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Ali Shekarchian DVM / Owner

He graduated back in 2000 from tehran university, he is by far the coolest member of team!!!, he loves pets and chose to become a veterinarian when he was only 3 years old!, he got married to a colorado native due to his good looks :) and moved to the states back in 2004, his goal has always been providing the best quality of care for animals and he managed to bring his dream to reality in summer of 2012, you will recognize him as Dr.S, he provides vast variety of medical, surgical and diagnostic procedures, way to go Dr.S!!!!! he loves  Go Kart Racing as you can see in picture, he has two boys "Mohammad" and "Noah" and a girl "laila" a dog "jessie" and two cats "cinnabon and Thomas", they are all car crazy like their dad! and not to mention that he is a "private pilot" aswell !!!

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Dr. Tyler Ley, DVM (Associate Veterinarian)

Dr. Tyler Ley graduated from Colorado State University and obtained his degree in Veterinary Medicine in 2010. He has since gained experience in small animal medicine and surgery while residing in Las Vega, Nevada. He recently moved back to his hometown of Aurora Colorado to continue his knowledge. As a second generation veterinarian, Tyler's interest in the field was sparked at a very young age. Under his father's guidance and mentoring, Tyler has spent the past few years refining his knowledge and skills in medicine and soft tissue surgery.  As a true Colorado native, his passion for the outdoors involves hiking, camping, and mountain biking. As a member of the Pedal Racing Cycling team, Tyler has gained the ability to combine his love of nature with the joy of exercise and physical challenge. Tyler has two pets of his own, a young at heart chocolate labrador Sadie, and a wire haired terrier mix Dexter. He and his wife Sara are also expecting their first daughter to be born soon and could not be more excited!

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Dr. Leanne Wagener, DVM (Associate Veterinarian)

Leanne was born in Lancaster, PA but Wanderlust has taken her to many places, including Baltimore, MD to attend Loyola University, as well as the sunny island of St. Kitts to attend the School of Veterinary Medicine at Ross University. She recently graduate and obtained the DVM license in May 2016. During her time at Ross University, she was very active in an organization dedicated to providing free spays, neuters and preventative care to impoverished communities both on the island and in Central America. Leanne has also jumped at the opportunity to spend time in China, wher she studied veterinary acupuncture! Leanne is new to Colorado and is very excited to be able to practice her love of veterinary medicine, surgery and acupuncture with Happy Tails Pets Hospital. In her free time, Leanne enjoys listening to musis. She remains active through hiking, biking, practicing yoga and overall enjoying life with her husband Shawn and their dog Kire.

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Dr. Meaghan Bos, DVM (Associate Veterinarian)

Meaghan is a true Colorado native, orginally born in Monument. She attended Colorado State University in Fort Collins and earned her bachelor's degree in wildlife biology. She then spent two years working for the Colorado Division of Wildlife as a field technician She spent her time trapping sage grouse, relocating elk, and monitoring migration patterns of bats! As exciting and challenging as this was, an internship position in Dallas, Texas lead Meaghan to a career in veterinary medicine. She earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree while attending Ross University in St. Kitts and completed a year of clinical training at Colorado State University. Meaghan has a strong interest in internal medicine, dentistry, and ultrasonography. She is looking forward to meeting you and your pet and is committed to providing top quality care. Meaghan and her two cats, Binx and Ella feel so lucky to be able to live and work in Colorado where endless biking, snowboarding and mountain adventures await!

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Michelle Hudson, CVT (Practice Manager)

Michelle helped Dr. Shekarchian open Happy Tails Pet Hospital and has since devoted her time and energy in making sure things run smoothly and clients are happy. She strongly believes that in order to be truly successful, client satisfaction and exceptional quality care to the patients ensuring health and happiness are the key ingredients. Michelle graduated from Bel-rea in 2001 and has been working hard in the field ever since. When she is not being a workaholic, Michelle enjoys spending time with her husband and two teenage children. She also cares for two boxers that are both full of energy and always entertaining, and two cats. On her down time, she enjoys hiking and anything that requires her to get into water.

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Heather (Office Manager)

Heather has been with us for a year, working closely with patients and clients to make sure they are educated and comfortable with whatever diagnostics or treatment that might be needed for their pets.  Her client communication is outstanding and her personality cheers everyone up. Heather is married and has 2 children. She loves spending time with her family and dogs, and has a crazy entertaining kitten that she had rescued after a client had found her abandoned in a field.

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Quinn ( Certified Veterinary Technician)

Quinn has been a lead technician longer than Dr.S has been a vet!! she is great at what she does and gets along really well with clients. Quinn has been a surgical technician with Happy Tails for over two years and all technicians respect her knowledge and her work ethics, She does most of laparoscopic procidures with Dr.S, She is passionate in helping patients and making clients happy. She is married to her husband Ray and has two boys - Devin 13 and Hunter 10 and a girl Hailee 4. Her oldest son Devin is going to high school and she is so worried that she is getting old, No worries Quinn, you look pretty good for your age !!! :D

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Sean McDonald (Veterinary Technician)

Sean joined Happy Tails Pet Hospital in 2015 and has proven to be quite an asset to the team. He has an awesome personality and knows how to lighten up a stressful situation and make the day brighter. He is caring and wonderful with the clients and is devoted to making sure they feel comfortable with any treatments or diagnostics that may be recommended to ensure their beloved pets get the best care possible. Sean attended Bel-Rea in 2012 to become a veterinary technician, however he has been working with animals for 13 years. About 12 years ago, Sean began working with feline behavior and assisted many owners in resolving behavior issues and strengthen their bonds. He has also received his certification in training and has been training dogs for the past 10 years. In his spare time you can find him rocking out at a metal concert or enjoying fine crafted beer at a beer tasting.

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Dawn Campion (Veterinary Technician)

Dawn grew up in Littleton, Colorado. She earned her veterinary technician degree after graduating from Bel Rea in 1997. She has developed many skills over the years from trainig new staff, managing technician and assistant internship programs, surgery, dental cleanings, and client education. Happy Tails Pet Hospital is excited about having Dawn on board and look forward to her expertise and active role in growing our hospital and our committments to quality patient care. She is married and has a 10 year old son. She loves to travel with her family to Mexico, as well as spending time with her 2 dogs and 3 cats

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Samantha Scritsmier (Veterinary Technician)

Samantha (Sam) is an awesome and incredibly important part of the team. She is too adorable and sweet for words and loves interacting with clients and their pets. Samantha currently plays a vital role in helping assist in diagnositcs and care of our patients and helping ensure the hospital stays clean and maintained. Sam is originally from Illinois and moved to Colorado specifically to attend Bel-Rea where she is currently attending to obtain her degree and certification for Veterinary Technician. When Sam is not studying or working, she enjoys horseback riding, snowboarding, soccer and taking long hikes with her her 2 dogs. Sam also has 3 other dogs and 2 cats back home.

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Lindsey Towery (Veterinary Technician)

Lindsey is currently attending Bel Rea to earn her degree in Veterinary Technology and plays a key role at Happy Tails Pet Hospital regarding maintaining cleanliness, patient care and monitoring overnight patients. She is very sweet and kind at heart and is a valuable asset to the practice. Lindsey grew up in Central Wisconsin and recently moved to Colorado to attend school. She has loved animals since she was very young. She has had many pets growing up, from dogs and cats to goats, pigeons, cows, and rabbits! She has worked as a herdsman for several dairy farms in the past 5 years before seeking her veterinary technician degree. In her free time, Lindsey enjoys camping, hunting and fishing, as well as spending time with her nephew.

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Brittany Curry (Veterinary Assistant)

Brittany is another important asset to our hospital! She plays a vital role in assisting our surgical team in monitoring anesthesia, care of patient s during pre and post op recovery, filling medications, and preparing pets for discharge. She has quite the bubbly personality and is always up for any challenge thrown at her. She was born and raised in Aurora Colorado, however had spent the last 4 years in California and Florida while her husband was in the Navy. Brittany has obtained a license as a veterinary Assistant and has a strong interest in Oncology. She currently has two spoiled dogs named Anubis and Tazz.

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