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Meet The Grovers

Medical Team


  • Bobby Cawthron, DVM photo

    Bobby Cawthron, DVM

    Lead Veterinarian / Owner

    Novice guitar player, avid animal lover, enjoys books and spicy foods, attended a “princess tea party” hosted by his daughter.

    Doctor of Veterinary Medicine: Texas A & M University
    Bachelor’s of Veterinary Science: Texas A & M University (Magna Cum Laude)

    Schedule an Appointment with Dr. Bobby

  • Nicky Spooner, DVM photo

    Nicky Spooner, DVM

    Associate Veterinarian

    Hard-core rock climber, aspiring novelist, lover of all animals, spent a summer performing ultrasounds on dolphins, has trained miniature horses as therapy animals, is happiest when hiking a mountain with her border collie.

    Doctor of Veterinary Medicine: University of Minnesota, 2015

    Master’s Degree, Zoology: North Carolina State University, 2011

    Bachelor’s Degree, Biology: Cornell University, 2007

    Schedule an Appointment with Dr. Nicky

  • Sarah Dietrick, DVM photo

    Sarah Dietrick, DVM

    Associate Veterinarian

    Native Texan, skilled ‘DIY’ home-project junkie, globetrotting enthusiast, after 3 degrees and 10 years at CSU she is still crazy for Texas BBQ and Texas football.

    Doctor of Veterinary Medicine: Colorado State University, 2014-2018

    Master’s Degree, Management Practice: Colorado State University, 2014

    Bachelor’s Degree, Equine Science (Honors): Colorado State University, 2008-2012

    Schedule an Appointment with Dr. Sarah

  • Michael Bignall, BVetMed, MRCVS photo

    Michael Bignall, BVetMed, MRCVS

    Associate Veterinarian

    Photo and bio coming soon!

Leadership Team

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    Director of Operations / Owner

    Champion ski racer, wine connoisseur, horse enthusiast, wild for football movies and good Mexican food, is a closet Barry Manilow fan.

  • Ashley photo


    Head Veterinary Nurse

    Proud Native American (Navajo); passionate volunteer; crazy for sunshine, long hikes, and Mexican food; if she won a million dollars she’d still work full time helping pets.

  • Brittani photo


    The Cabins Manager

    Proud Army Veteran, aspiring dog trainer and world traveler, avid outdoors-man, would eat nothing but sushi for the rest of her life if she could.

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    Client Services Manager

    Texas raised, avid backpacker and outdoors-man, if she could she’d spend all her time remodeling homes, there is no one in the world she admires more than her grandparents.

Veterinary Nursing Team

  • Megan photo


    Veterinary Nurse

    Aspiring veterinarian, international rugby athlete and competitive sailor, crazy for ice cream and football, enjoys quiet days at home with her dog Avery.

  • Michaela photo


    Veterinary Nurse

    Novice painter, aspiring rock climber, incessant student, former humpback whale research assistant, her life’s goal is to work with as many animals as possible.

  • Kelsey photo


    Veterinary Nurse

    Road-trip fanatic and camping enthusiast, naturally artistic, crazy for tacos and beach volleyball, on any given Sunday she can be found either hiking or relaxing at home and drawing.

  • Katie photo


    Veterinary Nurse

    Aspiring veterinarian, novice banjo player, crazy for Mexican food and dark chocolate, experienced shark rescuer, loves to snowboard but is really bad at it.

Client Support Team

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    Client Care Coordinator

    Crazy for fall and football, aspires to ‘eat her way’ across Europe, admires her mom more than anyone in the world, married her high school sweetheart.

  • Shannon photo


    Client Care Coordinator

    Aspiring nurse, football fanatic (go Broncos!), hopes to one day live in another country, on any given day can be found laying in a hammock and reading her favorite hobby.

  • Juan photo


    Client Care Coordinator

    Football fanatic, cooking and baking enthusiast, loves to explore new cities and try different types of foods, aspires to visit all seven wonders of the world.

The Cabins- Kennel Team

  • Alyssa photo


    The Cabins - Kennel Assistant

    Extreme animal lover – could spend all her spare time with animals of any kind, aspiring dog groomer (or exotic pet store owner) and world traveler, loves taking summer hikes with her husband.

  • Emily photo


    The Cabins - Kennel Assistant

    Spent 5 years working hands-on with wolves, tigers, foxes, lions and bears, has lived in 4 different countries, speaks Swedish, self-described ‘space nerd’, dreams of starting her own animal sanctuary.

  • Alexis photo


    The Cabins - Kennel Assistant

    Die-hard hockey fan (go Blackhawks!), skilled soccer player, video game junkie, proudly proclaims ‘as long as I’m working with animals I’m in the right career.’


Facilities Maintenance

  • Dustin photo


    Custodial Services

    Die-hard Yankees fan, enjoys a good burger and good game, makes time to read magazines and newspapers, there is no one in the world he admires more than his Grandma Mona.