MEET OUR TEAM
Jasper Animal Hospital’s goal is to work with both patients and guardians to arrive at the best solutions to their health issues in order to maximize the quality of life for all. We strive to accomplish this by providing the best of care in a friendly, less clinical atmosphere. Each member of Jasper’s medical team and support staff makes every effort to have our patients’ visits be as easy and painless as possible.
The Jasper Animal Hospital provides low cost veterinary services to several rescue organizations including Coast to Coast Dachshund Rescue, Summit Dog Rescue, Colorado Greyhound Adoption, Friends of Retired Greyhounds, Golden Retriever Freedom Rescue, Rocky Mountain Lab Rescue, Lola's Rescue, Colorado Yorkie Rescue, and Mountain Pet Rescue. We also serve the surrounding community by participating in local community charity events as well as being designated by the Lafayette Police Department as a clinic available for emergency services to un-identified injured animals.
Kelli Space, DVM
Dr. Kelli Space grew up in Estes Park Colorado but spent many summers on her grandfather’s cattle ranch in Missouri. It was there that she decided she would like to become a veterinarian at the age of 7 years old. She realized her dream graduating from the Colorado State University Veterinary School in 2001. Afterwords, she worked at a mixed animal practice in Longmont for 3 years and as a relief vet for a few practices along the front range before finding her ideal fit at the Jasper Animal Hospital in May 2007. At Jasper she has been able to refine her skills in her interest areas which include small animal soft tissue surgery, oncology, and internal medicine. She enjoys seeing dogs, cats, and pocket pets. She has loved her career so much that she was delighted to become the owner of the Jasper Animal Hospital January 1, 2018. Dr. Space is fortunate to have a wonderful family at home including husband Mike and two elementary aged children Ava and Aidan. She loves living in Boulder County where her interests of road cycling, running, skiing and hiking abound. Her current pets include Stewart a miniature dachshund, and Teddy a previously heart worm positive “brown dog” from Mississippi. She also has two rats and two budgies.
Dave Quint, DVM
Dr. Dave Quint is a Colorado native who grew up in Boulder County. He has always had a connection to animals and a fascination with medicine and problem solving. Becoming a veterinarian was the perfect fit for all these interests. He obtained his bachelor degree from University of Colorado Boulder before completing his veterinary degree at Colorado State University. While at Colorado State he pursued a certificate in medical veterinary acupuncture. Acupuncture is an exciting technique for managing chronic pain and many other conditions. He worked as a small animal veterinarian in Arvada before joining Jasper Animal Hospital in 2013. He believes that being a good veterinarian means lifelong learning, good communication, and teamwork. He believes strongly in preventive care. When not working he enjoys camping, skiing, the Colorado outdoors, and exploring world cuisines.
Leah Hanley, DVM
Dr. Hanley grew up in Wilmington, NC. She received her bachelor's degree in Biology from Appalachian State University in 1991. Dr. Hanley then attended North Carolina State University where she received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in May 1996. While attending NCSU-CVM, she participated in research and completed an externship in avian medicine and surgery in Franklin Square, NY. Dr. Hanley worked in North Carolina for two years before moving with her future husband Dan to Colorado for new adventures. In 1998 Dr. Hanley began working with Dr. Dodge and in 2001 joined him at the Jasper Animal Hospital as a relief veterinarian. She and Dan have two boys, Jared and Ethan. When not working, she volunteers as the Science Garden coordinator for her boys' elementary school, enjoys swimming and cycling competitively, skiing, snowshoeing, and camping with her family.
Dr. Bodmer, DVM
Animals have been a lifelong passion for Dr Bodmer. Following careers in recombinant DNA research and mortgage banking and after years of volunteering at her local shelter, she decided to finally pursue her dream and enrolled at Colorado State to obtain her DVM degree. She is committed to preventive medicine and dentistry, and has a soft spot for felines, small mammals, and geriatric pets of all species. When not at work you can find her knitting, handspinning, or planning her next travels. She and her husband live in Longmont with an ever-changing menagerie of animals.
Bethany Yurek, DVM
Dr. Bethany Yurek received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Ross University in 2009. She is originally from Peoria, Illinois, where she developed her love for veterinary medicine at a very young age. She joined her husband, an equine practitioner, in Colorado after meeting him in veterinary school.
Dr. Yurek returned to Jasper Animal Hospital after spending 7 years as the lead veterinarian of a practice in the heart of Denver. She believes that the extreme challenges she faced during that time have shaped her into the veterinarian she was meant to be. Her primary career interests include internal medicine, cardiology, regenerative medicine, and wildlife medicine and rehabilitation.
Outside of work, Dr. Yurek spends most of her time with her husband and two young daughters, Norah and Maren, as well as her “tri-pawed” Bernese Mountain Dog, Jack Russell Terrier mix, and crazy cat. She really enjoys music, coffee, traveling, scuba diving, and wants to get better at skiing.
Crystal Warner, DVM
Dr. Warner is a Colorado native, born and raised just outside of Denver. She attended Colorado State University where she received her Bachelor’s degree in biological science in 2011, went on to study animal nutrition and obtained her Master’s degree in animal science in 2014. She received her DVM degree from Ross University in 2018.
During veterinary school, she adopted two coconut retrievers from the Caribbean, Lucky and Lara. Most of her spare time is spent with her dogs and cat, Cheyenne. Her newest member of the family is black lab pup eager to start her own career as a service animal trainee.
Her professional interests include nutrition, preventative care and radiology.