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(970) 249-8185

When it comes to caring for your pet, you want a team you can trust. The doctors and staff at Alta Vista Animal Hospital are here to serve the needs of you and your pets.

Take a moment to learn more about our friendly staff, and call us today at 970-249-8185 to schedule your appointment.

Renee Rumrill, DVM

Dr. Renee Rumrill sees pets as family members when it comes to her own furry companions and the those of her clients. She understands the strong bond that people form with the four-legged creatures that share our homes and lives. She is a 1996 graduate of Colorado State University's College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. She moved from Eagle, Colorado, to assume ownership of Alta Vista Animal Hospital in 2011. She lives near Montrose with her three dogs, Bilbo,Buddy and Luka, two cats Stipe and Dinah, Bigwig the rabbit, and her Morgan horse, Sunny. Dr. Renee and Sunny love exploring the many trails surrounding the beautiful Montrose area.


Client Services Representative: Shanay's smile will be the first one you see when you arrive at Alta Vista Animal Hospital. As a client services representative, she brings a calming presence to our reception desk. She has a strong interest helping our clients with all of their needs. She is an Arkansas native (listen for the accent!) who loves all types of animals and is excited to work in the veterinary field. Outside of work, Shanay loves playing with her daughter and exploring the Montrose area.


Client Services Representative and Office Administrator: Mary has been with us at Alta Vista Animal Hospital for several years. Mary is a native of Montrose and lives with her husband, Rob. They enjoy cultivating orchids. Mary is also known as a ruthless video gamer!


Veterinary Technician: Sara provides a gentle, caring touch with our patients. She loves dressing her Corgi mix, Eliza, in seasonal outfits. A Western Slope native, she has traveled to do humanitarian work and helping people has always been important to Sara.


Client Services Representative: Shelly works to put our clients at ease with her smile and quick wit. Shelly is a devoted grandmother to her granddaughter. She shares her home with cats Piper and Maizie, and dog Harlie Quinn.


Veterinary Technician: Clover has been working in veterinary medicine since 1999. She enjoys most aspects of veterinary care, especially getting to know the clients and their pets. Clover has lived in Colorado for about four years and outside of work she spends a good deal of time exploring this incredible state.


Animal Care Technician: Krista is originally from California. She loves traveling and exploring Colorado with her family, which includes two dogs, three cats and one rabbit.

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Office Hours

Tuesday8am 5pm
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Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
8am 8am 8am 8am 8am 9am Closed
5pm 5pm 5pm 5pm 5pm 1pm Closed

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