligent, bold, feisty and courageous all in a small sized package.
Deon Martinez, Veterinary Assistant
Deon joined the JAC team in 2021.
We asked Deon what pet breed best described himself?
His response was a Rottweiler because he is good natured, calm and courageous.
The rest of the team voted, and agreed that he was most like a Rottweiler because he is steady, devoted humble and brave.