Dr. Katie Christopher Braddock

Dr. Katie Christopher Braddock has always had a passion for animals and for helping people. Dr. Braddock joined Plum Creek Veterinary Services in the summer of 2010. She enjoys hiking, camping, biking, and skiing with her husband, John, and their two dogs Carson and Glory. Dr. Braddock also has two cats, Dublin and Shannon.
Dr. Braddock grew up in Aurora, Colorado and spent many hours volunteering and working at veterinary practices in the area. Dr. Braddock attended college at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts and earned a Bachelor of Science with High Distinction in Biochemistry in 2005. She attended Colorado State University for veterinary school and graduated in 2009, and went on to complete a rotating internship in medicine and surgery at the Ontario Veterinary College in Guelph, Ontario, Canada from 2009-2010.

Professional Affiliations. Katie Braddock, DVM is a member in good standing of the following professional organizations:

  • Denver Area Veterinary Medical Society
  • Colorado Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Veterinary Medical Association

Dr. Erika Miller

Dr. Miller knew from an early age that she wanted to be a veterinarian. A native to the front range, she was always bringing some sort of critter home. She joined Plum Creek Veterinary Services in the fall of 2013. An outdoor enthusiast, she enjoys camping, fishing, and hiking with her three dogs Gabby, Mica, and Titan. In her spare time, Dr. Miller can be found spending time with her two horses, Bree and Levi. She also shares her home with 5 cats that pretty much run the show.

In 2004, she graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in Equine Science and a minor in Anatomy and Neurobiology. Dr. Miller attended Purdue School of Veterinary Medicine in Lafayette, Indiana. After graduating in 2008, she returned to her home state of Colorado where she moved to Grand Junction for several years before returning to the front range.

Professional Affiliations. Erika Miller, DVM is a member in good standing of the following professional organizations:

  • Denver Area Veterinary Medical Society
  • Colorado Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Veterinary Medical Association

Dr. Vicki Eppard

Dr. Eppard was born in Washington, D.C., and grew up in Springfield, Virginia. She completed 3 years at Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Virginia. She moved to Colorado and completed a B.S. in Biology with a minor in Chemistry at Metropolitan State College in Denver, Colorado, in 1989. She completed her doctorate in veterinary medicine at Colorado State University in 1993.
Dr. Eppard has practiced veterinary medicine for 22 years. She enjoys all areas of veterinary medicine with a particular interest in medicine and endocrinology.
She lives in Elizabeth, Colorado, with her husband Greg Boyland, Jack Russell Terriers, a Golden Retriever, a Rottweiler, a Staghound and a Quarterhorse. She enjoys riding her Quarterhorse,”Havin Too Much Fun,” and occasionally competing at AQHA shows and spending time with her dogs.


Chandra Longan

Veterinary technician and her husband Tom live with their Jack Russell Terrier, Kalea. Chandra has been an employee for Dr. Roberts for 21 years.


Shawnee Hernandez

Client service representative, has 7 1/2 years of experience in the animal health care field. For 2 1/2 years she was the manager in the boarding/grooming facility of a large hospital, the other 5 years she has spent as a client service representative. She enjoys working with the clients and their pets and the unconditional love the pets show for their owners.
Shawnee has been married to her husband, Tom for 36 years! They have a son that lives in Phoenix with his family which includes 2 grandsons. They also have 3 four legged kids; Cal, a 14 year old German Shorthair Pointer, Kelah, a 12 year old Weimaraner, and Laila, the 1 1/2 year old boxer mix pup that keeps them on our toes. Shawnee enjoys baking, traveling and photography in her spare time.


Leslie Barstad

Client service representative, has worked as a veterinary receptionist since 2005. She and her husband Joel have been married 31 years, and have seven children. Leslie has homeschooled her tribe for the past 22 years. The Barstad zoo at this moment has 3 Newfoundlands, a gecko, a chinchilla and a fish, but could change if the kids bring home something else! Books, dogs, music, good food and conversation, and afternoon tea are some of her favorite things!


Andrea Dunlap

Veterinary technician, has been a veterinary technician for nearly 18 years and joined Plum Creek in December of 2014. She is a Colorado native and she and her fiancé live in Parker with their 3 cats and 3 dogs. In her free time she enjoys fishing, camping and hiking with her German Shepherds, Taylor and Shane.


Kyla Vann

Kyla Vann has worked in the human healthcare field for about 10 years. She has a Radiologic Technologist degree with modalities in radiation and therapy.
She’s had animals her whole life including cats, dogs, horses, fish, a hamster, and a guinea pig. She and her husband Tim have been married for 31 years and have lived in Colorado for 27 of those years. They have a daughter and a son both in college. They also have a 7 ½ year old Weimaraner named Rocksie (she was a Rocktober baby) and a 2 ½ year old Miniature Dachshund named Champ.