ABOUT OUR VETERINARIANS
Caring Pathway's team of veterinarians have over 80 years of experience caring for animals. We have listened closely to the concerns expressed by clients, family and friends, and understand the close, loving bond between owner and their pet. Having also experienced the loss of our own beloved pets, we have chosen to direct our practice focus solely to the in-home, end of life care for your pet.
We have found there is a Caring Pathway for the journey
Larry R. Magnuson, DVM
Dr. Larry Magnuson is a Colorado native. He was raised on a farm in eastern Colorado and graduated from Wiggins High School. Dr. Magnuson graduated from Colorado State University where he earned a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Soon after graduation he spent three years in post-graduate training at a busy practice in New Jersey.
In 1970, he returned to Denver to work for Tinsman Small Animal Clinic. He purchased the practice in 1971 and renamed it University Hills Animal Hospital. In 1983, Dr. Magnuson sold University Hills, and later moved to Fort Collins to start Raintree Animal Hospital. His practice grew into a thriving multi-doctor practice and he sold his interest in 2008.
Dr. Magnuson has seen the need for in-home end of life pet care. He has served clients through in-home end of life care for many years and finds that the needs of the client and pet can often be better served in the comfort of their home.
His personal interests are reading, biking, and spending time with his family and serving our Savior.
Mary Anne Smith, DVM
Dr. Smith is a Denver native and has practiced in companion animal services for over 30 years. She graduated from Colorado State University in 1978 with a Bachelors of Science in Veterinarian Medicine. Her first position out of school was with Dr. Magnuson at University Hills Animal Hospital, and now they work together at Caring Pathways. Her extensive experience in emergency animal medicine and as a partner at Arapahoe Veterinarian Hospital for over 19 years makes her passionate for the care of animals and their owners. Dr. Smith joined our team at Caring Pathways in July of 2011 and is a great asset to Caring Pathways as a compassionate and kind practitioner of end of life care.
Dr. Danielle Rope, DVM
Dr. Danielle Rope was born in San Diego and lived in Southern California until she moved to Davis, CA in 1998. She received her B.S. degree in Animal Science and Management from the University of California, Davis in 2002. During her undergraduate studies, Dr. Rope competed on the Cross Country and Track & Field teams. She continued her education at the UC Davis School of Veterinary medicine from 2002 to 2006. After graduating from veterinary school, Dr. Rope completed a one year internal medicine and critical care internship at Encina Veterinary Hospital and East Bay Veterinary Specialists in Walnut Creek. She worked at a private practice in Berkeley from 2007 to 2013
until moving to Denver. Dr. Rope is very happy to now be a part of the Caring Pathways team, was born in San Diego and lived in Southern California until she moved to Davis, CA in 1998. She received her B.S. degree in Animal Science and Management from the University of California, Davis in 2002. During her undergraduate studies, Dr. Rope competed on
the Cross Country and Track & Field teams. She continued her
education at the UC Davis School of Veterinary medicine from 2002 to2006. After graduating from veterinary school, Dr. Rope completed a one year internal medicine and critical care internship at Encina Veterinary Hospital and East Bay Veterinary Specialists in Walnut Creek. She worked at a private practice in Berkeley from 2007 to 2013 until moving to Denver. Dr. Rope is very happy to now be a part of the Caring Pathways team.
Kimberly Kemper - Office Manager
Kimberly has lived in Colorado since 2007 and loves everything about being in this beautiful state. She has over 25 years of customer service experience and over 7 years in management. Having been in the arena of customer service for many years she understands the importance of putting customers/clients first. To each person she shows a compassionate heart. She believes it stems from her relationship with Jesus Christ, who has shown her so much grace.
In her spare time she enjoys to spend time with her family, which consists of her husband, two children and her dog, Molly. She loves to run, ski (snow ski & water ski), go camping with family & friends and also do some hiking.
Janette Lewis Client Relations Team
Janette loves to spend time with her family, husband Jeff, daughters Elisa and Carissa, son Josh, and dogs Belle and Bonnie. She also enjoys jogging, biking, crocheting, reading and playing piano on her church’s worship team.
Amy E. Coulter, DVM
Dr. Amy is a Denver native. She grew up in the Park Meadows area and graduated from Cherry Creek High school. She attended Colorado State University where she earned a Bachelor of science in Biology and continued at CSU to obtain her DVM in 2001. She worked as both an associate and as a relief doctor in various veterinary practices in Denver from 2001 to 2007. At that point she recognized the value of in home veterinary care, and realized the benefits for both the families and the patients. She opened Paw Prints Mobile Vet in 2007 and continued providing the south Denver suburbs in home veterinary services until summer of 2013 when she closed her business permanently. She feels blessed to continue providing in home hospice and end of life care through Caring Pathways. While not working, she is kept quite busy renovating her ranch house, training for the warrior dash, breeding English bulldogs and attending sporting events for her sons Evan and Collin.
Dr. Lori Lowery
Dr. Lori Lowery grew up in Lakewood and in Castle Rock, Colorado, and graduated from Douglas County High School. With a family move to Ohio, she completed her undergraduate degree there and received her DVM degree from Ohio State University in 1992. Her early veterinary work was as a mobile large animal practitioner in rural Ohio. After staying home with her children for several years, she transitioned into small animal practice in Ohio then returned to Colorado with her husband, Tom, and two sons in 2010. She is very pleased to be back in Colorado to enjoy the outdoor opportunities our wonderful state has to offer. Free time often involves hiking and biking with her family which includes Wolfie, a cattle dog mix.
While in traditional brick-and-mortar practice, Dr. Lowery met several clients that requested in-home euthanasia. In accommodating those clients and their pets, she soon recognized the ease and peace of mind that home visits bring, particularly in the delicate care to be provided at end of life. Having previously owned a mobile small animal service in Colorado for 3 years, she is keenly aware of the comfort for both owner and pet when performing hospice consulting and euthanasia in the home.
Dr. Lowery is grateful to now be a member of the Caring Pathways team which allows her to continue serving the end of life needs of beloved pets with kindness and dignity.
Kay Howard Client Relations Team
Kay Howard moved to Colorado in 2011 after she and her husband raised their three daughters in Northern California. She has 30 years experience in the field of accounting and office management. She understands the importance of client care and attention to detail.
In her free time she enjoys spending time with family, camping, waterskiing, hiking, golfing, and snow skiing. She feels truly blessed to be in Colorado and be a part of the committed and compassionate team of Caring Pathways.
Kelly Knoll, DVM
Kelly Knoll was born and raised in Miami, Florida. She came to Colorado to attend college and to prepare for vet school. Her parents and brother then moved here the following year. She attended Colorado State University for 10 years, earning a bachelors and masters degree in Animal Science, and then her DVM degree in 1999. She met her husband, a Denver native, at CSU and they have lived in Arvada for 15 years.
Kelly has been in small animal private practice in metro Denver for 13 years. After taking some time off to be at home with her 3 young daughters, she is excited to now be a part of the Caring Pathways team! Her desire is to serve people and their pets and to honor the special connection between them.
Kelly enjoys camping with her family, visiting national parks, photography, and scrap booking.
She actually has 4 little girls at home when you include Lily Gloria, a 2-year old miniature schnauzer, who is asked to play dress up far too often.