Meet the friendly staff at Cherry Knolls Veterinary Clinic!

  • Maria
    Certified Veterinary Technican

    Maria is our inventory manager and Certified Veterinary Technician.She has a menagerie at home,  2 cats, 3 dogs and a human toddler!

  • MaryLee
    Client Service Specialist

    MaryLee  runs the front desk for us. She is so friendly and works so hard to keep us all on schedule. She has years of experience in the field, and it shows!

  • Dr. Meghan Shannon, DVM

    Dr. Shannon grew up in Buffalo, NY and received her BS from Cornell University. She graduated with a DVM from Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2000.

    After practicing for 3 years in Melbourne, Florida, she took over Cherry Knolls Veterinary Clinic in the fall of 2003. Meghan lives with her husband Zach Howard, who is a professional comic book illustrator. They share their home with their children (dogs) Ronin, Arthur, and Blue. In her spare time she enjoys thinking about what she would do with her spare time, if she had some.

  • Tery
    Practice Manager

    Tery joined the team in May 2014. She brings with her 28 years of experience in the veterinary medicine field. She enjoys the small family feel of Cherry Knolls.

    In her off time, she trains for triathlons, runs distance races and works out with a passion! She has 2 cats, Frances and Logan and a poochon Gracie.

  • Amanda
    Tech Assistant

    Born and raised in Denver, Colorado, Amanda has always loved animals, and since child hood has wanted to be a Veterinarian. She graduated with her B.S. in Biology from MSUD December of 2011 and plans to pursue Veterinary school in the near future.

    She started working with the team at Cherry Knolls in December of 2012 and is further enriching her knowledge of animal welfare. At home she has two cocker spaniels named Rascal and Taffy who have been a part of the family for 11 + years.

  • Taya

    Taya has over 30 years experience in Animal Medicine...getting a picture of her is tough, so we thought we would put one up of her hard at work!

  • Amelia
    Tech Assistant/ CSR

    Amelia just joined our family in Feb. and we could not be happier! She is  a Staten Island native with a deep love of animals! 

  • Chelsea
    Tech assistant/CSR

    Chelsea is someone you will see at the front or the back of the hospital, she is learning to do it all! An Arkansas native, she loves all that Colorado has to offer. 

  • Nicole
    Client Service Specialist

    Nicole joined our team in September and hopefully you have had a chance to talk to her on the phone! She and MaryLee bring years of experience to our service staff. A graduate of The University of Wyoming, she loves theater and dance.

  • Darian
    Veterinary Technician

    Darian came on board in September and we are so happy to have found her! She is a Bel-Rea student on hiatus, and fits into our family seamlessly!

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All Hours Are By Appointment.

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