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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 


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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.

 

 


 

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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.



 

IMG_3393.JPGDr. 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.

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Kimberly Kemper - Client Relations Team Leader

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 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. Her other love is playing softball. 

 


 

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Janette Lewis CRT

 
Janette feels like a Colorado native.  She was born in New Jersey, while her dad was doing his post-graduate veterinary training, but moved to Colorado at the age of one.  Janette has eight years of customer service in various roles, including working for Dr. Magnuson at Raintree Village Animal Hospital, thirteen years family services (stay-at-home mom) to her three children and eight years in education, teaching high school science.   

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.  










 

Bio.jpgAmy 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.

 

 

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Susan Lawson, DVM

     Dr. Susan Lawson was born in Tulsa Oklahoma and was raised in both Oklahoma and Colorado. As a child, she spent her spare time roaming the neighborhoods, looking for stray dogs and cats to bring home and care for. Dr. Lawson followed her passion for helping animals, and decided to go to school to become a veterinarian.
     Dr. Lawson graduated from Colorado State's veterinary medicine program in 1999. She moved to Florida to pursue her career, and her other passion, the beach! Dr. Lawson practiced at several small animal hospitals in Florida becoming proficient in both medicine and surgery.
     In 2007, life events brought Dr. Lawson back home to Colorado. She worked for several small animal clinics in the Denver metro area, before joining Caring Pathways. Dr. Lawson's passion to help animals and those who care for them fit perfectly with the mission of Caring Pathways.
When not serving her Caring Pathway's clients, Dr. Lawson enjoys spending time with her husband and her son and daughter. She is also active in advocating for parental rights, and for the rights of children with autism and other special needs. Dr. Lawson's nonhuman family consists of a dog named Dakota, two cats, Gabby and Penny, two rats, Penelope and Piper, and two fish, Dora and Boots.


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