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10140 W 44th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

Dr. Larie Allen completed her undergraduate studies at Indiana University and earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Florida in 1993. After graduation, she was accepted to a program at Angell Memorial Animal Hospital in Boston, followed by a surgical residency at The Animal Medical Center in New York City. She then pursued additional expertise in surgical oncology by completing a fellowship at Colorado State University in 1999. Dr. Allen became board-certified in surgery in 1999.

Dr. Allen’s primary interest lies in oncologic surgeries but also enjoys performing various surgeries including orthopedic surgeries such as TPLOs and TTAs, advanced soft tissue surgeries, neurosurgery, laparoscopy, and thoracoscopy. Dr. Allen is one of the few surgeons in the country included in the Veterinary Society for Surgical Oncology.

Prior to joining the surgery team Wheat Ridge team, Dr. Allen lived and practiced in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


University of Florida

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

The Animal Medical Center

Residency, Surgery

Colorado State University

Fellowship, Surgical Oncology

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgery

Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery

Wheat Ridge
Animal Hospital

10140 W. 44th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033


Vision Statement

Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital will be the premier veterinary hospital in the state, providing unsurpassed veterinary care and client service, offering the best possible clinical outcomes for our patients and an empathetic partner in the process for our clients.

Bill Cicero, BS, MBA, Hospital Director

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