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Meet Our Team

We are Caring Pathways, the team that is here to provide compassionate end-of-life care to your pet and your family. We invite you to explore our bios to learn more about us, and please contact us if you have any questions about our care.

Larry R. Magnuson, DVM

Veterinarian in Denver for In-Home Euthanasia

Dr. Larry is a veterinarian as well as the owner and founder of Caring Pathways. He earned his veterinary degree from Colorado State University and has more than 47 years of experience as a veterinarian. Since 2010 when he founded Caring Pathways, he has had the heart to serve in end-of-life care for pets.

Dr. Larry is a member of such prestigious veterinary organizations as the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), Colorado Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA), American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), and The International Association for Animal Hospice and Palliative Care (IAAHPC).

It is Dr. Larry’s love for pets and people that places him in this business. He enjoys offering his clients compassion and kindness, as well as building his business around caring for and helping others.

In his personal life, Dr. Larry is married and he loves being with family, including his 2 daughters, his 7 grandkids, and his 2 great grandsons! He enjoys exercising, reading, golfing, and always being available to serve his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and his clients.

Colorado Issues Interviews Caring Pathways: Learn More About Dr. Larry Magnuson

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Click on the names below to learn more about each member of the Caring Pathways team.

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Lori Lowery, DVM

Thornton Vets for In-Home Pet Hospice

Dr. Lori is a veterinarian who earned her education from The Ohio State University in 1992. She is a member of such veterinary organizations as the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the International Association for Animal Hospital and Palliative Care (IAAHPC). She is also certified in Canine Medical Massage from CSU. Dr. Lori first began working with in-home pet euthanasia about 7 years ago and it made her realize the potential for comfort and care that can be provided at the end of a pet’s life in a home setting. Dr. Lori 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.

Dr. Lori has two children and a dog named Wolfie. When she isn’t working, she enjoys hiking in the foothills.

Kelly Knoll, DVM

Veterinarian in Denver, CO

Dr. Kelly was born and raised in Miami, Florida. She came to Colorado to attend college and to prepare for vet school. She attended Colorado State University for 10 years, earning a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree, both 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.

Dr. 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. Dr. Kelly enjoys camping with her family, visiting national parks, photography, and scrapbooking. She actually has 4 little girls at home when you include Lily Gloria, a 3-year old miniature schnauzer, who is asked to play dress up far too often.

Colorado Issues Interviews Caring Pathways: Learn More About Dr. Kelly Knoll

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Kary Walters, DVM

Veterinarian in Denver, CO

Dr. Kary is a Midwestern-raised gal. Some of her favorite childhood memories are of time spent on the dairy farm that her dad grew up on. She has a BA in Graphic Design from Montana State University and earned her DVM from Colorado State University in 1999. She has a 17-year-old son who is a talented and passionate baseball player. Her household also includes a 16 pound cat-dog named O’Malley, a yellow lab named Kenai and a boxer named Holly. Free time is spent following her son’s baseball games and triathlon training. She also enjoys cooking, scrapbooking and stamping.

Dr. Kary feels very blessed to have joined the Caring Pathways Team. She considers it an honor to assist pet parents with their cherished companion’s final transition journey, as there is great value in every memory of our beloved pets.

Megan Coveyou, DVM

Veterinarian in Denver, CO

Dr. Megan earned her DVM from the University of WI Madison Veterinary School in 2007. She grew up in Connecticut, upstate New York, and Northern Wisconsin and is an avid Badger, Brewers, & Packers fan. Her household includes her fiancé, two large Airedale Terriers, Simon & Isaac, and a rescue mixed breed, Colby. She is entertained by her African grey Parrot, Ashila, who has a wide vocabulary and many endearing personalities. Her Andalusian horse, Fuerza, is her pride and joy. Dr. Megan enjoys riding, running, hiking, gardening, and making artisan cheese. She is proud to be a part of the Caring Pathways Team. She loves all aspects of the human animal bond and pet health but sees the need to help say goodbye to our cherished friends in the kindest and least stressful manner we can.

Kerry Muhovich, DVM

Veterinarian in Denver, CO

Dr. Kerry has lived in Colorado since she was 9 years old. She earned her veterinary degree from Colorado State University in 2001. Dr. Kerry is also a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner through the University of Tennessee. She has previously worked in animal behavior, veterinary technician training, and private practice.

Dr. Kerry is married and has a son and a daughter. Their home is also filled with the happy activity of their miniature dachshund Dexter, two black cats Mittens and Snowball, a betta fish Peanut, and a guinea pig Meep. Dr. Kerry's hobbies include reading, playing board games, and watching cartoons and movies with her family.

Dr. Kerry is honored to be part of the Caring Pathways team, which allows her to help people say goodbye to their beloved pets in the comfort of their own home.

JoAnna Anzelmo-Rump, DVM

Also known as Dr. J, JoAnna Anzelmo-Rump received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree from Iowa State University in 1995 and practiced Emergency/Critical Care and Small Animal Medicine and Surgery in Colorado for 10 years. After the birth of her third child, she became a stay-at-home mom and transitioned into doing veterinary relief work.

She is an avid cyclist and loves the great Colorado outdoors as well spending time attending various events to support her children’s activities. Married to a veterinarian, she and their three children share their lives with an exuberant Australian Shepherd named Panda and two cats, Sir Reginald Benerton and Toefu.

Dr. J feels strongly about the power of the human animal bond and is very honored to be a part of the Caring Pathways Team. She knows how important it is to say goodbye with peace and beauty to the animal companions who give us unconditional love.

Stacee Kim, DVM

Dr. Stacee Kim was born and raised in Hawaii on the island of Oahu. She left the islands to attend college at Colorado State University, where she met her husband, a Colorado native, and earned a BS in Biology in 2007. She then went on to obtaining her DVM from Oregon State University in 2013. Since graduating she worked in a small animal practice in Portland, Oregon, until deciding to move back to Colorado to live near friends and family. She is currently working on becoming certified in Veterinary Acupuncture. Dr. Kim enjoys hanging out with her 2 dogs Buddha, a flat coated retriever, and Pierre, a French bulldog, and also enjoys crafting and snowboarding when she has time. She is very excited to join the Caring Pathways team.

Mike Brodt, DVM

Dr. Michael Brodt is originally from Long Island, New York. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2005 with a science business major. His love for travel and animals took him to St. George University in Grenada for his DVM.

After completing veterinary school Dr. Brodt moved, with his wife who is a Colorado native, to Denver in 2011. He worked in private practice with small animals for the next four years until he moved his wife and 2 boys 8,000 miles away to Koror, Palau to become the country's only veterinarian. In Palau Dr. Brodt worked on a multitude of domestic and wild patients, but still made time to scuba dive, travel around Asia and spend time with his family on the beach.

Dr. Brodt is honored to join The Caring Pathways team. After losing his ten year old golden retriever Mally he knows the importance of having a loving team that supports families and individuals through this difficult time.

Kimberly Kemper, Office Manager

Kimberly feels like her career at Caring Pathways was a door opened by God for her. She loves our mission and believes it’s a great company that is all about compassion. She loves having the opportunity to help people and their pets in this difficult time. Kimberly is married to her husband of 21 years, and they have two children and a Beagle dog named Molly. When she isn’t working, Kimberly likes to ski, run, hike, camp, and spend time with family and friends. Having been in the arena of customer service for many years, Kimberly understands the importance of putting 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.

Roger VanOrden, Operations and Marketing Manager

Roger is a graduate of MidAmerica Nazarene University with a bachelor’s degree in Management and Human Relations. He is utilizing his background and experience in client care and his strengths in maximizing teamwork to help lead and grow Caring Pathways. He is excited to be on the team and to share in executing Dr. Magnuson’s vision of excellence in the field of in-home pet euthanasia, hospice, and palliative care.

Roger, his wife, and their chocolate lab, Kylie, relocated from Kansas to join Caring Pathways. In their spare time they enjoy exploring Colorado and all the state has to offer, and Roger occasionally manages to work in a round or two of golf.

Mandi Browning, Grief Support Specialist

Mandi holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a Master of Arts in Thanatology (the study of death, dying, and bereavement). She has a passion for animals and helping people deal with grief. Her education, passion, and experience in human hospice and teaching death, dying, and bereavement classes to college students and school district staff along the front range have led to her position as our Grief Support Specialist. Mandi is pleased the join the Caring Pathways Team to serve and support clients in the grief surrounding the loss of a beloved pet.

Mandi is a Colorado native and she and her husband are outdoorsy people who enjoy camping, hiking, and gardening in the wonderful environment Colorado offers. They share their home with their sweet kitty, Mabel.

Janette Lewis, Client Relations Team

Janette earned her degree in Occupational Therapy from Colorado State University. She worked for Dr. Larry when she was in college and is so happy to be working for him again! She enjoys talking to people about their pets and trying to be a comfort and help for people who are going through the grief-filled end-of-life decision-making process. Janette is married with children and grandchildren, and she has two Labradors, Belle and Bonnie. When she isn’t working she enjoys reading, crocheting, biking, walking and jogging, and playing the piano and keyboard on her church’s worship team.

Kay Howard, Client Relations Team

Kay was retired when she began working for Caring Pathways and she joined the team because she wanted to be a part of something rewarding. She enjoys helping clients to feel comfortable during this difficult time for them. She understands the importance of client care and attention to detail. She is married to her husband of 50 years, and they have 3 daughters, 6 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren. When she isn’t working, she enjoys hiking, water skiing, snow skiing, golfing, and reading.

Maria Cejmer, Client Relations Team

Maria is a Michigan native who moved to Colorado in 2009 to see if the myth that the sun existed was really true. She received her undergraduate degree from Michigan State University in Interdisciplinary Humanities in English, history, and psychology. Maria has worked with animals for 16 years professionally, but has been friends with many animals her whole life. As of now, she and her husband are owned by a rather large and diverse flock of birds, a cat, a beta fish, and a royal python.

Maria enjoys reading and studying and is on a constant search for large bodies of water in her new state. She is currently back in school working on a degree in biology and working toward her Master’s degree. She typically works with exotics but is very excited to go in a new direction in humane animal care at Caring Pathways.

Jessica Alexander, Client Relations Team

Jessica is a Colorado native who is currently enrolled in the extended integrative therapeutic practices program with a minor in nutrition at Metropolitan State University. In her spare time, she enjoys practicing yoga, hiking, reading, traveling and fulfilling her never-ending wanderlust. Ever since she was a young girl, she has had the desire to help people. Working at Caring Pathways has become a great opportunity for her to achieve that goal. Her whole life she has been surrounded with all kinds of pets in her home, and she now shares the cutest chocolate lab, Reggie, with her boyfriend.

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