MEET OUR TEAM
Dr. Jon Gustafson, a Wyoming native, graduated from Colorado State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1982. He has a wide range of experience in small animal medicine and surgery and has been practicing in the front range area since 1983. In his spare time he enjoys rock and ice climbing, skiing, hiking and camping. He lives in Longmont with his wife Susan, their dogs Orson, June and Penny, four guinea pigs and a box turtle. JonGustafsonDVM@gunbarrelvet.com.
"Our husky developed cancer over her hip two years ago, and Doctor Gustafson performed an intensive surgery to remove it. She has been cancer-free ever since! Basically he saved her life, and we are grateful. Thank you!"
Dr. Jenelle Vail is a Colorado native spending most of her life growing up in Ft. Collins where she attended Colorado State University for both her undergraduate degree and veterinary school. Jenelle grew up on a small family farm and spent a good deal of time taking care of horses, chickens, dogs, cats, and the occasional cow and pig. She showed competitively in hunter/jumper horseback riding through college and hopes to one day start riding again. In her free time she enjoys giggling, reading, gardening, and cooking with her two girls. Dr. Vail brings 13 years of veterinary experience and while she loves all aspects of small animal practice her areas of special interest are behavior, oncology, geriatric medicine, and surgery. Dr. Jenelle Vail joined Gunbarrel Veterinary Hospital in 2016.
"Dr. Vail was outstanding. Loved her mannerism and her gentle way with our dog Tara. She listened and provided solutions to all our problems."
Dr. Colleen Carnes is originally from Massachusetts and graduated in 2010 from Colorado State University's College of Veterinary Medicine. While pursuing her veterinary degree, she became certified in veterinary acupuncture. In addition to acupuncture, her professional interests include internal medicine, neurology, and behavior. Colleen lives in Longmont with her husband Matt and their children Max and Lucy, as well as their dog Avery, and cats Zeus and Rocky. When not practicing veterinary medicine or chasing after the various members of her family, Colleen enjoys pretty much any outdoor activity as well as yoga. ColleenCarnesDVM@gunbarrelvet.com
"Dr. Carnes is great. She worked with my previous kitty and now she is taking good care of Zoey."
Susan joined Gunbarrel Veterinary Hospital in 2005 and is a Certified Veterinary Technician and Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Technician. Susan is the Hospital Manager. SusanSommers@gunbarrelvet.com
Dr. Leslie Williams graduated from the University of Georgia Veterinary School in 1996 and completed a one year internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Washington State University. She works with dogs, cats and small mammals and most enjoys geriatric medicine. Dr. Williams lives in Longmont with her husband Andy, their two sons Josh and Ben, Herbie the Golden retriever and four cats.
"Dr. Williams is extremely knowledgeable and explains things very clearly. She and the staff working there are always attentive to my pets and passionate about what they do. "
Dr. Michelle Feller is a 1996 graduate of the Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She was a mixed animal practitioner in Northwestern Michigan for three years before moving west with her husband Jeff. They moved to Boulder in 2006 and she joined Gunbarrel Veterinary Hospital as a part time associate. Dr. Feller now practices small animal medicine exclusively. Her hobbies include hiking, photography, and reading, though her sons, Alex and Oscar, are her biggest hobbies. Their dogs Meadow and Lucy and their cat, Indy round out the family. MichelleFellerDVM@gunbarrelvet.com
"I couldn't be happier with Gunbarrel Vet Hospital, especially Dr. Michelle Feller who has been wonderful in her care of my geriatric cat with multiple old age issues."" -R. Duxbury.