Read the back of a pet food bag and you will see a long lists of ingredients that features a variety of preservatives and fillers. While these ingredients may keep the food fresh, they are not alw ...View Article
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Meet Our Team
Dr. Eric Eisen received his DVM from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1986.
Prior to that, he received a Master of Science from New Mexico State University and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Massachusetts. He moved to Colorado in 1989 and has been practicing in Lakewood since 1997.
His wife Kim and their Irish Wolfhound, Evelyn, live in the Boulder area. Professionally, his interests include giant breed dogs, dermatology, dentistry, and surgery. Personally, Dr. Eisen enjoys music, gardening, skiing, and cooking.
Dr. Erika Olson received her DVM from Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2005 and is a certified veterinary acupuncturist. Prior to vet school, she received a Master of Science from CSU and a Bachelor of Arts from Brown University. Before joining Wadsworth Animal Hospital in 2010, Dr. Olson practiced small animal medicine in Seattle, Washington and in southeast Denver.
Dr. Olson and her family share their home in Morrison with their dogs, Moose and Molly, their cat, Cheddar, and a smattering of fish. When she isn’t chasing her small children, she enjoys everything about the kitchen (cooking and eating), reading, and running.
Dr. Heather Moffett was raised on a farm in Marion, Ohio, and fell in love with both science and animals at an early age. She attended Mount Vernon Nazarene University, where she graduated with her Bachelors of Science in 2000. Heather then received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from The Ohio State University in 2004. She practiced large and small animal medicine in Utah for 4 years before moving to Denver, Colorado, and limiting her practice to dogs and cats.
Dr. Moffett lives in Thornton with her husband, Mark, two young sons and a daughter, and two senior aged cats: Scooter and Wookie. She loves hiking, travelling, and getting to work part time so she can still be a big part of her children's first few years of life.
Dr. Heidi Leder is from Bear Creek, Wisconsin, where she grew up on a sheep farm and was actively involved in 4-H. She received her B.S in Biology from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, and received her DVM from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2006. For two years, she worked in a mixed animal practice in Northern Wisconsin. In 2008, she moved to Greenville, North Carolina, where she worked in a small animal practice before moving to Denver in the fall of 2015. Dr. Leder became certified in Veterinary Medical Acupuncture in the spring of 2015.
Dr. Leder shares her home with her husband Jake, her dog, Zed Leppelin, and her two cats, Stan and Olyve Oyl. In her spare time, she enjoys cross-fit, running, reading, and anything involving the outdoors.
Allyson, our practice manager, has been with Wadsworth Animal Hospital and Pets Vet of Lakewood since 2000. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Colorado in 2006.
She shares her home with her Great Dane, Benny. In her spare time, Allyson loves hockey, hiking, and walking her dog.
Amber is a Colorado native and has worked in the veterinary field since she was sixteen years old. She graduated in Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology in May 2011 from Colorado State University. She has a German Shepherd named Axel, and enjoys anything outdoors including camping, fishing, and hiking.
Janet is a Colorado native and has been working in the veterinary field since she was 16. She shares her home with her dog Sam. In her free time, she likes to venture out on night hikes, get creative with various craft projects, and she always enjoys a good spoonful of peanut butter or a tub of ice cream.
Erin recently moved from Minneapolis after completing a Master’s degree in Physiology from the University of Minnesota. She shares her home with her dog, Hazel and enjoys spending her free time running, hiking, and rock climbing.
Jenna is a new member of our team since 2016, but has been in the veterinarian industry since 2011. Jenna is always staying up to date in the veterinary industry and is always eager to learn new things. In her free time you can find her in the outdoors hiking, running and exploring. She lovers to foster dogs in need and finding them their forever home.