Dr. Jake grew up in Southern Wyoming, and after graduating from University of Wyoming and Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine, he relocated to Montrose where he lives with his wife, Jennifer, and two kids, Hannah and Asher. Jake loves to spend time with his family, and depending on the season, he can be found hunting, fishing, or talking sports! He is excited to be starting BCVC, and feels that we have something fresh and exciting to offer our community. Jake’s special interests include orthopedic surgery, preventative medicine, and herd health. Come in anytime to meet Jake and the rest of the team!
Dr. Rachel knew from a young age that animals were her passion! Now she gets to provide excellent, quality medicine to pets and do what she loves every single day. Born and raised in Indiana, she attended Purdue University’s School of Veterinary Medicine, and has loved living in Ridgway with her family for the last several years. Her husband, Jim, and she own several horses and other critters, and keep busy always enjoying life with their four kiddos who keep life interesting! Rachel’s special interests include canine reproduction, small animal dentistry, swine, poultry, and camelid medicine. Stop by soon, because Dr. Rachel can’t wait to meet you and your pet!
Dr. Maria Rittenhouse received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the
Virginia- Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine (Virginia Tech). She also received
her bachelors in Animal Science from Virginia Tech. Growing up outside of
Richmond, Virginia, Maria was always drawn to the rocky mountain west. She
relocated from Wyoming to Montrose with her significant other. In her free time,
Maria enjoys riding her horse, Stella, hiking with her dog, Flee, and crafting. Her
professional interests include internal medicine, preventative medicine, and
Dr. Bailey grew up in the small western town of Payson, Arizona. She got her
veterinary degree at Midwestern University's College of Veterinary Medicine. Her
love for small towns brought her to the western slope, where she fell in love with
the mountains and her husband, Nico. Dr. Bailey, Nico, and Ember (their beloved
pup) appreciate all things outdoors. From backpacking to hunting, snowshoeing, or
stand-up paddleboarding, they enjoy living an active life. Dr. Bailey is passionate
about keeping your pet happy, healthy, and active for as long as possible, starting
with terrific preventative care. Her other interests include dermatology, soft tissue
surgery, and exotic/ wildlife medicine. The Randlett's are excited to join Black
Canyon Veterinary Clinic and look forward to continuing to build their family here on
the western slope.