VCA Orchard Animal Hospital
5930 S Holly St | Greenwood Village, CO 80111Call 303-416-6075
|Monday||7:00am - 7:00pm|
|Tuesday||7:00am - 7:00pm|
|Wednesday||7:00am - 7:00pm|
|Thursday||7:00am - 7:00pm|
|Friday||7:00am - 7:00pm|
|Saturday||8:00am - 4:00pm|
|Sunday||10:00am - 3:00pm|
- Animal Flea Control
- Animal Microchipping
- Veterinary Dentistry
- Veterinary Euthanasia
- Veterinary Medical Specialties
- Veterinary Surgery
- Veterinary Vaccinations
Meet the Owners:
We look forward to welcoming you and your pets. Everyone on our staff believes the better we get to know your pets, the
better we can provide the best possible healthcare for them. In fact,
when you come in, you'll see exactly why our veterinarians are praised
for their kind and thorough care. We'll give you and your pet all the
time you need, and never rush through an exam. We'll also carefully
track the course of your pet's care, which is so important to your pet's
long-term health. In every case, you'll be served by experienced,
knowledgeable members of our staff. Our veterinarians, veterinary
technicians and other pet-friendly personnel are trained to the highest
standards. Their knowledge of the latest veterinary medicines and
procedures ensures that all our pet patients get the best in prevention
and healing methods.
History: Our friendly, professional staff is made up of dedicated
individuals who have made it their mission to help pets live long,
healthy lives. To be true to this mission the hospital team relies on
several individuals, where each team member is equally important in
helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you
and your pet. And if things get very complicated, we are fortunate to
have access to the nation's largest network of V.C.A veterinarians and
board certified specialists. In a word: teamwork! Teamwork is a constant
in our daily practice. From the very first person you speak to to the
person who checks you and your pet out, our team of pet lovers works
cohesively to create a warm and welcoming experience for both you and
Specialties: We provide veterinary services for every stage in your
pet's life, from her first shots to a lifetime of preventive care to
keep her happy and healthy. Our services don't end at our hospital
doors. As a member of the V.C.A family, our veterinarians have access to
extensive medical resources, not the least of which is the V.C.A knowledge
base, which allows our doctors to tap into the collected knowledge of
over 2,000 V.C.A veterinarians. And if your pet ever needs truly advanced
veterinary care, V.C.A Specialty Hospitals are ready to help. These 40
clinics provide state-of-the-art care in orthopedic surgery, physical
therapy, advanced oncology, and even such cutting-edge treatments as
stem cell therapy.
Veterinary School: Texas A&M University
Dr. McCarthy has been practicing small animal medicine in Texas, Arizona, and Colorado since 1990, most recently at the Humane Society of Boulder Valley. Dr. McCarthy received her BS in Chemistry from Sul Ross State University, and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University. In 2005, Dr. McCarthy also earned a Masters in Business Administration from Colorado State University. Dr. McCarthy serves on the board of directors, and is an active participant in ViDAS, a non-profit organization providing subsidized veterinary services to impoverished and underserved populations of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. Dr. McCarthy is a member of several veterinary professional organizations, including the Denver Area Veterinary Medical Society, the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. McCarthy's medical interests include internal medicine, surgery, preventive medicine, and dentistry. Dr. McCarthy shares her home with three wonderful shelter finds: a Heeler mix named Emmy Lou, a Lab mix named Poppy and Dickie the cat, who thinks he's a dog. Dr. McCarthy enjoys water and snow sports, running events in the summer, and bluegrass music anytime.
Veterinary School: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Kerr was born and raised in Vermont and New Hampshire. She studied at the University of Vermont for her undergraduate degree before moving to Colorado to attend the Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology. After working as a technician for several years, she decided to take her education to the next level and attended the Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, where she received a full scholarship. Her clinical year was spent at the University of Florida. Dr. Kerr comes to us most recently from Northern Virginia where she practiced small animal medicine. Dr. Kerr's professional interests include dentistry, radiology, and soft tissue surgery. Outside of the hospital, she enjoys scuba diving, golfing, snowboarding, and spending time with her husband, Rick and their pug, Nerak.
Veterinary School: Colorado State University
Dr. Christina Petrandis grew up in Tallahassee, Florida and became interested in veterinary medicine at a young age. She furthered her interest by working as a technician at a small animal hospital and by accompanying equine veterinarians on ambulatory calls. For years, she enjoyed the thrill of Three Day Eventing, an equestrian sport that consists of dressage, cross-country and show jumping.
In 2001, Christina moved to Colorado and has been hooked ever since! In 2004, she earned a B.S. degree in Equine Science from Colorado State University. In May of 2010, she received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Colorado State University.
Professionally, Christina’s interests include internal medicine, preventive medicine and medical acupuncture. She received her CVA (Certified Veterinary Medical Acupuncturist) from the Medical Acupuncture for Veterinarians program, which is sponsored by Colorado State University, the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association, and the International Academy of Veterinary Medical Acupuncture. She is proud to be a graduate from this program, as it is the only comprehensively scientific acupuncture course available for veterinarians.
Dr. Petrandis is a member of the Denver Area Veterinary Medical Society, the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Veterinary Medical Association. She also loves being a volunteer veterinarian for the Denver Dumb Friends League. In her free time, she can be found atop a horse, playing in the mountains, spending time with her friends or exploring another continent.