Our Team

We believe rehab and fitness is our mission in life. We combine the very best of both worlds to deliver an amazing experience. Let us share our knowledge to help you and your best friend.

Susanne Russell,

Susanne Russell began her career in the veterinary field as a Certified Veterinary Technician in 1987.  She worked in small animal general practice for six years before expanding her education to equine studies at Colorado State University.

Ben Shryock, DVM ,

Ben Shryock is our new veterinarian, who was hired in June 2017 to provide additional service for our patients.

Jennifer Brown,

Jennifer Brown teaches official K9 Nose Work® (K9NW™) classes at NCRFC. She is a Certified Nose Work Instructor (CNWI™) with the National Association of Canine Scent Work (NACSW™) and is an AKC Scent Work judge.

Julie Dutton,

Julie has been working with animals since 2013 and been training dogs since 2015. She is an AKC CGC® evaluator.

Danielle Higginbottom,

Has been working with dogs since 2014 and is passionate about senior canine care.

Brooke Makey,

Brooke graduated from Becker College in 2018 with a Vet Tech degree. She has been working with NCRFC since March, 2018.

Michelle Hamlett,

Michelle has over 12 years of grooming experience. 

Erin Hayes,

Erin just recently joined our wonderful team at NCRFC.

Lexi Gay,

Lexi recently joined our team as a rehabilitation assistant.

Cindy Higginbottom,

Cindy is a Certified Vet Tech, who works per diem with our in-patient and out-patient care.

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